Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson bio

Birth Name: Jack Leroy Wilson Jr.

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Detroit

Date Of Birth: June 9, 1934

Date Of Death: January 21, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Jackie Wilson was born on the 9th of June, 1934. He was best known for being a Rock Singer. Nicknamed Mr. Excitement, Wilson was a Grammy Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who helped R&B transition into soul.

Jackie Wilson was born in Detroit. He dropped out of high school at age fifteen and briefly competed as an amateur boxer. He had six #1 R&B hits, including “You Better Know It” and “Doggin’ Around.”

Jackie Wilson was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Jackie Wilson was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Jackie’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Jackie Wilson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jackie Wilson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jackie Wilson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jackie Wilson was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jack Leroy Wilson Jr.
NICKNAME: Mr. Excitement, Mr. Entertainment, Jackie Wilson, Sonny, The Black Elvis-Jackie Wilson, The Black Elvis
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Jackie Wilson was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jackie Wilson was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Jackie Wilson had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Jackie Wilson’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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