11 Things You Need To Know About Ringo Starr (The Beatles)

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Ringo Starr was born on 7 July, 1940, in Liverpool, England. His real name is Richard Starkey.


Starr was a professional drummer, & he joined the Beatles on August 18, 1962, as a replacement for Pete Best.


At 6, Ringo suffered from appendicitis & Unfortunately, after the surgery, he developed peritonitis, due to which he fell into a coma for several days.


Due to his difficult childhood & health issues, Ringo became poor in school and left his studies at the age of 13.


Before becoming a drummer, Ringo worked as a delivery boy for British Rail, as a barman on a day boat, & as a trainee machinist at Henry Hunt & Sons.


After the Beatles broke up, he formed his own band, "Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band", in 1989.


Before The Beatles, Ringo worked with some other bands, including Rory Storm & the Hurricanes, The Raving Texans, & The Roundabouts.


In 1970, Ringo released his debut solo album, "Sentimental Journey." The same year, he also released his 2nd album, "Beaucoups of Blues."


In his career, Starr released 20 studio albums & 46 singles. He also published 3 books under his name.


In 1999, Ringo was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame, & he was inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1988, 2015).


Ringo Starr is also one of the richest drummers in the world; he has a net worth of around $350 million.

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