Rufus Wainwright

United States

Rufus Wainwright Bio

Who is Rufus Wainwright

Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright is an American-Canadian singer-songwriter and composer. He has recorded many albums, sound tracks, written classical operas.

Early Life (Childhood)

He did his high schooling at the Millbrook School. Then after he took a short course of piano at McGill. Then he toured with his sister and family.

Interesting Facts

He holds both US and Canada citizenship. He was sexually abused and robbed in a park. He partied several nights with Barbara, George W. Bush's daughter.

Personal Life

He is gay and his father recognized it first. He is married to Jörn Weisbrodt. They have one child. He doesn't have any extra marital affairs.


He won two Juno Awards and nominated in BRIT and Grammy Award.