Age: 74, born 22 July 1941
Country of origin: United States
Height: 5' 9"
Relationship Status: Married
Partner: Stephanie Lynn
His best known band member is almost certainly Bootsy Collins, although his #1 protégé earlier on was Eddie Hazel, a young guitarist with so much skill that some say he was an equal to Jimi Hendrix. Unfortunately, like Hendrix, Hazel died young and never gained the recognition that many believe he deserved.
One of the personalities mentioned in the song Genius of Love by Tom Tom Club. The others mentioned were James Brown, Bob Marley, Smokey Robinson, 'Hamilton Bohannon', Bootsy