Ric Charlesworth

Muna 31 Jul,2022

Facts of Ric Charlesworth

Full Name
Ric Charlesworth
Birth Name
Richard Ian Charlesworth
Famous Name
Ric Charlesworth
Married to
Carmen Charlesworth
Currently Married
Lester Charlesworth
5 kids
Father Nationality
No. of Twitter Followers
More than 130


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Over $1.5 million
Sports coach
Started career as


Married to
Carmen Charlesworth
Currently Married

Ric Charlesworth is a famous Australian sports coach and also a former politician. Besides, he is an international level hockey player who has played for the Kookaburras and successfully won the silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics. 

Charlesworth is an Australian-based sports coach who has also played first-class cricket for Western Australia. Apart from his sports career, he is famous for serving as a federal member of parliament representing the Labor Party. Additionally, he served in the parliament for ten years, i.e., from 1983 to 1993. 

His Professional Career

Ric is known for his political career, but he is known worldwide for his sports career. After serving in the parliament for ten years, the former politician started to shine in the field of hockey, where he got much recognization. 

Cricket Career

Ric commanded the Western Australian State under 19 cricket and then played grade Club cricket for West Perth. Similarly, he also played for the University Cricket Club from 1970–1976. Furthermore, Ric has a long career history in the cricket vocation as he played in 47 first-class matches for Western Australia for about seven years.

Ric CAPTION: Ric Charlesworth SOURCE: bendigoadvertiser.com.au

 In addition, Charlesworth was also one of the members of Sheffield Shield winning teams in 1972–73, 1976–77, and 1977–78. For further information, Ric was also a squad member in the winning season of 1974–75. 

Hockey Career

While talking about his hockey career, Ric was one of the teammates of the PSA Hockey Cup and the winning teams of 1966–67. Furthermore, Ric played in and supervised the Western Australia men's field hockey team, the Kookaburras. Charlesworth represented Australia in five Olympic hockey teams. 

Rather than this, Ric was also a member of other international tournaments, including the World Hockey Cup in 1986, which the team won successfully. Similarly, he was named the player of the game, which added another turning point in Ric's hockey career. After an amazing journey, he retired from playing for his home country, in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Amazingly, Ric played 227 games for Australia. 


Charlesworth served as the head coach of the Australian Women's hockey team from 1993-2000. Under his assistance, the team won more than five Champion's Trophies, including World Cups. Rather than his playing career, Ric has also been an amazing coach and mentor to many teams. 

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Ric Age And Personal Life

The fan's favorite, Ric, was born on 6 February 1952 in Subiaco, Western Australia. Similarly, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. For your information, he spent most of his childhood in his birthplace and visited Christ Church Grammar School; Ric graduated from the same school in 1969. 

After exploring his bio, we know he is well educated and has been a brilliant student since school. After completing his school, Ric achieved a medical degree from the University of Western Australia School of Medicine. The sports coach was raised by his father, Lester Charlesworth. Besides, his father a dentist and a cricketer who represented his home country, Australia, between 1949–1951. 

Ric CAPTION: Ric Charlesworth during his gameplay SOURCE: thehockeypaper.co.uk

However, nothing much can be said about Charlesworth's mother now. Additionally, the details of his siblings remain unrevealed at the same time. Despite being a renowned personality, he has kept his private career away from media sources. So, we will update every session as soon as possible.

Charlesworth Net Worth And Salary Explored

As per our close sources, the current net worth of Ric Charlesworth is estimated to be $ 1.5 million. As we have already mentioned, he is one of the most popular sportspeople and a politician in Australia, so he has gained great money from his active years.

Ric is undoubtedly one of the most successful sportsmen who must live an amazing life with the fullest of all facilities. However, he doesn't like to flaunt it much and stays away from the public eye. Further, he has a long career history enough to recognize him and his successful career.

Ric CAPTION: Ric Charlesworth with a trophy SOURCE: fih.ch.com

Additionally, Ric must be the most paid player of his time as he has assisted the team and victories many matches and tournaments. Sadly, we couldn't explore much about his luxurious lifestyle by this time as he has kept his private for now.

Meet Ric's Wife, Carmen Charlesworth

Ric Charlesworth is a married and a family man. Besides, he is happily married to his wife, Carmen Charlesworth. Many fans are captivated by his married life, but we have no exact facts about Ric's marriage as both partners have kept it private and confidential. So on, the date and venue of Ric and Carmen's wedding are yet to get revealed. 

Nevertheless, we know that the lovebirds have been together for many years and might be in a serious relationship before tying a wedding knot. Still, the love story of the couple is also confidential for now. Similarly, the couple is the parents of five kids, Jonathan, Hugo, Oscar, Elizabeth and Kate Charlesworth. 

Ric CAPTION: Ric Charlesworth with his family SOURCE: thehockeypaper.co.uk

As mentioned earlier, little is known about Ric's family life, so the information about his kids is also not publicly exposed. However, we know that Jonathan followed his father's career path and is an Australian field hockey player and a medical doctor. 

Social Media Activeness

Charlesworth is not so actively available on the social media handles like Instagram and Twitter. Besides, we can find his account on Twitter under the username @riccharlesworth, and he has earned more than 130 followers but hasn't tweeted any posts yet. Addiitonally, he is not active on other social media handles like Instagram so, we can expect him to be away from the public limelight despite the fact he is well known personality. 

So, we can't explore Ric's social media life for now, but we can expect him to be active on the platform in the future. 

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