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Rick Nielsen Net Worth

Rick Nielsen Net Worth

Net Worth: $22 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music, Television, Film, Radio
  • Birth Place Rockford, Illinois, United States
  • Marital Status Married (Karen Nielsen)
  • Full Name Richard Alan Nielsen
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth December 22, 1946
  • Occupation Lead Guitarist, Backing Vocalist, Primary Songwriter of Cheap Trick
  • Children 4 (Daxx Nielsen, Miles Nielsen, Scarlett Nielsen, Erron Nielsen)
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About Rick Nielsen

Richard Nielsen, who is better known as Rick Nielsen is an American songwriter, musician and singer. Rick was born on 22nd December 1946 in Rockford, Illinois and has accumulated his net worth by being the primary songwriter, backing vocalist and the lead guitarist of the famous rock band “Cheap Trick”. Even at the early age, Rick was into music. He is famous for designing his own guitars – the famous ‘five neck guitar’ is custom made from Hamer Guitars. Rick’s net worth currently stands at $22 million.

Before entering into “Cheap Trick”, Rick was associated with a number of other bands such as Fuse, and Grim Reapers. Rick’s initial debut failed miserably. He relocated to Philadelphia after this. Rick was one of the founding members of Cheap Trick along with Tom Petersson also from Rockford, Illinois. In 1973, the group added Bun E Carlos the famous drummer. Rick is the main songwriter for the band and usually composes and edits the songs himself. Rick’s dressing style is that of the 70’s – he prefers the pop dressing style as compared to the modern ones. His dressing style was inspired in the movie “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”. To display his passion for guitars and music, Rick unveiled a new exhibit titled “Rocks Pick” at the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford which is now open to the public.

Rick has over more than 400 guitars – many of them are custom made. He is really passionate about guitars.

 

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Rick Nielsen's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 1990
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Earnings 1990 N/A
Record Sales 1990

Estimated earnings from the album Busted with Cheap Trick (certified gold byd Music Canada)

$50,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from the album Lap of Luxury with Cheap Trick (certified platinum by RIAA and Music Canada)

$1,100,000
Earnings 1986 N/A
Record Sales 1986

Estimated earnings from the album The Doctor with Cheap Trick (certified 88,000 copies sold)

$88,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Record Sales 1982

Estimated earnings from the album In Color with Cheap Trick (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Record Sales 1980

Estimated earnings from the album In Color with Cheap Trick (certified gold by RIAA and Music Canada)

$550,000
Earnings 1979 N/A
Record Sales 1979

Estimated earnings from the album In Color with Cheap Trick (certified 3x platinum by Music Canada and platinum by RIAA)

$1,300,000
Record Sales 1979

Estimated earnings from the album Cheap Trick at Budokan with Cheap Trick (certified 3x platinum by RIAA)

$3,000,000
Earnings 1978 N/A
Record Sales 1978

Estimated earnings from the album In Color with Cheap Trick (certified platinum by RIAA and Music Canada)

$1,100,000
Earnings 1977 N/A
Record Sales 1977

Estimated earnings from the album In Color with Cheap Trick (certified platinum by RIAA and gold by Music Canada)

$1,050,000
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