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Ric Ocasek was a founder member of the famous band The Car. He got the fame from the acclaimed albums released by the band named My Best Friend’s Girl and Just What I Needed. His singing skills were one of the other reasons for coming on the rise. Ric left this world at the age of 70, contributing a lot to the music industry.
Ric Ocasek was born on 23 March 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He grew up in Baltimore; however, he resettled at Cleveland, Ohio, with his family in search of more opportunities. Ric Ocasek attended the Bowling Green State University but dropped out of college to pursue his dream in music. He was not only interested in music but also had excellent painting skills. He was a good painter, but his music got fame more than his paintings.
|Real Name||Ric Ocasek|
|Birthday||23 March 1949|
|Birthplace||Baltimore, Maryland, USA|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
Death Cause and Funeral Details
Ric Ocasek’s cause of death has not been revealed to the world. However, it is predicted to be a natural death as he was fit and living a healthy life. He was 70 years old when he left this world. He died on the 15th of September 2019 at the Manhattan Apartment of his own. Further information about his death cause might be revealed in the upcoming days by his family.
#BREAKING: Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Ric Ocasek, lead singer of “The Cars,” has died in NYC at age 75 https://t.co/vqVyQudTxW
— NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) September 15, 2019
There is no information about his funeral until the moment. The family has not made any announcement of his death cause and about his funeral. Hopefully, detailed information about his funeral will be announced by his family in the upcoming days.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Ric Ocasek was one of the founding members of the band “The Cars.” The band came to fame after their hit albums. My best friend Girls and Just what I needed. They were one-hit bands in 1978 and was doing very well until they got separated. However, they again reunited in the year 2010 and released an album together in 2011 with the surviving band members.
Ric was always into music and music ran in his blood. Nothing stopped him from achieving the best. Though he got separated from his band at the rising moment, he released his music albums. The solo albums were also hit, and he was earning quite the right amount of money from the music industry.
Before death, Ric’s Net Worth was estimated at $30 Million. All of his income sources were from the music industry, and as he gave a lot to the music industry, it paid him back well. His detailed information about his luxurious lifestyle and supercars are still not known to the world.
Married to Wife, Paulina Porizkova
Marriage has always been a harsh moment for the singer. No matter how much he tried, he consistently had failed in love. He got married three times in his life; however, none of them lasted for him. He had high time managing his love life and maintaining it in the right way. He always tried his best, but after three times of marriage also he could not make it a grand success.
Ric Ocasek first got married in early life, and his wife’s detail was not disclosed to the world. However, after some time they got separated, and Ric got married to Suzanne Ocasek in the year 1971. This marriage was going good until he met Paulina for the first time in the year 1984. After knowing each other for a time, Ric decided to take a divorce with Suzanne and tied the knot with Paulina in the year 1989.
Paulina was 18 when she first met Ric and started their life together when she was 23 years old. This was one successful marriage of Ric that lasted for more than three decades. However, it did not last until the end. They got separated, and Paulina confirmed this news as she announced through her Instagram. At Least a success for Ric was that he had six children of his own.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Ric Ocasek’s early life is a mystery. In a sense that he never shared about his parents and siblings to the world. He was quiet about the fact of his family and only shared about his present life. He shared about his new family with his wife and children. However, he never made any announcement about his parents to his followers and fans.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Ric Ocasek was quite tall, having a height of 6 feet and 4 inches. It’s not an average of healthy people, and he could stand out of many. However, he had a bodyweight of around 185 lbs. He had dark brown eye color whereas his hair was of color black.