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 in the world.
Early Life Of George
George Thorogood was born on February 24, 1950, which makes him 73 years of age in 2023. Thorogood's birthplace is Wilmington, Delaware, the United States.
He was raised in Delaware and spent most of his childhood in his birth land. The Rockstar was born to American parents and belonged to American descent.
Started Music Career In 1970
Thorogood, with an early interest in music, started his musical career during the 1970s. And during the start of his career, he followed 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.
Formed Band Delaware Destroyers
The band's creation was a mixture of Chicago blues and rock and roll, and their first performance was in Lane Hall at the University of Delaware.
And his first album with the band was released in 1977, entitled George Thorogood & The Destroyers. 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?
Released More Than 20 Albums
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's Musical concerts
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 continued to tour extensively with his band and celebrated their 40th anniversary of performing in 2014. In 2017, Thorogood released his solo album called Party of One.
Thorogood had an estimated net worth of around $60 million. While in 2022, the legendary musician was estimated to have around $70 Million.
In 1988, the singer made $0.5 million from his album Bron to Be Bad. In 1985, with his album Maverick, he made $0.5 million. Currently, the media personality resides in California, where the median home cost is $834400. He must be living a lavish lifestyle with his family members.
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George Thorogood's Wife
After a year of dating, Thorogood married his girlfriend, Marla Raderman, on July 16, 1985. The Rockstar and his wife have been in a relationship for more than 30 years. And they have an only child, a daughter named Rio Thorogood.
The couple has been together for a long time, still sharing a strong bond of love. There has been no sign of separation until now. Also, the details regarding his past relationships are missing.
Fan Of Baseball
Besides his musical career, Thorogood has been a huge baseball fan for most of his life. And during the 1970s, he also played semi-pro baseball as a second baseman.
He also took his daughter along with him to Chicago for her first major league game. He often plays outdoor sports.
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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 2023; he is 73 years.
- Birth Name: George Lawrence Thorogood
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
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by Bchrome, 25 Apr, 2016