Ringo Starr Biography

Published On Sep 05, 2017
Facts of Ringo Starr
Date of Birth: 1940 , July-7
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
View moreless Facts of Ringo Starr

Ringo began his career in 1957, as Drummer and created his first band the "Eddie Clayton Skiffle Group", which led him good to fame. Later in 1960, Starr became the member of Liverpool group, Rory Storm, and Hurricanes.

After achieving a good fame Ringo stopped working for Hurricanes and moved to Beatles in August 1962. Starr also appeared in the Beatles' movie.

After the band split in 1970, Starr released various successful singles like It Don't Come Easy, number one Photograph and You're Sixteen. Following he also released his most successful UK single, "Back Off Boogaloo".

Starr became famous in both commercial and critical from his album, Ringo which was a top ten new released in both the UK and the US in 1973.

Ringo also played various documentaries and hosted television shows and also narrated the children's television program Thomas & Friends and portrayed Mr. Conductor during the first season of PBS children television show.

In 2011, Ringo was ranked at fifth greatest drummer of all the time by "Rolling Stone". Starr is the winner of various awards like BAFTA Award, Academy Award, and nominated for Daytime Emmy Award.

Talking about social media, Ringo is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has 1.67M followers on his Twitter account and 176K followers on his Instagram profile. Ringo often posts pictures on his social networking and receives huge likes and comments by his followers.

Looking at his personal life, Starr married Maureen Cox in 1965. The couple is blessed with three children Zak, Jason, and Lee. Sadly they couldn't continue their relationship and divorced in 1975.

At the time of film shooting, Starr met the actress Barbara Bach with whom he married on 27 April 1981. Ringo has seven grandchildren, three from Zak, three from Jason, and one from Lee.

Being a famous drummer, Starr has featured in many shows from which he collects a big chunk of money. As of 2017, his estimated net worth is $350 million through which he finances his living and lives a celebrity life.

 

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr facts on timeline

Born in United Kingdom

July 7 , 1940

Ringo was born in 1940 in Dingle, Liverpool, England to father, Richard Starkey and mother, Elsie née Gleave. Ringo was raised by his parents in Admiral Grove, Dingle, Liverpool. Starr Joined St Silas, a Church of England for his primary school.

Started career as Drummer

1957

Ringo began his career in 1957 as a Drummer and created his first band the Eddie Clayton Skiffle Group, which led him to a good fame. Later Starr became the member of Liverpool group, Rory Storm, and Hurricanes.

Released Ringo Album

1973

Starr became famous in both commercial and critical success from his Ringo, album which was a top ten release in both the UK and the US in 1973.

Won Awards

2011

This year Ringo was ranked at fifth greatest drummer of all the time by Rolling Stone. Starr is the winner of various awards like BAFTA Award, Academy Award, and nominated for Daytime Emmy Award.

 

Ringo married Maureen cox

1965

This year Starr married Maureen Cox, who was Beatles manager, with the presence of Starr's stepfather Harry Graves and fellow Beatle George Harrison as witnesses.

Married Barbara Bach

April 27 , 1981

During Film shooting, Starr met the actress Barbara Bach to whom he married on 27 April 1981. Ringo has seven grandchildren, three from Zak, three from Jason, and one from Lee.

 

Total Net worth

2017

As a famous drummer Starr has featured in many shows from which he collects a big chunk of money and has estimated net worth of $350 million through which he finances his living and lives a celebrity life.