Corneille, whose real name is Cornelius Nyungura is a singer-songwriter was born on March 24, 1977 in Freiburg, Germany and who has a net worth of $ 10 million.
In 1984 he returned to his homeland Rwanda where he spent much of his childhood and where he learned music. He won the contest “Découverte 1993” which was organized by a national television.
In 1994, during the war that ravaged Rwanda, his entire family was massacred. He takes refuge with friends of his German-born parents who adopted him and who gave him the opportunity to pursue his studies, but his passion soon took over and decided in 1997 to try his luck in Canada.
He founded a trio called ONE, with whom he experimented success with the song Zoukin, the trio was separated in the year 2001. Corneille dedicated then, during almost two years to write his first disc like soloist “Parce qu’on vient de loin “, The album reached position number 3 in Belgium and the number 4 in France.
In 2005, he returned with a second album “Les marchands de reves” in which he confirmed his talent, reaching the number 6 position in Belgium and the number 3 in France. In 2007, I released the album “The Bird Of Cornelius” which was entirely in English and allows to broaden its audience. One of his greatest achievements was to win an EBBA Award and an NRJ Music Award.