About Rick Astley
It has been announced that the total amount of Rick Astley net worth is 8 million dollars. Rick Astley is a well known musician in the whole world and he is also a radio personality. In 1987, he rose to stardom when he released a well known single called “Never Gonna Give You Up”. The song landed in the top of charts of 25 countries. Thus, the single made him an internationally recognized sensation. It is also known that 8 first singles of the singer landed in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart. This made him the only solo male singer to receive such a number of singles landed in such a high position.
In 1993, it was stated that Rick Astley retired from his career as a musician. However, this career has made him a huge star in the world and it also added up to the total size of Rick Astley net worth. At the time of his retirement, it was also reported that the singer has sold well over 40 million copies of his records on an international scale.
In 2007, Rick Astley became popular once more when the mentioned single of his, “Never Gonna Give You Up” became a part of a famous meme on the Internet called “rickrolling”.
The singer was born in England in 1966. When he was a child, his parents separated. After the divorce of his parents, Rick Astley’s custody rights were given to his father, who raised him. When he was 10 years old, Rick Astley got interested into music, which became the main source of his popularity and it also added up to the overall amount of Rick Astley net worth. At that time, Rick Astley started singing in a local church.
When he was a student of high school, Rick Astley also belonged to a number of high school bands, where he was a player of drums. The first songs which he sang a solo act were mainly cover songs, but they showed his true potential in singing and he soon caught eye of various music agents and talent scouts. Thus, his name began to rise in the industry and it became immensely popular in 1987, with the release of the mentioned single, which also increased the total size of Rick Astley net worth.