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Stevie Wonder Net Worth: Biography, Career, and Personal Life!
Stevie Wonder Net Worth: Stevie Wonder is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist from Saginaw, Michigan. Wonder is considered to be one of the most critically and commercially successful musical performers of the late 20th century.
Stevie Wonder Early Life
Stevland Hardaway Judkins was born on May 13, 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan. He is the third of Lula Mae Hardaway and Calvin Judkins’ six children. Wonder was born six weeks early. His blindness was caused by the oxygen-rich incubator combined with his preemie status, which is officially known as retinopathy of prematurity. When Stevie was four years old, his parents divorced.
Stevie and his siblings followed their mother to Detroit. He used to sing in the choir of his local Baptist Church as a child. Stevie developed musical interests at a young age and quickly learned to play the piano, drums, and harmonica. Wonder’s blindness gave him a keen sense of sound, allowing him to create vibrant and colorful music. His talent was quickly recognized by Motown CEO Berry Gordy, and he signed with the label in 1961. He was 11.
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Stevie Wonder’s Net Worth
As of December 2022, Stevie Wonder’s net worth is estimated to be $200 Million.
Stevie Wonder Career
In 1970, Wonder collaborated with his wife, Sylvia, and together they worked on his next album titled ‘Where I’m Coming From’. The album became a moderate success upon its release in the following year. The same year, he also released the album ‘Talking Book’ which featured hits such as “Superstition” and “You Are the Sunshine of My Life”.
Wonder became the most acclaimed black musician by the end of the 1970s as a result of the success of these albums. With albums such as ‘Hotter Than July’ and ‘Stevie Wonder’s Original Musiquarium,’ he achieved his biggest hits and the highest level of fame in the 1980s.
He recorded the soundtrack album for the film ‘The Woman in Red,’ which included the Academy Award-winning song “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” in 1984. His album Conversation Peace’ was released which consisted of hits such as “For Your Love” and “Tomorrow Robins Will Sing” in 1995.
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— Stevie Wonder (@StevieWonder) March 4, 2022
Stevie Wonder Personal Life
Wonder has been married three times and has nine children by five different women. In 1970 he married Motown singer-songwriter, Syreeta Wright. They divorced amicably in 1972. He was married to fashion designer Kai Millard from 2001 to 2012. In 2017, he married Tomeeka Bracy.