Tall and handsome, Paul Rodgers is a talented singer, songwriter, and musician from the United Kingdom. He has also established himself as a multi-instrumentalist. He is mainly popular in the world for being the vocalist of Free and Bad Company.
Paul Rodgers' early life
Rolling Stone's one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, Paul was born as Paul Bernard Rodgers on 17th December 1949 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
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He is Canadian and is of white ethnicity. As a child, Paul was a bassist.
Paul Rodgers' career
Later he got interested in vocal and became the lead vocalist of the local band The Roadrunners. He also sang for the local bands like Micky Moody and Bruce Thomas.
He co-formed the English rock band Free in 1968 where he served as a lead singer and songwriter. Their debut album, Tons of Sobs was released on 14th of March 1969.
Their second album, Free was released at the end of that year. Though they were one of the biggest-selling British blues-rock, this band disbanded in 1973 and then he formed the band Bad Company that year.
Paul Rodgers' married life
In 1971, Paul got married to Machiko Shimizu. Machiko Shimizu was a sweet housewife. As a married couple, they became parents twice. Though they were happily married, this married life came to an end in 1996.
On 24th of September 2007, Paul got married to Cynthia Kereluk. Cynthia Kereluk is a fitness guru and the 1984 Miss Canada. She is also known for being the exercise physiologist and artist.
Paul Rodgers' net worth and earnings
His net worth is said to be around $14 million dollars. Rodgers made the most of his money from the sales of his record albums which have been enlisted below:
- Bad Company (1974): $5,100,000
- Straight Shooter (1976): $3,150,000
- Run with the Pack (1976): $3,100,000
- Burnin' Sky (1977): $500,000
- Desolation Angels (1979): $2,000,000
- 10 From 6 (1985): $2,100,000
- Dangerous Age (1988): $500,000
- Holy Water (1990): $1,050,000
- Here Comes Trouble (1992): $550,000