As of 2014, Johnny Mathis has never been married or fathered children. However, in an interview with The Guardian, Mathis claimed to have acted as a father to some of his siblings' children.
Mathis is a musician who achieved fame during the 1950s as a romantic crooner. His 1958 greatest hits album stayed on the Billboard 200 chart for a record 490 weeks. As of 2015, Mathis is the third best-selling artist of the 20th century, selling more than 350 million records worldwide. Mathis has received many awards in his career, including induction into the Grammy Hall of Fame, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the 2003 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.