Richard Marx is a singer, songwriter, musician and record producer from the United States of America. His debut album was a self-titled album, and it made him a great career start as it ranked on top charts and made millions in sales. Keep reading to know more about Richard Marx’s net worth in 2018.
Richard Noel Marx was born on September 16, 1963, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His father Dick Marx was a musician but he died in 1997, and his mother Ruth Marx used to be a singer. Richard Marx’s has 1 step brother and 2 step sisters from his father’s previous marriage, his stepbrother is Jim Marx, and his stepsisters are Nancy Marx and Judy Marx. He finished his schooling from the North Shore Country Day School.
Richard Marx was first married to the actress, singer and dancer Cynthia Rhodes from 1989-2014. Richard and Cynthia gave birth to 3 sons before their divorce, Lucas Marx, Jesse Marx, and Brandon Marx.
Richard Marx married the TV host, comedian and model Daisy Fuentes in 2015.
Richard Marx’s father had a company, and Richard began his career there when he was a child. He sands in commercials for “Ken-L Ration,” “Nestlé Crunch,” and “Arm & Hammer.” Richard Marx has appeared in a 1980 drama movie titled “Coach of the Year” where he had a minor acting role. He worked with Kenny Rogers, David Foster, Chicago band, and Freddie Jackson.
Richard Marx released his first album ever in 1987, a self-titled album with 10 songs. A song from the album titled “Hold On to the Nights” peaked 1 on Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States, and “Endless Summer Nights” peaked at 2 on the same chart. After experiencing huge success with the debut album, Richard Marx released “Repeat Offender” in 1989. The album was again really successful peaking 1 on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States and 1 on the Australian top albums chart.
Furthermore, Richard Marx has worked on tracks for several TV movies including “The Goonies,” “No Way Out,” “On the Line,” “Message in a Bottle,” “Bambi II,” and “Employee of the Month.” He also did soundtracks for many TV series, and the latest one was uncredited for the comedy series “Life in Pieces,” and the latest credited one was for the reality show (Superstar Duets) “Dance with My Father.”
After several great albums, Richard Marx worked with Matt Scannell on an album titled “Duo.” His latest studio album is titled “Beautiful Goodbye,” and it was released in 2014, and his latest released work is a compilation album titled “The Ultimate Collection,” and it was released in 2016.
Awards & Achievements
Richard Marx’s albums were ranked on top charts in the United States and Australia. He won the ASCAP Award for Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures “Surrender to Me” (Tequila Sunrise). Richard Marx won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year “Dance With My Father.”
Net Worth of Richard Marx
Richard Marx has an estimated net worth of $24 million. He made his fortune from the great singles and albums he’s been releasing, selling and performing in tours, concerts and even in TV movies and series. Richard Marx earned around $5 million from the “Repeat Offender” album selling’s, $2 million from the “Rush Street” album selling’s, and $3 million from his self-titled debut album “Richard Marx.”
Richard Marx is a very talented musician, who has released more than 10 studio albums that were successfully ranking on top charts. He began his career working for his father’s company doing commercial songs for brands and then began releasing solo albums and working with other musicians. Richard Marx is married to Daisy Fuentes, and they are happily living together.