Tina Turner: The energetic singer and the queen of Rock n roll, Tina Turner left the whole music industry with immense sadness on 24th May 2023.
From being the lead singer of the Ike and Tina Turner Revue to being the queen of Rock n roll, Tina was loved by all. May it be for her powerful energy and strong voice to her beautiful personality.
Tina Turner life
Anna Mae Bullock or famously known as Tina Turner was born on 26th November 1939. The rock star started her singing career with Ike by being the lead singer for the Ike and Tina Turner Revue. The duo was together since the band Kings of Rhythms, in 1957.
She started off her career under the name ” Little Ann “. It was in 1960 when the singer debuted with her real name.
Her album ” Private Dancer ” which was released in 1984 was considered one of the greatest comebacks of the music industry and the song “What’s love got to do with it ” won a Grammy.
The singer at a very young age had a very unloving family and used to sing in church. Later on in her life worked as a domestic worker and a nurse and began her singing career in 1957.
Tina’s life was full of ups and downs, from her abusive relationship to long-term health issues, the singer suffered a lot during her initial days.
One can know the truth and reality of her life by watching the HBO documentary on the life and journey of the Queen of Rock n roll. The documentary is named ” Tina ” and one can watch it on Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN+.
The Unforgettable Hits: Celebrating Tina Turner
The queen of Rock n roll wasn’t any ordinary singer, she was one of the finest singers and her songs say it all.
Here are the top ten greatest hits by Tina Turner which everyone should listen to at least once in their lifetime.
1) What’s Love Got to Do With It, which was released in 1984.
2) Nutbush City Limits which was released in 1973.
3) Proud Mary which was released in 1971.
4) River Deep – Mountain High which was released in 1966.
5) Whole Lotta Love which was released in 1975.
6) Private Dancer which was released in 1984.
7) Acid Queen which was released in 1976.
8) Ball of Confusion which was released in 1982.
9) GoldenEye which was released in 1995.
10) Let’s Stay Together which was released in 1983.
Tina Turner husband
Tina Turner was married twice, once in 1962 with Ike Turner which was said to be an abusive relationship and it ended in 1978. The second marriage was years apart from the first one. The singer married Erwin Bach in 2013 and their relationship was going strong.
How old was Tina Turner when she met Ike?
Tina and Ike first met in 1957 and married off in 1962. Tina was just 18 years old when she met Ika Turner and married Ike when she was 23 years old.
Tina Turner’s son
The queen of Rock n roll was blessed with 4 sons in her life. She gave birth to her first child when she was 18 years old with Raymond Hill in 1958. The first child was named Raymond Craig who was later on adopted by Tina’s then-husband Ike Turner.
The other two children were adopted by Tina, they were the sons of Ike and Lorraine. Tina adopted Ike Jr. and Michael.
The queen and Ike welcomed their only child in 1960 and named him Ronnie Taylor.
Ronnie, Ike, and Tina’s only child died of Colon Cancer in 2022.
Tina Turner’s net worth and inheritance
The queen was a real queen in her rock n roll and has always been on the top.
Tina was the owner of $225 million as her net worth was estimated amount of around 225 million Swiss francs.
It was also noted by Forbes that the singer sold her music catalog in 2021, 2 years before her death, and gained $50 million by selling it.
But you must be wondering now that after the singer’s death, where will all of this go?
The answer is simple, it’s said that Tina’s husband, Erwin Bach will inherit almost half of his wife’s big fortunes.
Tina Turner death
Tina left this world on 24th May 2023 and her fans are mourning since then. The fans were all too worried and eager to know the queen’s cause of sudden demise which hasn’t been released officially but it’s said that the singer suffered from a long illness which included Intestinal Cancer and Kidney Transplant.
The singer suffered from kidney disease and high blood pressure issues.