Ringo Starr Net Worth,Wiki,Bio, Age, Art, Early life,Songs

Published Date   21st Sep. 2017, 23:26 pm  Update Date: May 5th, 2019  11:46 am
Ringo Starr Net Worth,Wiki,Bio, Age, Art, Early life,Songs
Quick Info
Birth Name: Richard Starkey
Nationality: British
Net Worth: $350 million

English drummer, singer, songwriter, and actor, Ringo Starr is widely known in the music industry for being the drummer of the band Beatles which has garnered huge fame back in the 90s. Ringo Starr net worth is known to have been amassed from his remarkable career as a solo artist and also the band member of the Beatles. Ringo Starr songs have also amassed wide recognition and appreciation over the years of his career.


Ringo Starr is a well-known English musician known best for his remarkable work as the band member of the Beatles. Ringo Starr net worth is known to be high and sourced from his music as well as film career. Ringo Starr songs like With a Little Help from My Friend, Yellow Submarine, and more with the Beatles has given him a huge name.

Early Life

Ringo Starr was born Richard Starkey 7 July 1940 in Dingle, Liverpool, England. Ringo Starr was born to Elsie and Richard Starkey. Both his parents were confectioners and loved singing and dancing. Ringo Starr grew up in the Dingle, 10 Admiral Grove to cut costs after his father spent most on drinking. Ringo’s parents had a divorce after which he lost touch with his father. Ringo Starr had to go to the coma when he developed an appendicitis which contracted peritonitis.


Ringo Starr was not good in academics since he was ill from childhood. He also had tuberculosis in 1953. At the time in the hospital to relieve patients of boredom, the hospital staff asked them to join the hospital band which Ringo did. Ringo Starr received his education from St Silas, a Church of England primary school and Dingle Vale Secondary modern school. Ringo Starr‘s mother got married to Harry Graves who introduced Ringo to various music.

Ringo Starr began working as a waiter and did several such jobs before she finally formed a band named Eddie Miles Band along with his neighborhood boys. He received his first drum kit from his stepfather. He then joined the skiffle group named Texans. At this time he adopted the name, Ringo Starr. Eventually, their band went on to join with the Beatles in 1960.

The Beatles

Ringo Starr went on to quit Rory Storm and Hurricane and joined the Beatles as their drummer. His first performance with the Beatles was in 1962 at Port Sunlight. He first recorded with the Beatles in 1962. Ringo Starr songs with the Beatles included Please Please Me, Love Me Do, With a Little Help from My Friends, Yellow Submarine, Good Night, and many others with went on to receive huge appreciation over time.

Solo career

After the Beatles broke up Ringo Starr went on to release his very own album titled Sentimental Journey. It was not a commercial success at the time. In the same year, he released Beaucoups of Blue. Three years later he released the album named Ringo.

In the 1970s and the 1980s, Ringo Starr went on to release many albums titled Ringo the 4th, Bad Boy, Old Wave, and more. While some reached the charts others were a commercial failure. Ringo Starr released albums like Time Takes Time, Vertical Man, and I Wanna Be Santa Claus in 1990s. In the 2000s and onwards, Ringo went on to release albums titled Ringo Rama, Liverpool 8, Ringo 2012, Postcards from Paradise, and more. More recently, Ringo Starr has released an album titled Give More Love in 2017.


Ringo Starr has not only been proficient with drums but has also equal talents in vocals. He also sang songs like Yellow Submarine, Don’t Pass Me By, I Wanna Be Your Man, and more singly or with his band. Ringo Starr has also written many songs with the Beatles. He has co-written songs like Octopus’s Garden, Don’t Pass Me By, Dig It, What Goes On, Christmas Tree, and more.

Film Career

Ringo Starr has not only had a successful musical career but also has had an amazing film career. Ringo Starr has appeared in many movies since the 1960s. He is known particularly for his role in The Magic Christian, Blindman, and Candy, Caveman, 200 Motels, The Last Waltz, and more. Ringo Starr also appeared in The Price and the Pauper, and The Kids Are Alright.

Personal Life

Ringo Starr was previously married to his first wife Maureen Cox. Maureen was a hairdresser based in England who died of Leukemia. Ringo and Cox got married in 1965 with the Beatles manager, Ringo’s stepfather and Beatle’s Harrison as witnesses. Together, the couple went on to have three children named Zak Starkey, Jason Starkey,  and Lee. Ringo went on to have many affairs during their marriage which is why Maureen divorced him in 1975.

Ringo Starr met actress Barbara Bach on the set of a caveman. The couple went on to get married in April 1981. He had already become a grandfather in 1985. At present Ringo Starr are the grandfather of seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Bach and Starr have been together since their marriage. Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach spent time with each other back and forth from London to Los Angeles.

Body Measurements

Ringo Starr age at present is 77 years. Ringo Starr stands tall at the height of 5 feet 6 inches. He weighs 70 kgs. Ringo Starr has maintained his health and his charming personality even at this age.

Net Worth and Salary

Ringo Starr net worth is estimated to be $ 350 million from his remarkable career as a solo artist and with the Beatles. Ringo Starr net worth was estimated to be 150 million pounds in 2011 and thus was numbered at 56 in the UK by the Sunday Times Rich List 2011. A year later Ringo Starr net worth made him the richest drummer in the world. Ringo Starr net worth has been allocated to his 200 acres Surrey estate at Rydinghurst, property in Chelsea and more. Through an auction of Bach and Starr’s personal items, the couple raised over $ 9 million for their Lotus Foundation.

Awards and Recognition

Ringo Starr has received many awards along with the Beatles. The Beatles were nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer in 1964. The Beatles have won 11 Grammy Awards, 4 Brit Awards, 3 World Music Awards, and more. All in all, the Beatles have won 84 awards till date. Alone, Ringo Starr has won honors like being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack award, World Music Awards Diamond Award, and more. He has also been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award. Ringo Starr was appointed the Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 1965 Birthday Honours for Queen Elizabeth II. Also, he has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of fame.

Apart from his music career, Ringo Star art is also quite famous. Ringo Star art from the computer has been selling out to his loyal fans. His computer art was put on display in 2012. Ringo Starr is particularly famous on twitter with 1.67 million followers keeping track of his personal and professional life. Ringo Starr bio can be found on numerous social media sites like Wikipedia, IMDB, Facebook, Twitter, and more.

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