Little Richard

Inside Biography

He is an absolute legend and there is no doubt about it. He has done it all and he has won it all. His music touches the soul and his voice can melt anyone. He has given many hit songs and albums in his career and people will always remember him for that. He is none other than the legendary Little Richard.


Little Richard was born in the year 1932 on 5th of December and this makes his age 83 at this time. He was born in a place called Macon which lies in Georgia of United States of America. He belongs to the nationality American. His ethnicity is black according to some sources.

Early Life and Career

Little Richard's childhood was not lavish at all. He was one of the twelve children of his parents. His father was a church deacon whereas his mother was a member of Macon’s New Hope Baptist Church. He went to a high school called Hudson High School for his education.  


His music career has been one of the best anyone has had. He is a musician and a great songwriter. He has been present from the year 1947 and in this long period of time, there is nothing he has not achieved. He is a master at playing piano as well. He did work with a lot of labels in the past and some of them are Goldisc Records, End, Disney, and Reprise. He has also been part of movies and TV shows. Some of the movies and TV shows he has worked for include the likes of Don’t Know the Rock, Purple People Eater, Goddess of Love, The Naked Truth, and The Pickle.

Little Richard has had 37 singles in his career till now. He has released a whopping 15 albums and he also has a total of 3 live albums. He has 1 compilation album to his name as well. Some of his legendary songs are Valley of Tears, Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On, Cherry Red, Cross Over and Freedom Ride. His mega hit albums are Here’s Little Richard, The Fabulous Little Richard, Pray Along with Little Richard, The Wild and Frantic Little Richard and The King of Gospel Singers.  

Personal Life

Little Richard's personal life is not as perfect as him and his career. He broke up with his girlfriend Audrey Robinson after having a long affair. According to him, he used to invite other men to his place to have sexual relation with his girlfriend and this might have been the main reason. His marriage with Ernestine Campbell also failed because of his celebrity status. He is not married and does not have a wife.


He has a jaw-dropping net worth of 40 million dollars and this proves how successful he has been. Little Richard is a tall man as he has an amazing height of 5 feet 10 inches.


by ab-niranjan, 05 Dec, 2016

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