Rick Astley Bio: Family With Wife, The One Who Gave Him "Success"
Rick Astley is one of the most popular singers who has sold over 40 million records worldwide in a career which lasted for more than three decades. He had multiple numbers of chart-topping hits including one of his most famous song; Never Gonna Give You Up. Moreover, Whenever You Need Somebody and Together Forever are some of his greatest hits.
He won the British Phonographic Industry Award for British Single in 1988. Also, he was nominated at the 2005 Robert Festival for the Best Original Score award for the song Oh Happy Day.
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Besides singing and writing, Rick enjoys playing drums, piano, keyboards, guitar, and saxophone. Before his mainstream success, he was in bands named FBI and Give Way. Following his sell-out UK tour of 2004, Rick signed a recording deal with Sony BMG.
Rick Astley Bio (Age)
Richard Paul Astley, popular as Rick Astley, was born on February 6, 1966, in Warrington, Cheshire, England, the UK to Horace Astley and Cynthia Astley. He grew up in Newton-le-Willows with two older brothers and an elder sister.
Later on, his parents ended their marriage when he was five years of age, and he started to live with his father.
Talking about his education, the 52 years of age Rick with a height of 5 feet and 10 inches was a dropout when he was sixteen years of age. Later on, he worked as a driver and focused on his music.
Who Is The Wife Of Rick Astley?
Back in 1988, Rick Astley met the love of his life, Lene Bausager (an Oscar-nominated film producer) when she was working as a promoter for RCA Records in Denmark.
Soon they started dating each other, and after being in a relationship for four years, the couple welcomed their beautiful daughter named Emilie in the year 1992. Till then, the couple was not married to each other. But, in 2013, they decided to get married, and Lene officially became his wife.
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Matching With Wife: Rick Astley and his wife Lene Bausager posing together wearing matching color outfits (Picture: .dailymail.co.uk)
As in now, Lene works as the manager for her husband Rick and their 24-years-old daughter works as an artist and landscape designer.
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Net Worth Of Rick Astley Runs In Millions Of Dollars
Talking about his career, Rick was singing in the band FBI when he was discovered by the hit factory-producers Stock/Aitken/Waterman in 1987. Together, they produced his biggest hit in 1987; Never Gonna Give You Up which became a worldwide number one hit including the USA.
Later on, the song Whenever You Need Somebody became his next single which reached number one in Europe. Adding on to that, the song Together Forever and My Arms Keep Missing You sold 15.2 million copies worldwide.
So, when it comes to his total net worth, it is estimated to be around $16 million.