Rich Wilson was born in Paterson, New Jersey on May 11, 1961 and became a professionally paid entertainer at 15. His musical influences include Elvis Presley, T.G. Sheppard, The Calhoun Twins and Eddy Arnold. Rich released his first commercial recording "Excuse Me Lady" through independent label Missile Records of Mississippi. He has appeared in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and throughout the USA. Wilson has opened for such prominent artists as Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels, Alabama, Toby Keith, Tammy Wynette, Johnny Paycheck, Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Coasters, The Drifters, The Calhoun Twins, the late, great George Jones and many more.
Rich Wilson brings a wide variety of musical genres to his stage performances and recently released an entire album of songs he has personally written called "She's My Baby".
In 2015, Rich Wilson was inducted into the New York State Country Music Hall of Fame!