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Ric Ocasek is an American music producer and musician with a net worth of $25 million dollars. Ric went on to attend Bowling Green State University. After school, he played in a group called, Milkwood, which released one record under the Paramount label. The album was a flop, as well as the group was dropped from the label and broke up. Ric formed a new group, Rick as well as the Bunnies, which enjoyed a steady gig at a nearby eatery. Nevertheless, their music was ultimately deemed too mature for a household crowd, and they were let go.

Ric Ocasek Net Worth $25 Million Dollars

In the late 70s, he co-founded the group, Cap’n Swing, which afterwards became known as The Cars. The group enjoyed success until they disbanded in 1988. Ric Ocasek wrote the majority of the content, and served as co-lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist. His solo music career continues to be only fairly successful, however he has become known as a superb producer, and has produced hit albums for such groups as Weezer, No Doubt, Black 47, Hole, and Bad Religion.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 23, 1949
Birth place: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Profession:Record producer, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Film Score Composer, Film Producer
Education:Bowling Green State University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Paulina Porizkova (m. 1989), Suzanne Ocasek (m. 1972–1988)
Children:Oliver Orion Ocasek, Christopher Otcasek, Jonathan Raven Ocasek, Eron Otcasek, Derek Otsacek
Movies:The Cars: Live, Made in Heaven, The Cars: Unlocked: The Live Performances
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Senior vice president of A&R for Elektra Records.
2Is not participating in The New Cars.
3Produced the debut album for the pop-punk band Weezer.
4Lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the 1970s-1980s New Wave band The Cars.
5Children: (Paulina Porizkova) Jonathan Raven Ocasek (b. May 1993) and Oliver Orion Ocasek (b. May 23, 1998); (with Suzanne Otcasek) Derek Otsacek, Eron Otcasek and Christopher Otcasek.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Towering height and slender frame
2Dark sunglasses


Quotes

#Quote
1People tell me all the time that I look forbidding or aloof. That doesn't bother me much - I am fairly private, withdrawn, and ... distant, I guess. But, um, I think that's okay.


Pictures



Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
$ellebrity2012Documentary writer: "Since You're Gone"
Girls Against Boys2012performer: "This Could Be Love"
Bachelorette2012writer: "Moving in Stereo"
New Girl2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
What's Your Number?2011writer: "Just What I Needed"
Hick2011writer: "My Best Friend's Girl"
Cars 22011writer: "You Might Think", "Piensas You Might Think - Spanish Version"
Super 82011writer: "Bye Bye Love"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series writer - 2 episodes
20 to 12011TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Total Wipeout2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cold Case2005-2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Skateland2010writer: "SHAKE IT UP"
Glee2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Tree Hill2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Electric Dreams2009TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
I Love You, Man2009writer: "Good Times Roll"
Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy2009TV Special documentary producer: "Buddy Holly"
Confessions of a Shopaholic2009performer: "Emotions In Motion" / writer: "Emotions In Motion"
Private Practice2008TV Series writer - 2 episodes
My Best Friend's Girl2008writer: "My Best Friend's Girl"
Turbocharge: The Unauthorized Story of The Cars2008writer: "Hello Again"
Midnight Heat2007writer: "Drive"
Good Luck Chuck2007writer: "You Might Think"
Transformers2007writer: "Drive"
Everybody Hates Chris2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nail Polish2006writer: "MAGIC"
The Bubble2006producer: "On The Verge"
Click2006performer: "Everybody" 2006, "Feelings Got to Stay" 1993 / writer: "Magic" 1984, "Everybody" 2006, "Feelings Got to Stay" 1993
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Just Like Heaven2005writer: "Good Times Roll"
Sky High2005writer: "Just What I Needed"
Nearing Grace2005writer: "Let's Go" - as Richard Ocasek
The Squid and the Whale2005writer: "Drive"
The Prince and Me2004"Shake It Up"
50 First Dates2004writer: "Drive"
Wonderland2003writer: "Good Times Roll" 1978
Pauly Shore Is Dead2003writer: "Good Times Roll"
Mr. Deeds2002writer: "My Best Friend's Girl"
Ed2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sorority Boys2002writer: "My Best Friend's Girl" - as Rick Ocasek
Scrubs2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Not Another Teen Movie2001writer: "Let's Go"
He Died with a Felafel in His Hand2001writer: "Drive"
Lucky Numbers2000writer: "Moving In Stereo"
Where the Money Is2000writer: "You Might Think", "My Best Friend's Girl"
Freaks and Geeks2000TV Series writer - 1 episode
Boys Don't Cry1999writer: "Just What I Needed"
200 Cigarettes1999"Just What I Needed"
Jawbreaker1999writer: "Good Times Roll"
The Wedding Singer1998writer: "It's All I Can Do"
Excess Baggage1997writer: "All Mixed Up"
The Saint1997"You're All I've Got Tonight"
Private Parts1997writer: "Since You're Gone"
Chasing Amy1997writer: "Let's Go" 1979
Wedding Bell Blues1996writer: "You Might Think"
The Crow: City of Angels1996"Gold Dust Woman" / producer: "Gold Dust Woman"
The Craft1996writer: "Dangerous Type"
Billy Madison1995writer: "I'm Not The One" - as Rick Ocasek
Beavis and Butt-Head1993TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mystery Science Theater 30001992TV Series writer - 1 episode
Attack of the Killer Refridgerator1990Video short writer: "Heartbeat City"
An American Summer1990writer: "Good Times Roll"
Caddyshack II1988producer: "I Run Right Back"
Date with an Angel1987writer: "You Are The Girl"
Made in Heaven1987performer: "I Still Want You" / producer: "I Still Want You" / writer: "I Still Want You"
Top of the Pops1978-1985TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Live Aid1985TV Special documentary writer: "Drive", "Just What I Needed", "Heartbeat City"
A Chipmunk Reunion1985TV Movie writer: "Shake It Up"
The Fall Guy1985TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sure Thing1985writer: "You Might Think"
Fast Times at Ridgemont High1982writer: "Moving In Stereo"
WKRP in Cincinnati1979-1980TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Times Square1980writer: "Dangerous Type"
Promises in the Dark1979writer: "MY BEST FRIEND'S GIRL"
Over the Edge1979writer: "Just What I Needed", "Best Friend's Girl"
BrainDead2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Everybody Wants Some!!2016writer: "Good Times Roll"
7 Chinese Brothers2015writer: "Since You're Gone", "Bye Bye Love"
Parenthood2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films2014Documentary writer: "Shake It Up"
Caffeine Madness2014Short writer: "Magic"
The Office2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Regular Show in Space2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Marvel One-Shot: Item 472012Video short writer: "Just What I Needed", "Take Another Look"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Geffen Vintage 80s Vol. 11995VideoSinger
Hairspray1988Beatnik Cat (special apperances)
Made in Heaven1987Shark

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cars: Unlocked2006Video
Cars: Heartbeat City1984Video

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cars: Unlocked2006Video producer
Weezer: Buddy Holly1994Video short producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Satan's Playground2006special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bad Brains: A Band in DC2012Documentary
The Colbert Report2006-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
America's Next Top Model2008TV SeriesHimself - Recording Artist
Sound Off2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest (2005)
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2005TV SeriesHimself
Essential Music Videos: Hits of the '80s2003Video shortHimself (segment "Drive") (as The Cars)
Up a Tree with Jonathan Richman & Tommy Larkins2003Video documentary shortHimself
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Cars: Live2000TV Movie documentaryHimself (lead and backing vocals, guitar)
Saturday Night Live 251999TV Special documentaryHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
MTV Video Music Awards 19961996TV SpecialHimself
The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special1995TV MovieHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1993TV SeriesHimself
Fear of a Black Hat1993Himself (scenes deleted)
Simply Mad About the Mouse1991Himself
Saturday Night Live1986TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Live Aid1985TV Special documentaryHimself (as The Cars)
Cars: Heartbeat City1984VideoHimself
The Midnight Special1979TV SeriesHost
My Best Friend's Girl1978Video shortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Cars: Unlocked2006VideoHimself (lead and backing vocals, guitar)

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