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Andrew Ridgeley Net Worth

Andrew Ridgeley Net Worth 2018: Wiki, Married, Family, Wedding, Salary, Siblings

Andrew Ridgeley net worth is
$25 Million

Andrew Ridgeley Wiki/Biography

Andrew John Ridgeley was born on 26th January 1963, in Windlesham, Surrey, England, and is a retired musician, singer and songwriter, best known to the world as a part of the pop duo Wham!, alongside George Michael. They released three studio albums – “Fantastic” (1983), and “Make It Big” (1984) – before they broke up. Andrew`s career was active from 1982 until 1991.

Have you ever wondered how rich Andrew Ridgeley is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Andrew`s net worth is as high as $25 million, earned through his successful musical career. After Wham! broke up, Andrew released one solo album “Son of Albert” (1990), which also improved his wealth.

Andrew Ridgeley Net Worth $25 Million

Andrew, of mixed heritage since his father, Albert is of Italian and Egyptian ancestry, grew up in Bushey, Herfordshire, where he went to the Bushey Meads School. George Michael enrolled at the same school, and the two immediately hit it off. Before they formed Wham!, they played in numerous bands and groups, but without any major success. They recorded a demo, and send it to the Innervision Records, however, they left the label after the first album.

Soon after, Wham! Signed with CBS, and the rest is history; their first album came out in 1983, entitled “Fantastic”, it topped the UK charts, while it achieved triple platinum status in the UK and gold status in US, which not only increased Andrew`s net worth, but also encouraged the two to continue making music. The next year their second album came out, entitled “Make It Big”, and indeed it was big; the album topped charts in several countries, including UK, Australia, Canada, Japan, Norway, Switzerland and US. Furthermore, the album achieved four times platinum status in the UK, six times platinum in Canada and US, while in Germany it reached gold certification, which increased Andrew’s net worth significantly.

However, after a while, Michael and Andrew began to differ in music genres, and the break-up was inevitable. Nevertheless, they recorded one more album before the official break up; it came out in 1986 under the title “Music from the Edge of Heaven”, which achieved platinum status in Canada and the US, increasing further Andrew’s net worth. The two held their last concert at Wembley in front of 72,000 people, a further boost to Andrew’s net worth.

After the disbandment, Ridgeley lived in Monaco for a while, and wanted to become a professional racer, but had little success in Formula Three motor racing, After that he found home in Los Angeles, and tried himself as an actor, but that also didn`t work out. Instead, he returned to England, where he lives today.

He continues to earn money form royalties, thanks to the immense popularity of Wham!, since they have sold over 25 million albums. He also still writes songs for various performers, although his name is largely unknown these days.

Regarding his personal life, Andrew is married to Keren Woodward with whom he has one child. Keren is also a musician, a member of the band Bananarama.


Full NameAndrew Ridgeley
Net Worth$25 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 26, 1963
Place Of BirthWindlesham, United Kingdom
ProfessionSinger-songwriter
EducationBushey Meads School
NationalityBritish
SpouseKeren Woodward
ParentsJennifer Ridgeley, Albert Ridgeley
SiblingsPaul Ridgeley
NicknamesAndrew Ridgley , Ridgeley, Andrew , Andrew John Ridgeley
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm1001770/
Allmusichttp://www.allmusic.com/artist/andrew-ridgeley-mn0000753621
MoviesWham: The Best of Wham
#Fact
1Is of English, Italian and Egyptian ancestry.
2Spends his time surfing, motor racing and owning a restaurant, Bar 92. [2004]
3Still continues to record. [July 2001]
4Is a supporter of the activist group Surfers Against Sewage, which supports a ban on ocean dumping.
5He and George Michael wrote "Careless Whisper" on the back of a bus during their school days.
6Has no intention of returning to the music industry.
7Guitarist of 80s pop group Wham!

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
EastEnders2001-2012TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged2011TV Movie writer: "Careless Whisper"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hot Tub Time Machine2010writer: "Careless Whisper"
Loose Women2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
902102009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2002-2008TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Baby Mama2008writer: "Careless Whisper"
Gossip Live in Liverpool2008Video documentary writer: "Careless Whisper"
Idols!2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols2002-2007TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Patinando por un sueño2007TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Rats and Cats2007writer: "Careless Whisper"
So You Wanna Be a Popstar2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
It Takes Two2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
The South Bank Show2006TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Canadian Idol2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor2005TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Karaoke Revolution Volume 32004Video Game "Careless Whisper"
Australian Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Malaysian Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
SuperStar KZ2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ídolos2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pop Idol2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Idol2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
3rd Rock from the Sun1999TV Series writer - 1 episode
Free Enterprise1998performer: "Shake" / writer: "Shake"
A Night at the Roxbury1998"Careless Whisper"
Sjans1992TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stars in Their Eyes1991TV Series writer - 1 episode
Perfect1985writer: "Wham Rap Enjoy What You Do!" - as Andrew Ridgely
Knight Rider1985TV Series writer - 1 episode
Britain's Got More Talent2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Deadpool2016writer: "Careless Whisper"
Coronation Street2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
New Tricks2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Strictly Come Dancing2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2014writer: "Careless Whisper"
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Blended2014writer: "Careless Whisper"
Dancing on IceTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Walulis sieht fern2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X Factor Philippines2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Filthy Frank Show2011-2012TV Series short writer - 2 episodes

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I am Khama2019announcedHambling (voice)
Wham!: Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go1984Video shortAndrew Andrew

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of Wham!2000Video

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael: A Different Story2005Documentary thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
George Michael: Twenty Five2006VideoHimself
George Michael: A Different Story2005DocumentaryHimself
The Best of Wham!2000VideoHimself
Power Vision - Pop Galerie1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Fantasy Football League1994TV SeriesHimself - Guest Manager
Rock in Rio1991TV SeriesHimself - Musical Support
Pero ¿esto qué es?1990TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops1986TV SeriesHimself
Wham! in China: Foreign Skies1986Documentary
Wish You Were There1985Himself
Live Aid1985TV Special documentaryHimself (as Wham!)
Wham!: The Video1985Video shortHimself
Wogan1984TV SeriesHimself
Pop Quiz1984TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Superstore1983TV SeriesHimself
New American Bandstand 19651983TV SeriesHimself (as Wham!)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19832017TV Movie documentaryHimself - Wham! (as Wham!)
Top of the Pops: The Story of 19822016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Wham!
Dolezal Backstage2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Peter Andre's Xmas Extravaganza Top 502014TV MovieHimself
Video on Trial2006-2009TV SeriesHimself - Accused / Himself - Wham!
The South Bank Show2006TV Series documentaryHimself
25 Years of Smash Hits2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Memories of 1970-19911991TV Series documentaryHimself
Top of the Pops1985TV SeriesHimself

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