Every fan of English rock music have been ardent listeners of the band Rolling stone since its inception, and the man Keith Richards is no less than a legend. A musician, songwriter, guitarist and founder member of Rolling Stone, Keith is a musical sensation. Over a span of around forty- one years with the band Keith has created and made an unvanquished record of ‘rock’s greatest single body of riffs’ which includes the fuzz- tone SOS of I Can’t Get No Satisfaction, the uppercut power chords of Start me up, the strumming and the slash in every tune he plays. In the year 2010, Keith published his autobiography called as ‘life’. Here is a quick summary of the early life, career and Net worth of Keith in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
The legend was born on 18th December 1943 in Dartford, Kent England. Richards is the only child of Doris Richards and Bert Richards who was a factory worker wounded during the World War II. Richard attended Wentworth Primary School and later Dartford Technical High school for Boys.
Keith was expelled from there and shifted to Sidcup Art College. Keith’s influence in music came at a very early age especially from his grandfather who was also a musician. Even after joining art school Richards showed no inclination in studies, but all his mind and heart was with music.
Keith had many failed relationship in the early years until he met Patti Hensen, an American model. The couple dated for four years before they got married in 1983. Keith and Patti have two daughters Theodora and Alexandra. The couple is still together and is leading a good life.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Keith got inspired by the American ‘Rock ‘n’ roll music and the work of Chuck Berry. The inception of the band Rolling Stone happened in the year 1962 with Richard, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Dick Taylor and Ian Stewart. Their first American album ‘That Girl Belongs to Yesterday became a big hit across the world, and soon the compositions got better like O can’t Get No Satisfaction, albums like Out of our heads and much more.
The first solo album by Richards ‘Talk Is Cheap’ was released in 1998 and received a promising review. Not just music, but Richards even made it to the big screen in the year 2007. He played a little yet important role in the film Pirates of the Caribbean In the year 2010, Keith released his autobiography.
Keith’s recognition is not just limited to prestigious awards and nominations, but the fans are his biggest motivators. Few of his nominations and awards are worth mentioning like Grammy Awards in 1984 for the album ‘Let’s spend the night together’, and winning the GQ Men of the Year Awards in 2015 in the category of the legend of the year.
Net Worth & Earnings
The face of Rolling Stone Keith Richards is an affluent figure who won hearts of millions of music lovers, and with that also earned good assets throughout his musical career. Keith has an estimated net worth of $370 million. Apart from this Keith also has other assets like lavish houses, expensive cars, but there is no such official declaration.
Words can never describe the legend, Keith Richards. He is an inspiring personality for all the aspiring musicians, and his works are like learning. Keith is a pillar of support for the band Rolling Stone and his contribution in world music will forever be treasured. Every fan of Keith Richards will love reading this as it not only talks about music but also catapults other horizons in the life of the legend.