Charles Wayne Hendricks was born on October 1, 1959, and his parents are Ray Charles and Margie Hendricks. He lived in Los Angeles, California.
Charles Wayne Hendricks was 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighed 160 pounds. He has brown eyes and a slim body type. Charles Wayne Hendricks got married to Linda Hendricks and they had two children: Ray Charles Hendricks and Charles Wayne Hendricks jr.
He was born into a family of musicians and with regards to education, Charles Wayne Hendricks attended the University of California, Los Angeles. He graduated with a degree in music and went on to pursue a career in music.
Charles Wayne Hendricks was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame alongside his father, Ray Charles in 2004. Charles Wayne Hendricks gained $500,000 when his dad died.
Charles Wayne Hendricks’ father was an American composer, pianist, and singer. Ray Charles is widely considered to be one of the most influential singers in the world and he is known by the name “The Genius”.
He got blind when he was a kid and it was due to glaucoma. Ray Charles is regarded as the pioneer of soul music in the 1950s and he worked with the famous record label Atlantic. Apart from soul music, he also did some gospel, blues, and jazz.
Charles Wayne Hendricks’ mother was one of the founders of the Raelettes, a group of backup singers for Ray Charles. Margie Hendricks sang and directed her church choir when she was a teenager.
She also played the piano and she joined the band called The Cookies in 1956. It was after leaving The Cookies that she founded The Raelettes.
Charles Wayne Hendricks died in 2013.
Charles Wayne Hendricks Siblings
Charles Wayne Hendricks has a total of 11 siblings.
They are David Robinson, Ray Charles Robinson, Jr., Robert Robinson, Evelyn Robinson, Vincent Kotchounian and Robyn Moffett.
The rest are Alexandra Bertrand, Ryan Corey Robinson, Reatha Butler, Raenee Robinson and Sheila Raye Charles