Chubby Checker is an American rock n roll singer and dancer. He is widely known for popularising many dance styles including the twist …
Chubby Checker is an American rock n roll singer and dancer. He is widely known for popularising many dance styles including the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist" and the Pony with hit "Pony Time". In September 2008 "The Twist" topped Billboard's list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its debut in 1958, an honor it maintained for an August 2013 update of the list. He also popularized the "Limbo Rock" and its trademark limbo dance, as well as various dance styles such as The Fly.
- Born: Oct 03, 1941 (age 76) · South Carolina, United States
- Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
- Spouse: Catharina Lodders (m. 1964)
- Children: Mistie Bass (Daughter) · Bianca Evans (Daughter) · Ilka Evans (Daughter) · Shan Egan(Son)
- Member of: Chubby Checker and the Fat Boys
- Education: South Philadelphia High School