Ray Charles Net Worth, Age, Wiki, Bio, Height, Zodiac, Relationships, Children & Filmography

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Ray Charles Biography

Ray Charles is best known as Singer, Songwriter and Musician. who has an estimated Net Worth of $75 Million. The Godfather of Soul Music who pioneered R&B and popular music with hits such as “Hit the Road Jack” and “Crying Time.” He earned 17 Grammy Awards over the course of his long, successful career. He was born on September 23,1930, Albany, GA. After releasing the hit single “Georgia on My Mind,” he cancelled a concert when he found out that the audience would be segregated. He was sued for breach of contract and fined $757. He went blind due to glaucoma when he was seven and started contemplating the world in terms of sounds. When he was fifteen, he left school and started playing piano for bands in Jacksonville, Florida. Frank Sinatra once called Ray Charles “the only true genius in show business.” He married Eileen Williams on July 31, 1951 and, after their divorce in 1952, he married Della Beatrice Howard on April 5, 1955. He had a daughter named Alicia with an unknown woman. He had another daughter named Alexandra with Chantal Bertrand and a third child named Vincent with Arlette Kotchounian. His zodiac sign is Libra

Ray Charles Bio, Wiki

First NameRay
Middle NameCharles
Last NameRobinson
Full Name at BirthRay Charles Robinson
Alternative NameThe Genius of Soul, Brother Ray, The High Priest, Ray Charles
Age73 (age at death) years
Birthday23rd September, 1930
BirthplaceAlbany, Georgia, United States
Died10th June, 2004
Place of DeathBeverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of DeathAcute Liver Failure
BuriedInglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height5' 9″ (175 cm)
BuildAverage
Eye ColorBrown – Dark
Hair ColorGrey
Distinctive FeatureDark Shades.
Zodiac SignVirgo
SexualityStraight
ReligionChristian
EthnicityBlack
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolFlorida School for the Deaf and Blind, St. Augustine, Florida, United States
Occupation TextSinger, Songwriter and Musician.
OccupationMusician
Claim to Fame“Hit The Road Jack” (1961).
Music Genre (Text)Rhythm and blues, Soul, Blues, Jump Blues, Piano Blues, Soul Blues, Gospel, Country, Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Rock And Roll, R&B
Music GenreR&B, Pop/Rock, Blues, Jazz
Year(s) Active1947–2004, 1947–2001, 1946–2004
Music StyleSoul, Early R&B, Piano Blues, Country Soul, Pop-Soul, Early Pop/Rock, Jazz Blues, Urban Blues, AM Pop
Music MoodConfident, Earthy, Energetic, Gritty, Party/Celebratory, Rambunctious, Rousing, Bittersweet, Bravado, Dramatic, Exuberant, Freewheeling, Organic, Passionate, Plaintive, Playful, Poignant, Swaggering, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earnest
InstrumentLeader, Piano, Vocals, Keyboards
Instrument (text)Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Alto Saxophone, Trombone, saxophone
Record LabelAtlantic, ABC, Warner Bros., Swing Time, Concord, Columbia, Flashback
Associated ActsThe Raelettes, USA for Africa, Billy Joel, Gladys Knight
Brand Endorsement(1976) Print ads: Craig Powerplay Car Stereo systems, (1985-86) Print ads: Pioneer's LaserDisc video system, (early 1990s) TV commercial (Japan only): Honda autos, (1988-89) TV commercials (voiceovers, w/The Temptations): California Raisins, (early 1990s) TV commercial: Diet Pepsi, (2003) TV commercial: Georgia state lottery, (2002) Radio commercial: for milk ad campaign, singing and piano playing
Official Websiteswww.raycharles.com/, http://www.raycharles.com, http://raycharles.com
MotherAretha Robinson
BrotherGeorge Robinson
Family MemberRay Charles Robinson Jr. (Son)
FriendQuincy Jones

Ray Charles Dating, Wife, Girlfriends and Relationships

Rest in peace.
  • Mary Ann Fisher (Singer) and Ray Charles dated from June, 1955 to October, 1958.
  • Ray Charles and Della Beatrice Howard are divorced after a marriage of 21 years.
  • Ray Charles and Eileen Williams are divorced after a marriage of 5 months.
  • Louise Flowers and Ray Charles dated from 1949 to 1950.
  • Mae Mosley Lyles and Ray Charles had a relationship.
  • Sandra Jean Betts and Ray Charles had a relationship.
  • Arlette Kotchounian and Ray Charles had a relationship.
  • Chantelle Bertrand and Ray Charles had a relationship.
  • Mary Anne den Bok and Ray Charles had a relationship.
  • Margie Hendrix and Ray Charles dated from August, 1958 to July, 1969.

Ray Charles Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
VincentMaleArlette Kotchounian
AlexandriaFemaleChantelle Bertrand
Corey RobinsonMaleMary Anne den Bok
Evelyn195070 years oldLouise Flowers
Charles Wayne195961 years oldMargie Hendrix
ReneeFemale196159 years oldMae Mosley Lyles
Sheila RayeFemaleSeptember, 196357 years oldSandra Jean Betts

Ray Charles Movies and TV Shows

FilmYearCharacterType
Ray Charles Live in Antibes, France 19612011Piano, VocalsMovie
Hudson & Halls2002Guest (1977)TV Show
Spy Hard1996Bus DriverMovie
Ray Alexander: A Taste for Justice1994TV Movie
The Nanny1993SammyTV Show
Wings1990Ray CharlesTV Show
Limit Up1989JuliusMovie
Moonlighting1985Ray CharlesTV Show
WWE PPV on WWE Network1985Ray CharlesTV Show
Who's the Boss?1984Ray CharlesTV Show
St. Elsewhere1982Arthur TibbitsTV Show
The Blues Brothers1980RayMovie
Romeo und Julia '701969Ray Charles (1969)TV Show

Ray Charles Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth 2020$75 Million
Income SourcePrimary Income source Soul Singer (profession).

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