William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Robinson was the founder and front man of the Motown vocal group the Miracles, for which he was also chief songwriter and producer. Robinson led the group from its 1955 origins as the Five Chimes until 1972 when he announced a retirement from the group to focus on his role as Motown's vice president.
|Full name at birth||
William Robinson Jr.
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
19 February 1940
|Place of birth||
Detroit, MI, USA
Singer, Songwriter, Record producer, Entrepreneur
5' 10½" (179 cm)
Golden green eyes
Northern High School, Detroit, MI
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