Richard Carpenter Net Worth

Net Worth: $10 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Music
  • Age:

    71
  • Birth Place:

    New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Mary Rudolph)
  • Full Name:

    Richard Lynn Carpenter
  • Nationality:

    American
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About Richard Lynn Carpenter

American pop musician, Richard Lynn Carpenter, known simply as Richard Carpenter, has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He was born on 15th October 1946. He is better known as “one-half of the brother-sister duo” called “The Carpenters” with his sister Karen Carpenter. Richard is known for his multiple – he has worked as an occasional lyricist, keyboardist, pianist, arranger and producer. He has also joined on harmony vocals with her.

Richard Carpenter is a famous as a pop musician. A trio was created by Richard Carpenter in the year 1965 along with his sister Karen and Wes Jacobs who was one of his friends. In the year 1966, at the “Hollywood Bowl Battle of the Bands”, these three recorded “The Girl from Ipanema” and “Iced Tea”. However just “Iced Tea” was released officially. It’s been quite a journey for them ever since.

On 22nd April 1969, both the brother and sister signed a contract with “A and M Records”. With the name “The Carpenters”, they have over the years composed many songs like Yesterday Once More, Only Yesterday, Goodbye to Love, and Top of the World. Many of their songs have gone on to become huge hits. In fact, their songs are played even today. After the death of his sister Karen, he has recorded the solo album “Time”. Richard has dedicated the song,“When Time Was All We Had” to his sister.

He has also contributed to documentary productions such as Remembering the Carpenters, Only Yesterday: The Carpenters Story, and Close to You. Richard has released some DVDs like the “Interpretations” and “Gold: Greatest Hits”.

Richard Carpenter was born in New Haven in Connecticut to Harold Bertram Carpenter and Reuwer Tatum. He studied music at the California State University when he was 16 years of age.

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Earnings 2009

Record Sales 2009
Estimated earnings from the compilation album 40/40 with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified gold by BPI and RIAJ)
$200,000

Earnings 2006

Record Sales 2006
Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Ultimate Collection with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified gold by BPI)
$100,000
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