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Gerry Rafferty (Gerald Rafferty) was born on 16 April, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland, UK, is a Soundtrack, Music Department, Composer. Discover Gerry Rafferty's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Gerry Rafferty networth?
|Popular As||Gerald Rafferty|
|Age||64 years old|
|Born||16 April 1947|
|Birthplace||Paisley, Scotland, UK|
|Date of death||4 January, 2011|
|Died Place||Dorset, England, UK|
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Gerry Rafferty Height, Weight & Measurements
At 64 years old, Gerry Rafferty height is 5' 8" (1.73 m) .
|Height||5' 8" (1.73 m)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Gerry Rafferty's Wife?
His wife is Carla Ventilla (1970 - 1990) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
|Wife||Carla Ventilla (1970 - 1990) ( divorced) ( 1 child)|
Gerry Rafferty Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Gerry Rafferty worth at the age of 64 years old? Gerry Rafferty’s income source is mostly from being a successful Soundtrack. He is from UK. We have estimated Gerry Rafferty's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Soundtrack|
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He recorded his last album "Another World" in 2000 and released the compilation CD "Life Goes On" in 2009.
Produced the song "Letter from America" for the Scottish band The Proclaimers; this song peaked at #3 on the UK pop radio charts in December, 1987.
His song "I See Red" was recorded by Anni-Frid Lyngstad on her solo album "Something's Going On". 
He had a top ten hit in the UK with "Night Owl" in 1979, although "Baker Street" is the song most identified with his career as a musician.
In 1978 Gerry hit pay dirt with his second solo album "City to City," which soared to #1 on the Billboard album charts and sold over five million copies worldwide. The album also beget the hit song "Baker Street;" this haunting and poetic ballad was an international smash that went to #2 in America, #3 in the United Kingdom, #1 in Australia, and #9 in the Netherlands. Rafferty's third album "Night Owl" likewise did well. Moreover, Gerry had additional impressive chart successes with the songs "Right Down the Line," "Home and Dry," "Days Gone Down," and "Get It Right Next Time. " Alas, a handful of albums Rafferty recorded throughout the 80s and 90s all proved to be commercial flops. Gerry sang the vocal on the song "The Way It Always Starts" for the soundtrack of the movie "Local Hero.
Stealers Wheel had a lesser Top 40 hit with "Star" ten months later and eventually broke up in 1975.
In 1972 Gerry released his first solo album "Can I Have My Money Back?". That same year Egan and Rafferty formed the group Stealers Wheel. Stealers Wheel had a huge hit with the jaunty and witty song "Stuck in the Middle with You," which peaked at #6 on the Billboard pop charts.
" Rafferty was married to Carla Ventilla from 1970 to 1990.
In 1969 Gerry became the third member of the folk-pop outfit the Humblebums which also featured comedian Billy Connelly. Rafferty and Connelly recorded two well-received albums on the Transatlantic label as a duo.
In 1966 he met fellow musician Joe Egan; they were both members of the pop band the Fifth Column.
Met his wife Carla Vintella at a dance hall in 1965.
In 1963 he left St. Mirin's Academy and worked in a butcher's shop and as a civil service clerk while also playing with the local group Maverix on weekends. In the mid 60s Rafferty earned money busking on the London Underground.
Singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty was born on April 16, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland. He was the third son of Irish miner and lorry driver Joseph Rafferty and Rafferty's Scottish wife Mary Skeffington. His abusive alcoholic father died when Gerry was only sixteen. Rafferty grew up in a council house on the town's Glenburn estate and attended St. Mirin's Academy. Inspired by his Scottish mother who taught him both Irish and Scottish folk songs and the music of Bob Dylan and the Beatles, Gerry started writing his own material.