Home Article American Musician Richard Carpenter Married to Wife Mary for a long time; How many Children do they share?

American Musician Richard Carpenter Married to Wife Mary for a long time; How many Children do they share?

Published On 25 Feb, 2019
American Musician Richard Carpenter Married to Wife Mary for a long time; How many Children do they share?

The American Musician Richard Carpenter is also an accomplished record producer, songwriter, and music arranger. Richard came to limelight along with his sister Karen Anne Carpenter who formed The Richard Carpenter Trio in 1965.

Richard remains an active artist even in his retirement from the industry. Currently, he relishes more than 3 decades of romance with the love of his life. 'Who is Richard Carpenter married to?'. Let's find out details about Richard's married relationship including his career and net worth.

American Musician Richard Carpenter's Married Relationship

Despite Richard's successful profession, he relishes a bright and vivid personal life with his wife and children.

Richard Carpenter with his wife Mary Rudolph
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Currently, Carpenter endures a romantic relationship with the love of his life, Mary Rudolph. As a matter of fact, Carpenter walked down the aisle with his adopted cousin, Mary in 1984.

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Top of the world singer Richard and his wife became the proud parents of five children. Firstly, they gave birth to Kristi Lynn Carpenter on August 17, 1987.

Similarly, the pair welcomed their Tracy Tatum Carpenter and Mindi Karen Carpenter in 1989 and 1992 respectively.

Richard Carpenter with his wife and five children
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In addition, the lovebirds welcomed Taylor Mary Carpenter and Collin Paul Carpenter to be the member of Carpenter family. However, Taylor and Collin never opened detailed information about their children and family.

Meanwhile, there are no controversy and extramarital affairs since then that may hinder their relationship.

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Together the lovely pair resides a blissful married life in California. Well, we just wish a long life journey to a married couple of more than three decades.

The Richard Carpenter Trio

In 1965, together with his sister Karen Carpenter and friend Wes Jacobs, Richard formed a band named The Richard Carpenter Trio. There Richard played piano, while his sister amazingly played drums, and Wes played on tuba and bass.

The Richard Carpenter Trio
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Following the gradual success of the trio, the band of three gave a marvelous performance at the Hollywood' Bowl Battle of the Bands in 1966. Reportedly, The Richard Carpenter Trio played The Girl from Ipanema and Iced Tea, for which the band bagged the award of the competition.

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Subsequently, Richard and his bandmates recorded three songs at RCA Studios as the winning prize from the Bowl Battle. Above all, the trio recorded Strangers in the Night, Every Little Thing and Iced Tea.

The Richard Carpenter' s Trio records (1965-1969)

Nevertheless, Carpenter's original Iced Tea became the only record that officially got released to the audience.

Richard Carpenter: Quick Facts

American Musician Richard Carpenter
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  • Richard Carpenter was born on October 15, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
  • He is the son of Agnes Reuwer Tatum and Harold Bertram Carpenter.
  • Richard and his sister Karen were baptized in the United Methodist Church of Texas.
  • Richard studied music at the California State University at Long Beach.
  • As of 2019, James Drury's estimated net worth is $10 million.

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