Verdine White

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Birthday
25, 1951
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
25, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Bass guitarist known for his work with Earth, Wind & Fire. A Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, he won numerous Grammy Awards for his energetic performances.

Before Fame

As a child, he took bass lessons with a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Trivia

He established the Verdine White Foundation with the purpose of providing music lessons to talented children from poor households.

Family Life

His brothers, Maurice and Fred White, were both drummers. His wife, Shelly Clark, was a member of the R&B band Honey Cone.

Associated With

He recorded two 1970s albums with fellow jazz musician Ramsey Lewis: Sun Goddess and Electric Collection.