Charlie Wilson
Charlie Wilson
Celebrated Name: Charlie Wilson
Real Name/Full Name: Charles Kent Wilson
Gender: Male
Age: 71 years old
Birth Date: 29 January 1953
Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Mahin Wilson (m. 1995)
Children: N/A
Profession: American singer, songwriter, record producer and the former lead vocalist of the Gap Band
Net Worth in 2024: $20 million
Last Updated: May 2024

They say old is gold and this couldn’t be truer than proved by Charlie Wilson. Charlie Wilson is an American songwriter, R&B singer, and producer. He has been able to maintain his popularity for many years now.

Maybe you know about Charlie Wilson very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Charlie Wilson’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early life

Charlie was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma by his parents Rev. Oscar Wilson who was a minister while his mother was a pianist. Charlie studied in Booker T. Washington High School which is located in Tulsa. Wilson started out his singing career in his local church choir at a tender age. He later joined his junior high school choir.

Personal Life

Wilson got married to ‘Mahin Tat’ in 1995. In 2008, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, but he has fully recovered. He is not only a member of the Prostate Cancer Foundation but their national spokesman as well. Charlie Wilson was born on 29th January 1953.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 29 January 1953, Charlie Wilson is 71 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and weight is 75 kg.


Wilson and his brothers Ronnie and Robert started their music career in 1967 with an R&B and funk group known as The Gap Band. The Gap Band was active from 1967 until 2010 when they retired (43 years).

During their 43 years on the ground, they were able to release 15 studio albums, 38 singles and 13 compilation albums. The Gap Bands debut album titled ‘Magicians Holiday’ was released by Shelter Records in 1974. This was the Band’s album that reached platinum status. They then released another album in 1980 that they titled ‘The Gap Band III’. They released their 15th and final album titled Y2K in 1999.

Awards and achievements

Wilson was able to release his solo album titled ‘You Turn My Life Around’ in 1992 by MCA records. He later released his third album in 2005 titled Charlie, Last Name William which turned out to be the best. The album peaked at top 10 on the Billboard. RIAA also certified it with Gold.

The single he released in 2010 “You Are” attracted two Grammy nominations which were ‘Best R&B Song’ and ‘Best R&B Performance’. Wilson has, at the same time, worked with several producers and artists including R. Kelly, Snoop Dogg and Justin Timberlake. Charlie featured as a vocalist on Kanye West’s album in 2010, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantast.

Charlie Wilson received six NAACP Image Awards and 11 Grammy Awards. In 2013, Charlie Wilson received the Bet Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to him by the famous Justin Timberlake. Since his last release of Charlie Last Name Wilson, he has done three more solo albums.

Net Worth & Salary of Charlie Wilson in 2024

Charlie Wilson Net Worth
Charlie Wilson Net Worth

Charlie Wilson is among the richest celebrities in the world with a net worth of $20 million as of May 2024. Charlie Wilson has had it all in life from moving from riches to poverty and sleeping in the streets. However, the release of his single song ‘Charlie, Last Name Wilson’ made a turnaround.

Although his passion for music is growing more and more by day, he doesn’t have any plans of leaving the music field any time soon. There is a creativity award in his name on Prostrate Cancer Foundation where he is their national spokesman.


  1. Charlie Wilson has been my baby since the Gap Band!!! I see you as a living testamony and I admire for the courageous journey that you have encountered! I thank God for blessing you to be a maker of such life touching music. I love you & your music so keep it coming, your forever fan, Debra S. McLain

  2. Baby GAP/JR in the house!

    I remember, I was their in the trenches with you playing Pac Man in the game room.
    We had a lot of fun back then eating $0.25 pizza slices LOL.
    Cream always rises to the top.

    God Bless!

  3. I love all your video. You could sing when you as with the Gap Band, but now it seem like the Lord add favor to your voice you have a great voice.

  4. Dear Charlie I am so blessed to have you in my life I get up every morning playing your songs the one that really gets me yes I am blessed keep up the good work you are so blessed

  5. Hi Charlie, I’ve enjoyed your music since the Gap Band, you are such an inspiration and a testimony to the power of God. Love You!

  6. I enjoy coming to your concerts, as of last night in the Greensboro Coliseum I have seen you perform eight times. I read your book, “I am Charlie” and I loved it, your story of redemption is truly life changing for so many people. Thank you for your perfection in your artistry and always performing to the best of your ability. At the concert on last night in zgreensboro, NC I thought I heard you mention your recent knee surgeries. We enjoy you performing but we want you healthy so take care of yourself and be blessed.

    Love you from one of your favorite fans,

  7. Charlie Wilson is the epitome of greatness I read his autobiography and i’m proud of the way he brought himself back from the brinks of despair, overcome his addictions and got back on track keep up the good work


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