Victor Edward Willis Bio

(Singer, Songwriter, Actor)

Relationship Statistics of Victor Edward Willis

What is Victor Edward Willis marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Victor Edward Willis get married ? (married date):November 17, 2007
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Is Victor Edward Willis having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Victor Edward Willis gay ?: No
Who is Victor Edward Willis wife ? (name):Karen Willis

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Victor Edward Willis has been married twice in his life. His first wife was actress Phylicia Rashad. They got married on 28 April 1978. They divorced in 1980. He married his second wife, Karen Willis on 17 November 2007.

His wife is a lawyer and manager of his business. There is no any record of their children till now. The couple has been married for almost ten years now and their relationship is going very well.

Who is Victor Edward Willis?

Victor Edward Willis is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.  He is best known as the lead singer of the disco group Village People. He is the first member of the group.

Victor was the lead singer and co-songwriter during the band’s most popular time. As an actor, he has appeared in many musicals and plays, including the original Broadway production of The Wiz in 1976.

Victor Edward Willis: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood

Talking about his early life, Victor Edward Willis was born on 1 July 1951, in Dallas, Texas, USA. His nationality is American but his ethnicity is African.

His birth name is Victor Edward Willis. He is the son of a Baptist preacher. There is no further information about his parents.

Victor Edward Willis: Education History

After that, he attended the prestigious Negro Ensemble Company. His educational background is unknown. During his childhood, he did training in acting and dance in New York.

Victor Edward Willis: Professional Life and Career

Victor began his career as a singer-songwriter in the mid-1970s. He wrote and recorded several albums in the mid-1970s for independent labels. He formed the disco group Village People in 1977 with Jacques Morali and Henri Belolo. After the formation of the band, they released several hits including San Francisco (You’ve Got Me)” and “In Hollywood (Everybody is a Star)“.

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Caption: Victor Edward Willis pose (Source: BBC)

Victor left the group in 1980. After that, the band never had another hit. In 1982, he returned to the group for the album Fox on the Box. The following year, he left the group for the second time. After leaving the band, he struggled for years with drug abuse. In 2006, he completed a drug treatment program at the Betty Ford Center.

In 2013, he appeared on the TV One series Unsung. He released his album Solo Man in 2015 as a solo artist, which was unreleased for over 35 years. In 2017, he rejoined the group as the lead singer of Village People.

Victor Edward Willis: Salary and Net Worth

He has a net worth of $30 million. There is no information about his salary.

Victor Edward Willis: Rumors and Controversy

Victor has faced many criticisms due to his drug addiction. After leaving the group in 1983, he suffered from drug addiction. He also struggled for years with drug abuse. Victor has been arrested several times due to his addiction.

He has also been a part of controversy due to copyright transfers of his old songs. Currently, there are no rumors of him being in any affairs. Also, there are no rumors regarding his professional life.

Victor Edward Willis: Description To Body Measurement

Moving Towards his body measurements, he has a good height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m). He has black hair color and his eyes are also black. There is no information about his body weight, shoe size, and dress size.

Victor Edward Willis: Social Media Profile

He is active in various sorts of social media like Facebook, Twitter but he is not active on Instagram. He has around 179k followers on Facebook. He has more than 6.6k followers on Twitter.

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