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Gretchen Christopher Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
Olympia, USA
83 years old
Birth Date
February 29 1940

Gretchen Christopher Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Ian Christopher, Helen Christopher

About Gretchen Christopher 

Gretchen Christopher's zodiac sign is Pisces, and she was born on February 29, 1940.

Gretchen Christopher's father's name is Ian Christopher, and her mother's name is Helen Christopher. Her birthday comes every four years as she was born in a leap year.

Gretchen Christopher hasn't revealed any information about her siblings. The singer knew Gary Troxel and Barbara Ellis since they were ten children. But Gary wasn't part of the band initially, and he joined Gretchen and Ellis as they switched to vocals.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Gretchen Christopher's net worth?

Gretchen Christopher has a net worth of about $1 million.

How much does Gretchen Christopher earn per year?

Gretchen Christopher's earnings per year are yet unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Gretchen Christopher?

Gretchen Christopher's height is yet unknown.

How old is Gretchen Christopher?

Gretchen Christopher is 82 years old as of now.

Childhood And Education

Gretchen Christopher was born in Olympia, United States. The well-known singer hasn't revealed any information about her education, childhood, or family.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Gretchen Christopher dating?

Gretchen Christopher is currently single as of 2022. Information about her marriage life is yet unknown.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Gretchen Christopher is a pop singer in the famous band 'The Fleetwoods.' In 1959, the band composed and sang their first hit, 'Come Softly To Me,' and the lyrics were self-written by the singer. The original track of 'Come Softly to Me' was recorded by her, and the copies of it were distributed to her classmates in school.

What awards has Gretchen Christopher won?

Gretchen Christopher has won many Awards individually and along with the band too. They were elected to the 'Vocal Group Hall of Fame' Class of 2006. Gretchen Christopher received Broadcast Music, Inc. in 1997 'BMI MILLION AIRS AWARD,' Olympia High School Alumni HALL OF FAME, Music & Performing Arts Angels' top honor in 1994, 'THE ANGEL VICTORY AWARD' and Southern California Motion Picture Council's top honor 1992, Jeanie Golden Halo Eagle' SUPERSTAR AWARD.' The band was also part of the Billboard in America in 2007.

Other Interesting Gretchen Christopher Facts And Trivia

  • Gretchen Christopher has no children; her birth flower is Primrose and Violet.
  • The Fleetwoods released their second hit 'Graduation's Here' followed by 'Mr. Blue', which were top hits in the US pop chart.
  • The band released the single 'Come Softly to Me' to the public after they were recognized by the founder of Dolton Records and a producer named Bob Reisdorff.
  • The pop band's songs were written mainly by the singer Gretchen Christopher and Barbara Ellis.
  • Gretchen Christopher was a modern jazz dance teacher and a housewife during the late '70s.
  • Her friend Ellis managed the trailer park in California, and Troxel worked in Washington's plywood plant during the late '70s.
  • The band also composed the 'Doo-Woop' genre, a gentle rhythm. In 1983, Troxel gave his resignation and the singer Gretchen Christopher took the sole authority of the 'Fleetwoods band.'
  • The singer also trained a new replacement for 'The Fleetwoods band,' and she also released her solo album 'Sweet Sixteen' by resuming her solo music career.
  • The pop band was split up while Troxel left, and Troxel started a new 'Fleetwoods band' while performing the old compositions at the events.

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