Quick Facts Ry Cooder

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Ry Cooder is an American musician, film score composer, record producer, and songwriter who is best known for his slide guitar work. Besides, he has been ranked number 8 out of 100 on the greatest guitarists list by Rolling Stones Magazine. He also runs a social club, Buena Vista which produces work for artists.

The multi-talented personality, Cooder is a married man. He married to his girlfriend, Susan Titelman who is a photographer. The husband and wife have a son, Joachim from their relationship. Let’s know detail about this talented musician’s personal life, as well as early life, married life, girlfriend, couple, nationality, ethnicity, mother, father, career, education, salary, net worth, lifestyles and much more. Keep Scrolling!!!

Ry Cooder Early Life and Education

Ryland Peter Cooder best known as Ry Cooder was born on March 15, 1947, in Los Angeles, California, to Bill Cooder, father, and Italian-American mother, Emma Casaroli. He grew up in Santa Monica where he attended at the Santa Monica High School. Cooder graduated from Santa Monica in 1964 and attended Reed College. He holds an American nationality and is of mixed descent. 

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Ry Cooder Career

Cooder got involved in music since his tender age of three. While he was at the age of four, he had an accident which left him blind in one eye. However, with an ambition of being a great musician, he did not give up but instead, he gave more focus to the music.

His music career began in the 1960s. In the beginning, he chose to play the banjo as a part of a pickup trio with Bill Monroe and Doc Watson. However, the trio did not go to success as they thought. He then collaborated with Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band.

Besides, they also released the album called Safe as Milk in 1967. Three years after that, he released a solo album, Ry Cooper and Into the Purple Valley, Paradise and Lunch, Chicken Skin Music, Showtime and so on consecutively.

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Throughout his music career, Cooder collaborated with several renowned personalities including, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Neil Young, The Doobie Brothers, Carla Olson & the Textones and so on. Likewise, he also won several awards such as Grammy Award, Honorary doctorate, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Ry Cooder Personal Life

Ry Cooder married to a photographer, Susan Titleman on October 24, 1970. The couple has a son, Joachim Cooder from their relationship who is a drummer, keyboardist, and percussionist. Reportedly, Cooder is living a single life. He has not shared much information regarding his private life due to which it is hard to know that whether the couple still lives together or has separated.

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Apart from his professional life, Ry Cooder has kept himself far away from social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram. Because of this, it has made hard to find out about his daily lifestyles and activities. 

Ry Cooder Net Worth

As an established musician, songwriter, film score composer, Cooder has accumulated a decent sum of money. As of 2018, his exact figures of net worth is under review but seeing his all works, he seems to have a net worth of million dollars.

Talking about his lifestyles and cars collections, he has not shared any of them. He currently seems to be enjoying his retirement rather than showing off is assets to the media.