Rick Nielsen
Rick Nielsen
Real Name/Full Name Richard Alan Nielsen
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Rick  Nielsen
Birth Place: Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 December 1948
Age/How Old: 75 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 72 Kg
In Pounds – 158 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –Ralph Nielsen
Mother – Marilyn Nielsen
Siblings: N/A
School: Guilford High School
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Karen Nielsen
Kids/Children Name: Daxx Nielsen, Miles Nielsen, Scarlett Nielsen, Erron Nielsen
Profession: lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and songwriter
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Rick Nielsen is a notable American guitarist who is the lead guitarist for the band Cheap Trick. He has been an individual from the band since its initiation. He is the band’s fundamental musician and moving singer as well as being the lead guitarist. Nielsen has worked with Cheap Trick on numerous records and melodies, just as a few show visits.

Well, how well do you know about Rick Nielsen? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rick Nielsen’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rick Nielsen to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ralph Nielsen and Marilyn Nielsen are his folks. On 22 December 1948, he was brought into the world in Elmhurst, Illinois. He came from a melodic foundation.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rick Nielsen in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rick Nielsen’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 22 December 1948. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158 lbs in Pound and 72 kg in Kilograms.


He went to Guilford High School and was an individual from The Phaetons, a musical gang. Other than that we have no more data about the progression of his schooling.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He has a cheerful marriage with Karen Nielsen. Daxx Nielsen, Erron Nielsen, Scarlett Nielsen, and Miles Nielsen is their kids. He has more than 2,000 uniquely designed guitars. Likewise, he possesses right around 250 instruments. Bumper Custom, Hamer Guitars, Gibson Les Pauls, Guild Merle Travis, and Gibson Explorers are only a couple of the guitars he claims.

Is Rick Nielsen Gay?

He is a cheerfully hitched man who has consistently been there for his family supporting it inside and out. So everything we can say or finish up is the Rick Nielsen isn’t gay but straight.

Professional Career

The Phaetons, Rick Nielsen’s middle school band, in the end, converged with The Grim Reapers. “Breaker” was the name of the band, and they just delivered one collection. He accordingly joined the Nazz bunch yet remained on for a brief timeframe. He joined the band Cheap Trick in 1974.

In 1977, they dispatched their famous new single on Epic Records. That record ‘In Color’ was dispatched that year. It was a platinum record. In 1978, he delivered another melody ‘Paradise Tonight.’ The next year, he delivered a tune called Dream Police. Your collection, ‘All Shook Up’ was delivered in October 1980. In 1982, the gathering delivered “One on One.” ‘Next Position Please’ was delivered by Cheap Thrills in 1983.

The melodies ‘Remaining on the Edge’ and ‘The Doctor’ came after that. They distributed ‘Surrounded by extravagance and comfort of Luxury’ in 1988. The band delivered ‘Busted’ in 1990. The band’s collections “Woke Up with a Monster” and “Underhanded move” were dispatched during the 1990s.

They delivered the collections ‘Uncommon One,’ ‘Rockford,’ and ‘The Latest’ during the 2000s. ‘Bang, Zoom, Crazy…Hello,’ ‘We’re All Alright!,’ and ‘Christmas’ is the band’s different collections. What’s more, they have six live collections, two EPs, seventeen aggregation collections, twenty soundtrack collections, and 64 tracks.

In the 1987 film Disorderlies, Nielsen played a grabbed vehicle driver. In the mid-1990s, he and his better half featured in the HGTV show “Homes of Note.” Nielsen was highlighted in Dave Grohl’s narrative Sound City in 2013. He showed up on the primary scene of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, which was set in Chicago, in 2014. Nielsen showed up with Robin Zander and Tom Petersson on the 75th scene of Life from Daryl’s House, which broadcasted on MTV Live and LFDH.com in 2016.


His prosperity as a guitarist is Rick’s most prominent expert accomplishment. His whole life had been given to music. In 2007, he and Cheap Trick won the Recording Academy’s “Recording Academy Honor.” In 2016, Kid Rock enlisted the gathering into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Child Rock brought the band into the Hall of Fame Rock and Roll in 2016.

Net Worth, Salary and Earnings of Rick Nielsen in 2024

Rick Nielsen Net Worth
Rick Nielsen Net Worth

Rick Nielsen is assessed to have a total net worth of more than $25 million as of 2024. The offer of Cheap Trick collections has made him well off. They’ve sold more than 20 million collections around the world.

Alongside Robin Zander and Tom Petersson, he has been an individual from the band since its commencement. Nielsen has additionally shown up. ‘Homes of Note,’ ‘American Pickers,’ ‘Sound City,’ ‘Late Show with David Letterman,’ and ‘Live from Daryl’s House’ are a portion of his TV credits. In Chicago, he likewise co-claims the Piece brewery and connoisseur pizza joint.

Nielsen is a notable guitarist from the United States. He is an amazing performer who has committed as long as he can remember to music. He has amassed an enormous assortment of instruments just as a huge number of fans throughout the long term. He is an incredible figure who has worked together with various notable performers.

Nielsen is broadly connected with, for instance, the Rockford Icehogs magnanimous establishment in the old neighborhood of Rockford. He was additionally an extraordinary ally of the Coronado theater repair, and one seat of overhangs is enhanced in a high contrast checkerboard. Nielsen claims Piece Brauerei and a connoisseur pizza shop in Chicago.

Rick Nielsen is a mainstream ROCK’N Vodka representative. On August 15, 2020, ROCK’N Vodka collaborated with Rick Nielson, Josh Bilicki, and Insurance King at the Daytona International Speedway, where Bilicki completed twelfth in the Daytona Road Course driving the Insurance King and ROCK’N Vodka vehicle.


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