Richard Carpenter Net Worth

Richard Carpenter Net Worth is
$10 Million

Richard Carpenter Biography

Currently old 71, Richard Carpenter is known as a pop musician, greatest defined as half of the sibling pair named the Carpenters, along with his sister named mainly because Karen Carpenter.e. Remove your misunderstandings regarding information on Net well worth of Richard Carpenter, as possible obtain it below: Richard Carpenter Biography: Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Richard Carpenter is currently a greatest musician. Titles of his parents had been Agnes Reuwer, named a housewife and Harold Carpenter, born in China. This superstar was termed after more youthful brother of his dad, called Richard Lynn Carpenter. It really is known that both he and his uncle got wedded to a lady called Mary. He was offered to Ella Fitzgerald and Perry Como, among many others. Sitting internal at one evening, he was savoring by watching Television and observed an advertisement designed for Crocker National Lender. Richard Carpenter was created in New Haven, Connecticut, and started playing the piano when he was in elementary college. The group was just moderately successful, however the Carpenters captured the interest of A&M Information. He performed on the piano, Karen performed on the drums, and Wes performed on the bass and tuba. The latter one may be the just documenting that was formerly released to market. He has continuing to record and in addition produces documentaries. Titles of these tunes are: “Strangers in the night time”, “ALL THINGS”, and the Carpenter initial i. Essentially, he’s recognized as an archive maker, keyboardist, pianist, arranger, occasional lyricist, and composer, and actually known for becoming a member of along with Karen on harmony vocals. “Iced Tea”. Within the next 12 months, the Richard Carpenter Trio performed “THE LADY from Ipanema” and “Iced Tea” at Hollywood Bowl Fight of Bands. Karen and Richard contracted with A&M Records back 12 months 1969.1 on the Billboard Hot 100, here it remained for just one month. Nevertheless he functioned on a planning soon after Alpert’s persistence, his positioning flairs evidently do well in the completed great. His musical and arranging talents, and actually vocals of Karen, assisted this track reach to No. Once Alpert suggested that the Carpenters do documenting of a Hal David and Burt Bacharach track entitled as “(They Very long to Be) In your area”, composed in year 1963. Moreover, by age 12, he recognized that he wanted to become popular in music market. This actually rated at No. The few have five children. Furthermore, Carpenter too were able to transform the lender saleable jingle to RIAA-qualified Gold based record. Furthermore, he too recognized voices of Roger Nichols and Paul Williams, named two different A&M songwriters on ad’s theme track entitled as “We’ve ONLY Begun. 2 on Billboard Hot 100, and also transformed popular as a favorite wedding song. In 12 months 1984, Carpenter got wedded to his cousin-by-relationship called as Mary Rudolph.” He also did few phone calls to authorize their participation, and inquired if there is a complete type of that track, which Williams has verified. It is known these kids with Richard sometimes make overall performance in music collectively at different Carpenter-based occasions. This family members resides in Thousand Oaks, in California today. Aside from this, he’s too a MOPAR car fanatic, and exclusive proprietor of year 1970 centered Plymouth Barracuda by infrequent 440-6 engine and also automatic transmission based bundle. How much is definitely Richard Carpenter Net well worth in 2017: Richard Carpenter is principally defined as a musician for pop music, having net well worth of $11 million US dollars by 2017. From early age, he recognized that he sought to check out a profession in field of music, and everyone settled to California at that time he was prevailing in his past due teenage years to ensure that he could focus on producing name for himself in music field. Richard Carpenter worked well as a pop musician who got high fame by showing up with his sister called as Karen in type of duo. Early enthusiasm created in field of music has ripped in a well-developed music profession, grossing in hundreds of thousands. Richard Carpenter net well worth: Richard Carpenter can be an American musician who includes a net well worth of $10 million dollars. Also, the Carpenter family members relocated from New Haven towards Downey, in California, in 12 months 1963. He understood that he wished to pursue a profession in music in early stages, and the entire family members relocated to California when he was in his past due teens in order that he could concentrate on creating a name for himself in the music market. He graduated from California Condition University – Long Seaside, and went on to create the band, the Richard Carpenter Trio, which also presented his sister, Karen. In the mid-60s, he created the band, Spectrum, including his sister and four various other musicians. Carpenter produced Richard Carpenter Trio back season 1965 along with sister called Karen and a pal called Wes Jacobs. They signed with A&M in 1969, and continued to record several hits for the label, becoming popular through the entire 70s with music like, “(They Lengthy to Be) In your area”, “Goodbye to Like”, and “Just Yesterday”. Karen Carpenter passed on in 1983, and he continued release a two solo albums. The trio gained this contest, and soon afterwards they documented three different music in RCA Studios.

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Quick Facts

Full NameRichard Carpenter
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 15, 1946
DiedFebruary 26, 2012, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, July 1, 2011, Southampton, New York, United States
Height1.83 m
ProfessionRecord producer, Film Score Composer, Lyricist, Film producer, Keyboard Player, Actor, Music Arranger, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Top of the World, Yesterday Once More, Rainy Days and Mondays
EducationCalifornia State University, Long Beach, University of Southern California, Top of the World, Yesterday Once More, Rainy Days and Mondays, University of Pennsylvania
SpouseMary Carpenter, Adelaide de Menil
ChildrenKristi Lynn Carpenter, Tracy Tatum Carpenter, Taylor Mary Carpenter, Collin Paul Carpenter, Mindi Karen Carpenter, Top of the World, Yesterday Once More, Rainy Days and Mondays, Rhys Carpenter, Ian Carpenter, Stephen Carpenter
ParentsHarold Carpenter, Agnes Carpenter, Top of the World, Yesterday Once More, Rainy Days and Mondays, Fletcher Hawthorne Carpenter, Agnes "Barbara" Wight
SiblingsKaren Carpenter
Music GroupsCarpenters
MoviesThe Karen Carpenter Story, Petula Clark: A Sign of the Times, Gold: Greatest Hits, The 5th Dimension Travelling Sunshine Show
TV ShowsRobin of Sherwood, Dick Turpin, The Ghosts of Motley Hall, Catweazle, Out of Sight, Cloud Burst

Interesting Facts

1 Started his own official website. Richard Carpenter news, biography, and pictures are available and he is graciously answering fan's questions and e-mails through the website. [May 2004]
2 He and his sister, Karen Carpenter, were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on October 12, 1983.
3 He was managed by Jerry Weintraub from 1976 - 1983
4 He was managed by Terry Ellis from 1975 - 1976
5 He was managed by Sherwin Bash from 1970 - 1975
6 Regrets making the song "Mr. Guder".
7 In Thousand Oaks, California, Richard and Mary are recognized as "Distinguished Grand Patrons of the Arts", for their contribution to the arts.
8 Richard's $3 million pledge to the non-profit organization, "Alliance for the Arts", was the largest individual gift ever received by the "Alliance for the Arts" and the largest in Ventura County for the arts.
9 In 2004, he donated $3 million to the "Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza". In recognition of the gift, a 3.1 acre park located in front of the "Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza" facing Thousand Oaks Boulevard will be named "Mary and Richard Carpenter Plaza Park". $2 million dollars of the donation will support the general program at T.O.C.A.P., and the remaining $1 million dollars will be used to establish the "Richard Carpenter Scholarship Program".
10 In 2003, he donated a Yamaha concert grand piano to the "Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza".
11 Participates in the Celebrity Ambassador Program for "Alliance for the Arts", a Thousand Oaks fundraising group for the arts.
12 Has loved automobiles all his life, and started a great collection of rare cars from the 1950s and 1960s. His warehouse "Yesterday Once More" keeps models of these cars.
13 Some of his musical inspiration is: Burt Bacharach, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Les Paul, Mary Ford, Spike Jones, Perry Como
14 Was born in the same year and town as President George W. Bush
15 Is on the honorary board of ANAD (National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders).
16 His red 1972 Ferrari's driver license plate was "SONG 4U".
17 Parents are Harold Carpenter and Agnes Carpenter.
18 Had lived in Downey, California for the majority of his life. During 2000, he moved his family from Downey and now lives in Thousand Oaks, California.
19 After his sister's death, he has made two unsuccessful solo albums, and has produced new 'greatest hits' compilations of Carpenters music. The songs on the new compilations are usually remixed.
20 The Carpenters are the bestselling and most successful foreign artists in Japan. Their record sales have passed those of Michael Jackson and the Eagles.
21 Became a multi-millionaire in his early 20s.
22 Still writes and produces music at A&M Records.
23 Dedicated his second solo album to his mother Agnes Carpenter.
24 Attended and graduated from California State University, Long Beach.
25 Wears contact lenses.
26 Helped open the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach, California, where he occasionally performs.
27 His five children are: Kristy Lynn, Tracy Tatum, Mindi Karen, Collin Paul and Taylor Mary.
28 Attended and graduated from Downey High School in Downey, California.
29 Wrote songs with John Bettis for the Carpenters.
30 On February 22, 1983, Richard received a letter of sympathy from Richard Nixon after his sister Karen Carpenter's death.
31 His wife had their first child when he was 40.
32 Met his future wife in 1975, and finally married her in 1984.
33 Loves to play piano.
34 Is angry about how his sister Karen Carpenter's anorexia was medically handled.
35 Started his own band in the mid-1960s called The Dick Carpenter Trio along with his sister Karen Carpenter.
36 Regretted being a part of The Karen Carpenter Story (1989).
37 In 1998, when he was 52 years old, his wife gave birth to a son, Collin.
38 In April 1998, the RIAA certified a number of Carpenters albums gold ("Voice of the Heart" and "An Old Fashioned Christmas"), platinum ("Christmas Portrait" (1978) and "Horizon" (1975)) and multi-platinum ("Close to You" (1970), "Now and Then" (1973) and "Yesterday Once More" (1973) - all at two million). Furthermore, it was certified that "A Song for You" (1972) had sold three million copies, "The Carpenters" (1971) had sold four million copies, and "The Singles 1969-1973" (1973) sold seven million copies.
39 Released a solo album in 1997 - "Richard Carpenter: A Pianist, Arranger, Composer, Conductor".
40 His first three daughters were born on: Kristi Lynn Carpenter (August 17, 1987) - Traci Tatum Carpenter (July 25, 1989) - Mindi Karen (July 7, 1992).
41 Was one-half of one of the most successful pop/rock duos of the 1970s, The Carpenters, with his sister Karen Carpenter.


1 Even though I was calling people saying "She doesn't look well", I still didn't think she'd actually pass away.
2 The Carpenters didn't just hit, they exploded.




Levenslied TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2013 music - 1 episode, 2013
Dark Shadows 2012 writer: "Top of the World"
Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs 2011 TV Movie documentary writer: "Merry Christmas Darling"
Glee 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shrek Forever After 2010 writer: "Top of the World"
Tsuma yo! Matsumoto sarin jiken: Hannin to yobarete... Kazoku wo mamori nuita 15 nen 2009 TV Movie documentary writer: "Top of the World", "Yesterday Once More" - uncredited
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift 2006 writer: "Top of the World"
Independent Lens 2003-2005 TV Series documentary writer - 2 episodes
Double Dare 2004 Documentary writer: "Top Of The World"
New Zealand Idol 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Simpsons TV Series 1 episode, 1997 music - 1 episode, 1999
Regine: R2K 1999 Video documentary writer: "One Love"
The Parent Trap 1998 writer: "Top Of The World"
Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters 1997 TV Movie documentary writer: "Yesterday Once More", "Goodbye To Love", "Top Of The World", "Only Yesterday", "Merry Christmas Darling"
High School High 1996 writer: "Top Of The World"
Bat Yam - New York TV Series lyrics - 2 episodes, 1996 music - 2 episodes, 1996 arranger - 1 episode, 1996
The Last Supper 1995/I writer: "Top Of The World"
Friends 1994 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lush Life 1993 TV Movie "Walkin"
Voyage 1993 TV Movie writer: "Yesterday Once More"
Road to Alice 1992 Short writer: "Top Of The World"
The Spirit of '76 1990 writer: "Top Of The World"
The Karen Carpenter Story 1989 TV Movie writer: "All of My Life", "I'll Be Yours", "Don't Be Afraid", "Eve", "Top of the World", "Karen's Theme"
Let's Get Lost 1988 Documentary "Walkin'"
Better Off Dead... 1985 producer: "Here Comes Santa Claus"
Carpenters: Yesterday Once More 1985 Video writer: "Those Good Old Dreams", "Top Of The World", "Only Yesterday"
The Carpenters: Music, Music, Music 1980 TV Special performer: "Dizzy Fingers", "Without A Song" / writer: "Someday"
Claude François - le film de sa vie 1979 Documentary writer: "Sha La La Hier Est Près De MoiYesterday once more
The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait 1978 TV Special writer: "Merry Christmas Darling"
Carpenters Very First Television Special 1976 TV Special lyrics: "Sing / Close To You / For All We Know / Ticket To Ride / Only Yesterday / I Won't Last A Day Without You / Goodbye To Love" - Hits Medley '76 / writer: "Top Of The World"
The Sonny and Cher Show 1976 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Ernie Sigley Show 1974-1975 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
The Perry Como Christmas Show 1974 TV Special lyrics: "They Long to Be Close to You/It's Impossible/We've Only Just Begun/And I Love You So/Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes/Yesterday Once More" / performer: "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas", "Carol Of The Bells", "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", "They Long to Be Close to You/It's Impossible/We've Only Just Begun/And I Love You So/Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes/Yesterday Once More"
The Benny Hill Show 1974 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Graham Kennedy Show 1972-1973 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Sez Les 1973 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Christmas Is 2016 TV Movie music: "Merry Christmas Darling" 1970 post-production


Carpenters: Interpretations - A 25th Anniversary Celebration 1995 Video short
The Karen Carpenter Story 1989 TV Movie
Carpenters: Yesterday Once More 1985 Video

Music Department

The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait 1978 TV Special musical arrangements
The Carpenters at Christmas 1977 TV Special all christmas songs selected by / musical arrangements


Carpenters: Interpretations - A 25th Anniversary Celebration 1995 Video short executive producer
The Karen Carpenter Story 1989 TV Movie executive producer
Carpenters: Yesterday Once More 1985 Video executive producer


The Karen Carpenter Story 1989 TV Movie uncredited


The Nation's Favourite Carpenters Song 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Joy of Easy Listening 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Legends 2007-2010 TV Series documentary Himself
American Masters 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Only Yesterday: The Carpenters' Story 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Entertainment Tonight 1983-2004 TV Series Himself
Living Famously 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Close to You: The Story of the Carpenters 2002 TV Movie Himself - Narrator
Petula Clark: A Sign of the Times 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Petula Clark: This Is My Song 2001 TV Movie Himself
Biography 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Behind the Music 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters 1997 TV Movie documentary Himself
Great Performances 1996 TV Series Himself
One on One with John Tesh 1991 TV Series Himself
The 11th Annual American Music Awards 1984 TV Special Himself - Performer
The 25th Annual Grammy Awards 1983 TV Special Himself
Show-Express 1981 TV Series Himself - Musician
Multi-Coloured Swap Shop 1981 TV Series Himself
Nationwide 1981 TV Series documentary Himself
The Merv Griffin Show 1981 TV Series Himself
Good Morning America 1981 TV Series Himself
The Carpenters: Music, Music, Music 1980 TV Special Himself
The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait 1978 TV Special Himself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1978 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1970-1978 TV Series Himself
The Carpenters... Space Encounters 1978 TV Special Himself
Starparade 1978 TV Series Himself - Musician
ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration 1978 TV Special Himself
The Carpenters at Christmas 1977 TV Special Himself
American Bandstand's 25th Anniversary 1977 TV Special Himself (The Carpenters)
Carpenters Very First Television Special 1976 TV Special Himself
The Carpenters Concert: Live at the New London Theatre 1976 TV Movie Himself - Musician
Die Drehscheibe 1975 TV Series Himself - Musician
Disco 1975 TV Series Himself - Musician
The Perry Como Christmas Show 1974 TV Special Himself
Evening at Pops 1974 TV Series documentary Himself
Rock Concert 1974 TV Series Himself
Robert Young with the Young 1973 TV Special Himself (as The Carpenters)
The Special London Bridge Special 1972 TV Movie Himself (as The Carpenters)
Jerry Visits 1972 TV Series Himself
The Carol Burnett Show 1971-1972 TV Series Himself
Carpenters 1971 BBC Television Special 1971 TV Short documentary Himself
In Concert 1971 TV Series Himself
The Carpenters 1971 TV Special Himself
Lulus Party 1971 TV Movie Himself - The Carpenters (uncredited)
Top of the Pops 1971 TV Series Himself
Make Your Own Kind of Music! 1971 TV Series Himself
This Is Your Life 1971 TV Series Himself
Carpenters: Close to You 1970 Video Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1970 TV Series Himself - Musician
Your All-American College Show 1968 TV Series Himself - Musician

Archive Footage

Karen Carpenter: Goodbye to Love 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of 2014 TV Series Himself
Paul Williams Still Alive 2011 Documentary Himself
...Sings The Beatles 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
20 to 1 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2005 TV Series Himself
Andy Williams: My Favorite Duets 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
I Love the '70s 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 1997 TV Series documentary Himself
Carpenters: Interpretations - A 25th Anniversary Celebration 1995 Video short Himself
The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself
Carpenters: Yesterday Once More 1985 Video Himself
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television 1975 TV Special Himself

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