June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis
April 21, 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
“The Artist Formerly Known as…”
Prince Rogers Nelson was born on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Known simply as Prince, this musician, songwriter and actor has been a top figure in worldwide pop music for more than 30 years. Prince’s music combines R&B, rock, funk, disco and other styles. Prince has sold more than 100 million albums, making him one of the top-selling musical artists of all time. He has won seven Grammys, an Oscar and a Golden Globe. After changing his stage name to a symbol sometimes called the Love Symbol, he has again been known as Prince since 2000.