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Full NameRingo Starr
First NameRingo
Last NameStarr
Birth Namerichard Starkey
ProfessionDrummer, Singer
NationalityBritish
EthnicityWhite
Birth CityLiverpool
Birth CountryUK
Father NameRichard Starkey
Mother NameElsie Gleave
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
HoroscopeCancer
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseBarbara Bach
No Of Children3
Height168 cm
Date of BirthJuly 7,1940
Age79 years
Married DateApril 27,1981

What Is The Net Worth Of Ringo Starr?

Ringo Starr is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor with a net worth of around $350 million. He is best known for being the drummer of the legendary British Rock band, The Beatles. He is also the richest drummer in the world.   

After the Beatles, he also had a solo career and was appointed Knight Bachelor in the 2018 New Year Honors for services to music. 

Net Worth Details: Career And Income Sources

Prior to being in the Beatles, Ringo was in a few skiffle groups. The bands included Clayton Square, Texans and The Hurricanes. The Hurricanes were already one of the leading bands in Liverpool when Lennon asked Starr to join the Beatles.  

Ringo Starr with Paul McCartney
Ringo Starr with Paul McCartney

On August 14, 1962, Starr accepted Lennon’s offer to join the band and form the lineup that would hold until their breakup in 1970. Together with Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and John Lennon, the Beatles changed the course of popular music becoming the biggest band in history, selling over 800 million album units.

Ringo although primarily a drummer, sang in a few Beatles’ hit songs including “With a Little Help from My Friends”, “Yellow Submarine”, “Good Night” and their cover of “Act Naturally”.   

The Beatles’ album details are given below:

AlbumsRelease DateSales
Please Please MeMarch 22, 19631.5 million
With the BeatlesNovember 22, 1963935 thousand
A Hard Day’s NightJuly 10, 1964335 thousand
Beatles For SaleDecember 4, 19641.18 million
Help!August 6, 19653.5 million
Rubber SoulDecember 3, 196510 million
RevolverAugust 5, 19665.87 million
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club BandMay 26, 196725 million
The BeatlesNovember 22, 196814 million
Yellow SubmarineJanuary 13, 19691.15 million
Abbey RoadSeptember 26, 196916.3 million
Let It BeMay 8, 19708.5 million 

His Beatles career was succeeded by his modest solo career with 19 solo studio albums. Some of them are:

AlbumsRelease DateSales
Sentimental JourneyMarch 27, 1970n/a
RingoNovember 2, 19731.5 million
Bad BoyApril 21, 1978n/a
I Wanna Be Santa ClausOctober 19, 1999n/a
Give More LoveSeptember 13, 2017n/a

He only sang in his solo albums and didn’t play drums. 

Ringo Starr’s Assets: His House And Cars

Ringo owns a house in Surrey worth around $24 million to $32 million. The property spans a massive 18,322 square feet and consists of 8 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms.

The house is reminiscent of an ancient castle with large trees in the back and massive yard. He owns another $3.25 million ranch in the Los Angeles area where he plans to settle, selling the one in Surrey.  

Starr's Surrey Home
Starr's Surrey Home

Most of Ringo’s cars have been auctioned off to charity. 

Charity 

Ringo has his own charity, The Lotus Foundation, that supports the advancement of social welfare in diverse areas including:

  • Substance Abuse
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Brain tumors
  • Cancer
  • Battered women and their children
  • Homelessness
  • Animals in need

Besides, he has personally auctioned off paintings, pictures, and cars for the charity that have raised $9 million for the charity.

Ringo donates $100,000 to the Vegas shootings
Ringo donates $100,000 to the Vegas shootings

Tax And Insurance

Ringo’s tax and financial details are unknown, however, he moved to Monte Carlo to escape taxes from his home country of Britain. However, he did return.      

The Personal Life Of Ringo Starr

Ringo was born Richard Starkey on 7 July 1940 at Madryn Street, Liverpool to parents Richard Starkey and Elsie Gleave, both of whom were bakers. His father later developed a drinking habit after Ringo’s birth which caused their parents to separate.   

As a child, Ringo was extremely weak and frequently ill. At age 6, he developed appendicitis whose treatment caused him to fall in a coma for days. His was illiterate and a poor kid in academics. He contracted tuberculosis in 1953 and was admitted to a sanitarium. He started beating cabinets in the place which grew to his love of drumming. 

"I was in the hospital band ... That's where I really started playing. I never wanted anything else from there on ... My grandparents gave me a mandolin and a banjo, but I didn't want them. My grandfather gave me a harmonica ... we had a piano – nothing. Only the drums."

After he was released from the Sanitarium, he worked in a railway for “warm clothes”. In 1956, he finally acquired a stable job as a machine apprentice where he met Roy Trafford and with whom he formed his first band.  

Relationships

Starr’s first marriage was with Maureen Cox in 1965 with the Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein as best man and George Harrison as the witness. He has three children from the marriage; Zak, Jason, and Lee.

The marriage ended in 1975 following Starr’s repeated infidelities. He later admitted to being “a drunk, a wife-beater, and an absent father”. Maureen died of Leukaemia in 1994 at the age of 48.  

Ringo with his wife Barbara
Ringo with his wife Barbara

He then got married to actress Barbara Bach on 27 April 1981 after their first meet in the set of the film Caveman. He also became a grandfather after the birth of his granddaughter Taita, from his first son, Zak. 

Age & Height

Ringo Starr is 79 years old and stands 168 cm or 5 feet 6 inches. 

George And Lennon's Death

Ringo was deeply affected by the fellow Beatles members death and has not spoken to the public about his feelings.   

Updated On Fri Aug 30 2019 Published On Fri Aug 30 2019 By Sparsh

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