Bobby Kimball

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Birthday
29, 1947
Birthplace
Orange, TX
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Orange, TX

About

Singer who was the first frontman for the rock band Toto, known for the hit song "Africa"; he also pursued a solo career while away from Toto.

Before Fame

He began as a vocalist for local New Orleans bands, such as The Levee Band and, later, Le Roux.

Trivia

He wrote "You Are the Flower" for his audition with Toto; it ended up being included on their debut album.

Family Life

He was born in Orange, Texas, but his parents resided in Vinton, Louisiana. Vinton did not have a hospital, so his mother had to cross state lines to give birth.

Associated With

He parted ways with Toto in 1984 and was replaced by Steve Lukather, only to rejoin the band in 1998.