Ringo Starr

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Date of Birth July 7, 1940
Place of Birth Liverpool, England
Age 80 years old
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Ringo Starr

Sir Richard Starkey, better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who achieved international fame during the 1960s as the drummer for the Beatles. He occasionally sang lead vocals with the group, usually for one song on each album, including "Yellow Submarine", "With a Little Help from My Friends" and their cover of "Act Naturally". He also wrote and sang the Beatles' songs "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden", and is credited as a co-writer of others. Starr was afflicted by life-threatening illnesses during childhood, with periods of prolonged hospitalisation. He briefly held a position with British Rail before securing an apprenticeship as a machinist at a Liverpool equipment manufacturer. Soon afterwards, he became interested in the UK skiffle craze and developed a fervent admiration for the genre.

Born: Richard Starkey, July 7, 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Occupation: Drummer, singer, actor, songwriter
Years active: 1957–present
Children: 3, including Zak Starkey
Parent(s): Richard Starkey, Elsie Gleave
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About Ringo Starr

Drummer, musician, actor, and singer who was a member of the English rock band The Beatles until their breakup in April 1970. He wrote "Don't Pass Me By" and "Octopus's Garden."

Ringo Starr Before Fame

He was asked to join The Beatles after their previous drummer Pete Best had a falling out with the band.

Achievement of Ringo Starr

He sang lead vocals for "Yellow Submarine" and "With a Little Help from My Friends."

Ringo Starr Family Life

He married Maureen Starkey on February 11, 1965, and, after their divorce on July 17, 1975, he married Barbara Bach on April 27, 1981. He has two sons named Zak and Jason and a daughter named Lee.

Associations of Ringo Starr

He wrote the song "What Goes On" with John Lennon.

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Latest information about Ringo Starr updated on April 16, 2021.

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