Chubby Checker Biography

Share your opinion


Home > Music > C > Checker, Chubby > Biography

Birth Name: Ernest Evans
Born: 1941/10/03
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Years Active: 1959–present
Genres: Rock And Roll

Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter best known for popularizing the dance style Twist with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist". 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.

Browse More Music:
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z