Ringo Starr is an English drummer, songwriter, singer, and actor. He had a difficult childhood due to health issues, and he became interested in drums at a medical facility. Ringo Starr joined The Beatles after being in several bands, and then went on to pursue his own solo career.
|Celebrated Name:||Ringo Starr|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Sir Richard Starkey MBE|
|Age:||82 years old|
|Birth Date:||7 July 1940|
|Birth Place:||Dingle, Liverpool, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Barbara Bach (m. 1981), Maureen Starkey Tigrett (m. 1965–1975)|
|Children:||Yes (Zak Starkey, Lee Starkey, Jason Starkey)|
|Profession:||Drummer, songwriter, singer, and actor|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$400 million|
Ringo Starr’s Biography
Ringo Starr was born on July 7, 1940, as Richard Starkey in the Dingle district of Liverpool, England. Richard Starkey, his father, died in 198, and Elsie Starkey died in 1987. Ringo Starr does not have any siblings. Ringo Starr’s father lost interest in the family and decided to leave and divorce Ringo’s mother.
Ringo Starr was mostly raised and grown by his mother. He had several health issues that required him to stay in hospitals for long periods of time without receiving an education, and he was forced to go to a medical facility designed for long-term illness, where he joined their band and developed all of his interest in drumming. Ringo Starr’s mother later married a man named Harry Graves, who Ringo describes as a good man who helped him out a little.
Ringo Starr Age, Height, Weight
Ringo Starr was born on July 7, 1940, and is 82 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.68 m and he weighs 68 kg.
Ringo Starr worked in a variety of jobs before embarking on his musical career. He worked as a train conductor, a boat waiter, and an apprentice machinist in a manufacturer in Liverpool, where he met Roy Trafford, who introduced him to the skiffle music genre. Ringo Starr formed his first band with Roy Trafford and Eddie Miles. Later, he joined Rory Storm’s other band, The Hurricanes, and performed with them in a number of clubs.
Ringo Starr became a member of The Beatles in 1962. The fans initially rejected Ringo, but they eventually grew to love him. The band’s debut studio album, “Please Please Me,” was released in 1963 and debuted at number one on the United Kingdom albums chart, among other places. “Introducing… The Beatles” is the band’s debut album in the United States. Their final studio album, “Let It Be,” was released in 1970 and reached number one on many charts around the world.
Ringo Starr’s first solo studio album, “Sentimental Journey,” was released in 1970, followed by “Beaucoups of Blues” the following year. “Give More Love” is the title of Ringo Starr’s most recent studio album.
Ringo Starr’s Achievements And Awards
Ringo Starr has been a successful musician for many years. It is difficult to mention such a large number of talent awards. Ringo Starr and The Beatles shared the Oscar for Best Music, Original Song Score for their album “Let It Be.” He has received 9 Grammy Awards and has been nominated for 27 others.
Ringo Starr’s Net Worth In 2022
The estimated net worth of drummer, songwriter, singer, and actor Ringo Starr as of July 2022 is $400 million. He made hundreds of millions of dollars from the great albums he released, sold, and toured for alone or with The Beatles, as well as from his TV work. Ringo Starr earned more than $2.5 million with The Beatles from their first two albums alone, and around $5 million for the “Let It Be” album.
Ringo Starr is regarded as one of the world’s greatest drummers and one of the wealthiest drummers of all time. He worked on all of The Beatles’ albums, including their most recent studio album, “Let It Be.” Ringo Starr left the band to pursue a solo career, and his most recent album is titled “Give More Love.” Ringo Starr is married to Barbara Bach, and the couple lives happily in multiple locations.
Ringo Starr’s Wife, Marriage
Ringo Starr was previously married to hairdresser Maureen Starkey Tigrett. They wed in 1965 and divorced in 1975. Maureen Starkey Tigrett died of leukemia in 1994. Ringo and Maureen had one daughter, Lee Starkey, and two sons, Jason Starkey and drummer Zak Starkey.
Since 1981, Ringo Starr has been married to actress and model Barbara Bach. They own properties in Los Angeles, Monte Carlo, and Cranleigh.