|Celebrated Name:||Rick Astley|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Richard Paul Astley|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 February 1966|
|Birth Place:||Newton-le-Willows, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Lene Bausager (m. 2003)|
|Children:||Yes (Emilie Astley)|
|Profession:||English singer, songwriter, and radio personality|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2022|
Rick Ashley is a very popular British singer, radio personality, and songwriter. This extraordinary person is well-known for his song Never Gonna Give You Up, which was a huge success in many parts of the world.
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This phenomenal singer was born on 6th February 1966 as the fourth child of his parents in Lancashire, United Kingdom. Rick spent his childhood under the guidance of his father as their parents divorced when he was just five. Astley worked as a drummer for many bands while he was in school.
After completing his schooling, Rick worked as a driver for the market-gardening business of his father, along with working in the Northern Club Circuit during nights. He won lots of local talent competitions during that time.
Presently, he is enjoying a healthy married life with his wife, Lene Bausager, with whom he has a daughter named Emilie. Rick’s wife is a movie producer and was nominated for the Best Live Action Short Film in 2006. He lives with his family in Richmond, London.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 6 February 1966, Rick Astley is 56 years old as of today’s date 22nd May 2022. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.
Astley starts his career with a band named FBI and starts performing in local clubs. He was noticed by the popular producer Pete Waterman, who hired him to work with his company. The first single Rick named “When You Gonna” didn’t enjoy success.
However, he became a star with his single “Never Gonna Give You Up which was released in August 1987. This song was the turning point in his career and become the highest-selling single of the year in the United Kingdom. It tops the charts in more than 20 countries that include Germany, Australia, and the United States.
Astley releases his debut album Whenever You Need Somebody in November 1987 that ranked on the first position in Australia and United Kingdom. Overall, there were more than 15 million copies of this album sold globally. He released his fourth single Together Forever in 1988 that was ranked as the second position in the country.
After parting ways with the Stock Aitken Waterman, he started working for his passion for soul music. He releases another album Free in 1991 that ranked in 9th position in the United Kingdom. His next two albums, Cry for Help and Body and Soul released in 1991 and 1993. After that, he decides to retire at a young age of 27 to spent time with his family.
He returned back to the industry in 2002 by the release of single Sleeping. Later on, Astley releases many albums and singles that include Keep It Turned On, Portrait, and 50. Rick became a huge figure on the internet when music rickrolling launched.
Awards & Achievements
Rick Astley has won two major awards in his career. In 1988, he won the Brit Award for British Single for “Never Gonna Give You Up.” Other major awards won by Rick MTV Europe Music Award in the Best Act Ever category for Rickrolling.
The latest album of Rick, named 50, ranked in the first position in the United Kingdom. He sold more than 40 million records globally before his retirement in 1993.
Net Worth & Salary of Rick Astley in 2022
As of May 2022, Rick Astley net worth was $20 million. The net value of his Richmond Park House is $2 million. It has a gaming room, a big parking lot, and the home office. He owns Leon car, whose estimated price is $25,000.
From a local drummer to a well-known singer, Rick Astley has gone through a great journey. We believe he will continue entertaining his fans for many years to come.