- Full Name: Richard Starkey, Jr.
- Net Worth: $300 Million
- Occupation: musician, actor, businessman
- Marital Status: Married
- Ethnicity: British
Ringo Starr Net Worth – Beatles And Quirky İnstrument Playing Lead Him To Fame And Glory
Ringo Starr Became Worldwide Popular As Member Of Beatles
Ringo Starr spent his childhood in Liverpool, Great Britain. He was often sick as child, which was main reason for him being home-schooled ever since he was 13 years old. However, he was very smart child-he loved to study, and he was great in artistica classes, as well as mechanics class. He joined Beatles in 1962 as a drummer, replacing Pete Best who left group to follow other ventures. During his time in Beatles, he showed that he was not only great as a drummer, but also had amazing vocal abilities (so he sang along with Lennon in most of their songs), and he was also a great text writer.
When Beatles stopped working in 1970, Ringo just continued his solo career, just as Paul McCartney. He acted in few movies and for children shows Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends and Shining Time Station gave his voice to animated characters. Ringo Starr net worth is a result of his successful music and television career as well as his additional activities.Starr created 15 solo albums after Beatles broke up until 2010.
Ringo’s Private Life
Ringo Starr enjoyed marriage bliss twice. First Ringo Starr wife was Maureen Cox, who he married in 1965. They stayed in marriage for 10 years, and while they were married they got 3 sons: Jason, Lee and Zack. After some time together, their lives drifted apart, and they eventually got divorced in 1975. After first divorce, Ringo Starr started warm and loving relationship wit popular and charming British actress Barbara Bach. After few years of dating they tied the knot in 1981, and stayed together up until today. They love to live peaceful, secluded life in distant and calm English village of Cranleigh. Although they spend majority of their time in the village, in their beautiful and luxury home with wast land surroundning it, they also spend some time in their luxury house in London. They drive safe and expensive Mercedes Benz.
All Ringo Starr children are three sons he got from marriage with Maureen Cox. Ringo and Barbara Bach don’t have children of their own.
Ringo and Barbara are both are vegetarians. Although they give picture of perfectly calm and sober couple, they have had their fair share of wild and erratic behavior-they both took rehab treatment in fall 1988 for alcohol addiction.
Besides living good life, Ringo is also active, supporter of different charity causes, such as: American Foundation for AIDS Research; 21st Century Leaders (charity artwork project); David Lynch Foundation that teaches transcendental meditation to anyone at stress; GRAMMY Foundation that contributes to appreciation of American culture and heritage; Elevate Hope Foundation that provides help for abused and abandoned children through music and the arts; Mines Advisory Group that provides helps for conflict-affected countries; Lotus Outreach that work on improvement of living conditions of children in need through education and healthcare; Whatever It Takes is a charity artwork project that invest in sharing art among leaders in all fields of artistic expression.
It is evident that Ringo Starr is truly devoted to his charity activities, and we bet you didn’t know this about him, right? What do you think about this other side of this famous old rocker, which one you think is most interesting and close to his heart? Please feel free to share with us!
Ringo is talented musician and artist in general, such as Samuel L. Jackson and Seth Rogen. Ringo’s difficult youthful life and health issues probably equiped him with endurance to remain strong through all the hardships. He managed to develop successful career of his own after Beatles breakup, even when no one though another success was possible. Ringo used his talent to prosper in every life stage and managed to achieve success.