Nicole Adamo is a Belgium national. She is well known as the wife of a famous singer, composer, and musician. Her husband Salvatore Adamo is a Belgian-Italian who is popular for his romantic ballads. He moved to stay in Belgium at the age of three which earned him dual citizenship.
Mr. Adamo holds the Belgian noble title of Ridder since 2001 which is similar to the English title of “Knight”. He first gained popularity throughout Europe and later in the Middle East, Latin America, Japan, and the United States.
He has sold more than 80 million albums and 20 million singles making him one of the most commercially successful musicians in the world. He mainly performs in French but has also sung in Italian, Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Turkish. “Tombe la neige”, “La nuit”, “Vous permettez, Monsieur ?”, “Inch’Allah” and “C’est ma vie” remain his best-known songs. He is currently the best-selling Belgian musician of all time.
Nicole Adamo was born and raised in Belgium while her husband Salvatore was born in Comiso, Sicily, Italy. He is the son of Italian father Antonio Adamo who emigrated to Belgium in February 1947 to work as a colliery worker in the mines of Marcinelle. Four months later his wife, Concetta, and their son, Salvatore, joined him in the town of Ghlin, (Mons) before moving to Jemappes, (Mons).
He was bedridden for a year with meningitis in 1956. His parents did not want their son to become a miner, so he went to a Catholic school run by the Frères des Ecoles Chrétiennes. By 1960, the family of Antonio and Concetta Adamo had seven children overall. Salvatore grew up in Jemappes (Mons), where he was a dedicated student at school and distinguished himself in music and the arts.
Adamo’s first hit was “Sans toi, ma mie”, in 1963, from his debut album 63/64. He followed this with a series of hits, the most famous being “Tombe la neige” (“The snow falls”) in 1963, “La nuit” (“The Night”) in 1964, “Mes mains sur tes hanches” (“My hands on your hips”) in 1965 and “Inch’Allah”. The self-penned “Petit bonheur” (“Little Happiness”) sold over one million copies by April 1970, and was awarded a gold disc.
He has sold over 100 million copies of recordings worldwide. He has recorded in many languages and, besides France and Belgium, had hits in Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Turkey and also in Japan, where he toured repeatedly. He has had hits and toured also in Latin America and throughout the Middle East.
In Chile, the audience awarded him an appreciation prize known as the “Antorcha” (Gold and Silver Torch) at the “Festival de Viña del Mar” held yearly in the “Quinta Vergara”, at the seaside resort of Viña del Mar, where he once had to sing in three different, sold-out venues in the same night. In the 1980s, Adamo’s career faltered, as the style of his music was no longer fashionable. Since the 1990s, however, and on the crest of a nostalgia wave, he has successfully resumed composing, issuing records and touring, starting with a full season at the Casino de Paris venue in April 1990.
Salvatore Adamo was cast in the film Les Arnaud (1967), which starred Bourvil. Amália Rodrigues recorded “Inch’Allah” in French. The song “Tombe la neige”, one of his many international hits, has been covered in Bulgarian, Turkish (“Her Yerde Kar Var”), Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and Chinese (Cantopop).
Who Is Nicole Adamo?
Nicole Adamo is the wife of singer Salvatore Adamo. They have been married since 1969. The couple is blessed with three children.
Nicole Adamo Net Worth
How much is Nicole Adamo worth? Nicole Adamo net worth is estimated at around $500,000. Nicole Adamo’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $100,000 dollars annually.
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