Having sold over 180 million records worldwide, Tina Turner doesn’t need any introduction. However life for ” The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll” was not all sunshine and rainbows, as she had her fair share of struggle. The present Tina Turner looks more like a rich, confident and successful lady but she had to build everything from scratch. Tina in an interview with Oprah Winfrey spoke about her life, which also revealed her struggle. She told how she was abused both physically and mentally. Somehow she managed to beat all the odds and evolved as a strong person.
At present, Tina Turner net worth is estimated to be $ 220 million. So fans may wonder that how it all started and where is Tina Turner now?
Tina Turner Net Worth
|Year||Tina Turner Net Worth|
|2018 (Expected)||$ 235 million|
|2017||$ 220 million|
|2016||$ 200 million|
|2015||$ 190 million|
|2016||$ 58 million|
|2015||$ 39 million|
|2008||$84,800,000 via Tour|
|2004||$2,300,000 via Record Sales|
Tina Turner Biography
Anna Mae Bullock, now known to the world as Tina Turner was born in Nutbush on November 26, 1939. She is the daughter of Zelma Priscilla and Floyd Richard Bullock. At a young age, she had a major setback when her mother left her father who was abusive. It made both Anna had an older sister, Ruby Aillene, independent at a very young age. Being interested in music, young Anna first started singing in a local church choir. In order to make her ends meet, she even became a domestic worker and earned a meager salary. Later Floyd remarried and sent his daughter to live with their grandmother.
Her life changed completely when she was given a chance to perform by the singer Ike Turner. The sisters used to frequently visit a nightclub where one night Anna sang with Ike’s band, “Kings of Rhythm”. Impressed by her voice, Ike started working with Tina, however, back then she was a background singer. It was after the recording of a song “A Fool in Love”, that Tina finally came to the limelight. The song resulted in $ 25k advance from Juggy Murray, who also convinced Ike to make Tina “the star of the show.”
After that Tina became a main member and enjoyed success along with Ike.
Interview with Oprah
Tina Turner Family (Children)
During her school days, she was in a relationship with Harry Taylor, who studied at a rival school to hers. The relationship ended when Anna came to know that Taylor was cheating on her. Later she came close to Raymond Hill, a former band member. Thier son, Raymond Craig was born when Tina was 18 years old. Due to some differences, the couple separated and Tina began dating Ike Turner. Thier son, Ronnie Turner was born in 1960. The duo married in 1962 and together they even excelled as a business partner, also attracting a huge fan following. However, due to numerous instances of abuse, Tina filed for divorce years later and the couple separated in 1978.
Tina Turner Now
After so many ups and downs in her private life, Tina stayed away from any relationship for many years. However, finally, she found a good friend in Edwin Bach. After dating Back for over 25 years, the couple tied the knot in 2013. The same year, she became a Swizz citizen and later relinquished her American citizenship.
Since then the couple has been spotted many times in Zurich, where Anna looks happy and content.
Known for her cool 1973 Jaguar XKE, Turner also owned a Mercedes Benz G-Class. Though she has reportedly sold the car.
Tina Turner net worth is likely to increase in 2017.