Barry's first record contract was with Twentieth Century-Fox Records.
Barry's first band was named the "Upfronts."
Barry started performing professionally at the age of 11.
Barry was ranked #78 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
Barry was 6'3" since he was 14 years old.
Your Heart and Soul: The Love Album (2000)
Staying Power (1999)
Icon Is Love (1994)
Put Me in Your Mix (1991)
Man Is Back! (1989)
Right Night & Barry White (1987)
Let Em Dance (1981)
Barry & Glodean (1981)
Sheet Music (1980)
Super Movie Themes: Just a Little Bit Different (1979)
Message Is Love (1979)
I Love to Sing the Songs I Sing (1979)
My Musical Bouquet (1978)
Barry White the Man (1978)
Barry White Sings for Someone You Love (1977)
Let the Music Play (1976)
Is This Whatcha Wont? (1976)
Just Another Way to Say I Love You (1975)
Together Brothers (1974) Rhapsody in White (1974)
Can't Get Enough (1974)
Stone Gon' (1973)
I've Got So Much to Give (1973)
Barry was a vegan.
Barry created an orchestra titled Love Unlimited Orchestra, which consisted of live musicians.
Barry was the model for a character from South Park named Chef. The producers of the show offered Barry the role, but as a devout Christian, he declined the role.
In 1999, Marc Eliot wrote Barry's autobiography titled Barry White: Love Unlimited.
Barry's last words before he died were "Leave me alone - I'm fine."
Barry's ashes were scattered off the California coast by his family.
When he was 10 years old, Barry joined a street gang, and 7 years later, he ended up behind bars for stealing $30,000 worth of Cadillac tires.
In October 1990, the USA version of Playboy released an article about Barry titled Spotlight: Barry White.
Six months before he died, Barry was featured on a My Generation magazine cover.
In 1998, Barry appeared in a TV commercial for Arby's.
In 2001, Barry appeared in a TV commerical for Apple Computers.
When he first met his father, Barry decided to change his name from Carter to White.
Barry had a beard since he was just 13 years old.
In 1975, Barry was parodied by Chevy Chase in the first-season episode of Saturday Night Live.
In August 1999, Barry cancelled his tour dates for about one month due to exhaustion.
Barry's trademark was his deep voice.
In 1974, Barry married Glodean White, his second wife. They had only one child.
Barry had four children with his first wife, Betty Smith.
His nicknames were The Maestro & The Walrus of Love.
Barry was 6' 3½" (1.92 m).
Barry played a character like himself in Nickelodeon's The Angry Beavers.
Barry: I don't know if it's my music, my lyrics, my sound, and knowing the music business the way I do-all I can say is, my career has lasted way longer than I expected.
Barry: As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken.
Barry: I started fooling around with the intro to one of the songs. Then another song, and another song... I was so excited when I went into the studio. I knew I needed to find a singer to sing these new songs. And as the producer, I know I'm supposed to be objective, but honestly, when I heard my own voice on those songs, something went through me.
Barry: I'm very fortunate to have a career that has lasted as long as it has. Did I think it would last this long? No way!
Barry: I hope young people will see how I changed my life and how it's up to them to make changes in their own lives to succeed.
Barry: In my day, we didn't have the cocaine, so we went out and knocked somebody over the head and took the money. But today, all this cocaine and crack, it doesn't give kids a chance.
Barry: (about people having sex while listening to his music) There's people making babies to my music. That's nice.