Who is Charlie Wilson?
Charles Kent Wilson (born January 29, 1953) also known as Uncle Charlie or Charlie Wilson is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and the former lead vocalist of the Gap Band. As a solo artist Wilson’s been nominated for thirteen Grammy awards and eleven NAACP 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 widely played song “There Goes My Baby” was named the No. 1 Urban Adult Song for 2009 in Billboard Magazine.
Charlie Wilson Age
Charlie Wilson is 68 years old. He was born on the 29th of January 1953 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, US. His father Reverend Oscar Wilson, was a minister in the Church of God in Christ where Wilson and his older brother Ronnie and younger brother Robert used to sing before their father’s Sunday sermons, accompanied on piano by their mother.
Charlie Wilson Cancer
In 2008, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and treated successfully with implants. He has since worked with the Prostate Cancer Foundation, encouraging Black men to be tested for the disease. He has also spread awareness by providing vocals for Lupe Fiasco’s single, titled “Mission”, which focuses on cancer survivors. Wilson is the national spokesman of the Prostate Cancer Foundation where there is a Creativity Award in his name which donates hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to researchers across the country for the development of creative science that conforms to PCF funding principles but is short-term and designed to allow development of otherwise unfunded ideas.
Charlie Wilson Education
He attended Langston University and would go on to become drum major in the Langston University Marching Pride.
Charlie Wilson Wife
From 1993- 1995, Wilson became homeless due to drug use and abuse and this caused him to become broke and homeless and he began sleeping on the streets of Hollywood. In 1995 However, Wilson met married Mahin Tat who was his social worker at his time in drug Rehabilitation centre.
Charlie Wilson Net Worth – Height – Weight
Wilson is estimated to be worth about $15 Million. He is about 5ft 10″ tall.