As his Wiki says, Little Richard is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. He recently passed away on May 9, 2020, at the age of 87. Considered as one of the most significant faces of pop culture, he is the man who gave us the seeds of Rock N’ Roll music during the 1950s when everything started.
Before him, this popular genre of music was unknown; people didn’t even know it existed. He is an inspiration for many artists who came just after him. Including the Beatles, who had previously thanked Little Richard for making the people know about rock music. They used to sing his songs on tours when they were just starting up. Little Richard has so much influence on many rock artists of that time.
What are some popular songs by Little Richard?
His song “Tutti Frutti” was the masterpiece that made him stormed into the world scene. This song was loved by Many. Some of his other famous creations include Good Golly Miss Molly, Rip it up, Long Tall Sally, The Girl Can’t help it, Oh My Soul, All around the world, and many more. All his songs featured his piano tunes, which he was a master of. For instance, you could just watch “Tutty Fruity.”
What is his net worth?
Despite being so popular, his net worth stands at 40 million dollars, as reported after his death. He doesn’t even rank in the top 100 most riches artist of all time. You would say that’s not fair for an artist who gave us the Rock N Roll music, which is listened by almost 57% of the people in the US. That’s a considerable number. In the later part of the 1959’s, he gave up as a rock musician and started preaching of the gospel.
He has also worked as an actor featuring in many commercials and some movies as well. The reason for his $40M worth. Some of his famous film as an actor is Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Mystery Alaska, Don’t Knock The Rock, Catalina Caper, Purple People Eater, and many more. He received his much-deserved walk of fame in the year of 1990. He still is an essential figure of American society who continues to inspire many.