Rick Wright Net Worth
Rick Wright’s net worth: Rick Wright was an English musician, singer and songwriter, best known for his career at Pink Floyd, with a net worth of $ 70 million. Rick Wright was most widely recognized as a member of the rock band, Pink Floyd. His skills as a keyboardist are considered one of the main reasons for the sound and distinctive success of Pink Floyd. He was born as Richard William Wright on July 28, 1943 in Hatch End, Middlesex, England. It was Wright’s richly textured keyboard layers that were a key ingredient to the characteristic Pink Floyd sound. As a multi-instrumentalist, he played keyboards, bass, voices, violin, vibraphone, trombone, cello and trumpet. He started playing guitar, piano and trumpet at the age of 12. It did not take him long to realize that music was his true calling. Wright was a founding member of The Pink Floyd Sound as they were called in 1965. He also participated in his previous incarnations as Sigma 6 and The (Screaming) Abdabs. After the formation of the band, Wright often sang harmony and occasionally directed voices on stage and in the studio with Pink Floyd, especially in the singles “Time”, “Echoes”, “Wearing the Inside Out”, “Astronomy” Domine “and” Matilda Mother “. In addition, he wrote significant parts of the music for classic albums like Meddle, The Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here, as well as Pink Floyd’s final studio album, The Division Bell. It was the Dark Side of the Moon in 1973 that secured its place in the history of rock. In addition to his work with the group, he recorded his solo project called “Wet Dream” in 1978. In 1984, he formed a new music group along with Dave Harris, who recorded together an album of music called ‘Identity’. 1996 marked the release of his second solo album called ‘Broken China’. Throughout his life, he also gave many successful live concerts. Offstage, Rick Wright had three marriages and three children, two from his first marriage and one from his third marriage. He died of cancer at age 65.