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(Musician, Singer, Songwritter)

Musician Charlie Musselwhite is married and a father of one.

Relationship Facts of Charlie Musselwhite

Charlie Musselwhite is married to Henrietta Musselwhite.
He is father of One.
Charlie Musselwhite is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did Charlie Musselwhite marry?

Charlie Musselwhite married Henrietta Henri Musselwhite in 1981.

Together they have a child.

They are in a healthy relationship and there is no relationship between them being involved in rumors and controversy.

Who is Charlie Musselwhite?

Charlie Musselwhite is a world-renowned harmonica player.

He is also a musician, singer, songwriter, and bandleader.

Who are the parents of Charlie Musselwhite?

Charlie Musselwhite was born Charles Douglas Musselwhite in Kosciusko, Mississippi, the United States on January 31, 1944, to Charlie and Ruth Maxine Musselwhite.

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Caption: Charlie Musselwhite (Source: Blues)

His birth sign is Aquarius.

He was from a musical background. His father is a guitarist and harmonica player and his mother is a piano player.


Charlie Musselwhite graduated from Memphis Technical High School, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.

Charlie Musselwhite- Early Life, Career

Early Career

He was born and grew up in Memphis, where he met Will Shade, Furry Lewis, and other blues players.

Charlie Musselwhite moved to Chicago in 1962. Then he had an opportunity to work with blues Legends such as J.B. Hutto and Mike Bloomfield.

Contract with Vanguard Records

Charlie Musselwhite signed a pact with Vanguard Records in 1966. He released his debut album Stand Back! Here Comes Charley Musselwhite’s Southside Band.

Also other albums such as Stone Blues and Tenessee Women with his Blues Band. He left Vanguard Records in 1971.

Other Honorable Mentions

Recorded for labels such as Arhoolie, Paramount, and Capitol. His comeback in 1990 with the albums “Ace of Hearts” and “Signature” on Alligator Records.

He charted on Billboard‘s Blues album chart for the first time in 1999 when Continental Drifter reached No. 15.

He was included in the Blues Hall of Fame of 2010.

Movie- Blues Brothers 2000

The movie Blues Brothers 2000 was released on February 6, 1998, which is a sequel to the 1980 movie The Blues Brothers.

This movie was based on a musical comedy written and produced by John Landis and Dan Aykroyd. It was directed by John Landis.

Charlie Musselwhite played a role as a member of the Louisiana Gator Boys alongside great Musicians such as B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Bo Diddley, Dr. John, Lou Rawls, Paul Shaffer, and Steve Winwood.


He won his first GRAMMY for Best Blues Album in 2014 for GetUp! with Ben Harper.

Musselwhite won a Blues Music Award for the Best Instrumentalist Harmonicist category in both the years 2014 and 2015.

In 2019, he is nominated for GRAMMY in the Best Traditional Blues Album category.

Charlie Musselwhite’s Mother’s Murder

As of December 12, 2005, a burglar named Quinton Burkes, 29(then), broke inside the house of Musselwhite’s mother, Ruth Maxine, then 94.

He strangled Ruth to death and then robbed the house; he stole two television, a DVD player, various other items and her checkbook, etc.

The burglar was arrested when he sold the electronics and wrote the amount to himself on the cheque.

Charlie Musselwhite: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2023, Charlie’s Net Worth is approximately $ 1.7 million US. His salary is about 73k US.

According to the source, the Top-level musician’s earnings are around $ 156k US per year.

In 1998, Musselwhite was in the movie Blues Brothers 2000.

The budget of this movie was worth $31 million US and collected $14 m US gross Box office collection.

Body Measurement

Charlie Musselwhite had light hair with hazel eyes.

His height is 5 feet 7 inches and his weight is around 62 kg.

Twitter, Facebook

Charlie Musselwhite has 3.7 k followers on Twitter and 23k on Facebook.

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