Top 20 Cellist celebrities in the world

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Cellist celebrities [Updated February 5, 2023].

1. Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma net worth 2020
Yo-Yo Ma was born on October 7, 1955 in Paris, France.
He won several Grammy Awards, was honored with the National Medal of Arts in 2001, and was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011.

Net Worth 2020: $25 million (2016)

2. Stjepan Hauser

Stjepan Hauser net worth 2020
Stjepan Hauser was born on June 15, 1986 in Pula, Croatia.
In 2012, he collaborated with Croatian singer and songwriter Damir Urban.

Net Worth 2020: $8 Million

3. Neyla Pekarek

Neyla Pekarek net worth 2020
Neyla Pekarek was born on September 4, 1986 in Denver, United States.
She and the Lumineers gained significant fame from the single "Ho Hey."

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

4. Jacqueline Du Pre

Jacqueline Du Pre net worth 2020
Jacqueline Du Pre was born on January 26, 1945 in England.
She was the subject of the 1998 film Hilary and Jackie which was received with controversy due to allegations of stretching the truth of her private life.

5. Mstislav Rostropovich

Mstislav Rostropovich net worth 2020
Mstislav Rostropovich was born on March 27, 1927 in Azerbaijan.
He received a 1984 Grammy Award for his performances of Brahms' Op. 38 and Op. 99 cello sonatas.

6. Luka Sulic

Luka Sulic net worth 2020
Luka Sulic was born on August 25, 1987 in Maribor, Slovenia.
His rendition of the song Smooth Criminal with 2Cellos quickly went viral and earned more than seven million views within weeks.

7. That Cello Guy

That Cello Guy net worth 2020
That Cello Guy was born on August 21, 1989 in United States.
He is an artist ambassador for NS Design, D'Addario, and CodaBow.

8. Eicca Toppinen

Eicca Toppinen net worth 2020
Eicca Toppinen was born on August 5, 1975 in Vantaa, Finland.
He wrote the music for the theme song of the film Black Ice.

9. Pablo Casals

Pablo Casals net worth 2020
Pablo Casals was born on December 29, 1876 in El Vendrell, Spain.
He was awarded the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom by President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

10. Tanya Haden

Tanya Haden net worth 2020
Tanya Haden was born on October 11, 1971 in United States.
She performs the cello as an additional member of the Silversun Pickups and was featured on the band's EP Pikul. She has also played with the indie folk band Sea Wolf and the rock band The Warlocks.

11. Tina Guo

Tina Guo net worth 2020
Tina Guo was born on October 28, 1985 in Shanghai, China.
In addition to scoring movies, she has also scored shows like Vikings, Sleepy Hollow, and The Borgias.

12. Patrick Laird

Patrick Laird net worth 2020
Patrick Laird was born on January 31, 1985 in United States.

Founding member, cellist and principal songwriter for the cello-rock ensemble Break of Reality who also performs alongside his wife Marnie Laird as Brooklyn Duo. He is best recognized for his contributions with the latter group, performing covers of pop songs by artists such as John Legend, Sia, Ellie Goulding and more.

He and his band Break of Reality's cover of the Game of Thrones theme song received more than 15 million views on YouTube. The first major classical composition he wrote was "Concerto for 3 Cellos, Percussion & Orchestra."

13. Mischa Maisky

Mischa Maisky net worth 2020
Mischa Maisky was born on January 10, 1948 in Latvia.
He came in sixth place at the Moscow International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1966.

14. Melora Creager

Melora Creager net worth 2020
Melora Creager was born on March 25, 1966 in United States.
She has also created costume jewelry for the likes of Vogue Magazine.

15. Max Lilja

Max Lilja net worth 2020
Max Lilja was born on October 27, 1975 in Finland.
His albums with Apocalyptica include Plays Metallica by Four Cellos, Cult, and Inquisition Symphony.

16. Antero Manninen

Antero Manninen net worth 2020
Antero Manninen was born on January 19, 1973 in Finland.
His instrument of choice was a 1946 Giuseppe Pedrazzini cello.

17. Vedran Smailovic

Vedran Smailovic net worth 2020
Vedran Smailovic was born on November 11, 1956 in Bosnia And Herzegovina.
He collaborated with Elizabeth Wellburn on a children's book called Echoes from the Square.

18. Alban Gerhardt

Alban Gerhardt net worth 2020
Alban Gerhardt was born in Not Known.

19. Alexander Rudin

Alexander Rudin net worth 2020
Alexander Rudin was born on November 25, 1960 in Not Known.

20. Anner Bylsma

Anner Bylsma net worth 2020
Anner Bylsma was born on February 17, 1934 in Not Known.