Yngwie Malmsteen
Yngwie Malmsteen
Real Name/Full Name Yngwie Johan Malmsteen
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Yngwie Malmsteen
Birth Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 June 1963
Age/How Old: 60 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 190 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Patrick Lovato
Mother – Dianna De La Garza
Siblings: Joel Madden
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Lutherian
Nationality: Swedish
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: April Malmsteen (m. 1999), Amber Dawn Landin (m. 1993), Erika Norberg (m. 1991–1992)
Kids/Children Name: Antonio Malmsteen
Profession: Swedish guitarist, songwriter, composer, and bandleader
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Yngwie Johan Malmsteen is a world-famous Swedish songwriter, bandleader, composer, and guitarist of his contemporary who is still leaving his field accordingly. This multi-talented musician got popularity for engaging the neoclassical music style in heavy metal instruments, which was new in the 1980s.

In 40 years of music life, he composed and released more than 20 studio albums effectively only with the help of his talent and hard work. Time Magazine has declared him as nine rank holder effective musician among 11 famous electric guitarists in 2011.

Well, how well do you know about Yngwie Malmsteen? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Yngwie Malmsteen’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Yngwie Malmsteen to date.

Biography and Early Life

Malmsteen was born on 30 June 1963 in Stockholm, Sweden is a locally renowned music family. Track on Earth is the first ever band made by this guitarist at the age of only ten years old with his friends and companions who were fond of music and instruments with primary school playing drums.

The name of this superstar guitarist and composer of music has a deep story as at twelve years old, he took his mother’s maiden name and changed his third given name to form this new name of his own choice accordingly.

At the earliest stage of this teenage, this guitarist cum bandleader felt his inclination towards classical music and genre, especially with 19th-century Italian virtuoso violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini and Johann Sebastian Bach. After this phase, he got to know about his true inspiration of classical guitar, which was Ritchie Blackmore as the contemporary electrical guitarist Jimi Hendrix couldn’t impact his influence on him effectively.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Yngwie Malmsteen in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Yngwie Malmsteen’s age is 60 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024 having been born on 30 June 1963. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


Not much information can be gathered about the academic life of this guitarist as from early life, he was focused on his music career by getting the full support of his family.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

His mother’s name was Rigmor, who was an artist, and as mentioned by this successful guitarist, he got his talent from his mother partially. His father was an army captain who divorced his wife soon after the birth of Yngwie. He was the third child of this family by having a sister Ann Louise and his brother Bjorn and found his love for music from this family effectively.

This successful singer and musician got married to Erika Norberg and continued this relationship from 1991 to 1992. After taking separation from his first wife, he got hitched with Amber Dawn Landin in the year 1993 and got separated in the year 1998 for some definite reasons.

In the year 1999, he again married April Malmsteen, with whom he called a son whose name is Antonio, and this family is now residing in Miami Shores, Florida. His overconfidence and self-effectiveness caused many problems, as he didn’t want to listen to anyone’s opinion and suggestion in any phase of his life. I

 Is Yngwie Malmsteen Gay?

No, this famous singer, composer, bandleader, and guitarist is not gay as he has started and left many won subsequently in many phases of his life. Totally he married three women throughout his life and has a son from one of them.

Professional Career

Numerous songs in albums, as well as solo songs and concerts, can be observed by the name of this musician, which is as follows:

  • Steeler in 1883
  • No Parole from Rock ‘n’ Roll in the same year
  • Metal Generation: The Steeler Anthology in 2005
  • Live ’83 in 2010
  • The Official Bootleg Boxset 1983-1986: Live, Demo, Rehearsals (6CD-Boxset) in 2018
  • Live album of G3: Rockin’ in the Free World in 2004
  • Solo album Rising Force in 1984
  • Solo Marching Out in 1985
  • Trilogy solo in 1986
  • Odyssey in 1988 and many more.

Yngwie Malmsteen is a man of many talents and knows how to play various instruments. His favorite guitar is the Fender Stratocasters with DiMarzio HS3 single-coil pickups. He has also appeared in several music videos, such as Forever One (1994) and The Only One (1995).


Till now, no records of getting awards from this musician can be found effectively.

Though, he was named in the list of top 11 greatest guitarists of all time by Time Magazine, which is counted in his list of achievements.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Yngwie Malmsteen in 2024

Yngwie Malmsteen Net Worth
Yngwie Malmsteen Net Worth

The net worth of this musician is $12 million, including all his possessions and wealth as of last estimated in the year 2024. He has released several solo songs and albums, which helped him raise his wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Malmsteen took his inspiration from Queen’s Brian May.
  • He knows to play various instruments such as Bass guitar, Cello, Guitar, Keyboard instrument, Sitar.

This famous musician found his love from a very early age and showed the courage to create a band at the age of ten. He got prestigious feedback from Time magazine of becoming the number 9th best electric guitarist among ten throughout the world.


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