Stevie Wonder

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  • Stevie Wonder was born

    Stevie Wonder was born
    Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950. He was bron in Saginaw Michigan.
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  • Stevie Wonder became blind

    Stevie Wonder became blind
    When Stevie Wonder was born he was a premature baby so he had to be incubated. 6 weeks in the incubator, Wonder has been receiving too much oxygen which leads to the effect of Wonder becoming blind. The condition he had was called retinopathy of prematurity.
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  • Wonder and his family moved to Detroit

    Wonder and his family moved to Detroit
    When Stevie Wonder was 4, his mother Lula left her husband and moved her and her children to Detroit. Due to Lula moving, she changed Stevie's surname from Steveland Hardaway Judkins to Steveland Morris.
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  • Stevie Wonder recorded his first hit single

    When Stevie Wonder was 12, he preformed and recorded his 20- minute song. This song was realeased in may of 1963. This song then bacame a hit single.
  • Wonder played with Jimi Hendrix

    Wonder played with Jimi Hendrix
    In 1967, Stevie Wonder was at the age of 17. Jimi Hendrix, a very famous person at the time, asked Stevie Wonder to perform with him.
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  • Stevie Wonder got married to Syreeta Wright

    Stevie Wonder got married to Syreeta Wright
    Stevie Wonder got married to Syreeta Wright in 1970 but they soon got divorced 2 years later. This was Wonders first wife. She was also a singer in the MoTown bussiness They had no kids.
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  • Wonder gets into a car accident and loses his sense of smell

    In North Carolina, on August 6, 1973 Wonder lost his sense of smell due to a near- fatal car crash.
  • Stevie Wonder was inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

    Stevie Wonder was inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    In 1989, Stevie Wonder was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. From then on, Wonder's music has been for Rock and Roll.
  • Stevie Wonder got presented by Bill Clinton

    Stevie Wonder got presented by Bill Clinton
    In December 5, 1999 Stevie Wonder was presented by the president, Bill Clinton. Stevie Wonder and a few other famous artists went to the Hollywood Bash to perform songs for the opening of Bill Clinton's belated birthday and for raising money for his charitable foundation.
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  • Got married to Kai Millard Morris

    Got married to Kai Millard Morris
    In 2001, Stevie Wonder got married to Kai Millard Morris. They were married for about 14 years. They got divorced in 2015. They had 7 children. 5 sons, and 2 daughters. The sons names were Keita Morris, Mumtaz Morris, Kailand Morris, Kwame Morris, and Mandla Kadjally Carl Steveland Morris. His daughters names are Aisha Morris and Sophia Morris.
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    Stevie Wonder and his family moved

    Stevie Wonder and his family lived in Saginaw, Michigan for 4 years, until Lula (Wonders mother) left her husband. Lula then took her and her children and moved to Detroit.
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    Stevie wonder recieved 21 grammy awards

    Since Wonder started to sing and compose music, he he has recieved 21 grammy awards. Which happens to be the record for most grammy awards recieved to one person.
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    MoTown contact expires

    In 1961, Stevie Wonder saigns and contract with MoTown. 10 years later, in 1971, the contract with MoTown expires. Stevie Wonder negotiates for complete artistic control before resigning.
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    Married to Syreeta Wright

    Stevie ownder was married to Syreeta Wright for 2 years. Syreeta was a Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter. They got divorced because they were only 20 years old and they feel like they rushed into things too fast. They were too young.
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    Married to Kai Millard Morris

    Kai and Stevie were married from 2001 till 2015. They were seperated since 2009 but they were officially sperated by papers in 2015.