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Richard Paul Astley Net Worth

Richard Paul Astley Net Worth

Net Worth: $8 Million

  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Age 47 years old
  • Birth Place Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Lene Bausager)
  • Full Name Richard Paul Astley
  • Nationality British
  • Date of Birth February 6, 1966
  • Occupation Singer-songwriter, Musician, Radio Personality
  • Children 1 (Emilie)
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About Richard Paul Astley

With a net worth of $8 million, Richard Paul Astley is an English singer, musician, songwriter, drummer and a radio personality as well. He is often just referred to as Rick Astley. He was born on 6th February, 1966 in Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England. Rick is best known by his song titled “Never Gonna Give You Up” that was released in 1987. It was a huge success in as many as 25 countries.

Astley has earned his fame and wealth by being a musician and singer, specifically from his singles. He has a unique record. The first eight of Rick’s singles have all been in the “Top 10” charts in the UK. In 1993, before retiring, he made a record of selling 40 million copies all over the world. After retirement he again joined the music industry in 2007 when his song titled “Never Gonna Give You Up” became popular on the Internet. This song received the “Best British Single” at the BRIT Awards in 1988. After his first solo, his next song was “Whenever You Need Somebody”. This too held the #1 position in 7 countries. Internet users voted Rick as the “Best Act Ever” in the “MTV Europe Music Awards” of 2008. His last release, “It Would Take a Strong Man” was also a big hit. Astley became the best artist in the world during his 5 releases.

Rick Astley is married to Lene Bausager who is a film producer. They live in Richmond, London and have one daughter named Emilie. She was born in 1992. Rick has been brought up by his father as his parents were divorced when he was just five years old.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Richard Paul Astley'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 2002
  • Earnings 1991
  • Earnings 1988
  • Earnings 1987
Earnings 2002 N/A
Record Sales 2002

Estimated record sales from the compilation album, Greatest Hits (100 thousand copies-UK)

Earnings 1991 N/A
Record Sales 1991

Estimated record sales from the album, Free (100 thousand copies-UK)

Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated record sales from the album, Hold Me In Your Arms (500 thousand copies-US)

Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales 1987

Estimated record sales from the album, Whenever You Need Somebody (2 million copies-US)

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