Derek Otcasek

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(1981)
Mon Jun 06 2022
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Derek Otcasek has grabbed the fame of being the son of the famous multi-talented personality Richard Theodore Otcase well known as the Ric Otcasek. Ric was a singer-songwriter who has risen his fame through the songs like Just what I needed, You might think, My best friend's girl, Tonight she comes, Dangerous type, It's all I can do and many others.

He was also a record producer and musician in the American music industry. He was also the rhythm guitarist and lead singer.

The Early Life of Derek

The son of Ric Ocasek was born in 1981 in the United States. He was raised and grew up in his own hometown with his parents.

He was interested in music, singing, and songwriting like his father but he could not gain fame like his father yet.

Social Media

Derek Otcasek is not on social media platforms like other celebs. He is quite more active on Twitter than on other social sites. He does not have a good fan following on his social media.

derek otcasek was captured posing for the photo wearing spectacles.
Derek Otcasek was captured posing for the photo wearing spectacles. Photo source: Favebites

He uses a Twitter account @dotcasek he has joined Twitter in October 2011. He does not have good followers on his Twitter account. He also uses his Instagram account as preparedcorn. He has made his account private. He has 149 followers on his Insta account.

Relationship Status 

Derek Otcasek is one of the young and emerging celebrity sons who has kept a spot in the limelight at an early age due to his father and likes to keep her status low-key. There is no information regarding his being in a relationship or dating anyone however, there is not any assurance that the Otcasek is single.

He might be hiding his relationship status from the public or he might be single and focusing on his career. He has also not shared any information regarding his past relationships and affairs on social media.

Net Worth 

Derek Otcasek's net worth is yet to be updated because he has not disclosed much information regarding his profession and income. However, he is living a luxurious life with his mother.

However, we do know about his father Ric Otcasek income. He was earning a hefty amount of money from his career as a singer, songwriter, and musician as well as author. According to a reliable source, he has an estimated networth of $40 million at the time of his death in 2019.

He did not have any personal business or other kinds of stuff that generates money for him apart from his career.

About Otcasek's Family

Otcasek is the son of the famous personality Richard Theodore Otcase and Suzanne Otcasek. He has been blessed with one sibling Eron Otcasek from his own mother.

Derek Otcasek's father Ric Otcasek with his mother Suzanne Otcasek posing for the photo
Derek Otcasek with his father Ric Otcasek his mother Suzanne Otcasek and brother Eron Otcasek posing for the photo. Photo source: Heavy. com

Jonathan Raven Otcasek, Oliver Orion Otcasek, Adam Otcasek, and  Christopher Otcasek are his step-siblings.

About Derek's Sibling Christopher

The son of the model Paulina Porizkova is an actor. He has risen his fame through the movies like Pretty Woman (1990) and Elvis Is Alive (2001).

He has been continuously active in the movie field since his career days to yet.

About Otcasek Parent's Marriage

The musician Ric Otcasek and Suzanne Ocasek was married to each other in 1971. The couple was married to each other after dating each other for a couple of years.

They could not continue their relationship and decided to get apart from each other as a husband and wife in 1988 after giving birth to the two children with their togetherness. They had not shared the exact reason for their divorce in the media.

The First Wife of Otcasek's Father

The songwriter Ric Otcasek and Constance Campbell was married to each other in 1963. She was his first wife but they could not make their relationship go long term.

Derek Otcasek's father Ric Otcasek with his mother Suzanne Otcasek posing for the photo
Derek Otcasek's father Ric Otcasek with his mother Suzanne Otcasek posing for the photo. Photo source: Popular networth

They decided to quit the relationship formally with each other in 1971. But they did not share the reason for their divorce.

Third Wife of Otcasek's Father

Just what I needed singer Ric was married to Paulina Porizkova who is a Swedish model and actress. They were married to each other in 1989 after dating each other for a couple of years.

The marriage ended with the death of Ric in 2019. They could not spend more time with each other for a long.

When Otcasek's Father Died?

You might think singer Ric died on September 15, 2019, in the Manhattan Boroughs of New York City in the United States. He was born on March 23, 1944, in Baltimore City in Maryland.

Ric was found dead on September 15, 2019, by his estranged wife, Paulina Porizkova, at his New York City townhouse, which they still shared following their separation the previous May.

He had been recovering from surgery. The Chief Medical Examiner's office reported that Ocasek died from natural causes. There is no exact reason or the incident that caused his death.

Books of Otcasek's Father 

Dangerous type singer was also an author except for his career as a singer, songwriter, and musician. He had written many books through his incredible knowledge and talents.

Derek Otcasek's father Ric Otcasek was captured posing for the photo wearing black coat and white shirt
Derek Otcasek's father Ric Otcasek was captured posing for the photo wearing a black coat and a white shirt and wearing spectacles. spectacles.Photo source: Biography Mask

His famous books include The Cars, Lyrics & Prose, and Good Times Roll: A Children's Picture Book. He has written these books related to his knowledge and his experience in music.

Otcasek's Father's Car Band

The guitarist Ric Otcasek was the lead singer as well as the guitarist of the famous American rock band Car. The band was on the rise from 1978–to 1979. The band was first inspired by Proto-punk, Garage rock, and Bubblegum music.

The rock band was formed in Boston in 1976 emerging from the new wave scene in the late 1970s. The band was made in the genre of pop-rock and new wave.

Benjamin Orzechowski was an American musician and singer best known as the bassist, co-founder, and co-lead vocalist of the rock band car. Ric and Benjamin was close friend as well as the founder of the rock band car.

Controversies About Derek's Father

The father of Derek was once controversial after his third wife Paulina Porizkova expressed that he was 'controlling' her throughout their marriage in the media.

Except that he had not been involved in any kinds of controversies that have hit the media headline. He had won the hearts of millions through his amazing voice and songs than involving in controversies.

Quick Facts About Derek's Father

  • Ric Otcasek was a singer, songwriter, and record producer in the United States who was born on March 23, 1944, in Baltimore City in Maryland.
  • Besides Ric's singing career, he is also an author and has written more than three books based on music.
  • Talking about Ric's love life, he got married three times where his first wife was Constance Campbell, his second wife Suzanne Ocasek, and his third one is the popular model the Sweden Paulina Porizkova.
  • In 1976, Ric formed the band in Boston and became the founder of a famous Rock band in the United States that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s.
  • Benjamin Orzechowskiwho is an American musician and singer as well as the co-founder of the rock band is also a good friend of Ric Otcasek.

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