Rick Astley

Birth Day February 6th, 1966
Birth Place Newton-le-Willows City of Lancashire, England
Age 55 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Rick Astley Biography

Richard Paul Astley, an English singer, songwriter, and radio personality is professionally known as Rick Astley who rose to fame through his association with the production trio Stock Aitken Waterman; his 1987 recording of their song "Never Gonna Give You Up" was a number 1 hit single in 25 countries, winning the 1988 Brit Award for Best British Single. Rick likewise earned a ton of consideration in 2007 after the arrival of the music video for his tune Never Give You Up. The video got positive surveys and was cast a ballot the best video at the MTV Europe Music Grants held in 2008. He previously worked as a driver and local nightclub performer after dropping out of high school. The melody was monetarily fruitful; thus, getting to be number one on music graphs in twenty-five nations. He likewise got a Brit Grant for his brilliant performance. He built up an enthusiasm for turning into an artist at a beginning time and when he was ten, Rick Astley began singing with the congregation choir. Recently, the music video for Rick Astley's 1987 debut hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" has been remastered in UHD, allowing wily pranksters to rickroll people in magnificent 4K resolution. Know more about Rick's Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Wiki, Age, Personal Life, Net Worth, Family, & more.

Famous For

  • Being an English singer, songwriter, and radio personality.
  • For his association with the production trio Stock Aitken Waterman; his 1987 recording of their song "Never Gonna Give You Up".

Rick Astley,a famous singer

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Rick Astley Early Life 

The music star, Rick Astley was conceived with the real name/birth name of Richard Paul Astley on the sixth day of February 1966 in Newton-le-Willows City of Lancashire, England. He is of British nationality and he belongs to British-white ethnicity. His religion is Christian and his race is white. Rick happily celebrates his every birthday on the 6th February of every year and he has celebrated his 55th birthday as of 2021. As per his birthdate, his horoscope is Aquarius. He was destined to English guardians (parents); Cynthia Astley (mother) and his better half Horace Astley (father). His parents divorced when he was five and Astley was brought up by his father. Astley remained in very close contact with his mother, who lived a few streets away from his father. After finding out that his father was the one who kicked his mother out of the house, Astley distanced himself from his father. He has also three siblings as he is the fourth child of his family. During his secondary school days, he shaped a nearby band alongside David Morris who is a guitarist. Not long after his graduation, he began filling in as a driver for his father who was into market-cultivating business. Rick likewise highlighted as a drummer for neighborhood groups including FBI and Give Way. They performed at various shows and furthermore won a few rivalries at the time.

Rick Astley Career

  • Rick Astley kicked off his career performing as a drummer with a soul band named FBI in 1985 where he was later offered to be the lead vocalist after the lead singer left the band.
  • His first single "When You Gonna", released as a collaboration with Lisa Carter whereas his first solo offering was "Never Gonna Give You Up", recorded on New Year's Day 1987, and released eight months later, in August which was the first of 13 (worldwide) top 30 hit singles for him.
  • He then released the next single "Whenever You Need Somebody" which was a recycled Stock Aitken Waterman song, originally recorded by O'Chi Brown in 1985.
  • The album "Whenever You Need Somebody", containing four tracks written by Astley, reached number one in the UK and Australia and No 10 in the US in November 1987 after which he launched her fourth single "Together Forever" (1988). His fifth and final release from his debut album was "It Would Take a Strong Strong Man".
  • Then, he released his album, "Hold Me in Your Arms" in January 1989 and he launched his third album, "Free", in 1991.
  • His next album, "Body and Soul", was released in 1993 whereas he retired from the music industry at 27, deciding that family life was more important. During this period he co-wrote "Mission Statement", a track for former Marillion singer Fish's 1999 solo album "Raingods with Zippos".
  • Later, he returned to the music industry, signing a co-publishing deal with Polydor and recording a new album, "Keep It Turned On", between November 2000 and September 2001, and released in late 2001.
  • Astley's first compilation album, "Greatest Hits", was released in 2002 as well as released the album "Portrait" in March 2005.
  • In April 2008, the album "The Ultimate Collection: Rick Astley" was released by Sony BMG, however, he wrote an article for "Time" about moot in April 2009.
  • As well, he was a special guest throughout Peter Kay's new tour, "The Tour That Doesn't Tour Tour...Now On Tour", from 27th April to 22nd May 2010.
  • Besides, he co-hosted the "Chris Evans Breakfast Show" on BBC Radio 2 with Peter Kay in December 2010, and in March 2011 he appeared in Comic Relief's Red Nose Day telethon on the BBC.
  • He then released "Keep Singing", from his forthcoming album "50" in April 2016.
  • After that, he launched a new album, "The Best of Me" on 25th October 2019 whereas he released three cover songs; Everlong, Titanium, and Better Now in June 2020, towards the end of the nationwide lockdown in England due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • He also released a single, "Love This Christmas", the video featuring Astley performing amid a flurry of snow and dancing snowmen on 30th November 2020.
  • Additionally, a Reddit user successfully rickrolled Astley himself on 17th June 2020.
  • Recently, the music video for Rick Astley's 1987 debut hit "Never Gonna Give You Up" has been remastered in UHD, allowing wily pranksters to rickroll people in magnificent 4K resolution. 

Rick Astley Singing

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Rick Astley Personal Life 

Rick Astley is a married guy. The fruitful English performer is joyfully hitched to a lady named Lene Bausager. He and his lovely wife met each other as far back as 1988. At the time, Lene was filling in as an advertiser with the American record mark RCA. Later on, the lovebirds declared their commitment and because of occupied timetables, they never made it down the passageway until following fifteen years. They got married in a mystery wedding which occurred in London in 2003. Preceding their wedding, they respected their first tyke, a girl named Emilie Astley in 1992. Presently in her mid-twenties, their little girl is situated in Copenhagen, Denmark, and every now and again visits her folks in the UK. Rick Astley and his family as of now dwell in the London suburb of Richmond. Rick is of straight sexual orientation and he is not gay.

Rick Astley and his wife, Lene Bausager

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Rick Astley Net Worth

The skilled English performer, Rick Astley has truly worked admirably as a musician just as a vocalist. The music star has amassed such a great amount of riches from the closeout of his melodic collections and melodic shows. Rick Astley's net worth is at present is $20 million as of 2021. Не hаѕ аttаіnеd thіѕ nеt wоrth frоm thе еаrnіngѕ hе hаѕ hаd frоm hіѕ hіt ѕіnglеѕ whісh hаvе соntrіbutеd tо а hіgh ехtеnt іn hіѕ nеt wоrth. Моѕt wоrld tоurѕ hе hаѕ mаdе hаvе аlѕо соntrіbutеd іn а hugе wау. Не оwnѕ а $2 Міllіоn wоrth Rісhmоnd Раrk hоuѕе аѕ wеll аѕ а Lеоn саr wоrth $25,000. Astley's major source of income is from his  singing, songwriting and radio personality career as his exact amount of salary is unknown.

Rick Astley Body Measurement 

Rick Astley has a height of 5 ft 11 inches and weighs 74 kg. His hair color and eye color are both dark brown whereas talking about his body build, it is average. Rich is a successful guy to keep his body maintained at this age too which so awesome. He does regular exercise to keep his body healthy, fit, and fine.

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