Having sold over 75 million records worldwide, Aretha Franklin is now amongst the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, as per Rolling Stines magazines. The American songwriter, singer, and musician, Aretha Franklin began her career in 1956 and still active in the entertainment industry. With her career spanning over 6 decades, Aretha Franklin net worth is now estimated to be $ 61 million.
For her work, she won numerous awards till date. It includes a total of 18 Grammy Awards. Apart from that, she has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame(1987) and GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame(2012).
Aretha Franklin Net Worth
|Year||Aretha Franklin Net Worth|
|2017||$ 61 million|
|2016||$ 60 million|
|2015||$ 58 million|
|2014||$ 56 million|
In between 2016 and 2017, Aretha Franklin could earn $ 2 million while her income in between 2015 and 2016 was estimated to be near $ 3.5 million.
Aretha Franklin Biography and net worth
Daughter of Clarence LaVaughn Franklin and Barbara, Aretha Franklin was born on March 25, 1942. She spent her childhood in Detroit, Michigan after the family relocated from Buffalo, New York. She released her debut album “Songs of Faith” in 1956 when she was just 14 years old. After that, her second album “Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo” was released by Columbia Records in 1961. Franklin’s career gained momentum when her album “I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You” was released in 1967. The studio album became commercially successful, later going gold.
Due to her vocal flexibility, skillful piano-playing and interpretive intelligence, her later projects performed well, also gaining her huge fan following worldwide.
In spite of her father’s objection, Franklin married Ted White in 1961. However, their relationship could not last long. Due to differences and even violence, the couple divorced in 1969. Aretha Franklin then married actor Glynn Turman in 1978. However, the couple separated in 1984. Online reports suggest that the actress was in a relationship with Willie Wilkerson in between 1988 and 2012.
As of 2017, she is reportedly single.
Aretha Franklin owns a $ 1.75 million house in Bloomfield Hills.
There is no information regarding the cars she drives.