The legendary Prince, born Prince Rogers Nelson, was born on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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3. Fact: Prince was nicknamed “Skipper” as a kid.

4. Prince rocking out on ABC’s Good Morning America in June of 2006. (PR Photos)

5. Fact: Prince was reportedly able to play 27 instruments

6. Prince at the 2007 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in West Hollywood, CA. (PR Photos)

7. Prince at The Bourne Ultimatum UK Premiere in Leicester Square in 2007. (PR Photos)

8. Prince performs at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2008 in Eaton Square in London. (PR Photos)

9. Prince performs in Chicago in 2011.

10. Prince performs at London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2008 in Eaton Square in London. (PR Photos)

11. Prince at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards on March 4, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

12. Wax Figure of Prince Unveiled at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in New York on January 16, 2009. (PR Photos)

13. Prince was awarded with an “Icon Award” at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. (AP)

14. Fact: Prince played electric guitar on Madonna’s “Like A Prayer.” (Retna)

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