Charles Eugene " Pat " Boone
By: Lauren Carpenter
When was he born?
He was born June 1, 1934, Jacksonville, FL. He is now 79.
When he was 2 they moved to Nashville, TN. He graduated from David Lipscomb High School in Nashville.
He sold over 45 million albums. He had 38 Top 40 hits. In the late 1950s he was the second biggest charting artist behind Elvis Presley. As a author he had a number 1 bestseller in the 1950s- " Twixt Twelve and Twenty Prentice Hall". He started recording in 1954 fro Republic Records. His version of Fats Domino's " Ain't That a Shame" was a huge hit. He has appeared in more than 12 Hollywood movies. His brother Nick Todd was also a pop singer in the 1950s he is now a church music leader.
How is he now?
He has 4 daughters- Debby Boone, Cherry Boone, Linda Boone, and Laurey Boone. He is still performing. He has made a few TV appearances over the years. 12 Years ago his grandson 24 year old Ryan Corbin accidentally fell through a skylight and plunged 3 stories onto a concrete floor he is still recovering