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(Actress, Author, Songwriter)

Tina Turner is also known as the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll.

Relationship Facts of Tina Turner

Tina Turner is married to Erwin Bach {Compare Couple}.
Tina Turner married on July 04, 2013.
💑 Anniversary in 216 days 💑
She is mother of Four (Raymond Craig Turner, Ronnie Turner, Ike Turner Jr, Michael Turner).
Tina Turner is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.


What is the relationship of Tina Turner?

Tina Turner was initially involved in a relationship with a boy named Harry who she met at a school basketball game.

Their relationship ended when she discovered that Harry impregnated and married another girl he was dating. Next, she dated saxophonist Raymond Hill.

At 18 she became pregnant. After her mother found out, she went to stay with Raymond who lived with Ike. She gave birth to their son Craig in 1958 and the couple’s relationship became strained.  Later, Turner was with Ike Turner for 20 years but was only married to him for 16 years.

Besides her biological children, Tina is raising Ike’s children too. She has adopted Ike Turner Jr. (born Oct 3, 1958) and Michael Turner (born Feb 23, 1960). In 1978, they were officially divorced.

Turner and German music executive Erwin Bach began dating and have remained together ever since.

In July 2013, the pair married in a civil ceremony on the banks of Lake Zürich, in Küsnacht, northern Switzerland.

Prior to her marriage, Turner dated James Ralston, David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Larry Fortensky, Euge Groove, and Raymond Hill.

Who is Tina Turner?

Tina Turner is an American-born singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and author. She has enjoyed an international solo career with hits like ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It,’ ‘Better Be Good to Me,’ ‘Private Dancer’ and ‘Typical Male’.

Tina Turner: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Turner was born in Nutbush, Tennessee on November 26, 1939, like Anna Mae Bullock to parents Zelma Priscilla (Currie) and Floyd Richard Bullock. She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she is now also a Swiss citizen. She belongs to an African-American ethnic background.

Throughout her childhood years, Turner sang in the church choir at Nutbush’s Spring Hill Baptist Church. Hence, music was a big part of her early life.

Education

Talking about her education, Turner attended Flagg Grove Elementary School from first through eighth grade.

Additionally, she joined both the cheerleading squad and the female basketball team at Carver High School in Brownsville. Later, she graduated from Sumner High School in 1958.

Tina Turner: Career, Profession

Initially, after graduation, Tina Turner worked as a nurse’s aide at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and dreamed of becoming a nurse. Eventually, she first saw Ike Turner and his band, the Kings of Rhythm, perform.

Soon, she began performing with the group, and she quickly became the highlight of their show. In 1960, she sang the lead on a track titled ‘A Fool in Love’.

Furthermore, in 1966, Tina and Ike’s success reached new heights when they recorded the album River Deep, Mountain High’ with superstar record producer Phil Spector. In 1969, they toured as the opening act for the Rolling Stones.

Additionally, they released the album ‘Workin’ Together’, which featured a renowned slow-to-fast remake of the CCR track “Proud Mary” that reached the top 5 of the U.S. charts and won the two their first Grammy.

Turner began her solo career in 1983 and she recorded a remake of Al Green’s ‘Let’s Stay Together. She released her popular album ‘Private Dancer’ the following year.

The album won four Grammy Awards and eventually sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.

In 1985, Turner appeared opposite Mel Gibson in the film ‘Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome’. Furthermore, she also published her autobiography, ‘I, Tina’, which would later be adapted as the 1993 film ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It’.

In addition, she released her second solo album ‘Break Every Rule. In 1991, Ike and Tina Turner were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. All in all, she has more than 100 credits for soundtracks in various movies and television series.

Furthermore, she has more than 50 credits as an actress.

Turner announced in 2008 that ‘Tina! 50th Anniversary Tour’ would be her final tour. She won a Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for ‘One of the Living’ and also for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for ‘Back Where You Started’. All in all, she has won eight competitive and three honorary achievement Grammy Awards.

Salary, Net Worth

Turner has not revealed her current salary. As of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of around $250 million.

Her husband’s net worth is around $50 million.

Tina Turner
Caption: Tina Turner Live singing ( Source: Daily Mail )

Tina Turner’s Rumors, Controversy

Tina’s marriage with Ike Turner was controversial. Furthermore, she revealed that Ike was routinely physically abusive.

In 2013, Tina became part of the news story after Beyonce stirred up controversy with references to Turner’s abuse.

Currently, there are no rumors concerning Turner and her career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurement, Tina Turner has a height of 5 feet 4 inches. Additionally, she weighs 58 kg.

Furthermore, she has a measurement of 36-29-38 inches or 91.5-74-96.5 cm.

Her dress size is 10 (US) and her shoe size is 8.5 (US). In addition, her hair color and eye color are dark browns.

Social Media

Tina is quite active on social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

She has more than 40K followers on Twitter. In addition, her fan page has more than 21.4k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 3.5M followers.

 

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