Britten Wilder was born in Aliceville, Alabama. He is the youngest son of the last Thmas and Amy Wilder. Both deceased parents were former school teachers at the local middloe school. He attended Aliceville High School. Wilder was a trumpet player in the local school band. He participated in high school sports, and excelled in academics and graduated in the top 10% of his class. Wilder was voted as “Most Popular, Biggest Flirt and Most Likely to Succeed”
In high school, Wilder played in the R&B group called the “Soul Rockers.” After the group disbanded, Wilder became a popular radio disc jockey called “Mr. T” (Mr. Together). Wilder became an immediate success and his popularity caused him to be the name the No. 1 DJ in West Alabama and East Mississippi. Wilder Opened a chain of nigh clubs in Alabama, Columbus, Mississippi and Shannon Mississippi, called Mr. T’s.
Britten Wilder is a graduate of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Wilder majored in communication. Wilder worked his way though college as a radio disc jockey and performing at local nightclubs. Wilder received his B.A. and upon graduation moved to Atlanta, Georgia and took a job as a writer for the nationally syndicated African American Countdown. This top 20 radio show aired coast to coast in more than 300 markets around the world. Wilder’s job, not only consisted of writing the award winning syndicated show, but interviewed music icon such as James Brown, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner, Mick Jaggar, and Diana Ross.
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