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Richard Carpenter Net Worth

Richard Carpenter Net Worth

Net Worth: $10 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Age 66 years old
  • Birth Place New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Marital Status Married (Mary Rudolph)
  • Full Name Richard Lynn Carpenter
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth October 15, 1946
  • Ethnicity English, German, Irish
  • Occupation Musician, Record Producer, Composer
  • Education California State University
  • Children 5 (Kristi Lynn, Traci Tatum, Mindi Karen, Colin Paul, Taylor Mary)
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About Richard 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.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Richard Carpenter'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 2009 N/A
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 N/A
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
Earnings 2004 N/A
Record Sales 2004

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Gold: 35th Anniversary Edition with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified 4x platinum by BPI and gold by RIAA)

$1,700,000
Earnings 2001 N/A
Record Sales 2001

Estimated record sales from the album, As Time Goes By (100 thousand copies-Japan)

$150,000
Earnings 1998 N/A
Record Sales 1998

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Reflections with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified silver by BPI)

$60,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales 1997

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Love Songs with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified gold by RIAA and BPI)

$600,000
Earnings 1995 N/A
Record Sales 1995

Estimated earnings from the compilation albumInterpretations with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified gold + silver by BPI)

$160,000
Earnings 1985 N/A
Record Sales 1985

Estimated earnings from the compilation album Yesterday Once More with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified 2x platinum by RIAA and platinum by BPI)

$2,570,000
Earnings 1984 N/A
Record Sales 1984

Estimated record sales from the album,

$750,000
Earnings 1983 N/A
Record Sales 1983

Estimated record sales from the album, Voice of the Heart (500 thousand copies-US)

$750,000
Earnings 1981 N/A
Record Sales 1981

Estimated record sales from the album, Made in America (60 thousand copies-UK)

$90,000
Earnings 1978 N/A
Record Sales 1978

Estimated record sales from the album, Christmas Portrait (1 million copies-US)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1977 N/A
Record Sales 1977

Estimated earnings from the album Passage with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified gold by BPI)

$100,000
Earnings 1976 N/A
Record Sales 1976

Estimated earnings from the live album Live at the Palladium with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified gold by BPI)

$100,000
Record Sales 1976

Estimated record sales from the album, A Kind of Hush (500 thousand copies-US)

$750,000
Earnings 1975 N/A
Record Sales 1975

Estimated record sales from the album, Horizon (1 million copies-US)

$1,500,000
Earnings 1973 N/A
Record Sales 1973

Estimated earnings from the compilation album The Singles: 1969–1973 with the American vocal and instrumental duo, Carpenters (certified 7x platinum by RIAA, platinum by Music Canada and BPI, and gold by NVPI)

$7,420,000
Record Sales 1973

Estimated record sales from the album, Now & Then (2 million copies-US)

$3,000,000
Earnings 1972 N/A
Record Sales 1972

Estimated record sales from the album, A Song for You (3 million copies-US)

$4,500,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Record Sales 1971

Estimated record sales from the album, Carpenters (4 million copies-US)

$6,000,000
Earnings 1970 N/A
Record Sales 1970

Estimated record sales from the album, Close To You (2 million copies-US)

$3,000,000
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