Pervis Staples Wikipedia searches are storming the internet after his death. R&B fans are expressing their sympathies to the family of the deceased.
Many of you might be already familiar with Pervis Staples if you are someone who loves the R&B genre of music. He was an American gospel, soul, and R&B singer of The Staple Singers.
The Staple Singers were a group formed by the patriarch of the Staple family. Roebuck Pops Staples’ children Cleotha, Pervis, Mavis, Yvonne formed the group.
Pervis Staples Age and Wikipedia
Pervis Staples age was 85 years at the time of his death.
The legendary singer was born in the year 1935 and celebrated his birthday on November 18.
Being a member of famed Staple Singers, Pervis Staples Wikipedia is still out of sight. However, he has been mentioned on the official Wikipedia page of The Staple Singers.
He was born to parents Roebuck Staples (father) and Oceola Staples (mother) in Chicago, the United States.
Pervis sang gospel songs with his father, the guitar-playing Roebuck Pops Staples, and sisters Mavis, Yvonne, and Chelotha in Chicago churches.
The group has recorded songs such as “So Soon,” “If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again,” “Will the Circle Be Unbroken,” and “Uncloudy Day” for Vee Jay Records in the 1950s.
Pervis Staples Wife: Who Was He Married To?
Pervis Staples wife details are out of sight at the moment.
We tried our best to find who his wife was, however, couldn’t find any hints.
Similarly, we have no information on his marital status as well. He never mentioned if he was married in the media.
The singer probably preferred to keep his private life out of public attention.
What Was His Net Worth?
Pervis Staples net worth is estimated to be above millions.
However, the exact numbers are not disclosed yet.
His last recorded album was their first for Stax Records, “Soul Folks in Action” in 1968. The album featured new songs such as “The Ghetto”.
Rest in peace Staple Singers co-founder Pervis Staples
He “will live on as a true Chicago legend,” Mavis Staples saidhttps://t.co/3Jo6OIFXjd pic.twitter.com/BCBc6eQQxR
— BrooklynVegan (@brooklynvegan) May 12, 2021
He also managed the girl group The Emotions and operated a popular nightclub, Perv’s House.
Hence, we assume he had a hefty net worth before his death.
Pervis Staples Cause of Death and Obituary
Pervis Staples died on May 6, 2021 at his home in Dolton, Illinois, reports Washington Post.
Pervis Staples, a co-founder of the great gospel group the Staple Singers, has died at the age of 85. https://t.co/7IWl1zF3Bf
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) May 12, 2021
His death was reported to the authorities by Adam Ayers, a spokersman for Staples’ siter and the cause of death was not given.
You can see his obituary here.