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Yo-Yo Mama Net Worth:Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is a French-born Chinese American cellist. Born in Paris, he spent his schooling years in New York City and was a child prodigy, performing from the age of five. He graduated from Juilliard School and Harvard University and has enjoyed a prolific career as both a soloist performing with orchestras around the world and a recording artist. His 75 albums have received 15 Grammy Awards.In addition to recordings of the standard classical repertoire, he has recorded a wide variety of folk music such as American bluegrass music, traditional Chinese melodies, the tangos of Argentinian composer Ástor Piazzolla, and Brazilian music. He also collaborated with Grammy Award-winning jazz/reggae singer Bobby McFerrin. During their controversial tour of 2005-6, Ma backed them playing cello as sideman for the Dixie Chicks, assisting in the string arrangements for the band.Ma's primary performance instrument is a Montagnana cello built in 1733 valued at US$2.5 million.He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 2001, Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011, and the Polar Music Prize in 2012.
|Birth date:||October 7, 1955|
|Birth place:||Paris, France|
|Profession:||Writer, Camera Department|
|Education:||Harvard University, Juilliard School, Columbia University, Miami, FL, United States, Houston, TX, USA, Colorado Springs, CO, United States|
|Spouse:||Jill Hornor (m. 1978)|
|Children:||Emily Ma, Nicholas Ma, Miami, FL, United States, Houston, TX, USA, Colorado Springs, CO, United States|
|Parents:||Marina Lu, Hiao-Tsiun Ma, Miami, FL, United States, Houston, TX, USA, Colorado Springs, CO, United States|
|Awards:||Kennedy Center Honors, Polar Music Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Grammy Award for Best Folk Album, National Medal of Arts, Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album, Avery Fisher Prize, Glenn Gould Prize, Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance, Dan David Prize, Grammy Award for Best Classical Album, Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (s), Léonie Sonning Music Prize, Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra), Award of Distinction, Latin Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Album, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Classical Music or Dance Programming, Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Performing Arts Program or Series, Miami, FL, United States, Houston, TX, USA, Colorado Springs, CO, United States|
|Nominations:||Grammy Award for Best Music Film, Grammy Award for Best World Music Album, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding New Approaches - Daytime Children's, Miami, FL, United States, Houston, TX, USA, Colorado Springs, CO, United States|
|TV shows:||Yo-Yo Ma Inspired by Bach|