Andrew Ridgeley is an English professional singer, record producer, and songwriter. Ridgeley becomes more popular for his work in 1980 and well-known as the member of the musical duo Wham! Keep reading to know more about Andrew Ridgeley’s net worth in 2018.
Andrew Ridgeley Early Life
Ridgeley was born on January 26, 1963, in the Windlesham Surrey, England. His mother is an English woman, and his father is from Italian and Egyptian, he grew up in the Bushey, Hertfordshire. Andrew takes his graduation from the Bushey Meads School where his mother works as a teacher and his father who work as Canon. Andrew lives near the Cornwall which is located in England, on a 15th-century farm with his partner “Keren Woodward.”
Andrew Ridgeley Career
Ridgeley also played a role in different music groups, and he made his own group “Wham!” with the help of Michael. In the Ridgeley’s home, they usually record the tape within 10 minutes. Their group gets famous worldwide from 1982 to 1986 with the selling record of 28 million around the world. In 1985, Wham! Was visiting China, they performed in front of the audience of more than 15,000 people. Wham! Also becomes the UK’s #1 rank single in 1986.
When the performance of Michael was going on, Ridgeley joined him and performed few songs at Rock in Rio event held at Maracana Stadium. In 1991, Andrew gets ready to face the interview for the documentary of a story which is related to Michael’s life. In the final series of BBC2 football premium league 2004, Ridgeley also appeared in it as a guest.
In 2012, Michael while facing an interview cleared that ‘I and Ridgeley are not set for the Wham!’ and after the death of Michael, Ridgeley twitted as “Heartbroken at the loss of my beloved friend you.”
From the year 1982, Ridgeley has made a report that shows the amount of 10 million Euros from the royalties and sales record. The one of his best writing “Careless Whisper” was sung by the Michael as a solo performance and made more than 6 million selling of it. This record is the 34th best-selling of their group. Ridgeley has earned a huge amount from his share of “Careless Whisper.” After the full and final of the Wham, he moved and started trying Formula Three racing in Monaco. Andrew also tried for the acting career in Los Angeles and finally decided to live in Britain permanently.
One of the popular songs “Shake” has been ranked #58 in the UK and #16 in Australia and comes in the list of more selling single in Australia, 1990.
Awards & achievements
Andrew Ridgeley has achieved a higher rank from the album “Son of Albert” in 1990 and made #63 ranks in Australia, #130 in the United States and #66 in Netherland. His one of the single “Shake” has been ranked much well than others. It got rank #58 in UK, #16 in Australia, #48 in Netherland and #77 in the United States. The second single “Red Dress” has been ranked #110 only in Australia and gets more popularity by this single.
Net worth of Andrew Ridgeley
Ridgeley has made his net worth of more than $25 million. With the collaboration with Michael, he achieved great fame in his life and also increased earning for several years. Working with the team in the group Wham has made a great way to work with the different talented partners. With the teamwork, Ridgeley has done a different solo performance in different places of Australia, United States, Los Angeles and many more.
Andrew has made different ways to achieve his position in the music field. With the single tapes which were recorded at home, he has become capable of making a record in the different studio while traveling. He never shows-off or make any of the partners feel bad by his words and always gets support from them in his performance.