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Rudy Lewis (Charles Rudolph Harrell) was born on 23 August, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., is an artist. Discover Rudy Lewis's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 28 years old?
|Popular As||Charles Rudolph Harrell|
|Age||28 years old|
|Born||23 August 1936|
|Birthplace||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Date of death||(1964-05-20)|
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Rudy Lewis Height, Weight & Measurements
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Dating & Relationship status
He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Rudy Lewis Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Rudy Lewis worth at the age of 28 years old? Rudy Lewis’s income source is mostly from being a successful artist. He is from Pennsylvania. We have estimated Rudy Lewis's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
|Salary in 2022||Under Review|
|Source of Income||artist|
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Lewis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He moved to New York City at the age of 24 after joining the Drifters. According to Billy Vera, Lewis was a closeted homosexual, addicted to heroin and suffered from binge eating disorder. It was kept secret from the general public until the release of the liner notes of the CD box set Rockin & Driftin: The Drifters Box (1996).
An autopsy was never performed and authorities ruled his death as a probable drug overdose. However, close friends and family believe he died from a mixture of a drug overdose, asphyxiation and a heart attack. Dying at the age of 27 made Lewis an early member of the 27 Club. According to actor/songwriter Billy Vera, Lewis was a closeted homosexual, addicted to heroin and suffered from binge eating disorder. It was kept secret from the general public until the release of the liner notes of the CD box set Rockin' & Driftin': The Drifters Box (1996).
On May 21, 1964, when the group was due to record "Under the Boardwalk" which had been written for Lewis, he was found dead in his Harlem hotel room from the previous night. Former lead vocalist Johnny Moore was brought back to perform lead vocals for the recording. The next day, the Drifters recorded "I Don't Want to Go On Without You" which was led by Charlie Thomas in tribute to Lewis.
In April 1963, Lewis recorded his solo single "Baby I Dig Love" along with the B-side "I've Loved You So Long". The record was released the following month, but never reached the charts. He was a member of the Drifters from late 1960 until his untimely death in 1964. In 1988, Lewis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Drifters.
Rudy Lewis (born Charles Rudolph Harrell; August 23, 1936 – May 20, 1964) was an American rhythm and blues singer known for his work with the Drifters. In 1988, he was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.