Gene Watson Biography and Wiki
Gene Watson born Gary Gene Watson is is an American country music singer who is famous for his 1975 hit “Love in the Hot Afternoon,” his 1981 #1 hit “Fourteen Carat Mind,” and his signature 1979 song “Farewell Party.” Watson was inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in 2002 and inducted into the inaugural class of the Houston Music Hall of Fame in August 2013.
Gene Watson Age and Birthday
Gene was born on October 11, 1943, in Palestine, Texas. He is 77 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Libra.
Gene Watson Height
Watson stands at a height of 6 feet(Approx. 1.83m)tall and weighs 67kgs(147.7lbs).
Gene Watson Family, Parents, Siblings
Attempts to establish the identities of his parents were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore unknown whether if he has any siblings. This section is under review and will be updated soon.
Gene Watson Wife and Children, Is He Married?
Moving on to his marital affairs, the singer is happily married to his beautiful wife Mattie Louise Bivins. The duo got married in January 1961 when he was 17 and she was 15 years old. His wife was born in 1946, she is 75 years old as of 2021.
The couple is blessed with two children a son and a daughter; Terri Lynn Watson and Gary Wayne Watson.
Gene Watson Net Worth
Gene Watson has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2021. His primary source of income is his career as a musician.
Gene Watson Songs
- Fourteen Carat Mind
- Paper Rosie
- Love in the Hot Afternoon
- Where Love Begins
- Pick the Wildwood Flower
- I Don’t Need a Thing at All
- Memories to Burn
- This Dream’s On Me
- Back in the Fire
- You’re Out Doing What
- What She Don’t Know Won’t Hurt Her
- Old Loves Never Die
- Speak Softly
- Because You Believed in Me
- Change Her Mind
- The Jukebox Played Along
- Nothing Sure Looked Good on You
- Got No Reason Now For Going Home
- Should I Come Home
- The Old Man and His Horn
- No One Will Ever Know
- Bedroom Ballad
Gene Watson Cancer
Watson underwent surgery and survived colon cancer from 2000 to 2001. He had quit drinking in 1980 as well as smoking.