Rick James

Age Of Rick James biography

Birth Name: James Ambrose Johnson Jr.

Occupation: Funk Singer

Born In: Buffalo, NY

Birthdate: February 1, 1948

Age: 76 years old (as of 2024)

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Sexuality: Straight

Rick James was born on the 1st of February, 1948. He is popular for being a Funk Singer. He was partially responsible for MC Hammer ‘s “Can’t Touch This” and won a Grammy Award for the song. Rick James’s age is 76. Flamboyant funk singer and composer who released the hit singles “Super Freak” and “You And I,” among others.

The 76-year-old funk singer was born in Buffalo, NY. He joined the Navy Reserve out of fear of being drafted, but ended up missing his weekend training to play music. During his dark days, he was known for spending $7000 a week on cocaine for five straight years.

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Rick James was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

James Ambrose Johnson Jr. is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.

While we don't know Rick James birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Sunday. People born on a Sunday can often rely on sympathy from others and generally have luck on their side.


Rick’s James Ambrose Johnson Jr. attended Bennett High School, Buffalo, NY.


Rick James’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. . We will continue to update information on Rick James’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Rick James keeps His personal life private. Once more details are available on who he is dating, we will update this section.

The 76-year-old American was born in the Baby Boomers Generation and the Year of the Rat

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Ambrose Johnson Jr.
NICKNAME: The King of Punk Funk, Big Jimmy, Jimmy “The Whale”, Ricky James Matthews, Slick Rick, James Ambrose Johnson Jr., Rick James
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius

Net Worth

The 76-year-old American funk singer has done well thus far. Majority of Rick’s money comes from being a funk singer. CelebsMoney has recently updated Rick James’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Rick James is a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Rick James was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Rick James has a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Rick James’s birth sign is Aquarius and he has a ruling planet of Uranus.


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