Pat Boone

Pop Singer

Birthday June 1, 1934

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Jacksonville, FL

Age 89 years old

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About

American singer and composer who became one of the highest charting singers in the late 1950s. He was known for covering the work of many black R&B singers. He also hosted the show The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom.

Before Fame

He attended three colleges before graduating. He at one point claimed to have been a descendent of pioneer Daniel Boone.

Trivia

His book Twixt Twelve and Twenty was a bestseller in the 1950s.

Family Life

He married Shirley Boone on November 7, 1953 and they had four children together. His daughter Debby Boone was a successful pop singer in her own right, with her 1977 single "You Light Up My Life" spending 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Associated With

A young Elvis Presley opened for Boone at shows in the 1950s.

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Pat Boone Highlights
Pat Boone Highlights