Robert Fripp is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer, who has contributed to more than 700 official releases.
He was ranked 62nd on Rolling Stone magazine’s 2011 list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.
Fripp has contributed to music for about 45 years.
How much net worth does Robert Fripp have? Get to know the facts about his age, family, wife, house, and net worth in the following article.
Robert Fripp Bio; Age, Family, Height
Born on May 16, 1946, Robert’s age is now 75 years. With the birth sigh Taurus, he hails from Dorset, England.
Fripp was the second child of his parents Arthur Fripp and Edith Green.
His mother Edith was from a Welsh mining family. Her earnings from working at the Bournemouth Records Office allowed his father to start a business as an estate agent.
Robert completed his economics, economic history, and political history for his A-levels from Bournemouth College.
The guitarist stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Career & Net Worth
Robert started his official musical career in 1967. He has brought a unique, strikingly intelligent perspective to his work.
Fripp’s genre includes art rock, progressive rock, ambient and experimental.
Being passionate about rock and roll, he formed a band known as the Ravens with his friend in 1961. However, the idea did not turn out to work. As a result, the band broke after a year.
Later, Robert collaborated with Peter Giles and Michael Giles and formed a trio Giles, Giles, and Fripp.
After that, the trio landed a deal with Deram Records, issuing the album The Cheerful Insanity of Giles, Giles, and Fripp in 1968.
Prior to that, Fripp formed a new band name King Crimson with Greg Lake and Peter Sinfield. They launched their first debut album In the Court of the Crimson King which landed a good height.
Eventually, Robert had a successful musical journey since then. His leadership of King Crimson and work with fellow experimentalist Brian Eno has been an essential innovative driving force in music.
Honoring him, Asteroid 81947 Fripp, discovered by Marc Buie at Cerro Tololo in 2000 was given his name.
Besides, in 1992, Fripp and producer/online content developer David Singleton co-founded Discipline Global Mobile (DGM) as an independent music label.
Moreover, he has contributed to the Windows Vista operating system.
Being a successful musician, Robert has garnered remarkable income from his career stint. He enjoys an approximate net worth of $10 million.
Married Life; Wife & Children
Robert Fripp is a married man. His wife Toya Wilcox is an English musician, actress, and TV presenter.
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The couple has been in a matrimonial relationship for more than three decades.
They got married in 1986.
However, they have no children and have arranged their will so as to leave their entire fortune to the establishment of a musical educational trust for children.
Previously, they lived in lived at Thornhill Cottage, Holt, Dorset and Fernhill House, Witchampton. After Reddish House, the couple lived at Evershot Old Mansion.
As of now, they reside in their home in Pershore, Worcestershire.