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Rick Astley Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Rick Astley Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 67 kg
Date of Birth February 6, 1966
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Lene Bausager

Rick Astley is an English singer, songwriter, and radio personality who came to prominence with songs like Never Gonna Give You Up, Together Forever, Whenever You Need Somebody, etc.

Born Name

Richard Paul Astley

Nick Name

Rick, Dick Spatsley

Rick Astley performing in Singapore in 2008
Rick Astley performing in Singapore in 2008 (Choo Chin Nian / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

 

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter, Radio Personality

Family

  • Father – Horace Astley
  • Mother – Cynthia Dean
  • Siblings – Jane Astley (Older Sister), John Astley (Older Brother), Michael Astley (Older Brother)

Net Worth

Rick’s net worth was $16 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Genre

Pop, Dance-pop, Blue-eyed Soul

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Drums, Keyboards

Labels

  • RCA Records
  • Pete Waterman Limited
  • Polydor Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

67 kg or 147.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Lene Bausager (1989-Present) – Rick is happily married to film producer Lene Bausager since 2003. They welcomed daughter Emilie Astley in 1992.
Rick Astley as seen on stage in 2014
Rick Astley as seen on stage in 2014 (Andrew Hurley / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Rick has English ancestry.

Hair Color

Red (Natural)

However, he usually dyes his hair ‘Dark Brown’.

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Boyish looks

Rick Astley Favorite Things

  • Song He RecordedCry for Help
  • Place – Sardinia, Italy
  • Meal – Spaghetti alle vongole
  • Cuisine – Italian
  • Drink – Gin and tonic
  • Rickroll VideoBarackRoll

SourceUs Magazine, Wikipedia, The Guardian

Rick Astley seen during his concert in 2009
Rick Astley seen during his concert in 2009 (Michael Alø-Nielsen / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Rick Astley Facts

  1. His 1987 smash-hit song, Never Gonna Give You Up found a cult following in the late 2000’s after the music video of the song was used in a viral YouTube prank called ‘rickrolling’.
  2. Rick launched his own beer called Astley’s Northern Hop in 2017.
  3. He himself rickrolled the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2008 with a live performance of the song.
  4. Rick’s celebrity crush was Farrah Fawcett from the television series, Charlie’s Angels. 
  5. In July 2021, Never Gonna Give You Up crossed 1 billion views on YouTube. Other songs from the 1980s to achieve this distinction are Billie Jean by Michael JacksonSweet Child o’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses, and Take On Me by A-ha.

Featured Image by Choo Chin Nian / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0

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