Moved to Canton, Ohio with his family at age 8.
Between 1972-1978, The O'Jays had eight No. 1 R&B singles, including "Back Stabbers", "Love Train", "I Love Music (Part 1)", & "Used Ta Be My Girl".
Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Smokey Robinson and Angela Martinez, for TimeLife's "The Best of Soul Train" DVD collection.
Father of Gerald Levert, Sean Levert, and Kandice Brooks.
"Love Train" was also a number one hit on the Pop charts.