Rock Richard Monahan is the son of American singer and songwriter Pat Monahan. Rock Richard Monahan is a familiar name because of his father’s success in the American music industry. Rock Richard’s parents’ claims that the name given to him has nothing to do with him professionally and everything to do with his sister-in-law. He said in an interview that, “We didn’t name him after rock music. We believed that he needed a strong core name.
Rock Richard Monahan’s Family
Rock Richard Monahan is the son of American singer and actor Pat Monahan and his second wife Amber Peterson. Rock Richard’s father Pat or Patrick Monahan was born on February 28, 1969. He is most recognized for being the band Train’s lead singer and the only stalwart member. He has worked with several different musicians and released a solo album called Last of Seven.
Rock Richard’s parents met while Pat was performing in a show in 2004 and have sometime they married and had two children, Rock Richard and Autumn. The family lives in Issaquah, Washington. Before marrying Richard’s mother, Pat was married to educator Ginean Rap whom he met when he was playing in the cover band Rogues Gallery. He had two children with her, Patrick and Emelia. Pat Monahan was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 1969 to Jack Monahan who was a cloth store owner and musician, and Patricia Ann Monahan. He has 6 older siblings. Rock Richard Monahan’s father Pat studied in Millcreek Township at McDowell High School. In Edinboro, Pennsylvania, Monahan attended the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
Rock Richard Monahan’s Career
Rock Richard is a 10-year-old who is still in school. Richard’s father from 1988 through 1990, sang with the cover band Rogues Gallery, launching his musical career in his hometown, Erie. He was the lead vocalist in the band. He left Erie in late 1993 after the band broke up and relocated to California, where he found Rob Hotchkiss.
Monahan and Hotchkiss recruited Jimmy Stafford for guitar, Charlie Colin for bass, creating the band Train, as they transitioned from the SF coffeehouse circuit to the LA club scene. Monahan and Train put out four studio albums between 1994 and 2006. The band won two Grammys in 2002, including one for the song “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me),” which was written by Monahan and was motivated by his late mother’s cancer-related death. In addition to his musical career, Monahan has engaged in a variety of other occupations. He participated in the “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire with Celebs” episode and took home $125,000 for the Camp Ronald McDonald charity.
Rock Richard Monahan’s Net Worth
Rock Richard’s net worth is not known to the public however his father’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million.