Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield

Australian musician and actor
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Rick Springfield

Richard Lewis Springthorpe (born 23 August 1949) is an Australian singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, actor and author, known by his stage name Rick Springfield. He was a member of the pop rock group Zoot from 1969 to 1971, then started his solo career with his d├ębut single "Speak to the Sky" reaching the top 10 in Australia in mid-1972, when he moved to the United States. He had a No. 1 hit with "Jessie's Girl" in 1981 in both Australia and the U.S., for which he received the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. He followed with four more top 10 U.S. hits, "I've Done Everything for You", "Don't Talk to Strangers", "Affair of the Heart" and "Love Somebody". Springfield's two U.S. top 10 albums are Working Class Dog (1981) and Success Hasn't Spoiled Me Yet (1982).

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Full name at birth
Richard Lewis Springthorpe
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Jessie's Girl
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Date of birth
23 August 1949
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South Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia
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Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, acto
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6' 2" (188 cm)
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Southern California, U.S.
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Net worth
$12,000,000 USD
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United Talent Agency
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