William Lee Golden
William Lee Golden
Celebrated Name: William Lee Golden
Real Name/Full Name: William Lee Golden
Gender: Male
Age: 85 years old
Birth Date: 12 January 1939
Birth Place: Brewton, Alabama, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 60 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Simone De Staley
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Rusty, Chris, Craig and Solomon)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is William Lee Golden Gay?: No
Profession: Country music singer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: June 2024

William Lee Golden is a popular country music singer from America. He is a member of the vocal group called The Oak Ridge Boys as a baritone singer. Golden has released many albums with the Oak Ridge Boys and has won many awards and nominations. Additionally, he has also released music as a solo artist.

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Early Life & Biography

William Lee Golden was born on January 12, 1939, in Brewton, Alabama. He is the son of Terem Golden and Lee golden. He also has a sister named Lanette. Golden used to perform from a very young age and has been singing since he was 7. In the beginning, he used to perform on his grandfather’s weekly radio show. However, the singer has not made any details regarding his educational background.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 12 January 1939, William Lee Golden is 85 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024. His height is 1.73 m tall, and weight is 60 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

William Lee Golden With Wife Simone De Staley
William Lee Golden With Wife Simone De Staley

William Lee Golden is quite a ladies’ man. He was first married in 1957 to Frogene Normand. His second marriage was to Luetta Callaway from 1984 until 1987. The singer was then married to Brenda Kaye Hall from 1990 until 2014.

In 2015, he got married for the fourth time to Simone De Staley. Golden is the father of four sons and has seven grandchildren. His sons Chris and Rusty are also musicians. His home is known as “Golden Era Plantation”.


In 1965, William Lee Golden became a member of the Oak Ridge Boys. He went on to become one of the most recognizable faces due to his waist-length beard. With the Oak Ridge Boys, he went on to release many albums during the 1960s.

The group released many albums in the 1970s including ‘Talk About the Good Times’, ‘Performance’, ‘The Lighthouse and Other Gospel Hits’, ‘Room Service’, and ‘The Oak Ridge Boys Have Arrived’.

In the 1980s, they were able to release commercially successful albums including ‘Fancy Free’, ‘Bobbi Sue’, ‘American Made’, ‘Deliver’, and ‘Step On Out’. Their album, ‘Where the Fast Lane Ends’ was released in 1987. Golden left the group in the same year only to re-join it in 1995. Other albums released by the group include ‘Its Only Natural’, ‘A Gospel Journey’, The Boys Are Back’, and ‘Common Thread’.

Golden has also released music as a solo artist. His solo album ‘American Vagabond’ became available in 1986. This was released on MCA records. In 2000, he came up with ‘My Life’s Work’. His third studio album entitled ‘The Artist’ was released in 2010. This was a self-released album.

The singer has also released many singles as a solo performer. In 1986, he released “Love Is the Only Way Out” and “You Can’t Take It with You”. He has also released the singles “Keep Lookin’ Up” and “Louisiana Red Dirt Highway” in 1990.

There were also two music videos released by Golden. In addition to this, he has also been a part of “Tomorrow’s World” as a guest performer. With the Oak Ridge Boys, Golden has released many singles.

Awards & Achievements

As a member of Oak Ridge Boys, William Lee golden has won many awards. The band won five Grammy Awards in multiple categories. They are also the winners of the Country Music Association Awards, GMA Dove Awards, and Academy of Country Music Awards.

Additionally, the Oak Ridge Boys was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2000 and 2015 respectively.

Net Worth & Salary of William Lee Golden in 2024

William Lee Golden Net Worth
William Lee Golden Net Worth

As of June 2024, The estimated net worth of William Lee Golden is around $10 million. Some sources estimate that his annual income is $400,000. Thanks to his lucrative career as a Gospel singer and country music singer that he is able to make this money.

By becoming a member of the Oak Ridge Boys, he is able to make good money. Golden is very active in singing and there can be an increase in his bank balance in the coming days.

William Lee Golden has become a popular name and face in the entertainment industry. With his long beard and hair, he is easily recognizable. However, his way of impressing his fans is through his amazing voice. His career has spanned for decades and he has been able to maintain his voice. William Lee Golden is a highly talented person and has a flair to perform.


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