Charles Manson Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Charles Manson

Biography / Wiki

Charles Manson was an American criminal and the leader of notorious murderers. He formed a quasi-commune ‘Manson Family’ whose followers committed a series of nine murders. He was born on November 12, 1934, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He died on November 19, 2017, in Bakersfield due to natural causes. The crime of his quasi-commune inspired the best-selling book ‘Helter Skelter’. He was also convicted of first-degree murder of Gray Hinman and Donald Shea.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth November 12, 1934
Date Of Death November 19, 2017
Age 83 years (at the time of death)
Height In Centimeters – 157 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’2”

Weight In Kilograms – 70 kg

In Pounds – 154 lbs

Body Measurements 38-34-15
Eye Color Dark Grey
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)

Net Worth

His net worth was $400 thousand and owned a Power Wagon which was a 41 years old truck.

Charles Manson truck
Charles Manson truck

Education / Family

He was born to Walker Scott and Kathleen Maddox. He never saw his biological father and adopted the last name of his stepfather William Manson. He learned the robbery tactics from his mother and his mother was imprisoned for armed robbery. He spent most of his life in juvenile reformatories and in prison for crimes such as armed robbery, murder, and burglary.

When he was imprisoned at California State Prison, he suffered from gastrointestinal bleeding which became one of the reasons for his death. His grandson Jason Freeman took possession of his remains and personal effects.


Charles Manson

Real name Charles Milles Maddox
Birth Place Cincinnati, Ohio
Zodiac sign Scorpio
School Gibault School for Boys in Terre Haute, Indiana
College Not known
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Cincinnati, Ohio
Place of death Bakersfield, California
Fathers Name Walker Scott (biological father)

William Manson (stepfather)

Mothers Name Kathleen Maddox


Charles Manson's Mother
Charles Manson’s Mother
Brothers Not known
Sister Not known

Career / Fashion And Style

Since childhood, he has been involved in a robbery and burglary with the influence of his mother. He has spent most of his childhood in juvenile reformatories. He formed a community with a group of followers who were already involved in criminal activities.

The core members of the community were musicians, former actors, and pornographic actors. He encouraged his followers to begin Helter Skelter by committing murder and making the murder appear to have racially appeared. The group was also involved in the murder of actress Sharon Tate.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Girlfriends Afton Burton (1974)
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Candy Stevens (Prostitute, 1959-1963)

Rosalie Jean Willis (Waitress 1955-1958)

Rosalie Jean Willis

Mary Brunner (former member of the Manson family)

Children Son – Charles Luther Manson, Valentine Michael Manson, Charles Mason Jr.

Charles Manson

Some Interesting Facts About Charles Manson

  • For a pitcher of lager, his mother sold Charles to a lady who needed youngsters.
  • William Manson was his stepfather whose last name Charles adopted.
  • The California Parole Board revealed that his past was filled with control, controlling conduct, and psychological maladjustments which indicate the symptoms of Schizophrenia and neurotic preposterous in him.
  • The book ‘Helter Skelter’ has an exciting line ‘The Manson Murders’ which was composed by prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi.
Helter Skelter Book
Helter Skelter Book
  • He was sent to Gibault School for Boys in Terre Haute at the age of 12. During his schooling, he went to jail for different wrongdoings.
  • On March 21, 1967, he told the jail authorities that he wouldn’t like to be discharged.
  • In 1967, Manson invited followers for the gathering to the confined Spahn Ranch, outside of Chatsworth, California.
  • For the death of performer Gary Hinman on July 25, 1969, he received a first-degree kill conviction from Los Angeles County.
  • He has been housed in the Protective Housing Unit at California where security would be jeopardized by all-inclusive community lodging.
  • He was also housed at San Quentin State Prison, California Medical Facility in Vacaville, Folsom State Prison and Pelican Bay State Prison.
  • His hobby was Gambling.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram – Not Known
  2. Twitter – Not Known
  3. Facebook – Not Known
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