Ringo Starr is a drummer, songwriter, singer and actor from England. He had kind of a hard child life due to the health problems he had and he became interested in drums at a medical facility. Ringo Starr joined The Beatles after several bands, and after that he pursued his own solo career. Now let’s have a close look on Ringo Starr’s net worth in 2018.
Ringo Starr Early Life
Ringo Starr was born as Richard Starkey in Dingle area in Liverpool, England, on July 7, 1940. His father Richard Starkey died in 198, and his mother Elsie Starkey died in 1987. Ringo Starr has no brothers or sisters. His father lost interest about the family and decided to leave and to divorce Ringo Starr’s mother.
Ringo Starr was mostly grown and raised by his mother. He had several health problems that caused him to stay at hospitals for long periods without education, and he had to go to a medical facility that is designed for long term illness where he joined their band and developed all of the interest he has about drumming. Ringo Starr’s mother later married a man named Harry Graves, who Ringo says that he was a good man and that he helped him a bit.
For his marriage, Ringo Starr was first married to the hairdresser Maureen Starkey Tigrett. They got married in 1965, divorced in 1975. Maureen Starkey Tigrett died in 1994 because of leukemia. Ringo and Maureen gave birth to 1 daughter and 2 sons, Lee Starkey, Jason Starkey and drummer Zak Starkey.
Ringo Starr has been married to the actress and model Barbara Bach since 1981. They have homes in Los Angeles, Monte Carlo and in Cranleigh.
Ringo Starr Career, Awards & Achievement
Ringo Starr worked in several jobs prior to starting his musical career. He worked in a railway job for a little time, a boat waiter, and as an apprentice machinist in a manufacturer in Liverpool, where he met Roy Trafford whom introduced the skiffle music genre to him. Ringo Starr’s first band was with Roy Trafford and Eddie Miles. Later, he joined another band for Rory Storm, The Hurricanes and he played with the band at several clubs.
Ringo Starr joined The Beatles in 1962. At the start, the fans didn’t accept Ringo but they later loved him. The band’s debut studio album “Please Please Me” was released in 1963 and it debuted at 1 on the United Kingdom albums chart, next to other ranks in other countries. The band’s debut United State album is titled “Introducing… The Beatles”. Their final studio album “Let It Be” was released in 1970, it peaked at 1 on many charts in several countries.
For his solo career, Ringo Starr released his first studio album in 1970 titled “Sentimental Journey”, followed by “Beaucoups of Blues” in the same year. Ringo Starr latest studio album is titled “Give More Love”.
Awards & Achievements
The talented musician Ringo Starr has been in the industry for decades. It’s not easy to mention such a great talent total awards. Ringo Starr won the Oscars for Best Music, Original Song Score along with The Beatles for “Let It Be” album. He has won a total of 9 Grammy Awards and was nominated for 27.
Net Worth of Ringo Starr
The estimated net worth of the drummer, songwriter, singer and actor Ringo Starr is $400 million. He made his hundreds millions fortune from the great album he release, sell and tour for alone or with The Beatles, and from the TV work he does. Ringo Starr earned with The Beatles more than $2.5 million from their first 2 albums only, and around $5 million for “Let It Be” album.
Ringo Starr is one of the world’s top drummers ever, who is also considered as one of the richest drummers ever. He worked on all the albums with The Beatles band, and their last studio album is titled “Let It Be”. Ringo Starr went solo after the band and his latest released album is titled “Give More Love”. Ringo Starr is married to Barbara Bach and they are happily living together in their homes in several locations.