Tim Rice Net Worth

Net Worth: $250 Million
  • Source of Wealth:

    Songwriting, Music
  • Age:

  • Birth Place:

    Amersham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Jane McIntosh)
  • Full Name:

    Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice
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About Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice

Tim Rice is a British lyricist and author who has an estimated net worth of $250 million.

Prior to his successful music career, Tim Rice has worked for EMI Records as a management trainee in 1966.  When EMI producer Norrie Paramor left to set up his own organisation in 1968, he joined him as an assistant producer.

Rice collaborated with a lot of artists such as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Alan Menken, Elton John. Rice worked with Webber for several projects such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cricket, and The Likes of Us.

Rice, Menken and John teamed up for the soundtrack of animated films such as Aladdin and The Lion King. They won an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award for Song of the Year for Aladdin's A Whole New World. And for The Lion King, they got a notch for Best Original Song and Can You Feel the Love Tonight in the prestigious Golden Globe and Academy Award.

Meanwhile, in 1996, Rice won his third Academy Award with Webber for Best Original Song, You Must Love Me, in the film version of Evita.

He and his brother Jo, radio presenters Mike Read and Paul Gambaccini, founded the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles and served as an editor from 1977 to 1996.

Meanwhile, as an author, he wrote the foreword for the book, Why Do Buses Come In Threes by Rob Eastaway and Jeremy Wyndham.

He was made a Knight Bachelor by Queen Elizabeth II in 1994. Rice was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1999, and named a Disney Legend in 2002. In 2008, Rice received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Sir Timothy Miles Bindon Rice was born on November 10, 1944 in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England.  He attended Lancing College, as he took up History and French and Sorbonne University in Paris.