Tina Turner is an American born singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and entertainer who currently lives in Switzerland. Tina Turner was born on November 26, 1939, in the state of Tennessee, USA, to her parents Richard Bullocks and Zelma Priscilla. Her original name is Anna Mae Bullock.
Tina Turner is well known for her overpowering and energetic performance and got the title “The Queen of Rock & Roll.” In a very short span of time, she became a worldwide famous American celebrity. She attended the Flagg Grove Elementary School and graduated from Summer High School in Missouri.
At an early age, she started her career and her smiling face and charming personality helped her in attracting the attention of the listeners. Tina Turner got a chance to record an album as a background singer in the year 1958 and from there she never looked back. Later in the year 1962, Tina got married to Ike Turner and the couple welcomed their son Ronnie, after two years.
However, the couple got divorced in the year 1970 due to Ike Turner being a drug addict and often physically abusive. Some of the famous Tina Turner songs are “What’s Love Got to Do with It,” “We Don’t Need Another Hero,” “River Deep, Mountain High,” “Private Dancer,” “Proud Mary” and many more.
Is Tina Turner Alive: Tina Turner’s Age, Family, Net Worth
The great pop singer of 1960s Tina Turner is alive and turned 80 years in 2019. Tina was married to Ike Tuner for 14 years but unfortunately Ike’s habit of consuming drugs and alcohol were the reason the couple eventually got a divorce. Tina Turner later married her long-time boyfriend Erwin Bach in the year 2013.
Tina was 73 years old when she got married to Erwin Bach who was 57 years old. They tied the marital knot in a small ceremony at Lake Zurich in Kusnacht, Northern Switzerland. According to the Swiss media, there were only 120 guests in the ceremony including some big names from the music industry like David Bowie, Italian musician Eros Ramazzotti, Oprah Winfrey and many more.
Tina Turner has two sons from her first husband namely Ronnie Turner and Craig Turner. Tina lost his second son Craig last year. Craig Turner committed suicide and the reason behind his big step of taking his own life is still a mystery.
Tina Turner is also a very cool grandmother and she has one granddaughter and a grandson. Both of them want to join the music industry but as for now they are young and Tina Turner doesn’t want them to enter the limelight.
Where is Tina Turner In 2020?: Tina Turner’s Journey in Broadway
Broadway is a theatre in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Tina Turner first appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone on November 26, 1967. In the year 2018, a new musical album based on the real life of the legendary artist Tina Turner opened In Broadway under the name The Tina Turner Musical.
It showcased Tina Turner’s transformation from a gentle beginning in Tennessee to the worldwide famous Queen of Rock and Roll. Tina has faced many challenges and The Tina Turner Musical has aimed to reveal the untold story of a young woman who dared to oppose all the obstacles which came between her passion for singing whether it was age, gender or race.
The world premiere of The Tina Turner Musical was in London in April 2018. It received five star reviews and allegedly broke all box office records. A German production booked Operettenhaus stage in Hamburg in the year 2019 and now booking is on till August 30, 2020. The West End production has also booked a show for June 27, 2020. Tina Turner is quite busy and enjoying her tour. Like her song Tina Turner has swum in rivers deep and has climbed mountains high. Hats off to the Queen of Rock and Roll!