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Tex Ritter (Woodward Maurice Ritter) was born on 12 January, 1905 in Murvaul, is an American singer. Discover Tex Ritter'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 Tex Ritter networth?

Popular As Woodward Maurice Ritter
Occupation soundtrack,actor,music_department
Age 69 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 12 January 1905
Birthday 12 January
Birthplace Murvaul
Date of death January 2, 1974
Died Place Nashville, TN
Nationality Murvaul

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Tex Ritter Height, Weight & Measurements

At 69 years old, Tex Ritter height is 5' 11" (1.8 m) .

Physical Status
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)
Weight Not Available
Body Measurements Not Available
Eye Color Not Available
Hair Color Not Available

Who Is Tex Ritter's Wife?

His wife is Dorothy Fay (m. 1941–1974)

Family
Parents Not Available
Wife Dorothy Fay (m. 1941–1974)
Sibling Not Available
Children John Ritter, Tom Ritter

Tex Ritter Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Tex Ritter worth at the age of 69 years old? Tex Ritter’s income source is mostly from being a successful Soundtrack. He is from Murvaul. We have estimated Tex Ritter's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Song of the Gringo (1936)$2,400
Trouble in Texas (1937)$2,400
Hittin' the Trail (1937)$2,400

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1998

Profiled in "Back in the Saddle: Essays on Western Film and Television Actors", Gary Yoggy, ed. (McFarland, 1998).

1980

Inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1980.

1970

In 1970, he ran unsuccessfully in Tennessee for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.

1964

Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1964.

1952

Perhaps best remembered for his haunting vocalization of the theme song in High Noon (1952).

1945

"You Two-Timed Me Once Too Often" was Billboard's No. 1 country hit of the year in 1945.

1944

Had a long string of hit singles on Billboard's country charts -- including the No. 1 hits "I'm Wasting My Tears on You" (1944); "You Two-Timed Me Once Too Often" (1945); and "You Will Have to Pay" (1946). Other famous hits included "Deck of Cards" (1948) and "I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven" (1961).

1905

Tex Ritter was born on January 12, 1905 in Murvaul, Texas, USA as Woodward Maurice Ritter. He was married to Dorothy Fay.

1834

Woodward Maurice "Tex" Ritter came from a long line of Texas horsemen. His grandfather Benjamin Franklin Ritter (1834-1902) was a Confederate officer (2nd lieutenant) in Company F the 37th Texas Cavalry (Terrel's) during the War between the States. Benjamin saw action in the saddle in Texas and Louisiana.