Yngwie Johan Malmsteen was born as Lars Johan Yngve Lannerbäck is a Swedish guitarist/musician, songwriter and a heavy metal bandleader. He was born on the 30th of June, 1963 and in 2015 his current age is 52 years old. Yngwie was born in Stockholm, Sweden as one of the three children in a musical family. He was inspired by Jimi Hendrix to play guitar and he has officially stated that “The day Jimi Hendrix died; guitar-playing Yngwie was born.” After adding his mother’s maiden name in to his, he formed his first musical band with a schoolmate, who played drums. Guitarists like Ritchie Blackmore, Uli Jon Roth and Brian inspired him May. Born and raised in Sweden, he is a Swedish by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Jackie is a very tall man, and has a very good height. He measures about 191 cm tall, which is around 6 feet and 3 inches in measurement. An attractive man, his last recorded weight was around 95 kg, which is good for someone of his built. As a young man, he had a very slim figure and was athletically built. He has got long brown hair, green colored eyes and speaks good English. There are many shirtless pictures of his in the media, and you can see his tattoo on his left arm, which looks like a Red Indian goddess. He also has a “Rising Force” written on his leg. Despite his all-evil and metal appearance on stage, he is still a humble person and is believed to be a great company. He has got a down-to-earth personality and thus can easily make friends and has got many admirers. Apart from all the fame and money, he has also been making donations and contributions and has raised funds to help people who have suffering from many natural and economic hardships.
Regarding his personal life, he has been in a couple of relationships, and has also been married a couple of times. He is not the type of person who likes to talk about his personal life out in the media, but the press has been able to find out information regarding his affairs. His first recorded girlfriend is Patti Johnsen, and the two were believed to be dating between 1983 and 1985. After that relationship ended, he married model April Malmsteen, although the year of their marriage is known. They were believed to be together for 10 years or so, and got divorced with no children between them. Then he married his second wife Amber Dawn Landin and is believed to be together with her. They have got one son together; named Antonio. He has been accused to be sexually gay, but those accusations are pointless as well.
Yngwie has worked in many different brands: Alcatrazz , Steeler, Hear ‘n Aid, Loudness, Joe Lynn Turner & Yngwie Malmsteen, Kelly Keeling & Yngwie Malmsteen, Ronnie James Dio & Yngwie Malmsteen, The G3 Jam and Yngwie J. Malmsteen’s Rising Force. Having toured around Europe and the US, he has made a lot of fans and followers and his fame has kept on growing. In order to know more about him, you can read his biography that is available in sites like IMDB and Wikipedia. You can also stay close to his regular updates and activities, by following him in his social site accounts like Twitter and also check his pictures out in his official Instagram page. By 2015, his estimated net worth is about $7.5 million US dollars. You can also check out his songs or his interviews on YouTube.