Who was Ray Charles father?

Where did Ray Charles money go?

When he died in 2004, Charles left most of his estate to the Ray Charles Foundation, a charity that supports the vision- or hearing-impaired.

What are 3 interesting facts about Ray Charles?

By India Today Web Desk: Legendary American singer-composer Ray Charles was born on September 23 in the year 1930. Charles pioneered the genre of ‘soul music’ in the 1950s by combining rhythm, blues, jazz and gospels. He died on June 10, 2004 due to acute liver disease.

How much money did Ray Charles give his children?


Charles reportedly left $500,000 to each of his 12 children, and gave the rest of his estimated $75 million estate, and licensing rights to his music, to Ray Charles Enterprises. The foundation absorbed Ray Charles Enterprises after Charles’ death.