He will always live in the hearts of music lovers till the very end. His voice will live forever in the ears of the songs lovers. His contributions to music have been huge and unforgettable. He was Luther Vandross. He was born in the year 1951 on 20th of April but he sadly passed away in the year 2005 on 1st of July at the age of 54. He was born in a place called New York City, which lies in New York of United States of America, and he passed away in a place called Edison which lies in New Jersey of United States of America. His nationality was American and his ethnicity was black. The names of his parents were Mary Ida Vandross and Luther Vandross, Sr.
Talking about his personal life, he never got married and never had children and wife. This does not mean he was gay though. He might have had girlfriend and might had dated many woman but during his living days he never revealed whom he was dating. As he never married, he never had to go through the process of divorce as well.
He was very successful during his living days. According to some sources, he had a jaw dropping net worth of $30 million dollars and this proves how successful he has. He was an absolute legend in the music industry. There are several wiki sites that contain information on him. His biography was a very inspiring one and it will keep on inspiring people for a very long period of time. His death was one of the toughest moments to forget for music lovers. He was an incredible singer and his songs and albums always proved that.
Talking about his physical appearance, he was an extremely tall man as he had a gigantic height of 1.9 meters. He was a very charming and a humble person. He was not involved in social networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook during his living days. He never uploaded his pictures in those sites to share them.
He once suffered from diabetes and hypertension and because of this reason he went to coma for two months. He was a strong man and he had his willpower at the highest level but sadly it was not meant to be enough. He collapsed in the year 2005 and the main reason and cause for his death was a very severe heart attack.
He had several huge albums and songs to his credits during his living days and those songs will always remain in the heart of the audience. His most loved song must be Dance with my Father. He released a song called Never Too Much in the year 1981 and it was a huge hit at that time. Some of the albums to his credits include the likes of I Know, Busy Body, Give Me the Reason, Never Let Me Go and Songs. His tours were huge as well and some were named as Luther Tour, Forever for Always for Love Tour and Best of Love Tour.