Rick Astley Biography

Updated On Jul 17, 2019 Published On Apr 26, 2017
Facts of Rick Astley
Date of Birth: 1966 , February-6
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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At the age of 10, Rick Astley began his musical career as a singer in the church. Later, Astley performed as a drummer with a band named; FBI. After some months, the lead singer left the band and Astley was offered to be the lead singer in the year 1985. Rick moved to London for his future career and started to work at the Pete Waterman Limited (PWL) recording studio.

After that, Rick Astley released his debut album named; ‘’When Ever You Need Somebody'’ in the year 1987 which is one of the successful European hit albums and take a position in No.1 from seven countries including German, Sweden and so on. In those days, Astley became a successful singer and appeared in several albums such as; Take Me in Your  Arms (1988 ), Hold me in Your Arms (1998), Free(1991) and many others.

In the same year, he released his album named; ‘’Never Gonna Give You Up’’. The song receives a grand review from worldwide which is one of the hit songs in the world. From this song, he won the Best British awards in 1988 and won millions of hearts.

Astley who left kept himself away from the music industry in the year 1993 and decided to raise his daughter Emilie. After 10 years, Rick made his come back from his album named; Keep It Turned On in 2001. A few months ago, Astley Rick released his album named ''50'' on June 10, 2016, which is the No.1 song on the U.K.

Moving towards his personal life, Rick Astley married to Lene Bausager; an actress and procedure after dating for several years. The couple is blessed with one child daughter named; Emilie Astley and live a happy life in England.

Rick earns a huge amount of money from his singing career. From his career, he earns a handsome amount of salary. It has been estimated that his current Networth is around $8 million.

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Born in Newton-le -Willows, England

February 6 , 1966

Rick Astley is a well-known British singer and musician born in Newton-le-Willows, England in the year 1966, February, 6. He is famous for his song ''Never Gonna Give Up''.

Began his career as a Singer

1976

When Rick was just 10 years old, he began his musical career as a singer in the church. After few years, Astley performed as a drummer with a band named; FBI.

Debut album '' When Ever You Need Somebody''

1987

Rick Astley made his debut album from the album named; ''When Ever You Need Somebody'' in the year 1987 which is one of the hit albums in Europe.  

Released his album ''Never Gonna Give You UP''

1987

Rick released his album named;''Never Gonna Give You Up'' in the year 1987, which receives good reviews from worldwide which one of the hit song in the world.

Won the Best British awards

1988

In the year 1987, Astley released his album named; ''Never Gonna Give You Up'' from this he earned name and fame. From this, he won the Best British awards.

Married to Lene Bausager

2003

Rick Astley married to Lene Bausager who is an actress after dating for several months. The couple is blessed with one daughter named; Emilie Astley and live a happy life in Newton-le-Willows, England.

Net worth is around $8 million.

2017

Rick Astley is one of the successful singers and featured in several albums. Career as a singer, he earns a beautiful amount of money. It has been estimated that his current Net worth is around $8 million.