Ray Erskine Parker, Jr. is an American songwriter, musician, guitarist, producer and also a recording artist. He was born on the 1st of May, 1954 and in 2015 his current age is 62 years old.
Ray was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America into a middle-class family of musicians. His father Ray Parker Sr. was also a guitar player for a local band and his mother used to give piano lessons to children around her place.
Ray was born as the middle of three children has an elder brother Opelton and a younger sister named Barbara. As a child, he studied at the local Northwestern High School and graduated from there in 1971.
From his early days, he knew he wanted to become a musician and had full support from his family. He is an American by nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.
Regarding his height, he is not a very tall person and has an average height. He measures about 171 cm., which is around 5 feet and 8 inches, not the best of heights.
He is a slim and athletic person, and has never been chubby in any part of his life As a young person; he had a little more charm, and with his growing age has lost his brown curly hair.
He has got big brown eyes and a fat nose, along with his thick pair of lips. There are many pictures of his that you can find on the media, of his past days and also with his family.
However, the media doesn’t have any shirtless or exposed pictures of his available. You can also check out his Instagram account to see his legitimate pictures.
It seems like he hasn’t had too many girlfriends in his life; as the media is not able to retrieve any information about his dating life, from the past.
It might be that he doesn’t want to or likes to talk publicly about his personal stuff, and that had given the impression to his fans whether he was sexually gay.
But it turns out to be that he is a married man, and has been in a long-term relationship with his wife, Elaine Parker.
The couple who were married in 1994, have been together for 21 years now and had four children together, all sons: Gibson, Ray III (Little Ray), Redmen and Jericho.
With their life full of love and respect, a divorce doesn’t look on its way, anytime soon. Having played guitar from a young age, he started to write songs from high school.
After recording several songs, and touring around he then started his own business and founded the American Recording Studios in Los Angeles.
He has been associated with bands like Love Unlimited Orchestra, Ray Parker Jr., and Radio and for his work and contribution, has also been nominated for awards like Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance (1983), American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Video (1985), Academy Award for Best Original Song (1985) and some others.
To find out more about his life, you can read his biography that can be found on sites like IMDB or Wikipedia and also follow him on his Twitter account.
Reggie Dozier at Vicasa Studio! He started all this 40 years ago
Reggie Dozier at Vicasa Studio! He started all this 40 years ago pic.twitter.com/L98N1MOZA4
— Ray Parker Jr (@orayo) December 30, 2016
By 2015, his estimated net worth value is about $2.5 million dollars.