Walter Afanasieff Net Worth
Walter Afanasieff is a Russian born record producer who has a net worth of $80 million. Walter Afanasieff has earned his net worth as a producer and co-writer for pop singer Mariah Carey, and also as the producer for the 1999 Grammy Award winning Record of the Year "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion as well as the 2000 Grammy Award for Non-Classical Producer of the Year. Walter was born on February 10, 1958 in Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil to Russian parent's Nikita and Tatiana. Afanasieff is a multiple Grammy-award winning record producer and songwriter. Some of the artists he is associated with include; Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Luther Vandross, Destiny's child, Kenny G, Michael Bolton, Darren Hayes, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Loggins, Barbara Streisand, Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, Babyface, and Lara Fabian. He started his music career as a jazz musician in 1980, then he played keyboards for the jazz/fusion violinist Joaquin Lievano and with Narada Michael Walden who was a music producer/songwriter and drummer in the 1980's. Some of his awards include a 1999 Grammy Award for Record of the Year category for the song "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion, and a 2000 Grammy Award in the Producer of the Year, Non-Classical category.