Pete Best


Birthday November 24, 1941

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Chennai, India

Age 82 years old

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English musician best known as the drummer for The Beatles. He was fired in 1962 and replaced by Ringo Starr, one year before the band dropped their first studio album.

Before Fame

He sailed with his family to Liverpool in 1945 after living in India during his childhood. He became part of The Beatles in 1960 and left within two years.


He was in the film Birth of The Beatles in which he served as a technical adviser.

Family Life

He married Kathy Best in 1963. The couple has two daughters, Beba and Bonita. 

Associated With

He was childhood friends with Paul McCartney and John Lennon.