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(Late American Actor, Singer, Songwriter, and Composer)

Relationship Facts of Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hayes is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.
14 children's-Vincent Eric Hayes, Melanie Mia Hayes, and Nicole A, Nana Kwadjo Hayes , Isaac Hayes III, Veronica, Felicia, Melanie, Nikki, Lili, Darius, and Vincent, and Heather

Was Issac Hayes Single?

Isaac Hayes was a single man. Being a private person, Hayes didn’t reveal any present details about his relationships.

Previous Relationship

Isaac Hayes was married to Dancy Hayes. The pair tied the knot in 1960. However, the pair divorced each other meanwhile exact divorce date isn’t available.

Isaac Hayes was married to Emily Ruth Waston. The pair tied the knot on 24th November 1965. The pair had Vincent Eric Hayes, Melanie Mia Hayes, and Nicole A. Hayes (Murrell). However, they separated each other in 1972.

Isaac Hayes was wed to Mignon Harley. The couple tied the knot on 18th April 1973. The couple has two children Felicia and Nikki. The couple separated from each other in 1986.

Isaac Hayes was married to Adjowa Hayes. The pair wed in 2005. The pair has two sons named, Nana Kwadjo Hayed and Isaac Hayes II. However, the pair separated in 2008.

Besides that, Other children’s names are Veronica, Lili, Darius, Melanie, Heather, and Vincent.

Who is Isaac Hayes?

Isaac Hayes was a Late American Actor, Singer, Songwriter, and Composer. Isaac became well-known in 1969 with the publication of his seminal album Hot Buttered Soul, a ground-breaking work that helped redefine the soul music genre.

Moreover, Hayes was seen as Charlie the Chef in Return to Sleepaway Camp (Horror Mystery) in 2008.

Isaac Hayes: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, and Education

Isaac Hayes was born on 20th August 1942 in Covington, Tennessee, U.S. His born name is Isaac Lee Hayes Jr. He was the only son of Isaac Hayes, Sr. and Eula Nee Wade. Aside from that, Hayes was raised with one elder sibling named, Willette Rankin.

On the other hand, Lee Hayes holds American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity. Moving towards his educational background, he attended Manassas High School.

Isaac Hayes: Career

At the age of 20, Isaac Hayes started working as a studio musician for Stax Records. He was a songwriter and producer by the late 1960s, creating successful songs for Stax artists including Sam and Dave.

Furthermore, Presenting Isaac Hayes, Hayes’s debut album was released in 1968, a year after he made his solo debut. He released Hot Buttered Soul, his second studio album, the following year.

In 1970, Isaac Hayes released his third studio album, The Isaac Hayes Movement. His eleventh studio album, For the Sake of Love, was released in 1978.

And Once Again is Hayes’ sixteenth studio album from 1980. Isaac’s eighteenth studio album was titled Raw and Refined. His twentieth studio album, Branded, was released in the same year.

Isaac Hayes: Awards and Nominations

Hayes went on to become the first African American composer to receive an Academy Award for “Best Original Song” in 1972 for his music to the picture Shaft, whose theme song became a number-one hit. He has five BMI R&B Awards, two BMI Pop Awards, two BMI Urban Awards, and six million air citations to his credit.

Isaac Hayes: Net Worth and Salary

Isaac Hayes’ approximate net worth was $12 million. However, Lee Jr. hadn’t revealed any details regarding his annual income, salary, and assets.

Body Measurement: Height and Weight

Isaac Hayes stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 76 Kg. Lee’s physical attributes included black eye and hair.

Social Media

Isaac Hayes was active on all social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He had 431k followers on Facebook, 82.5k followers on Instagram, and 7981 followers on Twitter. He also had 108k subscribers on his YouTube channel.

His Death Cause

Isaac Hayes suffered a small stroke in January, according to Fox News’ Roger Friedman on March 20, 2006. Hayes’ spokesperson, Amy Harnell, disputed this, although Hayes acknowledged his stroke on October 26, 2006.

Lee was discovered unconscious at his house, just east of Memphis, on August 10, 2008, ten days before his 66th birthday, according to the Shelby County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office. After three family members discovered him dead on the floor next to a still-running treadmill, a Shelby County Sheriff’s officer and an ambulance from Rural Metro came to his home.

Hayes was rushed to Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, where he died at 2:08 p.m. The reason for death was not immediately evident, however, a return of stroke was eventually listed as the cause of death by the local medical examiners. He was laid to rest in Memphis’ Memorial Park Cemetery.

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