Keith Richard is an American Rock N’ Roll musician who has captivated the heart of millions through his talent as a songwriter and guitarist.
He was born on December 18, 1943, as the only child of World War II veteran, Herbert William Richards and Doris Maud Lydia.
According to Keith, his maternal grandfather, Augustus Theodore Dupree, gave Keith his first guitar.
He was childhood friends with Mick Jagger and he, Jones, Jagger, Stewart and Taylor played their first gig as ‘The Rolling Stones’ on 12 July 1962.
Since then ‘The Rolling Stones’ has etched their names in the hearts of millions of people worldwide.
Along with Mick Jagger, he wrote and produced 14 of the greatest rock songs of all time.
The biweekly magazine, Rolling Stones, ranked Keith as the 10th of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.
Apart from his musical career with Rolling Stones, he has also written and produced various solo studio albums and singles.
Keith has been married to Patti Hansen, for over three decades and shares two daughters, Theodora Richards and Alexandra Richards with her.
He was previously married to Anita Pallenberg, an Italian-German actress and model, with whom he had three children.
As of 2018, Keith has garnered a net worth of approximately $340 million through his musical career.
He recently listed his Greenwich Village duplex for $12 million and sold his beloved Ferrari 400i in 2017.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Keith wished Taylor Swift, the pop singer, well until her career lasts.
According to Keith, he is not a big fan of pop music and is not interested in "picking bones out of kids."