Prince Rogers Nelson Bio


Relationship Statistics of Prince Rogers Nelson

What is Prince Rogers Nelson marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
How many children does Prince Rogers Nelson have ? (name):One (Amiir Nelson)
Is Prince Rogers Nelson having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Prince Rogers Nelson gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Prince Rogers Nelson was romantically involved with many women including Kim Basinger, Madonna, Vanity, Sheila E., Carmen Electra, and Susanna Hoffs.

Marriage and son

He married his first wife in 1996 when he was 37 years old. His wife was the 22-year-old singer Mayte Garcia. They had a baby boy Amiir Nelson, who died a week later due to Pfeiffer syndrome. After the incident in 1999, they got divorced.

He married Manuela Testolini in 2001 after the divorce with his first wife. The marriage too didn’t last long.

Who was Prince Rogers Nelson?

Prince Rogers Nelson knew as Prince was an American songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. He was reputedly regarded as the pioneer of Minneapolis. He was famous for his powerful voice and eclectic behavior.

Death and Funeral

Prince passed away at the age of 57, on April 21, 2016, in Paisley Park, Chanhassen, MN. He was not feeling well from a couple of weeks before his death and was hospitalized for some time.

Therefore, he was under the medication. The cause of death is said to be an accidental overdose of fentanyl.

His funeral was attended by many renowned personalities including the ex-president of the United States of America, Barack Obama.

Prince Roger Nelson: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Prince was born on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, America. His parents are John Lewis Nelson and Mattie Della, a jazz singer and pianist respectively.

His parents separated when he was only 10 years old.

He had six siblings including Duane Nelson, John R. Nelson, Lorna L. Nelson, Norrine Nelson, Sharon L. Nelson, and Tyka Nelson.

Their ethnicity is African-American.

Education, School/College University

In 1965 Prince joined John Hay Elementary School and in 1970 he joined Bryant Junior high school. After that in 1972, he went to Central High School.

From 1973′-1976 he went to North High School and Central High and graduated. Again he transferred to Oakward University for further studies.

Prince Rogers Nelson: Professional Life, Career

Prince Rogers Nelson was interested in music at a young age and was encouraged by his parents. He was able to play piano, guitars, and drums at a very young age. He began his music career at the age of 7 when he wrote his first tune. When he was just 14 he formed his first band, Grand Central.

Prince released his debut album ‘For You’, in 1978. His singles ‘Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?’ and ‘I Wanna Be Your Lover’ from the same album went to the top singles. He has gained success in many albums such as  ‘Dirty Mind’ in 1980 and ‘Controversy’ in 1981.

He released the album ‘Purple Rain’ in 1984 which sold more than 13 million copies in the US and was able to stand at no.1 on the Billboard 200 chart for 24 consecutive weeks. He also appeared in a rock musical drama film ‘Purple Rain’ making his film debut which became a cult classic.

He started performing for a new band, the New Power Generation. He recorded many famous albums such as ‘Parade’ (1986), ‘Sign o’ the Times’ (1987), ‘Lovesexy’ (1988), ‘Batman’ (1989), and ’Musicology’(2004) and many more.

His career ended at the age of 57 when he was found dead in an elevator on April 21, 2016.

Awards, Nominations

Prince has been awarded many times for his work. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Song Score for ‘Purple Rain’. He won 7 grammy awards from 32 nominations which include Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for ‘Purple Rain’ in 1985.

Two of his albums ‘1999’ and ‘Purple Rain’ were awarded the Grammy Hall of Fame Award.

Prince Rogers Nelson: Net worth, Salary

Talking about his income, it was estimated that he had a net worth of $300M dollar at the time of his death. He was one of the highest-paid artists in the music industry.

Prince Rogers Nelson: Rumors, Controversy

There was a rumor about him that he was being treated for a drug overdose. The public thought that he takes drugs. This information was not fully confirmed, but there were rumors about it.

Body Stats: Height, Weight

He had charming hazel eyes and natural black hair. Prince was a uniquely small man, so he often wore heels to combat his small size.

Prince Roger stands a height of 5 feet 3 inches and he was just 55 kg when he died.

Social Media

He can be found in the name prince on Instagram and Twitter but not on Facebook.

He was followed by around 80.8 K followers and 16.4 K followers on Instagram and Twitter, respectively.


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