Dancing Apart to the Beat was born and teenagers found a new way to express themselves. Chubby was awarded the first Platinum Single, the first Rock Grammy and has sold an astounding ,, records over the years. In the 21st Century, Chubby Checker string of Hit singles; and influence on a whole new generation continues. This success was supplemented with a 2 year Tour of Disney Stations and was played over 30, times.
For the Record …. He then turned to the chicken-plucking business for a time while amassing fame in his neighborhood for his accurate impressions of singers Fats Domino , Jerry Lee Lewis , and Elvis Presley. Performing at work, in church, and on the streets by night with his harmonizing group, the Quantrells, Chubby — as he was nicknamed because of his portly build — was eventually offered a recording contract by Cameo Records. Worked as a shoe shiner and in a produce and poultry business in Philadelphia, PA. Recording artist and concert performer, —. Appeared in television commercials.
Rock'n'roll star Chubby Checker , best known for his version of The Twist , has settled the lawsuit he brought against Hewlett-Packard over a "penis-measuring" app. Checker, real name Ernest Evans, had been seeking half a billion dollars from Hewlett-Packard for "irreparable damage and harm" caused by the Chubby Checker , an app for Hewlett-Packard's Palm OS platform. Checker had claimed in that the penis-measuring app had violated the Communications Decency Act , a claim which was thrown out of federal court in August last year. His claim against trademark infringement, however, was allowed to proceed and was scheduled for October. The Chubby Checker app allowed users to input the shoe size of a man UK, US and European shoe sizes were accepted to return a measurement of his penis.