Born in New Jersey, USA.
On his career he sang on records made by Coati Mundi, Loleatta Holloway, Arthur Baker, Culture Club, Bruce Springsteen and many other renowned artists.
Wendell used to be in a group called Inner Life along with his wife Marian Rolle and Jocelyn Brown.
They recorded for Salsoul Records in the 1970's. At the end of the 80's Wendell and Marian signed to Tink! Records and teamed up on many projects as solo artists and doing backing vocals on several other records.