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Rick Wakeman is a popular English producer, television and radio presenter, and author. He is most well-known for being a member of the popular rock band, “Yes,” and for his solo albums. His most popular albums are “The Six Wives of Henry VIII” (1973), “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” (1974), and “The Myths and Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table” (1975). In the year 2017, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the band, “Yes.” Also, he has authored an autobiography and two memoirs.
Rick Wakeman has been very successful throughout the years.
Rick Wakeman’s initial recognition came in 1969 with being a part of the folk-rock group, “The Strawbs,” where he worked till 1971. He played piano on “Dragonfly,” which was the band’s second album. One of his notable achievements with the band came on the 11th of July 1970 at Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, where the band’s performance was greeted with a standing ovation.
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Rick Wakeman married Roz Woolford in 1970, but they divorced seven years in 1977. Together, they have two sons, Oliver (b. 1972) and Adam (b. 1974). He then married Danielle Corminboeuf in 1980 but divorced the following year. Together, they have a son, Benjamin (b. 1978).
|Wife's/Spouse's Name||Roz Woolford (m, 1970; div, 1977), Danielle Corminboeuf (m, 1980; div, 1981), Nina Carter (m, 1984; div, 2004), Rachel Kaufman (m, 2011)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Oliver, Adam, Benjamin, Jemma Kiera, Oscar, Amanda)|
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|Full/Real Name||Richard Christopher Wakeman|
|Age (as of today)||74 years|
|Date of Birth||May 18, 1949|
|Place of Birth||Perivale, London, England|
|Height||1.89 m, 6 feet 2 inches|
|Weight||90 kg, 198.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$15 Million|
|Occupation||Author, Producer, Radio Presenter, Television|
Height, Weight, and Age
Rick Wakeman's height is quite tall measuring 1.89 m. Rick Wakeman weighs 90 kg. Being born on May 18, 1949, translates to an age of 74 years as of todays date (July 9, 2023).
When I die, I’ll probably climb out of the coffin and play the organ at my own funeral!Rick Wakeman
There’s a fine line between angry and grumpy. Angry isn’t nice, but grumpy is funny.Rick Wakeman
My earliest professional musical experiences were really as a session player, and every day was an adventure. Three sessions a day, every day, and you never knew who you would be working with until you arrived at the studio.Rick Wakeman
People always said that I hated punk, and that really wasn’t true. It was glossed over for many years that I was the guy who found the Tubes and signed them to A&M. English punk was a revolution.Rick Wakeman
The studio is not the place to write. You need to be 75% ready when you go into the studio, and then the music can develop to the next stage.Rick Wakeman