He rose to prominence while the frontman and business lead singer from the 1960s pop music group, Gary Lewis & the Playboys. He grew up alongside his siblings, Danielle Sarah, Christopher Joseph, Joseph, Scott, Ronald and Anthony Lewis. His strike song, “This BAND,” increased to #1 for the Billboard Popular 100 graph in 1965. He wedded Donna Grow in 2003 after divorcing Sara Jane Suzara in 1970. His dad was comedian and vocalist Jerry Lewis.