Stevie Wonder

LOS ANGELES - NOV 5:  Stevie Wonder arrives at the LACMA Art + F

Stevie Wonder in 2011, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Stevland Hardaway Judkins

Place of Birth: Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 13, 1950

Ethnicity: African-American

Stevie Wonder is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He started playing the piano at the age of seven, and learned to play the harmonica and drums. He also sang in the church choir in his youth. He was previously known as Little Stevie Wonder. He is the youngest artist to top the US Billboard Hot 100, with “Fingertips” in 1963, at thirteen. He has been blind since shortly after birth.

Stevie is the son of Lula Mae (Hardaway), a songwriter, and Calvin Judkins. He is married to Tomeeka Bracy. He has nine children, including two with his former wife, fashion designer Kai Millard; and two with Tomeeka.

Stevie’s paternal grandfather was named Calvin Judkins.

Stevie’s paternal grandmother was named Emma Batch.

Stevie’s maternal grandfather was named Noble Hardway.

Stevie’s maternal grandmother was named Mary Ella Tilman.

Source: Marriage record of Stevie’s parents –


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2 Responses

  1. jonasbttencourt says:

    Living legend, his voice is amazing.

  2. madman says:

    Stevie is the son of Lula Mae (Hardaway) and Calvin Judkins.

    Stevie’s paternal grandparents were Calvin Judkins and Emma Batch.

    Stevie’s maternal grandparents were Noble Hardway and Mary Ella Tilman.

    Marriage record of Stevie’s parents –

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