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Keith Richards

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Net worth 2018: $340 Million
Industry: Singers
Country: British
BirthDay: 18 December 1943
Sigh: Capricorn
Height: 1.74 m

Keith Richards was bornon 18 December 1943 in British. The legendary hero of rock ‘n’ roll and one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Keith Richards has always dared to speak his mind and walk his own path. Guitarist, songwriter, singer, record producer and founding member of ‘The Rolling Stones’, Richards has written some of the greatest hit rock songs of all time. He is considered to be the pioneer of innovative state-of-the-art rhythm and this multi-talented musician also plays the bass and the keyboard. He remains one of the most internationally recognized and iconic figures of rock music and has influenced numerous young musicians. Apart from being a member of ‘The Rolling Stones’, he has also toured with ‘The New Barbarians’ and has been the front-man of the’ X-Pensive Winos’. Some of his hit albums include ‘Emotional Rescue’, ‘Exile on Main St.’, ‘Goats Head Soup’ and the all-time hit single ‘I Can't Get No Satisfaction’. He also made a cameo in the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End’. With an estimated net worth $280 million, Richards is one of wealthiest musicians in the U.K. To learn more interesting facts about his personal life and professional achievements, scroll down and continue to read this biography.


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In 2012, he paid tribute to fellow musicians Chuck Berry and Leonard Cohen at the JFK Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts


In 2011, the album was re-released by Universal music Enterprises


On October 15, 2010 his autobiography ‘Life’ was published, which was written with the assistance of journalist James Fox


In 2007, he made an appearance in the film ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End’, in which he played the role of ‘Captain Jack Sparrow’s father


On April 27, 2006 he suffered a head injury, for which he underwent a surgery in New Zealand


In 2005, a collection of all the ‘The Rolling Stones’ rare and limited-issue recordings were released in an album titled, ‘Rarities 1971-2003’


Between 1989 and 1990 the band went on a yearlong worldwide tour and did 115 shows in the U


On December 18, 1983 he got married to Patti Hansen, model and actress and the couple have two children


The 1980 album ‘Emotional Rescue’ was an instant hit on the music charts and the album reached the number one position in the U


In 1979, he joined ‘The New Barbarians' tour, during which he played the keyboard


In 1973, the band released the hit album ‘Goats Head Soup’, which featured the hit single ‘Angie’


During ‘Rolling Stones Tour’ in 1972, he sang as the lead vocalist for the song ‘Happy’ from the album ‘Exile on Main St’


In 1968, he played the bass guitar for the song ‘Sympathy for the Devil’, which was the opening track of the album ‘Beggars Banquet’ that released the same year


From 1967 to 1979 he was in a relationship actress, Anita Pallenberg and they have two children together even though they never got married


In 1965, the song ‘I Can't Get No Satisfaction’ was released, co-written by him along with Mick Jagger


In autumn of 1963, the band recorded their second single titled, ‘I Wanna be Your Man’, a song that was written by Lennon-McCartney


On July 12, 1962, the band played their first official gig at the Marquee Club, a music Club located on Oxford Street, London


In 1959, he was expelled from Dartford Technical High School on the grounds of ‘truancy’, after which he was sent to the Sidcup Art College

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