Ray Charles

Ray Charles

American singer and pianist (1930–2004)
A brilliant, towering musical figure who through his singing and piano playing helped invent soul and R&B music.
BornSeptember 23, 1930
HometownAlbany, Georgia, United States of America
Net worth$75 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseDella Beatrice Howard (m 1955 - 1977) , Eileen Williams (m 1951 - 1952)
ChildrenCharles Wayne Hendricks , Ray Charles Robinson Jr. , Raenee Robinson , Robyn Moffett , Robert Robinson , Alexandra Bertrand , Evelyn Robinson , David Robinson , Sheila Raye Charles , Vincent Kotchounian , Reatha Butler , Ryan Corey Robinson
ParentsAretha Robinson , Bailey Robinson
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Ray Charles Live at Montreux 1997
Ray Charles Live at Montreux 1997
1h
2008
A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story
A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story
1h 37min
2016
20 Feet From Stardom
20 Feet From Stardom
PG-13
1h 30min
2013
The Blues
The Blues
2003
Tom Dowd & the Language of Music
Tom Dowd & the Language of Music
1h 32min
2003
Ballad in Blue
Ballad in Blue
1h 28min
1966

Albums

Ray Charles In Concert
Ray Charles In Concert
2003
Berlin, 1962
Berlin, 1962
1996
My World
My World
1993
Spirit of Christmas
Spirit of Christmas
1985
Friendship
Friendship
1984
Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?
Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?
1984
Early Years [King]
Early Years [King]
1978
True to Life
True to Life
1977
Ray Charles Live [Atlantic]
Ray Charles Live [Atlantic]
1973
Through the Eyes of Love
Through the Eyes of Love
1972
Message from the People
Message from the People
1972
Volcanic Action of My Soul
Volcanic Action of My Soul
1971
My Kind of Jazz
My Kind of Jazz
1970
I'm All Yours-Baby!
I'm All Yours-Baby!
1969
Portrait of Ray
Portrait of Ray
1968
Ray Charles Invites You to Listen
Ray Charles Invites You to Listen
1967
Ray's Moods
Ray's Moods
1966
Crying Time
Crying Time
1966
Live in Concert
Live in Concert
1965
Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
Ray Charles Story, Vol. 4
1964