- Name: Charlie Wilson
- Age: 64 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $15 Million
- Status: Alive
Charlie Wilson is an American singer, songwriter and music producer. He was born on January 29, 1953 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His father, Rev. Oscar Wilson, was a Church minister, and his mother played the piano. Wilson attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa. He started out singing in his local church choir and later his junior high school choir.
Wilson and his brothers Robert and Ronnie began their music career with the R&B and funk group, The Gap Band, in 1967. The group was active for 43 years until they retired in 2010. They released 15 studio albums, 13 compilation albums and 38 singles. The Gap Band’s debut album, Magicians Holiday, was released in 1974 by Shelter Records. Their first album to reach platinum status, The Gap Band III, was released in 1980. It peaked at #16 on the Billboard 200 and featured the singles “Humpin”, “Yearning for Your Love”, and “Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)”. Their 15th and final album, Y2K: Funkin’ Till 2000 Comz, was released in 1999.
Wilson’s debut solo album, You Turn My Life Around, was released in 1992 by MCA Records. His third and best performing album, Charlie, Last Name Wilson, was released in 2005. The album peaked at #10 on the Billboard 200 and was certified Gold by the RIAA. Wilson has a number of popular singles including “Without You”, “There Goes My Baby”, and “Goodnight Kisses”. His 2010 single “You Are” picked up two Grammy nominations for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song. Wilson has worked with several artists and producers including Snoop Dogg, R. Kelly and Justin Timberlake. He was a featured vocalist on Kanye West‘s 2010 album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Wilson has been nominated for 11 Grammy Awards and 6 NAACP Image Awards. He was honored with the BET Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
Charlie Wilson is 5ft 10in tall and has a net worth of $15 million. He married ‘Mahin Tat’ in 1995. Wilson was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2008 but has since made a full recovery. He’s a national spokesman for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Charlie Wilson Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Charles Kent Wilson
- Birthday: January 29, 1953
- How Old : Age: 64 years old
- Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Producer
- Years Active: 1972-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $15 Million
- Marriage(s): Mahin Tat
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: charliewilsonmusic.com