About Rick Astley
It has been stated that the overall size of Rick Astley net worth is as much as 8 million dollars, as of right now. Rick Astley has earned his net worth because of his career in music, where he is known as a singer, song writer and radio personality. Rick Astley has released numerous hits, sales of which have also added up to the total size of Rick Astley net worth. Rick Astley has also gone to his own world tour.
The musician was born in England in 1966 and his full birth name is Richard Paul Astley. In 1987, he became a well known singer when he released his first successful song called “Never Gonna Give You Up”. The song landed in the first place in many charts in different countries. He started his career in music as a drummer, and as such he belonged to some local groups. Rick Astley made history when he became the first male singer who recorded 8 singles which landed in the Top 10 in the United Kingdom.
In 1988, another well known song of him was released called “Together Forever”. This song also landed in the first place, as did his first hit. This made him the first male singer from the United Kingdom, whose two first singles landed high in charts in the United States. In 1991, Rick Astley released an album called “Free”. In this album, other musicians appeared too, such as Mark King and Elton John. Overall, he has released four studio albums. The sales of these albums have also added up to the overall sum of Rick Astley net worth.
In 1993, Rick Astley decided to stop his career in music and focus on his family life. In 2001 he came back to music when he released an album called “Keep It Turned On”. In 2005 one more album of the singer was released called “Portrait”.
In 2007, Rick Astley became a huge Youtube star when his song called “Never Gonna Give You Up” became a popular meme on the Internet, known as Rickrolling. In 2008, Rick Astley got the title of the Best Act Ever which was given to him at the MTV Europe Music Awards. Thus, music has not only made him famous and increased the overall amount of Rick Astley net worth, but also earned him titles and awards. Thus, it is because of his involvement into this industry that he is so known all around the world.