Frank Beard
Frank Beard
Celebrated Name: Frank Beard
Real Name/Full Name: Frank Lee Beard
Gender: Male
Age: 75 years old
Birth Date: June 11, 1949
Birth Place: Frankston, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 10 inches
Weight: 80 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Catherine Alexander (m. 1978–1981), Debbie Meredith (m. 1982)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (3)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Frank Beard Gay?: No
Profession: Drummer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $60 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Frank Beard is a well-known drummer in the US rock band named ‘ZZ Top’ who plays and record soundtracks with Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill. He was earlier associated with the leading bands, “The Cellar Dwellers,” “The Hustlers,” “American Blues,” and “The Warlocks.”

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Early Life & Biography

Beard was born on June 11, 1949, in Frankston, Texas. He completed his studies at Irving High School in Irving, Texas. He was deeply inclined to music when he was a child. After his education, he joined several band groups as American Blues, the Cellar Dwellers, and the Warlocks. Beard introduced Gibbons to vocalist and bassist Dusty Hill, with whom he had performed in the bands.

Personal Life

in April 1978, Frank Beard got married to his long-time girlfriend named Catherine Alexander. Due to personal reasons, the couple got divorced in July 1981. Beard married for the second time in November 1982 with Debbie Meredith. They are happily married with three children. Names of his children are not disclosed. Presently, Beard lives with his family in Richmond, Texas. He owns and runs “The Top 40 Ranch”.

Besides being a drummer, Beard is also an avid golfer who plays in local community events and tournaments.

While he was performing with ZZ Top band, his fans used to call him “Rube,” and so he became popular as “Rube Beard.” After the release of the third album of this band as “Tres Hombres,” he got the nickname “Frank Beard.” Frank is the only member of “ZZ Top,” whose name doesn’t match his appearance. Though he has ‘beard’ in his name, in reality, he doesn’t wear a dense beard.

Frank Beard is known for his termed dry humor and quick wit nature. His one-liner answers during interviews is a unique feature of his nature.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on June 11, 1949, Frank Beard is 75 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. His height is 5 ft 10 inches tall, and his weight is 80 kg.


Frank Beard is a recognized drummer in the American rock band “ZZ Top.” Before becoming a part of this group, he was associated with various other bands, namely, The Cellar Dwellers, The Warlocks, The American Blues, and The Hustlers bands. He performed as well as recorded with Dusty Hill and Billy Gibbons as ZZ Top.

In late 1969 he helped The Moving Sidewalks band’s guitarist and vocalist Gibbons to form ZZ Top.

Frank Beard assisted Gibbons by introducing him to vocalist, and bassist Dusty Hill, with whom he had played in various bands the American Blues, the Cellar Dwellers, and the Warlocks.

After refining their trademark “Texas Boogie-Blues-Rock style,” the band released their suitably named “ZZ Top’s First Album” on UK Records in January 1971.

Frank is working till today and presently owns and runs the “Top 40 Ranch”.

Frank has a fondness for fast cars that includes Ferraris. He has also participated in authorized national auto race championships. In addition to auto racing, Frank beard is also a passionate golfer, who has hit the course several times.

Awards & Achievements

Frank Beard is popular as a drummer who has made a significant contribution to the 1970’s rock band ensemble “ZZ Top.” He has been the only main member of the band. Without his contribution, the band won’t have been able to receive such immense success. His work with notable rock bands as “ZZ Top,” “The Hustlers,” and “The Cellar Dwellers” made him the successful Drummer. His composed musical recordings occupied top position on London Records. Not just he has entertained his fans with his amazing recordings, but he also made him ranked on the list of famous people in the world.

Net Worth & Salary of Frank Beard in 2024

Frank Beard Net Worth
Frank Beard Net Worth

Frank Beard is a leading American drummer who has a net worth of $60 Million as of June 2024. During his musical tenure, he has been associated with several music bands. He spent a significant amount of time with the popular US rock back “ZZ Top” that has earned him a lot of appreciation and income.

Frank Beard also worked for a few other bands that include “The Cellar Dwellers,” The Hustlers, American Blues, and produced remarkable musical creations. In 1969, Frank Beard became a part of The Moving Sidewalks. ZZ Top worked on their characteristic “Texas boogie-blues-rock” style and launched their fittingly titled “ZZ Top’s First Album” on UK Records in 1971.

Frank beard is one of the successful drummers who received worldwide stardom from his association with “ZZ Top.” With the success of his exemplary musical creations, he has grabbed worldwide attention and popularity among his fans.


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