Rick Dees net worth

Rick Dees net worth

Net Worth: $15 Million

About Rick Dees

Rick Dees net worth

It has been reported that the total estimate of Rick Dees net worth currently is as high as 15 million dollars. Rick Dees is a popular American entertainer. His real name is Rigdon Osmond Dees III. He was born in 1950 in Jacksonville, Florida. Rick Dees has earned his net worth because of his career as a radio show host, actor, voice artist and comedian.
Rick Dees is a host of the internationally syndicated radio show called “The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown”. This show became a major success and it also added up a lot of revenues to the total amount of Rick Dees net worth. In 1976, he also became known for his novelty song called “Disco Duck”. His involvement in show business has also been awarded. Rick Dees is a recipient of People’s Choice Award. He has been nominated for a Grammy award. His name has been inducted into the Broadcast Hall of Fame, as well.
Rick Dees wrote two songs, which were included in the soundtrack of the film called “Saturday Night Fever”. He sang the title song of the film called “Meatballs”, as well. Rick Dees has ventured into this industry even more when he co-established the E.

W. Scripps television network and Fine Living Network. Thus, all of these involvements have also increased the overall size of Rick Dees net worth.
Before he became known as a host of the mentioned show, “The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown”, he hosted some other radio shows, including “Rick Dees in the Morning”, which aired on 102.7 KIIS FM and Hot 92.3 in Los Angeles. Therefore, being a radio show host is considered as one of the main sources of making his name well known as well as of increasing the overall sum of Rick Dees net worth. Today, he is a host of his daily radio show called “Daily Dees”.
Although the entertainer was born in Florida, he was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. After high school, he was studying at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from which he earned his bachelor’s degree in motion pictures, TV, and radio. When he was still studying in high school, Rick Dees started to work in a local radio. The first station, where he was hired to work, was a Greensboro radio station called WGBG. He has worked for many other radio stations in the southeastern United States. He spent most of his time working in North Carolina.
In the 1970s, Rick Dees became more known nationwide when he released a song called “Disco Duck”. The single won some awards and more than 6 million copies of it were sold. Such sales, thus, have also added up to the total sum of Rick Dees net worth. At the same time, he was working at WMPS AM 680 radio station in Memphis, Tennessee. Because of the success of this song, Rick Dees won a People’s Choice Award, and the BMI Award for record sales in one year. Also, because of “Disco Duck”, Rick Dees was invited to appear in many TV shows.

Now you have an idea why Rick Dees net worth is this huge

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