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Carnie Wilson Biography

Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Singer, author, TV host

Fast Facts

  • Her father, Brian Wilson, and uncles Carl and Denis Wilson were members of the Beach Boys
  • Formed the pop group Wilson Phillips with sister Wendy Wilson and friend Chynna Phillips
  • Her 1999 gastric-bypass surgery was broadcast via the Internet
  • Has cowritten two biographical books, Gut Feelings: From Fear and Despair to Health and Hope (2001) and I'm Still Hungry: Finding Myself Through Thick and Thin (2003), and the 2005 cookbook To Serve With Love
  • Reunited with the other members of Wilson Phillips for the release of the 2010 holiday album Christmas in Harmony