Allee Willis Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Allee Willis

Biography / Wiki

For a songwriter, you don’t really go to songwriting school; you learn by listening to tunes and this line is very well proved by ‘Allee Willis’ who is an American songwriter and director. She is better known for her songwriting skills and prowess.

She won two Grammy Awards for Beverly Hills Cop and The Color Purple respectively and also was nominated for an Emmy Award for I’ll Be There For You, which was used as the theme song for the famous sitcom Friends. She led a successful career in the music business without learned to read, notate or play music.

Unfortunately, she died at the age of 72 after suffering cardiac arrest in Los Angeles on December 24th of 2019.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 10 November 1947, Allee’s age was 72 years at the time of her death. Her black eyes and shiny blonde hair enhance her beauty. She stands a decent height and weight but her body information is yet to be disclosed.

Net Worth

According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Allee Willis is $700 Thousand at the time of her death.

Education / Family

Allee was born and raised up in Detroit, Michigan, USA, and belongs to white Caucasian ethnicity. She keeps her personal life stay away from the media so she never revealed any information about her parents and siblings.

As of her education, she was graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin. However, she never disclosed much information about her educational background.


Allee Willis

Birth Name Alta Sherral Willis
Nickname Allee
Birth Place Detroit, Michigan, USA
Date Of Birth 10 November 1947
Age 72 years old (At the time of her death)
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Eye Color Black
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Songwriter & Director
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Not Known
College University of Wisconsin
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Detroit, Michigan, USA
Fathers Name Nathan
Mothers Name Rose
Brothers Kent Willis
Sister Marlen Frost

Career / Fashion And Style

As of her career, she got a job at Columbia. Her songwriting career begins to take shape at Epic Records in New York City. She co-wrote many hit songs such as Wind & Fire, September, and Boogie Wonderland by Earth. Moreover, she also wrote musical acts such as James Brown and Patti LaBelle.

She premiered The D, a passion project on September 28th, 2017. Allee also co-wrote the Tony-nominated and Grammy-winning Broadway musical The Color Purple. A major motion picture based on the musical is in the early stages of development in 2018. She died in Los Angeles on December 24th, 2019 due to cardiac arrest.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

Reflecting on her personal life, there is no information available about her relationships, marriage, children, etc. at the internet sources.

Boyfriends Not Known
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Allee Willis

Some Interesting Facts About Allee Wills

  • Her full name by birth is Alta Sherral Willis.
  • Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • She holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin.
  • She died after suffering cardiac arrest.
  • She is famous for her songwriting skills and prowess.
  • Her song “I’ll Be There for You” was used as the theme song for the show ‘Friends’.
  • Allee compositions sold over 60 million records.
  • In 2018, she was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
  • She worked as a secretary at Columbia Records as a copywriter in 1969.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @alleewillis
  2. Twitter@AlleeWillis
  3. Facebook @AlleeWillis
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