Rick Astley Net Worth, Age, Height, Wiki, Bio, Family


Rick Astley is an English singer, songwriter, and musician who rose to fame in the late 1980s with his hit singles “Never Gonna Give You Up” and “Together Forever”. He has released eight studio albums, sold over 40 million records worldwide, and won numerous awards, including a Brit Award and a Grammy Award nomination.

Rick Astley with new single track Never Gonna Stop


Full NameRichard Paul Astley
Other Names/NicknamesRickroll
Profession(s)Singer, songwriter, musician
Date of BirthFebruary 6, 1966
Age (as of 2023)57
Place of BirthNewton-le-Willows, Merseyside, England
Zodiac SignAquarius
Ancestry & HeritageEnglish

Physical Stats

Height5’10” (178 cm)
Weight165 lbs (75 kg)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown

Family & Relationships

ParentsHorace Astley (father) and Pauline Astley (mother)
SiblingsOne sister
AffairsNone publicly known
Relationship StatusMarried to Lene Bausager (2003-present)
ChildrenOne daughter, Emilie
Rick Astley with Zoe Ball

Education & Early Life

SchoolingSt. Mary’s Primary School, Newton-le-Willows; Rivington and Blackrod High School
Higher EducationNone
Early LifeGrew up in Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside; played drums in a soul band called FBI
Early InfluencesMichael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye


Debut1987, with the single “Never Gonna Give You Up”
Significant Works“Never Gonna Give You Up”, “Together Forever”, “Whenever You Need Somebody”, “Cry for Help”
Awards & NominationsBrit Award for Best British Male Artist (1988); Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist (1989)
Filmography/DiscographyEight studio albums, including “Whenever You Need Somebody” (1987), “Hold Me Tight” (1988), and “Up All Night” (1990); 24 singles, including “Never Gonna Give You Up” (1987), “Together Forever” (1988), and “Cry for Help” (1989)
Music Videos“Never Gonna Give You Up” (1987), “Together Forever” (1988), “Cry for Help” (1989)
Tours & Live ShowsNumerous tours, including the Never Gonna Give You Up World Tour (1988) and the Up All Night World Tour (1990)
CollaborationsHas collaborated with numerous artists, including Elton John, Tina Turner, and Paul McCartney
Documentaries“Rick Astley: Never Gonna Give You Up” (2019)
Rick Astley playing at Kendal Calling

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$30 million (estimated)
PropertiesOwns a home in Surrey, England

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsPlaying golf, fishing, and spending time with family
ControversiesNone publicly known
Philanthropy & ActivismSupports numerous charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation
Public ImageKnown for his wholesome and affable personality
Personal ChallengesNone publicly known
Notable InterviewsHas given numerous interviews, including a 2019 interview with The Guardian
Publications & BooksNone
Personal AnecdotesNone publicly known
Quotes“I’m not going to pretend that I’m not enjoying the ride.”

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@rickastley
Twitter Handle@rickastley
Facebook Handle@rickastleyofficial
Youtube ChannelRick Astley
TikTok IDrickastley
Rick Astley before the live show

Legacy & Influence

Cultural References“Never Gonna Give You Up” has been referenced in numerous films, TV shows, and video games. It is also a popular meme.
MentorshipHas mentored a few young musicians
LegacyRick Astley is considered one of the most successful pop artists of the 1980s. His music has been enjoyed by generations of fans and continues to be popular today.