Pete Best is popular as a musician and the first drummer of the Beatles group. Best also in the list who has been considered for the Fifth Beatle. He joined Beatles group in 1960 and involved in the first season, Hamburg. After two years, he was replaced by Ringo Starr, and he offered for the role in Abbey Road Studio situated in London.
He joined different groups and later started working as a civil servant for almost 20 years and later started his own band with the name Pete Best Band. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Pete Best in 2020.
Early Life and Biography
Randolph Peter Best was born on November 24, 1941, in Mona Best. His mother Mona Best was born in Delhi, India and his father were served as an engineer who died in World War II. His education was completed from Blackmoor Park primary school which was situated in West Derby. He also joined Liverpool Collegiate Grammar School and joined music group as having an interest in music.
Pete married Kathy Best in 1963 and lived with her for 50 years. They have two daughters Bonita and Beba along with four grandchildren.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Best was starred for the first time as a drummer and worked for Allan Williams who was the manager of Beatles in 1960. He didn’t have a permanent position while playing for Beatles and Paul decided to replace him and find someone suitable. After, he worked for his own group in Casbah and was noticed as the drummer who performs in all the four beats. His fans knew about him as a moody drummer, and his performance was loved by McCartney. Later, McCartney offered him the join the group for the amount £15 per week which can be measured about £300 in 2018.
In 1960, he appeared as the lead drummer and performed in the stage in front of the audience. After a few months, he offered more money to the group; the contract was broken with Koschmider. After he came to Liverpool and they didn’t have any contract for a month.
His mother contacts Hamburg to arrange all the equipment’s for the group members, also to arrange their booking for the show. After, Brian worked as the manager of the Beatles and arranging the show’s contracts. He records almost 15 songs for the group which includes cover songs and three McCartney songs.
Net Worth and Earnings
Pete Best has earned the total net worth of about $1 million. His earning was considered from his appearances in group bands. He earns more income than other drummers and having huge wealth. Moreover, his earnings are increases more than compare to past years records.
Best is a well-known drummer who loved to perform for the Beatles group. He loved to play drum beats from his childhood and learned about all the basic things very early. After, he appeared in different groups to perform with them and started his own group later. He also becomes the best drummer with unique skills.