Stevie Wonder happens t0 be a famous American R&B singer, musician, producer, and social media personality. Stevie Wonder has gained fame as one of the most creative musical performers of the 20th century. Likewise, the R&B singer has gained a huge fan following on social media as well.
Stevie Wonder was born in the year 1950 and celebrates his birthday on the 13th of May every year. Likewise, as of now, the famous R&B singer is 71 years old. In addition, the famous musician was born in Saginaw, Michigan. Likewise, the musician was born under the star sign Taurus and belongs to American nationality. His birth name is Stevland Hardaway Judkins.
Moving on towards the family background of the celebrity musician, he was born to Lula Mae Hardaway and Calvin Judkins. Likewise, he is blind by birth. Similarly, talking about his siblings, he has four siblings. However, we do not know the details and names of his siblings. In addition, when he was only four years old, his parents divorced. He had taken a keen interest in singing and music in his childhood.
Reflecting upon the educational background of the celebrity musician, he first went on to attend Fitzgerald Elementary School. In addition, he then went on to attend Michigan School for the Blind. Similarly, he has also attended a music school as well.
Career and Professional Life
Stevie Wonder happens to be a famous American singer, songwriter, and musician. He is famous as one of the most innovative musical artists of the twentieth century. Likewise, He was a young prodigy who became a great musician by the age of eight, despite being blind from birth. Some of his albums such as ‘I Was Made to Love Her’ and ‘For Once in My Life’ were two of Wonder’s many singles and chartbusters.
In addition, His albums delivered a constant run of legendary successes in the 1970s, including “Superstition,” “You Are the Sunshine of My Life,” “Living for the City,” “I Wish,” and “Sir Duke.” Wonder’s best hits were in the 1980s.
Wonder sang his own work, “Lonely Boy,” to musician Ronnie White, co-founder of the musical group “The Miracles,” when he was 11 years old. Wonder teamed with his wife Syreeta on his next album, ‘Where I’m Coming From,’ in 1970. Wonder’s ‘classic period’ began with the release of this album. He also published the album ‘Talking Book’ in the same year, which had singles like ‘Superstition’ and ‘You Are the Sunshine of My Life.
Likewise, the songs ‘Innervisions’ (1973), ‘Fulfillingness’ First Finale’ (1974), ‘Songs in the Key of Life (1976), and ‘Stevie Wonder’s Journey Through The Secret Life of Plants (1977) were among his subsequent hit albums (1979).
The albums For Your Love’ and ‘Tomorrow Robins Will Sing’ were among the hits. In the new millennium, he released the album ‘A Time to Love,’ which was released in 2005. Likewise, In the years thereafter, he has traveled North America and performed at a number of events, including the 2009 ‘Obama Inaugural Celebration. Further, In 2016, he recorded a soundtrack for the animated musical ‘Sing,’ which included American singer Ariana Grande.
Net worth and Awards
When it comes to the net worth of the famous singer, he certainly earned a huge net worth. As of now, he has a net worth of $110 million at the moment. When talking of his awards, he certainly has bagged a couple of awards as well. The veteran musician has received 25 Grammy Awards over his career. Likewise, He earned an ‘Academy Award’ for ‘Best Song’ for the song ‘I Just Called to Say I Love You’ from the film ‘The Woman in Red’ in 1984.
The singer has been married three times to date. First, he was married to Syreeta Wright. However, the pair could not work out and separated in the year 1972. Later, in the year 2001, he married Kai Millard. Kai happens to be a fashion designer.
In the October of 2009, he separated from Kai. As of now, he is married to Tomeeka Robyn Bracy. Similarly, he has nine children with five women. Their names are Aisha Morris, Mandla Kadjay Carl Stevland Morris, Kailand Morris, Kwame Morris, Keita Morris, Sophia Morris, Mumtaz Morris, Zaiah Morris.
Body measurements and Social media
Talking about his body measurements, the famous singer stands tall at 6 feet and 85 kg. In addition, he also has a pair of black eyes and black hair.
Stevie Wonder has a huge fan following on his social media. Likewise, as of now, he has 6.8 million followers on his Facebook, 145k followers on his Twitter, and over 127k followers on his Instagram.