Ringo Starr and his wife lived as “simple people”, according to a Beatles insider

Ringo Starr established himself as a talented drummer early in his career. He then traded drums forever with The Beatles. He gained fame and fortune with the Fab Four, but a Beatles insider once explained how Ringo and his wife lived like simple folk even after buying a huge estate.

Ringo Starr (left) and his wife, Maureen, in 1969, when a member of the Beatles found them living as ordinary people in their mansion.
Ringo Starr (left) and his wife, Maureen | Bettmann/Getty Images

Ringo Starr moved out of his apartment and became John Lennon’s neighbor

Ringo moved from Liverpool to London once The Beatles became big. England’s capital was also the epicenter of the country’s music scene, so it vacated the working-class port city for cosmopolitan London.

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