George Thorogood Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Sep, 2021
Facts of George Thorogood
Date of Birth: 1950 , February-24
Age: 71 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name George Thorogood
Birth Name George Lawrence Thorogood
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Wilmington, Delaware
Ethnicity White
Profession Musician
Net Worth $ 60 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Famous for Singer and songwriter
Married Yes
Married to Marla Raderman (m. 1985)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education Brandywine High School
Music Group Billy Blough
Albums The Dirty Dozen, Live At Montreux 2013,
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The popular blues-rock vocalist George Thorogood first grabbed attention after releasing hit songs like Move it On Over, Bad to the Bone, and also "Who Do You Love. The great musician is regarded as one of the best singers around the world.

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of George Thorogood

George Thorogood was born on February 24, 1950, which makes him 69 years of age. Thorogood's birthplace is Wilmington, Delaware, United States. George was raised in Delaware and he spent most of his childhood in his own birth land. George was born to American parents and belongs to American descent.

Thorogood's nationality is American and his ethnicity is white. There are no updates about George's siblings.

George Thorogood's Professional Career 

George Thorogood with an early interest in music started his musical career during the 1970s. And during the starting of his career, he used to follow the style of Robert Johnson and Elmore James. Later he formed a band along with his high school friend, drummer Jeff Simon and the name of the band was Delaware Destroyers.

The band's creation was a mixture of Chicago blues and rock and roll, their first performance was in the Lane Hall at the University of Delaware. And his first album with the band was released in 1977 entitled George Thorogood & The Destroyers. Just after a year, they released their second album Move It on Over in 1978, which included the hit songs like Move It On Over and Who Do You Love?.

George Thorogood along with his band released their third album in 1979 and the album was entitled Better Than the Rest. George released more than 20 albums with the band and some of the hit albums include, More George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Born to Be Bad, Rockin' My Life Away, The Dirty Dozen, and 2120 South Michigan Ave.

George has also performed several work tours and musical concerts. And the current members of the bands excluding him are Jeff Simon, Billy Blough, Jim Suhler, and Buddy Leach. And the band has provided several greatest hits and has numerous fans. He still continues tour extensively along with his band and celebrated their 40th anniversary of performing in 2014. 

In 2017, Thorogood went on to release his solo album called Party of One.  

George Thorogood's Net Worth And Earnings 

George Thorogood has an estimated net worth of around $60 million, in 2019. In 1988, the singer made $0.5 million from his album Bron to Be Bad. In 1985, from his album Maverick, he made $0.5 million.  

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George Thorogood's Affair, Wife, And Relationship

George Thorogood married his girlfriend Marla Raderman on July 16, 1985, after a year of dating. George and his wife have been in a relationship for about more than 29 years. And they have an only child, a daughter named Rio Thorogood. George Thorogood currently lives in Wilmington, the United States along with his wife and daughter.

The couple has been together for a long time still sharing a strong bond of love with each other.  

George beside his musical career has been a huge fan of baseball for most of his life. And during the 1970s, he also played semi-pro baseball as a second baseman. George also took his daughter along with him to Chicago for her first major league game. 

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George Raderman's Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Thorogood has a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.87 m).
  •  Age as of 2019 is 69 years. 
  • Birth Name: George Lawrence Thorogood
  • Nationality: American 
  • Ethnicity: White