Rick Allen
Rick Allen
Celebrated Name: Rick Allen
Real Name/Full Name: Rick John Cyril Allen
Gender: Male
Age: 60 years old
Birth Date: 1 November 1963
Birth Place: Dronfield, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 67 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Stacy Lauren Gilbert (m. 1991-2000)
Lauren Cuggino Monroe (m. 2003- present)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Josephine Allen, Lauren Shane Allen)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Rick Allen Gay?: No
Profession: Drummer, Musician, Activist
Salary: $5 million
Net Worth in 2024: $60 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Rick John Cyril Allen, also known as Rick Allen, is a very popular English drummer. He has been a prominent part of the hard rock band, Def Leppard, from the year 1978. After losing one of his arms in a car accident, he became more popular among the audience.

Because even after the amputation of his left arm, he continued playing for the band, and he was listed as number 7 on the list of ‘Greatest Drummers of all time.’ He is also an active social worker, and his foundation works for people who are adjusting to amputation.

Maybe you know about Rick Allen very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Rick Allen’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Rick was born in Dronfield, Derbyshire, in the United Kingdom. His father’s name is Geoffrey Allen, and her mother was Kathleen Moore. In various interviews, he has revealed that both of his parents are very supportive of his musical career. With their support, Rick started to learn to play drums at the age of nine.

Then he became a part of the band named ‘Grad’. He has also played with the members of the bands such as Smokey Blue, Rampant, and the Johnny Kalendar Band. At the age of 14, he gave an audition to replace famous drummer Tony Kenning and became a part of the band named Def Leppard. In 1979 he decided to drop schooling, in order to pursue a full-time career in music.

His parents always supported him in every stage of his career. By 1979, he started playing for Def Leppard on a regular basis.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 1 November 1963, Rick Allen is 60 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 67 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

In 1984, Rick was in a relationship with Miriam Barendsen. In 1991, he got married to Stacy Gilbert Lauren. The couple doesn’t have any children together. In 1995, Lauren lodged a sexual harassment and assault complaint against him, and Rick got arrested for the same.

In 2000, they got divorced. Three years later, he got married for the second time to Lauren Monroe. The couple has one son named Josephine Allen and one daughter named Lauren Shane Allen together. Rick, along with her now-wife Lauren, runs his social foundation.


At the minor age of 14, Rick Allen joined the hard rock band Def Leppard and started touring with them. Two years later, he celebrated his sixteenth birthday by opening a concert for a famous Australian Rock band named AC/DC with his team members. This was a turning point of his career where the audience got to feel his presence.

In the year 1984, while driving, he lost control, was involved in a car accident, and lost his left arm. Then, his band was forced to take a hiatus. But, Rick came back soon after the accident and worked on albums like ‘Hysteria,’ ‘Slang,’ ‘Yeah!’ ‘Def Leppard,’ ‘Euphoria,’ etc. He also continued touring with the band and kept playing the live drum with one hand with the help of a customized special drum kit.

Awards & Achievements

In 2012, Rick won the ‘Carry Forward Award for his dedication and hard work.’ The Wounded Warrior Project gave it. Along with his band, he was nominated for the American Music Awards seven times and won twice. In 2009, along with his bandmates, he won Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Rick Allen in 2024

Rick Allen Net Worth
Rick Allen Net Worth

Rick has been a very famous hard rock band since 1978. He has performed worldwide with his band and sold millions of concert tickets. As of July 2024, it has been revealed that he has a net worth of around $60 million which he has earned from his very successful career as a rock band member.

Besides working as a live musician, he has also played drum in many successful albums from where he regularly gets royalty money. Currently, he earns around $5 million from there every year.

Rick Allen is an inspiration to many people because he has taught people that they can do anything with hard work and dedication through his life and struggle. After losing his left arm, a very important part of a drummer, Rick didn’t take much time and came back on stage to play live music. His bravery in the hearts of people from all over the world. Besides his talent, hard work, and dedication, people loved him for his consistency.


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