- Faith: Christian
- Career: Musician
- Birthday: May 13, 1950
- Fun Fact: Wonder sang in the church choir as a child.
Stevie Wonder is an iconic songwriter and singer who has influenced artists in genres like gospel, funk, and pop. He was a child prodigy who signed with Motown’s Tamla label at 11 years old under the name Little Stevie Wonder. At 13 years old, Wonder had a number one single, “Fingertips,” making him the youngest artist to chart. Wonder continued to have a legendary career, becoming one of the best-selling artists of all time. He’s also won numerous awards, including 25 Grammys and one Academy Award, and an induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Is Stevie Wonder religious?
Stevie Wonder is a lifelong Christian who attributes his accolades and success to God. His music career started as a child, singing in the choir at the Whitestone Baptist Church. He said, “Many years ago, there were those who said, ‘Well, you have three strikes against you: You’re black, you’re blind, and you’re poor.’ But God said to me, ‘I will make you rich in the spirit of inspiration, to inspire others as well as create music to encourage the world to a place of oneness and hope and positivity.’ I believed Him and not them!”
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