Bill Withers was born as William Harrison “Bill” Withers, Jr. who is an American singer/ songwriter and a musician as well. He was born on the 4th of July, 1938 and in 2015, his current age is 75 years old. He was born in Slab Fork, West Virginia, United States of America as the youngest of six children born to a middle class family. When he reached the age of 13, he had to witness his father’s death due to some health problems. Then he went to serve in the US Navy in 1956 and it was during his nine year span in the Navy where he started to sing and write. He didn’t play any instruments till then, but after leaving the job, went to pursue a musical career in Los Angeles, in 1967. A Christian by religion, he is an American by nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.
Bill is a tall man, if not the tallest and has a height of about 187 cm. That is more than 6 feet, which is a very good height for any person. With a last recorded body weight of about 85 kg., he used to measure a little more in his young days. He never went to work out in the gym and used to be heavily built, although he doesn’t have any shirtless pictures that are available in the media where he has exposed himself. He was known for his thick black curly hair, which he often kept short, and has dark brown hair and a heavy voice. With false claims that say he is sexually gay, there is no truth to those claims. There was also a big rumor some time ago his about Bill being dead, but so far he is known to be alive and in good health.
Not much is known regarding his dating life, or maybe there is not much to know about it. He has been in a long relationship with his wife and partner Marcia Johnson, since 1976. The couple, who has been married together for nearly 40 years now, has got two children together: Kori Withers (daughter) and Todd Withers (son). With much love and understanding between the two, there’s doesn’t seem to be a divorce coming anytime soon. He was also in a romantic affair with his girlfriend Denise Nicholas, but the relationship was short which lasted only a couple of years starting 1972.
Having released a lot of albums, Bill has given many hit songs to his fans like: Ain’t No Sunshine, Lean on Me, Grandma’s Hands, lovely Day, Use me and many others. In order to know more about him, you can read his biography that is available in sites like IMDB and Wikipedia. You can also stay close to his regular updates and activities, by following him in his social site accounts like Twitter and also check his pictures out in his official Instagram page. By 2015, his estimated net worth is about $25 million US dollars. You can also find his interviews on YouTube, and read his quotes in many websites too.