Chubby's first job came at the age of 8 as a shoe shiner.
Chubby's first record contract was with Cameo Records.
Chubby's first music group was named the "Quantrells."
Chubby Checker's song The Twist is ranked #73 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll.
Chubby Checker's wife is a former Miss World from Holland.