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Did you know that Stevie Wonder was involved in a car accident which caused permanent damage to some of his human senses? Do you know how many times he's been married? Find out lots of intersting facts about this talented American male musician below.

Fun Fact 1 Stevie Wonder was born Stevland Hardaway Morris, he is a successful American musician most famously known as Stevie Wonder

Fun Fact 2 Stevie Wonder has seven children, their names are Alisha Morris, Keita Morris, Kailand Morris, Kwame Morris, Sophia Morris, Mumtaz Morris and Mandka Kadjay Carl Stevland Morris

Fun Fact 3: He was born on the 13th May 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan in the United States of America. His star sign is Taurus.

Fun Fact 4: Stevie Wonder has been blind his whole life because too much oxygen was pumped into the incubator he was placed in when he was born as a premature baby.

Fun Fact 5: Stevie Wonder has been hugely successful in the music business. He became a star when he was still a child with the release of his first album at the tender age of 12. His first hit single was released in 1963.

Fun Fact 6: In 1962, Stevie Wonder was signed by Barry Gordy Jr who was the founder of Motown. His first album was 'Little Stevie Wonder the 12 year old genius'.

Fun Fact 7: In the 1970s, Stevie Wonder won 15 Grammy Awards, and in 1996 he won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award!

Fun Fact 8: Some of his most popular hits included Living in the City, Boogie on a Reggae Woman, Part Time Lover, I Just Called To Say I Love You and Isn't she lovely.

Fun Fact 9: Stevie Wonder is an inspirational man who once quoted, 'Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision'.

Fun Fact 10: By the age of 10, Stevie Wonder's musical talent was already incredible. He could play a range of instruments including the drums, bass, piano and harmonica.

Fun Fact 11: Unfortunately, Stevie Wonder was involved in a serious car accident on the 6th August 1973 which resulted in him losing two very important human senses - the sense of smell and the sense of taste.

Fun Fact 12: Stevie Wonder has been married twice. He was first married to Motown singer Syreeta Wright from 1970 to 1972. He remarried again to Kai Millard Morris in 2001 but they separated in October 2009.

Fun Fact 13: Stevie Wonder has performed duets with many famous singers over the years including Sir Paul McCartney, Lenny Kravitz and Celine Dion.

Fun Fact 14: Stevie Wonder's mother's name is Lula Mae Hardaway and his fathers is Calvin Judkins

Fun Fact 15: Stevie Wonder's music career has successfully ran for decades. His first songs and albums were released during the 1960s and he still continues to release hit songs and albums. He is a hugely successful pop star whose music is recognized in countries across the world.

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