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Charlie Watts Net Worth

Charlie Watts Net Worth is
$170 Million

Charlie Watts Biography

Charles Robert Watts is a Kingsbury, London born English drummer who is best known for being the member of a popular rock band “The Rolling Stones”. Apart from being one of the highly regarded drummers of this time, he is also popular for being a composer as well as a producer. Born on 2 June, 1941, Charles has been active in the field of music since 1960.

One of the greatest drummers of all time, how rich is Charles Watts as in 2015? Currently, Charles has been enjoying his net worth of $170 million, the major source of his income being his musical career. A noted composer and record producer, Charles’s involvement with “The Rolling Stones” is without doubt his main source of income while his own band named “The Charlie Watts Quintet” has also been adding to his wealth.

 

Charlie Watts Net Worth $170 Million

Raised in Wembley, Charles attended Tylers Croft Secondary Modern School. Even though he showed interest in sports and art during his school days, Charles went on to find his passion in drumming. He started his music career as a teenager and played drums in a band named “Jo Jones All Stars”. For some time, Charles left playing drums and attended Harrow Art School after his high school where he trained to become a graphic designer. But as his soul was tied with music, he found his way towards music and again started playing drums in London’s clubs.

During the time, Charles met musicians like Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones who became his band-mates as he joined their band, The Rolling Stones as a drummer in 1963. Since then, Watts has been a core member of this band and has been a part of many of its popular albums like “The Rolling Stones”, “Out Of Our Heads”, “December’s Children”, “Aftermath”, “Let It Bleed” and many more. Almost all of these albums have been certified gold or platinum or both and have sold in millions of copies around the world.

Charlie found fame and money from the popularity of this band. This also helped him make his own brand in the music industry as a great drummer. While he played with the band, he also made time to prosper as a solo artist. He has released many solo albums like “Charlie Watts Live Fulham Town Hall”, “From One Charlie”, “Watts at Scott’s” and many more. All of these albums along with the albums released by The Rolling Stones, Charles has been adding millions of dollars to his wealth.

Apart from being popular as one of the greatest drummers of all time, Charles is also noted for his impressive dressing sense. Voted as one of the best dressed men in the world, Charles has already been induced to “Best Dressed Hall Of Fame” by Vanity Fair. As for his personal life, Charles is currently married to Shirley with whom he lives in Dolton, Devon enjoying his riches of $170 million amidst his Arabian horse stud farm. Charles is also a survivor of throat cancer.

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Quick Facts

Net Worth$170 Million
Date Of BirthJune 2, 1941
Place Of BirthKingsbury, London, United Kingdom
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
ProfessionMusician, Drummer, Actor, Record producer, Composer, Film Producer
NationalityEngland
SpouseShirley Ann Shepherd (m. 1964)
ChildrenSeraphina Watts
NicknamesThe Wembley Whammer , Charles Robert Watts , The ABC Of Boogie Woogie , Charles Robert "Charlie" Watts , The Rolling Stones. , Rolling Stones.
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Watts
Music GroupsThe Rolling Stones (Since 1963), Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated


Filmography

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Frame: The Year of the Artist2001TV Movie documentary
Scrapped1998TV Short documentary
Hands1997Documentary short

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In the Eye of the Storm2014Documentary short editorial producer
Source
IMDB Wikipedia
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  • Zabo

    Charlie Watts, is a class act. The fact that this guy remanded married for 50 plus years to the same woman is remarkable considering that he was a founding member of the worlds greatest rock-n-roll band the Rolling Stones. Cause being on the road I’m sure is heavy on a marriage. Keep on drumming and rocking Charlie Watts you are still an incredible performing artist.

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