|Real Name:||Mahin Tat|
|Net Worth:||$1.3 Million|
|Occupation:||Iranian-American Songwriter, Social Worker, Wife of Charlie Wilson|
Charlie Wilson is widely known as some of the best American R&B performers. But who is the woman behind him? Who is the one supporting him all the way? Well, her name is Mahin Wilson, a celebrity spouse that is a lyricist and social employee.
We do not know much about her early life and educational background. But we do know that she managed to turn Charlie’s life around and contributed greatly to his success.
Let’s talk more about Charlie’s wife.
Who Is Her Husband?
When we talk about Mahin as a celebrity wife, we have to start with her husband. Born Charles Kent Wilson in January 1953, he is an American singer, musician, songwriter, and former lead vocalist of the Gap Band. Many recognize him as Uncle Charlie.
Charlie has been nominated for the Grammy Award 13 times as a solo artist. In 2009 and 2020, he was named Billboard magazine’s No.1 Adult R&B artist. His hit single There Goes My Baby was named the No.1 Urban Adult Song for 2009.
The American singer was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as the son of Reverend Oscar Milson, a minister in the Church of God in Christ. He has two brothers, his older brother Ronnie Wilson and his younger brother Robert Wilson. Together, they sang in church before their father’s Sunday sermons. Charlie also sang in his junior high school’s choir.
That helped him launch his musical career first with Gap Band, and later his solo career.
From the very beginning, Charlie and his brothers Robert and Ronnie defined and popularized an upbeat form of funk music. They released their debut album Magicians Holiday in 1974. They recorded in The Church Studio, which is a historic recording studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
In April 2008, Wilson released one of his best songs, There Goes My Baby. Snoop Dogg was featured in the song, and it was given as a gift to Snoop and his wife. Fun fact: it was American rapper Snoop Dogg who gave the nickname Uncle Charlie to Wilson.
Michael Paran, who worked as CEO of P Music Group, was the one who convinced Charlie to start his solo career and leave his brothers Ronnie Wilson and Robert Wilson behind. In 2004, the American singer negotiated a multi-album deal with Jive Records. The first one was released in the fall of 2005, featuring productions from R. Kelly, Will.I.Am, Kay Gee, Justin Timberlake, and many more.
In December 2010, he released the album Just Charlie, with the newest hit single, You Are. That song held the No.1 spot on the Billboard Urban Adult Contemporary Chart for 13 weeks. It helped Charlie earn a Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B song and Best R&B Performance. In 2010, Wilson also worked with Kanye West on his CD, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.
Now let’s take a look at his wife, Mahin Wilson. She is a lyricist and social employee that was known as Mahin Tat before getting married to the famous singer. She is of Iranian descent.
Mahin is an introvert who tries to maintain a low profile. There is no information about her parents or siblings. Also, her date of birth is not known. We do know she is originally from Iran, and that her family migrated and settled in the United States later on.
Despite her popularity as a famous wife, she has never been a woman that showed much to the public. To this day, she continues to maintain a very private life.
Speaking of her educational background, there is little to no information about it. What we do know is that she worked as a head of a rehabilitation center previously in her life. That job put her and Charlie on the same path.
Because we do not know her exact birth date, we cannot talk much about her age. But it is believed she is either in her late 50s or early 60s.
Mahin Wilson began her professional career as a social employee. She was the head of a rehabilitation center before meeting Charlie. She might have been writing songs before.
But things changed in her life after meeting Charlie. The celebrity spouse is not like most spouses in Hollywood. While many are happy to just stay at home and let their man do the work, Mahin has changed her profession.
Instead of working as a social employee, she is now a lyricist. In the past decade, she and Charlie have written more than a dozen songs together.
And she has even gotten two Grammy nominations. Mahin has been recognized for her contribution to writing songs like If I Believe and You Are. Both of them earned her a Grammy nomination.
What is interesting is that she is humble. Here is a fun fact. Initially, Kanye West wanted Uncle Charlie to feature in the song All of the Light. Yet, when they were in the studio, Mahin told Kanye that Rihanna would be a much better choice. He took her advice.
Marriage To Charlie
Charlie and Mahin Tat met in 1995 when she was his social worker during his time in a drug rehabilitation program. Since then, he has been clean from cocaine addiction and alcohol addiction. Before entering the rehabilitation center, Charlie became a homeless person sleeping on the streets of Hollywood Boulevard from 1993 to 1995.
In the same 1995 year, Charlie and Mahin got married. They have been married for more than 25 years. They have no children together, despite spending a quarter of a century together.
While they share a close bond, they do not have any children. They remain together, and while Charlie is the face in public, Mahin serves as the woman behind his success.
Supporting Her Husband
Charlie and Mahin might have the best love story in the world of R&B music. They met in 1995 when he was at his lowest point. She helped him get back on his feet, and he has been addiction-free since.
Together, they have written some of the best songs. They are all Charlie Wilson classics. Some of the songs they have worked together on include You Are, If I Believe, and My Love is All I Have.
And Charlie credits her for his solo success. At one point, he said, “When I decided to go solo from the Gap band, she helped with my musical direction. From there the songwriting together became natural. She is always in the studio with me”.
Charlie brings the smooth vocals and melodies and Mahin complements him with her tender touch. Together, they create a perfect touch of melody.
Raising Awareness With Her Husband
Charlie is a Grammy-nominated singer and legend in the R&B world. But he is also a humanitarian. His wife Mahin Wilson has been beside him every step of the way.
He has hit some rough patches in his life, and his battle with prostate cancer was no exception. He noticed some lower back pain and frequent urination in 2008.
In the beginning, he wouldn’t suspect prostate cancer. He said, “I was doing a lot of exercise, so I thought I was pulling my lower back by lifting too heavy. And I would drink a lot of water before bed, so I was up and down, going to the restroom a lot”.
Yet, he found out he was a victim of something more serious, prostate cancer. He found out about it during an annual physical that his wife insisted to have each year.
Charlie admits, “We as men don’t like going to the doctor. It was her insistence that made me go get these checkups. This time, she wanted me to get a PSA test and prostate exam, so I did”.
Luckily, the cancer was caught early, and the procedure was successful. Since that day, he has been one of the biggest voices in raising awareness.
And Mahin is right there next to him.
Is She On Social Media?
We said before that Mahin Wilson is a secretive person. She is as private as they come. You cannot find her on any social media platform, including Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
Charlie, on the other hand, has a profile on Instagram. But he has a little over 2,500 followers there. He is not much active too.
Mahin’s whole life has been linked to Charlie. Yes, she did work as a social worker before. But after meeting American singer Charlie Wilson, her life changed. She even changed her profession.
It is only natural that her net worth is linked to Charlie. We do not know her exact net worth, but her husband’s net worth is more than $15 million.