Allee Willis is an American songwriter and director behind a friend’s theme song and died at the age of 72 years after suffering from cardiac arrest. She was from Detroit, Michigan. A spokesperson confirmed on her personal Instagram page that she passed away. According to the news, Willis died after suffering cardiac arrest in Los Angeles and her partner Prudence Fenton was in total shock.
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Allee Willis Biography
Allee Willis was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA on 10th November 1947 and died recently at the age of 72 years. Willis was graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin. After that, she moved to Columbia for a job and Epic Records where her singing career began to take shape in New York City. She once said that she led her career successfully in the music business even though she never learned how to read or notate or play music.
Allee Willis Professional Career
Allee Willis was well known for her songwriting skills and prowess. When she was in Detroit city Motown roots inspired her to learn music as a career. Later she co-wrote some of the hit songs like “September” and “Boogie Wonderland” by the Earth, Wind& Fire. Musical acts such as James Brown and Patti LaBelle were written by her. Although Willis turned in songs like all the above ones were her Friends music that seemed to always bring her the most notoriety.
Allee Willis won two Grammy Awards for “Beverly Hills Cop” and “The Color Purple”. She was also nominated for an Emmy Award in 1995 for “ I Will Be There For You”, that was used as a theme song for the sitcom Friends. She was suggested into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018.
Allee Willis Physical Appearance
Height: 1.93m (6 feet 4 inches)
Weight: 89.8 kg
Allee Willis Death
Alle Willis died at the age of 72. The cause of death is cardiac arrest. She died on 24 December 2019.
Net Worth of Allee Willis
According to current sources, Allee Willis’s net worth was $59 Million by 2019.