Keith Richards Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family
Keith Richards is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the Rolling Stones’ co-founder, guitarist, vocalist, and composer. Rolling Stone named his song “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” the second Greatest Song of All Time.
Childhood, Family, and Education
Keith Richards was born to Herbert William Richards and Doris Maud Lydia on December 18, 1943, at Livingston Hospital in Dartford, Kent, England. He is the only child in his family.
His father was a manufacturing worker who was injured during the Normandy invasion during WWII. Ernie and Eliza Richards, his paternal grandparents, were socialists and civic leaders. His father discouraged him from pursuing a career in music, but his grandfather, a big band jazz musician, urged him to pursue his dream of playing guitar. He is of Caucasian ethnicity and of American nationality.
Similarly, Richards attended Wilmington Academy and Wentworth Primary School. He then went to Sidcup Art College, where he received his diploma in 1962.
Keith Richards has been interested in music since he was a child. In 1962, he co-founded the Rolling Stones with Mick Jagger after graduating from Sidcup Art College.
Brian Jones (1962–1969), Mick Taylor (1969–1975), and Ronnie Wood (1969–1975) are the other members of the musical ensemble (1975-present). The band went on to become the world’s longest-running rock band. Johnny Depp, a well-known Hollywood actor, based his renowned Jack Sparrow persona on Keith Richards’ mannerisms and voice. Rolling Stone named his song “Satisfaction (I Can’t Get No)” from the group the second Greatest Song of All Time.
Salary and Net Worth
Keith Richards, who is also a successful American actor, makes a good living from his music profession. Richards has a net worth of $340 million, according to the website Wealthy Gorilla. The musician is listed among the “20 Richest Rockstars” on the website. We can see him living a luxury lifestyle just by scrolling through his Instagram account. He owns a high-end automobile and lives in a lavish home.
His wife Patti Hansen is his personal life partner
In terms of Keith Richards’ personal life, he is married to Patti Hansen, an American model. On December 18, 1983, the pair exchanged wedding vows in a magnificent ceremony. Theodora Richards and Alexandra Richards, the couple’s daughters, are the couple’s only offspring. From his previous relationship with actress Anita Pallenberg, he had a daughter Angela Richards and two sons Marlon Richards and Tara Richards. Hansen was previously married to James DePaiva from One Life to Live. The former couple married in 1981 and divorced in 1983, just two years later.
|Date of Birth:||1943, December-18|
|Age:||78 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
|Father||Herbert William Richards|
|Mother||Doris Maud Lydia|
|Birth Place/City||Dartford, Kent|
|Net Worth||$340 million|
|Married to||Patti Hansen|