Facts of Willie Spence
|Full Name:||Willie Spence|
|Birthday:||18 June 1999|
|Birthplace:||West Palm Beach, FL|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches|
|Sibling:||Kendra Spence-Western and Tyerra Gilbert|
|Parents:||Willie Spence Sr and Sharon Spence|
Willie Spence, an R&B singer got the fame after becoming the runner-up of America Got Talent’s season 19.
What is Willie Spence’s Age?
On 18 June 1999, Willie Spence opened his beautiful pair of eyes for the first time in West Palm Beach, Florida, the United States of America. Spence was 23 years old at the time of his death. Willie used to cuts his birthday cake with his friends on the 18th of June. Willie’s zodiac sign was Gemini. Willie Spence Sr (father) and Sharon Spence (mother) is his parent’s name.
By profession, his father is a chef and his mother is a singer from the USA. Willie R Singleton was the name of his maternal grandfather who died due to coronavirus in March 2021. He has two sisters, Kendra Spence-Western and Tyerra Gilbert. His sister, Kendra is a school principal in West Palm Beach.
By nationality, Willie had American citizenship and he belongs to an African-American ethnic community. Furthermore, Willie used to practice Christianity religion.
Did Willie Spence go to College?
Willie joined Coffee High School and then later got enrolled in Florida University for further education.
Was Willie Spence Married?
Willie was single at the time of his death. He used to keep his personal matter private, so he doesn’t share any information on his dating life. He was also not involved in any sort of rumor or controversy.
What was the Net Worth of Willie Spence?
Willie had an estimated net worth of $500k as of 2022. This is the outcome of his career as an R&B singer. Annually, Willie used to earn a salary of $45k from his career.
How tall was Willie Spence?
Willie stood at the height of 5 feet 11 inches and his body weight was 181 kg. He had a beautiful pair of brown colored eyes and his hair was black in color.
What was the health issue of Willie Spence?
Willie was diagnosed with fluid in his lungs when he went to a physician after feeling discomfort in his chest. At that time he was 600 pounds. His physician even advised him to pay close attention to both his health and his weight.
Did Willie Spence lose weight?
Yes, Willie lost 200 pounds of excess weight. He was able to lose this weight by becoming a member of a gym and was used to following a consistent fitness routine. After some time he became 400 lbs.
How did Willie Spence die?
Willie left this beautiful world on October 11, 2022. He was only 23 years old at the time of his death. The main reason behind his death is a car accident. On Interstate 24 near Chattanooga, his car got crashed and Marion County Sheriff’s Office report his death. At around 16:00 ET, his jeep Cherokee veered off I-24 and hit the vehicle which was parked on the road. The other vehicle driver was uninjured while he died on the spot of the accident.
Gtinda house posted his death on Instagram as:
“HEAVEN GAINED A SINGING ANGEL” #AMERICANIDOL RUNNERUP LAST SEASON, #WILLIESPENCE TRAGICALLY PASSES AWAY, THIS PAST TUESDAY, IN A CAR ACCIDENT. TALK ABOUT AN #AMAZING #VOCALIST AND A GENTLE GIANT….SHOWN HERE PERFORMING A #DUET , WITH ONE OF MY #FAVORITE #FEMALE #ARTISTS #LEONALEWIS . #YOUARETHEREASON #HEAVEN HAS BEEN SINGING SINCE TUESDAY…. #GTINDAHOUSE”
Singing Career of Willie Spence
- Spence was an R&B singer.
- He started singing when he was only three years old.
- His cover of Rihanna’s song Diamonds became viral on YouTube in 2017.
- Then, he even got the attention of a variety of big celebrities, including an appearance on the talk show Steve, hosted by Steve Harvey.
- For season 19 of American Idol, Spence even auditioned in 2021.
- In November 2017, he was featured on Steve Harvey’s Must-See.