Cliff Richard

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Harry Rodger Webb
  • Birth Place: Lucknow, India
  • Profession: Actor, Musician
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Fast Facts

  • Got a guitar when he was 16 and formed a vocal group a year later.
  • Took on the name Cliff Richard in 1958 when he became the lead singer of a rock and roll group.
  • Released his debut album, Cliff, in 1959.
  • Sang the UK entry in the 1968 Eurovision Song Contest, "Congratulations"; the song lost the competition by one point.
  • Received a knighthood in 1995.
  • Released the single "Thank You for a Lifetime" in 2008, in honor of his 50th year in music.
  • Performed at Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee concert in 2012.
  • Was a torch runner in the 2012 Olympic torch relay.
  • The only singer to have had a UK number one single in five consecutive decades.
  • Started the Cliff Richard Charitable Trust, which issues grants and supports charities around the UK.

Relationships

  • Sue Barker — Ex-significant Other
  • Joan — Sister
  • Donella — Sister
  • Jacqueline — Sister
  • Delia Wicks — Ex-significant Other
  • Dorothy Marie Webb — Mother
  • Rodger Oscar Webb — Father

Details

  • Birth Name: Harry Rodger Webb
  • Birth Place: Lucknow, India
  • Profession: Actor, Musician