Stevie Wonder's Life in Photos, he turns 72

Stevland Hardaway Judkins was born on May 13, 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan.

Music legend Stevie Wonder turns 72 on Friday and it doesn’t look like he’s slowing down anytime soon.

The child prodigy, who lost his vision shortly after being born, learned how to play the piano before the age of 9. By 12 years old.

By 12 years old, Judkins signed to his first record contract with Berry Gordy's Motown's Tamla label

He has recorded more than 30 top ten hits, received 25 Grammys (the most ever awarded to a solo male artist) and has sold over 100 million albums.

The star grew to prominence in the '60s and '70s, with hits like "My Cherie Amour" and "For Once in My Life.

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.

Stevie Wonder, the Motown legend, recently received an honorary doctorate from Wayne State University on March 7, 2022.