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Cliff Richard

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Net worth 2018: $110 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Lucknow
Country: British
BirthDay: 14 October 1940
Sigh: Scorpio
Height: 1.79 m
Education: St. Thomas' Church School, Howrah, Cheshunt School

Cliff Richard was bornon 14 October 1940 in Lucknow, British, is Singer. Cliff Richard, the British Elvis Presley as he is known as, is one of the most famous pop singers and has sold a whopping 250 million records in his career. He has the third highest number of #1 hit in the UK and was conferred knighthood for his services to the music industry. Also, he is the first pop star from the West to have toured Russia for performances. Today, he is seen as a god-like figure of rock and roll, especially in the UK and enjoys unprecedented popularity. He is one of the very few artists whose career and life is not dotted with any sort of controversies, be it alcoholism, drug abuse or relationships. He maintains an extremely clean image and is quite proud of it. In an interview he once said, “I've always maintained I'm the most radical rock 'n' roll singer Britain has ever seen. I was the only one who didn't spit or swear or sleep around. I didn't do drugs. I didn't get drunk. I didn't indulge in soulless sex.” Truly, there are no controversies or rumors surrounding his life. He has always been candid about his relationships and has vowed to remain a life-long bachelor. Know more about Richard’s life and career in the article below.


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He was one of the performers in the Diamond Jubilee concert held near Buckingham Palace on June 4, 2012


He teamed with some of America’s most popular R&B and soul singers to record the album ‘Soulicious’ in 2011, which was released in October that year


In September 2009, Richard and ‘The Shadows’ released their studio album ‘Reunited’, which was their first album together in forty years


In his 50th year in music industry in 2008, he released ‘And They Said It Wouldn't Last (My 50 Years in Music)’, an eight-CD box set


The Album’, a compilation of his old and new songs, was released on the 12th of November 2007


On 14 June 2004, he performed with ‘The Shadows’ at London Palladium, a famous theatre


He released his studio album ‘Wanted’ in 2001, and soon came up with another successful album, ‘Cliff at Christmas’


In 1996, he entertained the crowd at Centre Court on a rainy day during the Wimbledon Championship


He recorded the duet ‘All I Ask of You’ with Sarah Brightman in 1986 for the famous musical ‘The Phantom of the Opera’


‘Wired for Sound’ released in 1981 was also a significant hit, occupying almost 25 weeks at the UK album charts and selling more than a million copies worldwide


He remained one of the top most singers throughout the 1980s, with most of his songs peaking at no


Another of his chartbuster was ‘We Don't Talk Anymore’ in 1979 which sold 5,000,000 copies worldwide


However, in 1976, his album ‘I'm Nearly Famous’ became an international hit and reinstated his career which had slowed down due to the arrival of the ‘Beatles’


He also made his last film appearance in 1973 movie ‘Take Me High’


The band ‘The Shadows’ fell apart in 1968, but Richard, kept giving hit singles


It was followed by another hit number ‘The Day I Met Marie’ in 1967, which also appeared in UK music charts


In 1965, he released his single ‘On My Word’ which was again a massive hit and peaked at the UK charts


He starred in the 1961 movie ‘The Young Ones’ which was a huge success, the title song of the movie garnered immense popularity and sold more than a million copies


In 1959, he made his film debut with ‘Serious Charge’


Between late 1958 and early 1959 he came up with ‘High Class Baby’ and ‘Livin' Lovin' Doll’


In 1957, he formed his own band Quintones vocal group, prior to joining the Dick Teague Skiffle Group


They settled in Carshalton, Surrey, till his father found a job in ‘Thorn Electrical Industries’ in 1949 and took his family to Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire


After the Independence of India, the family moved to Tilbury, Essex, England, in 1948


Thomas' Church School, Howrah for his elementary education, after his family moved to Calcutta in 1945

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