(singer, songwriter, and actress)
Quick Facts of Natalie Cole
|Birth Date:||February 06, 1950|
|Death Date:||December 21, 2015|
|Full Name:||Natalie Cole|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Net Worth:||$ 5 million|
|Profession:||singer, songwriter, and actress|
|Father's Name:||Nat King Cole|
|Mother's Name:||Maria Hawkins Ellington|
|Education:||Northfield School for Girls, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Southern California|
|Eye Color:||Light Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius|
|Last Update:||November, 2021|
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The definition of diva has taken a turn for the worse. Everybody's a diva now. It's become not quite so special anymore. I'd say 'fabulous' is better. Diana Ross, Audrey Hepburn, those kind of people. Josephine Baker -- she was fabulous. That's what I want to be. [The Arizona Republic, May 8, 2003]
Relationship Facts of Natalie Cole
- Natalie Cole is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- Her sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Natalie Cole was married three times. She married songwriter and producer Marvin Yancy on July 31, 1976. The pair had a son Robert Adam “Robbie” Yancy. They divorced in 1980. Later, she married record producer and former drummer Andre Fischer in 1989. They were divorced in 1995. She also married bishop Kenneth Dupree in 2001 but later divorced in 2004.
Who was Natalie Cole?
Natalie Cole was a popular American singer, songwriter, and actress. People know her as the daughter of the great American singer Nat King Cole. She had released several hits throughout her career including ‘This Will Be’, ‘Inseparable’, and ‘Our Love’ among others.
Natalie Cole’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Cole was born as Natalie Maria Cole in Los Angeles, California on February 6, 1950. She was born to parents Nat King Cole and Maria Hawkins Ellington. Throughout her childhood years, she grew up in the affluent Hancock Park district of Los Angeles. As both her parents were active in the field of music, Cole developed an interest in singing at an early age. She was of American nationality. Furthermore, she belonged to African-American ethnic background.
Talking about her education, Cole initially attended Northfield School for Girls. Additionally, she was also enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Eventually, she transferred to the University of Southern California but later transferred back to the University of Massachusetts. There, she majored in Child Psychology. Furthermore, she also minored in German and graduated in 1972.
Natalie Cole’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
Following in her parent’s footsteps, Cole began her career in music. She began performing at a venue called ‘The Pub’ where she met the writing and producing team of Chuck Jackson and Marvin Yancy. Soon, they helped her land a deal with Capitol Records. After garnering well-deserved fame around the world, Cole soon became one of the most important female R&B singer of her generation and received several awards and nominations for her works.
Cole released several albums in her career. Some of them include ‘Inseparable’, ‘Natalie’, ‘Unpredictable’, ‘Thankful’, ‘I Love You So’, ‘Don’t Look Back’, ‘Happy Love’, ‘I’m Ready’, ‘Dangerous’, ‘Everlasting’, ‘Good to Be Back’, ‘Unforgettable… with Love’, ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’, ‘Take a Look’, and ‘Holly & Ivy’ among others. Apart from her career in music, Cole had also appeared in several movies and television series. As an actress, she had credits for her appearance in movies and television series like ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘De-Lovely’, and ‘Always Outnumbered’ among others. Furthermore, she also released her autobiography titled, ‘Angel on My Shoulder’ in 2000. After several years of heavy drug use, she was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2008. She died from congestive heart failure on December 31, 2015.
Cole garnered the Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 1992 for ‘Great Performances’. Additionally, she also received 21 Grammy nominations in her career and had won 9 times. Additionally, she won the Image Award in 2001. All in all, she had 5 wins and 7 nominations to her name.
Cole had an estimated net worth of around $ 5 million.
Natalie Cole’s Rumors, Controversy
Cole’s long history of drug use was controversial on several occasions. Furthermore, some people believe that the history of substance abuse might have been one of the causes of her death.
Natalie Cole’s Body Measurement
Talking about her body measurement, Cole had a height of 1.7 5m. Additionally, her hair color was black and her eye color was light brown.
Natalie Cole’s Social Media
Cole was active over the social media. Even at present, she has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 16k followers on Twitter. In addition, she has over 6k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 460k followers.
References: (billboard.com, cbn.com)