Rene Angelil was a well-known music producer & singer who died due to throat cancer on 14 January 2016. He was also popular as the husband of Celine Dion who is a very accomplished singer. She was 26 years younger than him during the marriage. Now, we will have a closer look at the net worth of Rene Angelil.
Early Life & Biography
Angelil was born on 16th January 1942 in Montreal, Quebec in the home of Lebanese mother Alice Sara and a Syrian father, Joseph Angelil. Both his parents were the members of Melkite Greek Catholic Church. He completed his early schooling from the College Saint-Viateur High School, Outremont and post-secondary schooling from the College Andre-Grasset, Montreal.
Angelil married thrice in his life with the first marriage in 1966 with Denyse Duquette in 1966 that last only for six years. The couple had a son together named Patrick. His second marriage was to singer Manon Kirouac in 1974. The couple had two kids together named Jean Pierre and Anne Marie Angelil. The couple divorced in 1988. He found the love of his life in the form of Celine Dion whom he managed in his early career. They married each other in 1994 & get blessed with three kids, named Rene-Charles Angelil, Eddy, and Nelson Angelil.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He began his career as a pop singer at the age of 19 years in Montreal. Angelil formed a group with the name of Les Baronets with his friends Jean Beaulne and Pierre Labelle. He had some hit songs during the 1960s. However, the group dissolved in 1972 & he started managing artists along with the Guy Cloutier.
The duo managed many successful entertainers that include Ginette Reno and Rene Simard for some time. However, they separated in 1981 & become solo managers. Rene continues working as a manager until June 2014. He left this profession due to the complications of throat cancer.
In 1995, he nominated in the Cable ACE Awards in the category of Executive Producer for the music special “Celine Dion: The Color of My Love Concert.”
Net Worth & Earnings
At last, we will tell you how much net worth this talented personality has left behind after her death. When he left the world in 2016, the net worth of Rene Angelil was $450 million. He made so much fortune by working as a manager for various celebrities all over the world.
In addition to his successful singing & managing career, he was a successful poker player. This talented personality even qualified for the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions. It helps him earn an extra amount of money & increase net worth.
It was extremely unfortunate to see the way Rene Angelil died after losing the battle with the throat cancer. He was the person who made a successful career out of many singers. This talented person will always stay in our heart. We wish God bless his soul.