Stevie Wonder is known as an American musician. He is most famous for timeless songs like "My Cherie Amour," "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," "Superstition," and "Part-Time Lover."
Stevie Wonder was born Stevland Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan. He was born a month and a half ahead of schedule with an eye issue which was made worse when he got excessive oxygen in an incubator, prompting visual impairment. Wonder demonstrated an early knack for music, first with a congregation ensemble in Detroit, Michigan, where he and his family had moved to when he was four years of age, and later with a scope of instruments, including the harmonica, piano and drums, all of which he taught himself before age 10.
The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stevie Wonder made his pro debut at age 11, turning into a 1960s power house with chart hits like "Fingertips, Pt. 2," "I Was Made to Love Her" and "My Cherie Amour."
Throughout the following decade, Wonder had a variety of No. 1 melodies on the pop and R&B charts, including "Superstition," "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," "Higher Ground," "Boogie on Reggae Woman," "Sir Duke" and "I Wish" from his hit album collections.
Wonder kept on producing hits into the 1980s, including "I Just Called to Say I Love You," the Paul McCartney two part harmony "Ebony and Ivory" and "Part-Time Lover." He was drafted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.
In July 2019, Steve announced that he would be taking a break from touring to get a kidney transplant.
Wonder married Motown singer/songwriter Syreeta Wright in 1970, but ended up separating from two years later. A gifted lyricist, she worked with Wonder on hits like "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" and "If You Really Love Me," while he worked with Wright on her album collections Syreeta (1972) and Stevie Wonder Presents Syreeta (1974). Wright passed away from a cancer growth in 2004.
Wonder had his first youngster, Aisha, with Yolanda Simmons in 1975. His little girl was the motivation for "Isn't She Lovely." The couple had a child, Keita, who was born in 1977. In 1983, he had a child, Mumtaz, with Melody McCulley. Wonder had a little girl, Sophia, and boy, Kwame, with a lady whose name he has not been revealed.
Wonder married Karen Millard Morris in 2001. The couple have two children, Kailand and Mandla, together and separated in 2015. After their separation, Wonder started a romantic association with Tomeeka Robyn Bracy with whom he has two children.
|Birth Date:||13 May, 1950|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Description:||American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer|