How old is Ray Charles?
Ray Charles was born on 23 November 1930. Ray Charles died on 10 July 2004 at the age of 73 years.
What was the exact age of Ray Charles?
Ray Charles's exact age was 73 years 7 months 17 days old. Ray Charles lived for total 26,893 days.
What would be the age of Ray Charles if alive?
Ray Charles's exact age would be 89 years 19 days old if alive. Total 32,526 days.
What is the zodiac sign of Ray Charles?
Zodiac sign of Ray Charles is Sagittarius.
Ray Charles was a prominent American musician, songwriter, and singer, who contributed greatly to the development of soul, jazz and country music. He was born in 1930 in Georgia and his childhood was quite unhappy. Ray became blind when he was 6 years old, and he was sent to a school for the children with special needs, where he started getting interested in music and playing various musical instruments. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of soul musical style, which emerged as a combination of traditional American gospels, blues, and R&B, mixed with classical music background of Ray. He was very much open to experiments and creating a bunch of interesting approaches to performing pop and country songs. His most famous hits "What`d I Say", "Ruby", "Georgia On My Mind", and "Hit the Road, Jack" became the pearls of the world's music of the XXth century. Ray Charles could be recognized for his expressive voice, distinctive piano passages, and incredible personal charisma. He won 4 Grammy awards and collaborated with a number of talented musicians like Frank Sinatra, B.B. King, Chet Atkins, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, and many others. Ray tried himself in acting as well, taking part in a few cinema movies. He was extremely popular among the members of the fair sex, and he had 12 children with 10 women. Ray Charles passed away in 2004 in California due to a liver disease.