Who is Rick Springfield and what is his net worth 2018? Rick Springfield is an actor, singer, songwriter and author from Australia. He was with Zoot band for 2 years (1969-1971) then decided to go solo. His song “Jessie’s Girl” was ranked 1 in the United States and Australia in 1981. He acted in the Action-Adventure film that was released in the United States in 1979, Saga of a Star World. Rick also acted in the TV series High Tide for 3 years.
Richard Lewis Springthorpe was born on August 23rd, 1949 in Guildford, New South Wales, Australia. His father, Norman James Springthorpe was an Australian army officer, but he died in 1981, and his mother is Eileen Springthorpe. They lived sometime at the army camp in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
When Rick was 25, he dated the famous actress Linda Blair. After Linda, Rick started a relationship with Barbara Porter, and after 1 year, on October 27th, 1984 they got married. They have 2 sons, first one was born in 1985, his name is Liam and he’s an actor now, Liam acted in the drama film that was released in 2014, Grace.
Their second son was born in 1989 and his name is Joshua Springthorpe. During the period between Liam’s and Joshua’s born, Rick took some time to settle with his family because he was having some depression. The family lives together now and they have 3 homes in London, Sydney and Victoria.
Rick Springfield career started when he was 13 years old learning to play the guitar. Weather in England or in Australia, Rick joined many bands. One band he joined in 1968 was first called Rockhouse band then its name was changed to MPD Ltd, and they did some live concerts. The band’s drummer, Danny Finley along with Rick formed a band called wickety wak and they recorded some songs.
In 1969, Rick joined Zoot band as their lead guitarist and vocalist and the band was very successful and people loved it, but after a while the band split and broke up. After bands, Rick started his solo career with a single song called “Speak to the Sky” and it was very successful. In 1972, Rick released his first album in London under the name “Beginnings” with 10 songs in it. He moved to the United States in the same year that he released “Beginnings”.
In 1973, his second album was released under the name of “Comic Book Heroes” with 11 songs in it. Rick recorded and released many albums, his last album was released on April 1, 2017 and it’s called Rock Nation. Rick’s acting career started in 1977 with a science fiction and action TV series called “The Six Million Dollar Man”, and in 1984 he acted in the musical drama film “Hard to Hold”, he also appeared in many other TV series and films. Furthermore, Rick authored 3 books 1 in 2010 and 2 in 2014.
Rick Springfield List of Books
• Late, Late at Night (October 12, 2010).
• Magnificent Vibration: A Novel (May 6, 2014).
• Magnificent Vibration (May 6, 2014).
Rick Springfield Net Worth
Rick Springfield earned a Grammy Award in 1982 for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for his single song “Jessie’s Girl”, he also earned the American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist in 1983. He also won the Boston Film Festival Best Music award in 2012 for “An Affair of the Heart”. Rick Springfield has been going on many tours since a very longtime and all of them are successful. Rick Springfield has a net worth of $14 million.
Rick Springfield is a well-known singer, songwriter, actor and author. He has released many successful albums and went on many tours. He’s also a talented actor that has an outstanding performance in most of the TV series and films he worked in. Rick Springfield lives with his family and they all seem happy.