Bonnie Raitt Bio

(Blues Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Activist)

Relationship Statistics of Bonnie Raitt

What is Bonnie Raitt marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Bonnie Raitt have ? (name):None
Is Bonnie Raitt having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Bonnie Raitt lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Bonnie Raitt is a divorced woman. After her divorce, she has not had affair with anyone yet or maybe she wants to keep her relationship secret even if she is dating her loved one.

Prior she was a married woman. She was married to Michael O’Keefe. Michael is an American actor. Bonnie and Michael tied the knot in the year 1991 and separated in the year 1999.

She was also rumored to have an affair with Euge Groove, jazz saxophonist. But both of them did not confirmed about their alleged relationship. She does not have any children from her any relationship.

Who is Bonnie Raitt?

Bonnie Raitt is an American Blues Singer. She is also a songwriter, musician, and an activist. She has won Grammy Award three times.

Bonnie Raitt: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood

Raitt was born in Burbank, California on November 8, 1949. Her full name is Bonnie Lynn Raitt. She is the daughter of John Raitt (father) and Marjorie Haydock (mother).

Raitt has two brothers David Raitt and Steven Raitt. She has a Scottish ethnicity. And she is of American nationality.

Bonnie Raitt: Education

Raitt graduated from the Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, New York. She joined Radcliffe College in 1967 with major in social relations and African studies.

Bonnie Raitt: Early Professional Life and career

Raitt was seen by a reporter in 1970 while opening at the Gaslight Café in NewYork. The reporter began to spread the word about her performance.

The scouts from major record companies were attending her shows. In 1971 she accepted the offer from Warner Bros. and released her debut album, Bonnie Raitt. She was praised for her skills and as a bottleneck guitarist. Raitt released her second album “Give It  Up” in 1972.

She began to receive greater press coverage for a 1975 cover story for Rolling Stones.  In 1976 she made an appearance on Warren Zevon’s eponymous album.

In 1977 Raitt released the album Sweet Forgiveness as a remake of “Runaway”.  The album was a success and was her first commercial breakthrough.

Raitt’s next album was released in 1979 which resulted in the poor reviews and modest sales.  She attempted to revisit the sound of her earlier records. She received strongest reviews but did not improve the sales.

In 1985 she appeared in the video of Sun City. She sang the song as well. Raitt traveled to Moscow to participate in the first joint Soviet/American Peace Concert in 1987.

1986’s Nine Lives was Raitt’s last recording for the Warner Brothers. She joined the Roy Orbison’s television special as a female background vocalist. Raitt also worked on the album Stay Awake, a tribute to Disney Music for A&M.

She signed for Capitol by A&R executive Tim Devine. Raitt received her commercial success while working at the Capitol with her album Nick of Time in 1989.

In 1991 she released her album Luck of the Draw which awarded her three Grammy Awards.

She won two Grammy awards with her album Longing in their Hearts in 1994. The song Rock Steady was a hit in 1995. The song was written for the Road Tested Tour for the duet with Bryan Adams and Bonnie Raitt.

Raitt was in the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio in March 2000. She released “Silver Lining “ in 2002. The album had three singles “I cant Help You Now, Time of Our Lives, and the title track”.

Capitol released the compilation album “The Best of Bonnie Raitt “ in 2003. The album included the songs from Nick of Time, Luck of the Draw, Longing in Their Hearts, Road Tested, Fundamental and Silver Lining.

The DVD “Bonnie Raitt and Friends” was released in 2006. The album was recorded in Atlantic City on September 30, 2005.

On June 7, 2008, she appeared in the broadcast of a radio program “ A Prairie Home Companion”. She performed two blues song.

In 2011 Raitt appeared in the documentary “Reggae Got Soul” which was featured on BBC. She performed a duet with Alicia Keys at the 54th Grammy Awards in February 2012.

In April 2012, she released her studio album named Slipstream. She was also featured in a campaign called 30 Songs/30 Days in September 2012.

Bonnie Raitt: Awards and Achievements

Raitt has won the Grammy awards for 11 times. She has won the award for ” Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Hall of Fame, Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album, Grammy Award for Best Americana Album”.

Raitt is also awarded Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Grammy Award For Best Traditional  Blues Album. She has also won Grammy Award For Best Female Rock Vocal Performance, Grammy Award For Best Rock Instrumental Performance.

Raitt also has Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal,  Grammy Award for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance and Danish Grammy Award for Foreign Female Singer of the Year.

Bonnie Raitt: Salary and Net Worth

Bonnie Raitt net worth is around $12 million and salary is unknown.

Bonnie Raitt: Rumors and Controversy

Bonnie Raitt admits she has an alcohol problem. And she decided to stop drinking after seeing Vaughan as a better musician when sober.

She also began psychotherapy. Raitt also joined Alcoholics Anonymous in the late 1980’s.

Bonnie Raitt: Body Measurements

Raitt has the height of 64 inches. She has the weight of  56kg.  Her body measurement is 34-26-32 inches. She wears the shoe of size 7(US). And her Bra size is 32C. She has dyed red hair color and brown eye color.

Bonnie Raitt: Social Media Profile

Bonnie Raitt uses Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube. She has 75k followers on Twitter and is followed by 587k people on Facebook and over 31.5k followers on Instagram. Raitt has a 2.1k subscriber on YouTube.

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