Astro UB40 , Terence Wilson, better known by his stage name Astro, has died aged 64 know all about him in thia article as like his Family, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Parents, Age and Cause of Death
|Birthdate ( Age)||64 Years|
|Spouse/Partner||Wife Dawn Wilson|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Profession||Founding Member of UB40|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Last Update||Nonember 2021|
British vocalist and founding member of UB40 Terence Wilson, better known by his stage name Astro, has died aged 64.Astro, who performed in the reggae pop band for more than 30 years, died after a short illness, his current band confirmed.”We are absolutely devastated and completely heartbroken,” said a statement on Ali Campbell and Astro’s Twitter account.
Wilson was part of British reggae band UB40 for more than 30 years, before leaving the band to join breakaway group UB40 featuring Ali Campbell and Astro in 2013.
Astro UB40 Wife
Terence Wilson, better known by his stage name Astro was Married with Wife Dawn Wilson who is the owner of Sticky Fingere.There is not much information is available on social media about his personal Life
Astro UB40 Net Worth
Astro was the Founding Member of UB40 has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million.The group also enjoyed success worldwide, including in the US, where Red Red Wine went to number one, as did another cover.
The Astros left UB40 in 2013 and performed with the breakaway group UB40 featuring Ali Campbell and the Astros, who played a few concerts this year and were due to tour in 2022.
The original band broke with their unique take on British reggae in the early 1980s and found success with hits such as Red Red Wine and Can’t Help Falling in Love. The Birmingham-based group – named after the then government’s unemployment benefits form – sold over 70 million records and had three UK number one hits.
A statement from the current UB40 line-up on Twitter said: “RIP Astro.”We heard tonight, the sad news, that former UB40 member, Terence Wilson, better known as the Astros, has passed away after a short illness. Our sincere condolences to his family.”
In total, UB40 has recorded 39 UK Top 40 singles and 28 Top 40 albums, with Astro singing lead vocals on the hit Rat in Mi Kitchen, which peaked at number 12 in 1987.The group also enjoyed success worldwide, including in the US, where Red Red Wine went to number one, as did another cover, Can’t Help Falling in Love with You, which spent seven weeks at number one in 1993.
The original line-up played together for three decades before Ali Campbell left in 2008.In an interview with the Guardian in May, Astro spoke of becoming the voice of working class dissatisfaction with political and global issues since the band’s formation in 1978.
He told the newspaper that he experienced “the same rigors as most black people in the late ’70s”, referring to a law that allows people to be stopped and searched by police if they act suspiciously. It is understood to have – what the Astros called a “weekly” event.”We found it harder to write love songs than militant songs, because it was much easier to write about what you saw or read. It felt natural to us,” he said.