Ray Charles

Ray Charles
1930 - 2004
Ray Charles  American Musician

Ray Charles dating history


Ray Charles was previously married to Della Beatrice Howard (1955 - 1977) and Eileen Williams (1951 - 1952).

Ray Charles was in relationships with Mae Mosley Lyles, Margie Hendrix (1958 - 1969), Mary Ann Fisher (Singer) (1955 - 1958), Louise Flowers (1949 - 1950), Arlette Kotchounian and Mary Anne den Bok.

Ray Charles had encounters with Gloria Moffett (1977), Chantelle Bertrand (1967 - 1968) and Sandra Jean Betts (1962).


American Musician Ray Charles was born Raymond Charles Robinson on 23rd September, 1930 in Albany, Georgia, USA and passed away on 10th Jun 2004 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 73. He is most remembered for "Hit The Road Jack" (1961).. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Ray Charles was in an on-screen matchup with Ann Morgan Guilbert in The Nanny (1993).

Ray Charles is a member of the following lists: American rock singers, American singer-songwriters and Atlantic Records artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 23 years, 2 months 12 years -
Dating6 10 years, 11 months 2 years, 6 months -
Encounter3 1 year 5 months, 2 days 3 months, 2 days
Total11 23 years, 2 months 3 years, 8 months 3 months, 2 days


First Name Ray
Middle Name Charles
Last Name Robinson
Full Name at Birth Raymond Charles Robinson
Alternative Name The Genius of Soul, Brother Ray, The High Priest, Ray Charles, Raymond Charles Robinson, Ray Charles Robinson, The Genius, Ray
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd September, 1930
Birthplace Albany, Georgia, USA
Died 10th June, 2004
Place of Death Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Acute Liver Failure
Buried Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Weight 176lbs (80 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Baritone Voice, Affable Smile, Dry humor, Always wore jet dark sunglasses
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, St. Augustine, Florida, USA
Occupation Text Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Composer
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame "Hit The Road Jack" (1961).
Music Genre (Text) Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Blues, Jump Blues, Piano Blues, Soul Blues, Gospel, Country, Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Rock And Roll, R&B
Music Genre R&B, Pop/Rock, Blues, Jazz
Year(s) Active 1947–2004, 1947–2001, 1946–2004
Music Style Soul, Early R&B, Piano Blues, Country Soul, Pop-Soul, Early Pop/Rock, Jazz Blues, Urban Blues, AM Pop
Music Mood Confident, Earthy, Energetic, Gritty, Party/Celebratory, Rambunctious, Rousing, Bittersweet, Bravado, Dramatic, Exuberant, Freewheeling, Organic, Passionate, Plaintive, Playful, Poignant, Swaggering, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earnest
Instrument Leader, Piano, Vocals, Keyboards
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Alto Saxophone, Trombone, Saxophone, Organ, Keyboard
Record Label Atlantic, ABC, Warner Bros., Swing Time, Concord, Columbia, Flashback, Tangerine, Tangerine/Crossover
Associated Acts The Raelettes, USA for Africa, Billy Joel, Gladys Knight, Hank Williams Jr., Willie Nelson
Brand Endorsement (1976) Print ads: Craig Powerplay Car Stereo systems, (1985-86) Print ads: Pioneer's LaserDisc video system, (early 1990s) TV commercial (Japan only): Honda autos, (1988-89) TV commercials (voiceovers, w/The Temptations): California Raisins, (early 1990s) TV commercial: Diet Pepsi, (2003) TV commercial: Georgia state lottery, (2002) Radio commercial: for milk ad campaign, singing and piano playing
Official Websites www.raycharles.com/, http://www.raycharles.com, http://raycharles.com
Mother Aretha Robinson
Brother George Robinson
Family Member Ray Charles Robinson Jr. (Son)
Friend Quincy Jones
Favorite People Nat King Cole

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called "Brother Ray". He was often referred to as "the Genius". Charles was blinded during childhood due to glaucoma.

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Partner Comparison

Ray Charles73 VirgoMusician
Gloria Moffett-
Chantelle Bertrand-
Sandra Jean Betts-
Mae Mosley Lyles-
Margie Hendrix38 PiscesSinger
Mary Ann Fisher (Singer)81Singer
Della Beatrice Howard-Spouse
Eileen Williams-
Louise Flowers-
Arlette Kotchounian-
Mary Anne den Bok-
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
VincentMaleArlette Kotchounian
Corey RobinsonMaleMary Anne den Bok
Evelyn195072 years oldLouise Flowers
Ray CharlesMale25th May, 195567 years oldDella Beatrice Howard
DavidMale195864 years oldDella Beatrice Howard
Charles Wayne1st October, 195962 years oldMargie Hendrix
RobertMale196062 years oldDella Beatrice Howard
ReneeFemale196161 years oldMae Mosley Lyles
Sheila RayeFemale29th September, 196358 years oldSandra Jean Betts
AlexandriaFemale196854 years oldChantelle Bertrand
Robyn LajoyaFemale3rd April, 197844 years oldGloria Moffett


Ray Charles Live in Antibes, France 19612011Piano, VocalsMovie
Hudson & Halls2002Guest (1977)TV Show
Spy Hard1996Bus DriverMovie
Love Affair1994Ray CharlesMovie
Ray Alexander: A Taste for Justice1994TV Movie
The John Larroquette Show1993Ray CharlesTV Show
The Nanny1993SammyTV Show
Wings1990Ray CharlesTV Show
Limit Up1989JuliusMovie
Moonlighting1985Ray CharlesTV Show
Who's the Boss?1984Ray CharlesTV Show
St. Elsewhere1982Arthur TibbitsTV Show
The Blues Brothers1980RayMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (11)

wjerryzwjerryzOct 16, 2017

Ray Charles the King of Rhythm & Blues . Hit the Road Jack. !!!!

aizamasaizamasJan 8, 2014

La canción "I Can't Stop Loving You" es de un romanticismo enorme.


Ray Charles died in 2007, not in 2004 like you say here.

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 16, 2011


Fred MarkeeApr 30, 2009

Iam looking for a Ray Charles song about a father giving his daugher a way at her wedding

destinee1destinee1Jul 15, 2008

married 2 times i swear u had more women

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