Charlie Wilson Biography — Charles Kent Wilson also known as Uncle Charlie, is an American singer, musician, songwriter, and the former lead vocalist of the Gap Band.
As a solo artist Charlie Wilson has been nominated for 13 Grammy awards and 11 NAACP Image Awards (including two wins), received a 2009 Soul Train Icon Award, and was a recipient of a BMI Icon Award in 2005.
In 2009 and 2020, he was named Billboard magazine’s No. 1 Adult R&B Artist, and his song “There Goes My Baby” was named the No. 1 Urban Adult Song for 2009 in Billboard Magazine.
Charlie Wilson Bio
Wilson was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and began singing at his local church before he started kindergarten.
He continued to perform throughout his school years, and eventually formed the group, The Gap Band, with his brothers Ronnie and Robert.
The Gap Band rose to popularity in the 70s and 80s, playing their own special brand of funk music. They officially retired in 2010 after 43 years together.
He began his solo career in the early 2000s, and his manager, Michael Paran, subsequently negotiated a three-album deal with Jive Records. This led to the Gold-certified album, “Charlie Last Name Wilson”.
Since then, he has released three more successful solo albums, and has also appeared on multiple tracks with Kanye West, Snoop Dogg (Lion), Underground Kings, Mystikal, Boyz II Men, Lil’ Kim, and Quincy Jones. He has been nominated for six Grammy Awards.
Charlie Wilson Age
Wilson was born on January 29, 1953, and is currently 70 years old
Charlie Wilson Parents
Charles Kent Wilson was born to Reverend Oscar and Lucy Wilson in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His father was a Church of God in Christ minister. His mother was a pianist and minister of musics.
Charlie Wilson Siblings
Wilson has seven siblings: Ronnie, Robert, Claven, Loretta, Darla, Tawana, and Sharaun.
Charlie Wilson Wife
Wilson is a married man who is currently married to Mahin Tat Wilson
Charlie Wilson Children
The couple have no children together.
Charlie Wilson Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Charlie has $15 million in the bank.