Miri Ben-Ari Net Worth

Miri Ben-Ari Net Worth is
$18 Million

Miri Ben-Ari Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Miri Ben-Ari (Hebrew: ???? ??-????) (born December 4, 1978 in Ramat Gan, Israel) is an Israeli-born American violinist. She currently resides in the United States.Ben-Ari grew up playing classical music; she started training at age 5 and at age 12, she was presented with a violin by Isaac Stern. During her mandatory Israeli military service, she was chosen to play for the Israeli Army String Quartet. During her stint in the Israeli military, she heard an album by Charlie Parker and immediately fell in love with jazz; she later said "My soul was sold." Following her service, she moved from Israel to New York in hopes of using her classical training on stage and attended the Jazz department at The New School, but was expelled after two semesters due to poor attendance caused by Ben-Ari playing gigs to pay the rent.She released her first solo CD Sahara in 1999.Her persistence earned her an appearance on BET's 106 & Park; the viewer response netted her a return visit a few weeks later. Her performances caught the eye of Jay-Z, who invited her to play as one of the headliners of New York radio station Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert in 2001, where she netted a standing ovation. Around the same time, a mutual friend introduced Ben-Ari to Wyclef Jean, who invited her to perform with him at his Carnegie Hall show, the first by a hip-hop artist at the venue.In 2003, she released her second CD Temple of Beautiful, and followed that up with a live CD the following year entitled Live at the Blue Note.She won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Song in 2005 as one of the co-writers of Kanye West's Jesus Walks. In 2005, she released her fourth CD and first to focus on hip-hop style, entitled The Hip-Hop Violinist. As part of the promotion for it, she was part of Reebok's "I Am What I Am" global advertising campaign; Reebok was also part of the video for the first single from the CD, "We Gonna Win".In 2006, she co-founded Gedenk (Yiddish for "remember"), an organization dedicated to promoting education about the Holocaust in the United States.In 2007 she received the International Jewish Woman To Watch of 2007 Award and in 2008 she received the “2008 Israel Film Festival Visionary Award,” "The Jewish Federation" award and "the American Society for Yad Vashem" Award.In 2009, she released Symphony of Brotherhood, an instrumental track featuring Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream speech. In part due to the song, she received the first Martin Luther King, Jr. Israeli Award in January 2008 at a ceremony hosted by the President of Israel, Shimon Peres.In March 2011 Ben-Ari was invited to the White House by Michelle Obama as part of a Women's History Month celebration, to perform and to be honored as a "remarkabe Woman". In July 2011 she performed at the 2011 Miss Universe China pageant. and in October 2011 she performed at the Martin Luther King Jr. Presidential memorial dedication in Washington, DC.In 2011, she was named by Ynet as one of the 10 mos
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of Birth1978-12-04
Place Of BirthRamat Gan, Israel
Height5' 7" (1.7 m)
ProfessionSoundtrack, Actress, Composer
#Quote
1I use my music to deliver a message that is bigger then me.
2I do music, violin is my voice and I'm from Israel. That's it. The rest is about communication.
#Fact
1Studied violin under Isaac Stern and Yehudi Menuhin

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Glastonbury 20152015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special2015TV Special writer: "Jesus Walks"
Work Out2011Video short writer: "Work Out"
So You Think You Can Dance2008-2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Jarhead2005writer: "Jesus Walks" Instrumental
Dave Chappelle's Block Party2005Documentary writer: "Overnight Celebrity", "Jesus Walks"
Four Brothers2005as Miri Ben Ari, "JESUS WALKS"
Fantastic Four2005/Iperformer: "New World Symphony" / writer: "New World Symphony"
The 2004 Billboard Music Awards2004TV Special writer: "Jesus Walks" - uncredited

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Single Ladies2011TV SeriesMiri Ben-Ari
Weekends at the DL2005TV SeriesGuest Musician

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front2015Documentary
Beneath the Helmet2014Documentary

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Freedom Writers2007musician: violin solos
Joe the King1999musician

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fashion News Live2008-2014TV SeriesHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Miss Universe China2011TV SpecialPerformer / Herself
Sesame Street2007TV SeriesHerself
Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology2005Video documentaryHerself (segment "The New Workout Plan")
The 2nd Annual Vibe Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
The 32nd Annual American Music Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2003TV SeriesHerself
Jay-Z in Concert2003TV Movie documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sesame Street2008TV SeriesHerself

Known for movies


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