Tina Turner Bio

(Actress, Author, Songwriter)

Relationship Statistics of Tina Turner

What is Tina Turner marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Tina Turner get married ? (married date):July 04, 2013
How many children does Tina Turner have ? (name):Four (Raymond Craig Turner, Ronnie Turner, Ike Turner Jr, Michael Turner)
Is Tina Turner having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Tina Turner lesbian ?: No
Who is Tina Turner husband ? (name): View Couple ComparisonErwin Bach
Erwin Bach

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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 has 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, Education

Turner was born in Nutbush, Tennessee on November 26, 1939, as 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 the 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.

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, Salary and Net Worth

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.

Turner has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $250 million. As per her husband’s net worth, it is around $50 million.

Tina Turner’s Rumors and 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, Body Size

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 shoe size is 8.5 (US). In addition, her hair color and eye color is dark brown.

Social Media

Tina is quite active over 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 18k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 3.5M followers.

 

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