Rick Astley

Rick Astley Biography

Rick Astley (b. February 6, 1966 in Warrington, United Kingdom) was one of figures to rise up in the dance/pop-driven late '80s. He started as a studio-tea-boy in 1985 at the PWL studio and released his first own single in 1987, "Never gonna give you up".



In 2007 Rick Astley became the subject of a viral internet meme in which millions of internet users were tricked into watching Rick Astley's video "Never Gonna Give You Up" by posting it under the name of other popular video titles. The practice is now known as Rickrolling.



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