Rick Parfitt was an English musician best known as singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist. He was supported fully by his friends and families in order to be a good singer as well as guitarist. Rick worked for several years for bands and rock band Status Quo. He and his friends were awarded Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire award.
Rick Parfitt was an English musician best known as singer, songwriter and rhythm guitarist. He was supported fully by his friends and families in order to be a good singer as well as guitarist. Parfitt worked for several years for bands and rock band Status Quo. He and his friends were awarded Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire award.
Facts of Rick Parfitt
|Full Name||Richard John Parfitt|
|Date of birth||October 12, 1948|
|Birthplace||Woking, Surrey, England|
|Died||24 December 2016 (aged 68)|
|Hair colour||Light Brown|
|Spouse||Lyndsay Whitburn (August 2006 – 24 December 2016) (his death) (2 children) Lyndsay Whitburn (August 2006 – 24 December 2016) (his death) (2 children)Patty Beedon (1988 – 1995) (divorced) (1 child)|
Marietta Booker (1974 – ?) (divorced) (2 children)
|Net Worth||$ 5 million|
Rick Parfitt’s Early Life And Education
Rick Parfitt was born as Richard John Parfitt on October 12, 1948. His father was an insurance salesman who was a gambler and drinker. But his mother didn’t give up to her husband behaviors and in fact, she worked hard all the time to improve the future of her family members. She used to work in cake shops. Rick described his childhood self as a ”typical naughty boy” and described his upbringing life as ”wonderful.” When he was at the age of 11 he first learned to play guitar.
Rick Parfitt’s Career
Rick as a young boy at his childhood level focused much about his career. When Rick was busy singing and playing the guitar in The Prince Of Wales Feathers, a warren street in London when his father was approached by an agent from Sunshine Holiday Camp who gave Parfitt a performing job.
At that time Parfitt joined The Harrisons Twins. It was a cabaret trio called The Highlights. The manager or head of The Harrisons Twins managed to perform at Butlins in Minehead following the season. He was soon invited for another song as soon as he became familiar with the members.
Rick Parfitt’s Personal Life
Knowing Parfitt personally he had a disease of the heart and had a quadruple heart bypass in 1997 and was told by a doctor he could die at any time unless he controls himself from being more close with negativity behaviors like taking drugs, Drinking alcohol and Gambling.
Later on, when he suffered from this great disease in an interview he proclaimed that he has stopped smoking before 27 years and was away from Cocaine and other drugs for 10. He had throat cancer and suffered from heart attack and underwent surgery in December 2011. He suffered from several attacks and when he on a tour.
Then in a Daily Mail, Parfitt exposed he was pleased to have a heart attack as it made him stop smoking for 50 years. On 14 June 2016, he got hospitalized by the next attack when he was playing a concert. That case was serious now he even couldn’t even breathe properly. He had a defibrillator fitted in his chest because of which he couldn’t perform more in the tour. Unfortunately, on 24 December 2016, at the age of 68.
Rick Parfitt’s Net Worth
Knowing about the net worth of Rick Parfitt he earned $ 10 million from his career. He also won £50,000 for charity on a 2007 episode of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? With his popularity, he gained a lot of followers and fans due to his inspiring and melodious voice.
Rick Parfitt’s Body Measurements
There is no information about his body measurements.