Michael Feinstein Net Worth
Michael Feinstein net worth: Michael Feinstein is a pianist, music archivist and singer who has a net worth of $10 million. Michael Feinstein has earned his net worth through his many concerts CDs and Albums. He began working in local bars as a piano player and then in 1977 started working for Ira Gershwin, cataloguing Gershwin's collection of records and in 1983 consulted in the musical portion of the show "My One and Only" on Broadway. He then became a well-known cabaret singer and in 1986 recorded "Pure Gershwin" his first CD which was a collection of Gershwin tunes. Feinstein continued with many recordings after that, such as "Isn't it Romantic," "Over There," "Forever," "Such Sweet Sorrow" and many more. He has also written the score for the stage in the musicals "The Night they Saved Macy's Parade" and "The Gold Room." In 2000 he was appointed to the National Recording Preservation Board by the Library of Congress. In 2008, he created the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Initiative to preserve this musical legacy and educate young people through its programs, exhibitions and many competitions. Winners of the final competitions receive scholarship money and a chance to perform with Feinstein in his New York Cabaret. In 2009 Feinstein and partner, Cheyenne Jackson formed a duo and performed a nightclub act called "The Power of Two" which became so popular that they made a studio album from the material. Feinstein has made several public appearances such as the 2007 Miss America Pageant (as a judge); on the children's show "Xuxa," and many other talk shows, television series and several documentaries. Michael Feinstein was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1956 and began learning the piano at the age of five, but never enjoyed reading the sheet music and preferred to play by ear. He is married to Terrence Flannery and they have a home in New York, Indiana and Los Angeles.