Ringo Starr Net Worth
Who is Ringo Starr?
Sir Richard Starkey is professionally known as Ringo Starr. He is a famous musician, singer, songwriter and actor from England. This internationally popular musician was born on 7th July 1940. He came into the limelight as the drummer for the legendary band “The Beatles”. He occasionally sang as a lead vocalist such as “With a Little Help from My Friends”, “Good Night”, “Yellow Submarine”, and the cover of “Act Naturally’. He wrote some of the popular songs of Beatles including “Don’t Pass Me By”, “Octopus’s Garden” etc. As the co-writer, he wrote “What Goes On”, “Flying” and many other popular songs.
Ringo Starr Net Worth:
Ringo Starr has an estimated net worth of $350 million as of now. He has earned the maximum of his wealth as the member of the legendary band “The Beatles”. He received the benefit from the 2009’s relaunch of the black catalogue. In 2009-2010, Starr’s music company “Starling Music Company” in London has earned an approximate of £3 million profit.
Ringo Starr Life History:
Ringo Starr was born in Dingle, Liverpool. He was born to Richard Starkey and Elsie Gleave and was the only child. In 1944, the family moved to Admiral Grove – another neighboring locality of Dingle. Soon after their relocation, his parents got divorced.
Starr was badly affected by life-threatening diseases twice during his childhood and he has to be hospitalized for a prolonged period. So, he had to leave his school behind. In the year of 1955, he got an admission in the workforce and got a brief position in the British rail. In 1957, Starr has found his debut band “The Eddie Clayton Skiffle Group”. The group gained huge popularity among the local audience. The band used to perform all the popular skiffle songs including “Rock Island Line”, “Walking Cane”
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Starr has started his professional musical career with several bands including “Eddie Clayton”, “Rosy Storm” “The Hurricanes” etc. in 1962, after quitting the Hurricanes, John Lennon has asked him to join “The Beatles” and he became the part of the band. He first performed as the Beatles drummer on 18th August 1962, at Port Sunlight at a horticultural society. On 4th September 1962, he has participated in the first recording session. Starr played tambourine on the single “Love Me Do” and maracas on “P.S. I Love You”. In 1963, the second single “Please Please Me” got released and received huge popularity among the audience. In 1964, The Beatles has gained worldwide fame when they performed on “The Ed Sullivan Show” which had received a record 73 million views. During this time, Ringo became an inspiration for several songs such as “I Want to Kiss Ringo Goodbye”, “Ringo for President” etc. during their live performances, Ringo used to get the opportunity of “The Starr time routine”. “A Hard Day’s Night” – the debut film of the Beatles gave Ringo the most appraisals received from the audience the critics both. During his professional career, Ringo has received lots of awards and nominations. The Beatles has received an Academy Award for the film “Let it Be” in the category of the best original song score. In 2015, Ringo was included into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as one of the Beatles.
Ringo Starr Political/Business Affiliation:
He has written a book “Photograph” in 2015.