Marie Dionne Warwick is an American singer, actress, and television host.
Warwick ranks among the 40 biggest US hitmakers between 1955 and 1999, based on her chart history on Billboard’s Hot 100 pop singles chart.
She is the second-most charted female vocalist during the rock era.
Marie Dionne Warrick, later Warwick, was born in Orange, New Jersey to Lee Drinkard and Mancel Warrick.
Her mother was manager of the Drinkard Singers, and her father was a Pullman porter, chef, record promoter, and CPA. Dionne was named after her aunt on her mother’s side
Dionne Warwick Ex-Husband: Who is William Elliott?
William David Elliott, an American actor, and Dionne divorced in May 1967.
In August 1967, they got remarried in Milan, Italy.
David, their first child, was born in January 1969. Their second child, Damon, was born in 1973. Bill and Dionne separated in December 1975.
In 2002, Warwick was detained for marijuana possession at the Miami International Airport.
William David Elliott was an American actor and jazz musician. He had a recurring role in Bridget Loves Bernie as Otis Foster and a recurring role as Officer Gus Grant in Adam-12.
He also appeared in Elvis Presley’s 1969 film Change of Habit.