Victor Willis

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Birthday
1, 1951
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Texas

About

American singer and actor who became a cultural icon as the frontman and founding member of the disco group the Village People. The band is known for such smash hits as "In the Navy," "Macho Man" and "Y.M.C.A."

Before Fame

He moved to New York where he acted with the Negro Ensemble Company.

Trivia

He was featured in the original Broadway production of The Wiz in 1976.

Family Life

He married actress Phylicia Rashad in 1978 but their relationship ended in divorce. In 2007, he married his second wife Karen who is a lawyer.

Associated With

With the Village People, he often dressed as a cop or naval officer alongside Randy Jones who was the cowboy.

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