Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and activist. Due to being born six weeks premature, Stevie Wonder was born with a condition called retinopathy of prematurity, which made him blind. Stevie Wonder, even with this disability, made his landmark to be a pioneer and innovator in the music industry.
Stevie Wonder released his first album called,The Jazz Soul Of Little Stevie at the age of twelve followed by an additional album, Tribute To Uncle Ray dedicated to Ray Charles.
Stevie Wonder Height and Weight
Stevie Wonder Weight: Unknown
Stevie Wonder Height: 6′ 0½” (1.84 m)
Stevie Wonder Shoe Size/Feet Size: 12 (US)
Stevie Wonder Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Stevie Wonder Net Worth: $110 million
Stevie Wonder Hair Color: Black
Stevie Wonder Eye Color: Black
Date Of Birth: 13 May 1950
Birth Place: Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Birth Name: Stevland Hardaway Judkins
Race/Ethnicity: African American
Nickname: “Little Stevie” Wonder
Partner: Tomeeka Robyn Bracy (2012–)
Children: Aisha Morris, Kwame Morris, Keita Morris, Sophia Morris, Kailand Morris, Mandla Kadjay Carl Stevland Morris, Mumtaz Morris
Spouse: Kai Millard Morris (m. 2001–2012), Syreeta Wright (m. 1970–1972)
Stevie Wonder Facts:
Has been blind since birth
Father of Aisha Morris, and Keita Morris.
Son of Lula Mae Hardaway.
Voted the ninth greatest singer of the rock era in a Rolling Stone magazine poll in 2008.
Was nominated for a 2010 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his services and contributions to Arts and Entertainment.
Inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame in 2011.
He is a lifelong staunch liberal Democrat.
A guest at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert.
His song “Another Star” was chosen by BBC television as the theme tune for their coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama 24 November 2014.
Freddie Mercury once said he thought Wonder was the best ballad writer in the world.
Friends with Diana Ross, Michael Jackson,Donny Hathaway, and Maurice White.