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Ritchie Valens Net Worth

Ritchie Valens Net WorthRitchie Valens Net Worth: Ritchie Valens is a singer, guitarist, songwriter. Ritchie Valens was born 13-May-41 in Pacoima, Los Angeles and died Feb 3, 1959. According to Forbes, Ritchie Valens Net Worth is $500 Thousand. Pioneer in the Chicano rock movement who released the single “La Bamba” and died in an historic plane crash, an event that was nicknamed The Day the Music Died. He died in the plane crash that also killed The Big Bopper and Buddy Holly. He learned to play the guitar right-handed even though he was naturally left-handed. He influenced artists like Carlos Santana.

Ritchie Valens Net Worth is $500 Thousand

First Name Ritchie
Middle Name Steven
Last Name Valens
Another Name Richard Steven Valenzuela
Alternative Name Richie Valens, Ritchie Valens
Age 17 (age at death) years
Date of Birth 13th May, 1941
Place of Birth Pacoima, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 3rd February, 1959
Place of Death Clear Lake, Iowa, USA
Cause of Death Plane Crash
Height 5′ 7″ (170 cm)
Weight 165lbs (75 kg)
Build Average
Eye Brown – Dark
Hair Brown – Dark
Distinctive Feature Dimples
Star Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
School San Fernando School
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist
Profession Singer
Claim to Fame La Bamba
Music Genre Rock and roll, Chicano rock
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1957–1959
Music Style Rock & Roll
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Amiable/Good-Natured, Energetic, Exuberant, Playful, Passionate, Fun, Rambunctious, Carefree, Summery, Cheerful, Happy, Rousing, Freewheeling, Lively, Innocent, Rollicking
Instrument Guitar, Vocals
Instrument Guitar, Vocals
Record Label Del-Fi Records
Shoe Size 9
Official Web,
Father Steven
Mother Concepcion ‘Concha’
Brother Robert ‘Bob’ Morales, Mario Ramirez
Sister Connie, Irma
Family Member Ernie Valens (Nephew)
Friend The Big Bopper, Buddy Holly
Favorite TV Shows Ed Sullivan Show
Fav Foods Mexican
Fav Colors Red
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