10 Interesting Facts

About Prince

  • He's been called "His Royal Badness" and "His Purple Highness," and for several years until he was simply called by an symbol, or as the "Artist Formerly Known As Prince.
  • Named after his father's jazz group, the Prince Rogers Band, Prince Rogers Nelson had music in his blood from birth. When his parents divorced, his father left his piano behind, and at the age of 7, Prince began mimicking television themes on the keys.
  • The vocals on gender-bending track "If I Was Your Girlfriend" from Sign O The Times are said to be that of Prince's female alter-ego, Camille.
  • Prince once paid a salon in Washington, D.C., to close down, black out all the windows, and do his hair.
Spaghetti and orange juice was Prince's favorite meal during his early years with the Revolution.
inspired many artists—not only rock singers, but also R&B artists like Jon Legend, hip hop performers like Outkast, and pop singers like Justin Timberlake—to push the envelope
  • Prince Net Worth is $250 million.
  • He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles during his career.
  • Prince is only 5'2
  • In a PBS interview Prince said that he was born epileptic and used to have seizures when he was young. During the interview Prince also said that my mother told me one day I walked in to her and said, 'Mom, I'm not going to be sick anymore,' and she said 'Why?' and I said 'Because an angel told me so.