|Rick Astley Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||February 6, 1966|
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.
Richard Paul Astley
Rick, Dick Spatsley
Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Singer, Songwriter, Radio Personality
- Father – Horace Astley
- Mother – Cynthia Dean
- Siblings – Jane Astley (Older Sister), John Astley (Older Brother), Michael Astley (Older Brother)
Rick’s net worth was $16 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
Pop, Dance-pop, Blue-eyed Soul
Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone, Drums, Keyboards
- RCA Records
- Pete Waterman Limited
- Polydor Records
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Lene Bausager (1989-Present) – Rick is happily married to film producer Lene Bausager since 2003. They welcomed daughter Emilie Astley in 1992.
Race / Ethnicity
Rick has English ancestry.
However, he usually dyes his hair ‘Dark Brown’.
Rick Astley Favorite Things
- Song He Recorded – Cry for Help
- Place – Sardinia, Italy
- Meal – Spaghetti alle vongole
- Cuisine – Italian
- Drink – Gin and tonic
- Rickroll Video – BarackRoll
Rick Astley Facts
- 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’.
- Rick launched his own beer called Astley’s Northern Hop in 2017.
- He himself rickrolled the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2008 with a live performance of the song.
- Rick’s celebrity crush was Farrah Fawcett from the television series, Charlie’s Angels.
- 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 Jackson, Sweet Child o’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses, and Take On Me by A-ha.
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