May. 13th, 1950
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
6' 0 1/2"
Stevie Wonder's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- Played harmonica on 'Chaka Khan (I)' (qv)'s 1984 hit "I Feel For You"
- Father of 'Aisha Morris' (qv), and 'Keita Morris' (qv).
- Collaborated on the 1985 smash hit "We Are the World" (USA for Africa)
- At the age of 17 he performed with The 'Jimi Hendrix' (qv) Experience playing drums at the BBC. (Jammin'/I was made to love her, BBC Sessions)
- "Little Stevie" Wonder grew up to not very little at all, as he stands over 6' tall.
- He was voted the 15th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
- His first #1 hit was the half-improvised "Fingertips - Part 2", recorded live in concert (The first live pop single to ever reach #1). It topped the Pop Music and R&B charts in 1963 when Stevie Wonder was only 12. You can the hear the musicians struggling to keep up with the young vocalist and harmonica player as he improvises rhythm and blues riffs, and at one point in the recording a musician is heard shouting "What key? What key?"
- In 1988, he announced his interest in running for mayor of Detroit in the 1992 election. However, he never followed through with a campaign.