Ric Ocasek Net Worth


Ric Ocasek, the famous American music producer and musician, had a net worth of $40 million at the time of his death. His wealth was primarily held in trusts to protect his family’s privacy, including at least $5 million worth of copyrighted intellectual property and other liquid assets.

Key facts:

  • Ric Ocasek was the frontman of the rock band the Cars.
  • He recorded many hit songs with the band from 1978 to 1988, including 'Shake it Up,' 'Drive,' and 'Tonight She Comes.'
  • Ocasek had a successful solo career and released albums such as 'Beatitude' and 'This Side of Paradise.'
  • He also produced for several other artists, including Alan Vega, Bad Religion, Weezer, and No Doubt.
  • The Cars sold 23 million albums in the United States alone during their career.

Basic Information About Ric Ocasek

Full NameRic Ocasek
CategoryCelebrities β€Ί Rock Stars
ProfessionsRecord producer, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Film Score Composer, Film Producer
Net worth$40,000,000
Date of birth1944-03-23
Place of birthBaltimore
Date of death2019-09-15 (aged 75)
NationalityUnited States of America
EducationMaple Heights High School
Curiosities and TrademarksOften wears dark sunglasses
Towering height and slender frame
FatherTed Otcasek
MotherPolly Otcasek
KidsChristopher Ocasek, Adam Ocasek, Eron Ocasek, Derek Ocasek, Jonathan Raven Ocasek, Oliver Ocasek.
Height6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ Facebook β†—οΈŽ Imdb

What Movie Awards did Ric Ocasek win?


Golden Globe

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Ric Ocasek roles

Movie / Series Role
HairsprayBeatnik Cat (special apperances)
Saturday Night LiveSelf - Musical Guest / ... 1 episode, 1986-1987
Late Night with Conan O'BrienSelf / ... 3 episodes, 1997-2005

Ric Ocasek's Quotes

  • People tell me all the time that I look forbidding or aloof. That doesn't bother me much - I am fairly private, withdrawn, and ... distant, I guess. But, um, I think that's okay.

Interesting Facts about Ric Ocasek

  1. Children: (Paulina Porizkova) Jonathan Raven Ocasek (b. May 1993) and Oliver Orion Ocasek (b. May 23, 1998); (with Suzanne Otcasek) Derek Otcasek and Eron Otcasek. With (Constance Campbell) Christopher Otcasek and Adam Otcasek.
  2. Lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the 1970s-1980s synth-pop band The Cars.
  3. Produced the debut album for the pop-punk band Weezer.
  4. He was not participating in The New Cars.
  5. Senior vice president of A&R for Elektra Records.
  6. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of The Cars) (2018).
  7. He was of Czech (father) and Irish and Welsh (mother) descent.
  8. He is buried at Nine Partners Cemetery in Millbrook, New York.
  9. Took wife Paulina Porizikova out of his will before he died. They were separated at the time.

Additional information of Ric Ocasek

Lucky Number8
Lucky StoneDiamond
Lucky ColorRed
Best Match for MarriageLeo
Suzanne Ocasek
Eye ColorBlue
Hair Colorgrey white
Body Size43-32-36
EthnicityWhite Caucasian

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