Brian was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Beach Boys in 1988.
Brian formed his own record company named "Brother Records" in 1966.
Brian's first music recordings were for Candix Records.
Brian's first music group was named the "Pendletones."
Brian taught himself how to play the piano by watching his father play.
Brian is deaf in his right ear.
Brian started writing songs at the age of 5.
Brian has five children.
Brian, Mike Love and Al Jardine, three of the original Beach Boys appeared together in public in June 2006 together for the first time in a decade. They accepted double-platinum plaques marking US sales of more than two million copies of the band's 2003 collection, Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys.
Brian Wilson: I'd earned over a million dollars by the time I was old enough to vote.
Brian Wilson: I'm not a genius. I'm just a hard-working guy.