Rindy Ross is a famous American singer, saxophonist, musician, and songwriter of an American rock group Quarterflash which was formed in 1980 in Portland, Oregon. Rindy was the permanent member and also the lead vocalist of the band.
Rindy Ross Early Life (Age, Parents, and Education)
Rindy Ross was born Orinda Sue on 26th June 1951 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is 70 years old. The identities of her parents have not been disclosed to date and her nickname is ‘Rindy’.
Ross has graduated from a local high school and has a degree in education/teaching from the University of Western Oregon.
Rindy Ross Career
Rindy Ross first started her career as a teacher at Central Oregon after her graduation and later quit the job after three years to pursue her talents in music with her husband Marv Ross.
Rindy along with her husband formed the American rock group named ‘Quaterflash’ in 1980 in Portland, Oregon. The band consists of Marv Ross who is the guitarist and Rindy Ross who is the lead singer and saxophonist originally and later added other members – Jack Charles who became guitarist, Rick DiGiallonardo who played keyboards/synthesizers, Rich Gooch who played electric bass, and Brian David Willis who played drums and percussion.
The band went on to gain huge popularity and success in the 1980s and the 1990s by releasing hit songs like ‘Harden My Heart’, and ‘Girl in the Wind’. Their album Quarterflash, which was released in September 1981, reached No. 8 on Billboard’s Top LPs & Tapes chart, and sold over a million copies which earned them RIAA platinum status the next year.
The other songs of the band that were able to chart on the billboard are ‘Harden My Heart’, ‘Take Me to Heart’, and ‘Back Into Blue’. The band also has appeared on soundtracks of two of 1982’s biggest films, Ron Howard’s Night Shift and Fast Times at Ridgemont High in 1982.
Rindy Ross is married to Marv Ross, the main guitarist of Quarterflash. The couple first met at their university days when both were pursuing their education degree at the University of Western Oregon.
They tied the knot after their graduation and it was revealed that Marv had pursued Rindy to be the lead vocalist in the band. It has not been revealed whether the couple has children or not.
Rindy Ross Net Worth
According to online sources, the total net worth of Rindy Ross is estimated to be USD $ 300,000 while the total net worth of the band, Quarterflash is estimated to be USD $ 1.9 million. Her main source of income is her career as a singer as well as her acting ventures.
Some Unknown Facts
Check these facts about Rindy Ross:
Her original name is Orinda Sue.
Rindy along with her husband Marv formed Ross Productions in 1991 to create music for NW audiences.
Ross developed an interest in singing from the tender age of three.
Canadian legendary singer Joni Mitchell was the inspiration for Rindy in her singing career.
Rindy Ross has retired from singing and is living a peaceful life with her husband.