Ray Charles was born on September 23, 1930 in Albany, Georgia and he passed away on June 10, 2004. He was a famous musician, and had a very impressive career, crossing boundaries between styles. Ray Charles was married two times, to Eileen Williams and Della Beatrice Howard Robinson, as well as having had several girlfriends, He had a total of twelve children between nine different relationships. He had problems with drugs and alcohol, but finally stopped using in 1966, after a couple of arrests and treatment. It is unclear as of April 2013 if either of his ex-wives are still living or not.