Biography and Net Worth of Quarterflash’s Singer Rindy Ross

Rindy Ross is a famous American singer, saxophonist, musician, and songwriter of the 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’s Early Life (Age, Parents, and Education)

Rindy Ross was born Orinda Sue on 26th June 1951 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is 73 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 (merging two popular Oregon bands, Seafood Mama and Pilot) 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. 

In 1990, the band reunited and hired a few session musicians too. It had Doug Fraser on guitar, Greg Williams on drums, Sandin Wilson on bass and vocal, and Mel Kubik on saxophone and keyboards.

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Rindy Ross’s Husband and Children

Rindy Ross is married to Marv Ross, the main guitarist of Quarterflash. The couple first met in 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’s 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.

Where is Rindy Ross Today?

Although the band would retire in 2019 after three successful decades of running, Marv and Rindy spent a few years performing as a duet. Finally, on December 11, 2022, they did their final live show at the Winona Grange in Tualatin, OR.

After retiring, she is living a peaceful life with her husband.

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.
  • Many listeners often confused Rindy Ross’s voice with Pat Benatar’s in Quarterflash’s hit song “Harden My Heart.”

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Wiki and Bio

NameRindy Ross
Other NameOrinda Sue ‘Rindy’ Ross
Birth Date26 June 1951 
Age 73 years old
Birth PlacePortland, Oregon, USA
Body Measurement (Height)N/A
OccupationSinger, Saxophonist, Musician, and Songwriter
Father’s NameN/A
Mother’s NameN/A
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMarv Ross
Net WorthUSD $ 300,000
Popular WorksHarden My Heart, Quarterflash, Take Another Picture, Take Me to Heart
Social MediaN/A

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