Net Worth: Under Review
- Source of Wealth Music, Television, Film
- Birth Place Covington, Tennessee, United States
- Full Name Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr.
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth August 20, 1942
- Occupation Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Musician, Voice Actor
- Education Manassas High School
- Children 11 ( Isaac Hayes III, Heather Hayes, Melanie Hayes, Veronica Hayes, Vincent Hayes, Nikki Hayes, Felicia Hayes, Nana Kwadjo Hayes, Darius Hayes, Lili Hayes, Jackie Hayes)
About Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes was an American actor, voice actor, singer, songwriter and musician best associated with the Stax Records, where he previously served as record producer and songwriter.
Along with David Porter, he co-wrote the song The Soul which was later recognized by the Grammy Hall of Fame as among the most influential songs of the past 50 years. It was considered one of the Songs of the Century by RIAA, Rolling Stone magazine, and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
His work on the album Shaft won him several awards which include the 1972 Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song, the 1998 BMI Film & TV Award for BMI TV Music Award, the 1972 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score, as well as the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement and Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special. He also won the 1973 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance By An Arranger, Composer, Orchestra and/or Choral Leader for his works on the album Black Moses.
Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. was born on August 20, 1942 in Covington, Tennessee, USA. Along with several others, Hayes was elected into the Songwriters Hall of Fame sometime in 2005.