|Celebrated Name:||Bill Withers|
|Real Name/Full Name:||William Harrison Withers, Jr.|
|Age at the time of death:||81 years old|
|Birth Date:||4 July 1938|
|Date of Death:||30 March 2020|
|Birth Place:||Slab Fork, West Virginia, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Marcia Johnson (m. 1976–2020), Denise Nicholas (m. 1973–1974)|
|Children:||Yes (Kori Withers and Todd Withers)|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2021|
Bill Withers is an American former singer and songwriter who is also a musician and has received from 1970 to 1985. He has recorded many hits, and his hits include “Lean On Me,” “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Lovely Day,” and many more. He has won over three Grammy Award, and he has been nominated for the same for over four times. His biography was also created in 2009, and it was named Still Bill, and he was also inducted in the Rock and Roll, Hall of Fame in 2015.
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Early Life & Biography
Bill Withers was the youngest of his five other siblings, and he was born in a small coal-mining town of West Virginia. He wasn’t perfect as a kid as he was born with a stutter, and he had a tough time fitting in. He was raised in Beckley, and he was only 13 years old when his father died. He then joined the Navy in 18, and he served his country for nine years, and there he overcame his stutter and also became interested in singing and writing the songs.
He then left the US Navy in 1965. He then relocated to Los Angeles for his singing career in 1967, and he later worked as an assembler for many companies, and at that time, he recorded his demo tapes. After he made his debut with the song, “Ain’t No Sunshine,” he didn’t resign because he used to believe that the music business was just a fickle industry.
Bill was married to the actress Denise Nicholas in 1973, and during this time, she was doing a sitcom named Room 222. The couple then got divorced in 1974, and later, Bill married Marcia Johnson in 1976. They had two children who are Todd and Kori. Marcia assumed the direct management of Bill’s Beverly Hills, publishing companies, and later their kids got busy in this too.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 4 July 1938, Bill Withers was 81 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.87 m tall and weighed 78 kg.
Many track publishers have favored Bill, and during his initial years, he was preferred by Clarence Avant, who is the owner of Sussex Records. His tracks, Just as I Am was released with the track “Ain’t No Sunshine” as a single in 1971, and the album also features Stephen Stills, who was playing his guitar, and it is also one of the most listened and sold a collection of Bill.
After Sussex Records, he signed up with Columbia Records in 1975, and his first album with them was Making Music, and it included “She’s Lonely.” This song was also featured in the film Looking for Mr. Goodbar with another music, “She Wants to (Get on Down).” He also performed his “Ain’t No Sunshine” on Saturday Night Live.
In 1988, he continued making music after his Columbia contract wrapped up, and he released the new version of “Lovely Day.”
Awards & Achievements
Bill Withers is considered as one of the most soulful singers ever, and he has contributed a lot of music to this industry. He has been done a lot of hard work on his music, and his life hasn’t been easy, and thus he has earned some awards. Here is the list of some of his awards:
- He has won Grammy award three times in 1972, 1982, and 1988. He was won Grammy for “Lean on Me,” “Just The Two of Us,” and “Ain’t No Sunshine.”
- He had also been inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.
Net Worth & Salary of Bill Withers in 2021
The net worth of Bill Withers is estimated to be around $25 million as of March 2021, and he has earned all this hard-earned money from selling and creating music. He has created a lot of music over these years and has contributed a lot to the music industry. This is the reason he has been inducted in the hall of fame and has been a part of his biography too. He has earned most of his wealth from music and all the loyalty music that he has been creating continuously.
Bill Withers is one of the prominent gems of our music industry, and he has contributed a lot of his time to the music industry. He is an inspiration for many, and his music like “Use Me,” “Lovely Day,” “Just the Two of Us,” and “Grandma’s Hands” has been rated in many top charts. He has been living a beautiful life, and we hope that he lives his life more fruitfully. We wish nothing but more prosperity and happiness for him.