Lucky Starr - Updated Apr 2024

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Lucky Starr

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Lucky Starr is a popular Australian Singer, Guitarist, and Television Presenter. Lucky Starr is widely known for his single I’ve Been Everywhere in 1962.

Early Life and Childhood

Lucky Starr was born on December 29, 1940, in the city of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. His age is 83 years as of 2024 and his full name is Leslie William Morrison.

Similarly, he is Australian by nationality and practices Christianity by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Capricorn by date of birth.

Talking about his family members, his father was a motor mechanic and his mother was a housewife however, their names and profession are not available. Likewise, he had a younger sister and an adopted older sister but their names are also not available.

Lucky Starr – Education

In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Canterbury High School in Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales. He seems to be an educated person but, later he might have skipped college to pursue his professional electrician career at an early age.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, his music career began in the late 1950s, where he initially performed as a solo artist and later joined bands. He showcased his music genres including rock and roll, pop, and country music. His breakthrough came in 1962 with the release of I’ve Been Everywhere, which became a hit in Sydney and remains one of his most iconic songs.

Similarly, his musical talents, including his singing and guitar-playing abilities, contributed to his success and popularity as an artist. He gained popularity through several television appearances. He became a familiar face on popular music shows such as Bandstand and Six O’Clock Rock.

Likewise, one of his significant achievements was being the first entertainer to perform for Australian troops stationed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. His visits to the war zone and performances for the soldiers showcased his commitment to supporting the armed forces and providing morale-boosting entertainment during a challenging time.

Furthermore, in July 1962, he released Lucky’s Been Everywhere, a four-track EP featuring his four versions of I’ve Been Everywhere: Australian, US, British, and New Zealand versions. In 1963, he traveled to the United States, where he played the Nevada circuit beginning in mid-1963 at the Mapes Hotel Casino Room in Las Vegas.

Additionally, he released a solo album, The Silver Spade Digs Lucky in 1964.  In 1980, he received the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame’s Hands of Fame award. In September 2015, he released a reworking of I’ve Been Everywhere called We’re Going Everywhere… On the Old Hume Highway.

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Caption: Lucky Starr playing guitar. Source: The Border Mail

Brand Endorsements

Lucky Starr has not endorsed any brand yet or seen promoting or collaborating with any brands. Similarly, there is no information found on the web suggesting the products he has supported or not. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him collaborating with some brands to support their products.

Awards and Nomination

Starr was inducted for the Hall of Fame Mo Award in 2008. Similarly, he was honoured with a Life Time Achievement Award by the Mo Award in 2021. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Net Worth 2024

Starr has an estimated net worth of approximately $1.5 million but his exact salary is not available. Similarly, most of his income is generated from his music artist and television presenter career. Additionally, he has worked very hard to get this fame and is on the road to building his net worth in the future.

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Caption: Lucky Starr performing on the stage. Source: Luckystarr

Relationship Status

Starr may be single and not dating anyone as of now. Moreover, it is seen that he is quite happy being single at the moment. There has been much interest in who he might be dating, but he has never spoken about this. However, in the past, he was married to Gloria O’Brien on October 14, 1965. But, later they got divorced in 1984. They have two children together but their names are not available on the internet.

Scandal

Starr, at 19, got caught in a romance with Cheryl Holdridge, a touring Mouseketeer who was under the age of 16. In May 1963, he stated, “We communicated when she returned to the States, and I resolved to pursue her somehow. In 1961, I waited up all night to call her while she was recovering from tonsil surgery. But we’re not in love anymore, I think.”

Lucky Starr – Body Measurements

Talking about Starr‘s height he is 5 Feet 8 inches tall and weighs 88kg. Similarly, he has a good physique but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Moreover, he has a stunning pair of black eyes and grey hair. Also, his dress size is 7 and his shoe size is 9(US).

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Caption: Lucky Starr performing on the stage. Source: My Shepparton

Social Media

Starr is not active on social media. Similarly, he prefers to be present and private in his personal life, so he avoids social networking sites. Likewise, he is not available on any social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.