Tina Turner is a popular Swiss singer who is an American-born artist who started her career in 1958. Turner is also an author, actress, dancer, and songwriter. She has released many albums in her career and was inducted into the ‘Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’ in 1991. She is one of the best-selling artists of all time and is hailed as the ‘The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll.’ Here is a quick summary of Tina Turner’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Tina Turner Early Life
Tina Turner was born as Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee on November 26, 1939, to Floyd Richard Bullock and Zelma Priscilla.
She went to Flagg Grove Elementary School and completed her high school in 1958 from Sumner High School. As a child, Turner used to sing in the Baptist church. In school, she used to play basketball and was also on the cheerleading squad.
In 1962, Tina Turner got married to Ike Turner. They divorced in 1978. In 2013, she got married to Erwin Bach after being in a relationship for over 27 years. She was also in a relationship with Raymond Hill and has got a son named Raymond Craig born to him in 1958. She also had another son named Ronald Turner born in 1960.
Tina Turner Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1960, Tina Turner recorded the single “A Fool in Love.” Another single “River Deep – Mountain High” was released in 1966.
In 1974, she released her debut studio album entitled ‘Tina Turns the Country On!’. This was followed by ‘Acid Queen’ in 1975. She then went on to release the albums ‘Rough’ and ‘Lose Explosion.’ She found commercial success by releasing the albums ‘Private Dancer’, ‘Break Every Rule,’ ‘Foreign Affair,’ ‘Wildest Dreams,’ and ‘Twenty Four Seven.’
Turner has also released two soundtrack albums, two live albums, six compilation albums, 17 video albums, and 46 music videos.
She has released 68 singles, including “What’s Got to Do with It”, “Better Be Good to Me”, “Private Dancer”, “We Don’t Need Another Hero”, “Typical Male”, “The Best”, “I Don’t Wanna Fight”, “In Your Wildest Dreams”, and “Open Arms”. Turner has appeared as a featured artist for Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart, Elisa, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, and Eros Ramazzotti.
She has appeared in many documentaries including and also appeared in many films including ‘Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome’ and ‘Last Action Hero.’
Awards & Achievements
Tina Turner has won three American Music Awards from 8 nominations. She has won 8 Grammy Awards out of 21 nominations and has also been inducted thrice in the Grammy Hall of Fame. Other awards won by her include MTV Video Music Awards, NAACP Image Award, World Music Awards, Museum Awards, Goldene Kamera Awards, and CableACE Award. In 1996, she was conferred with the Chevalier of Arts and Letters from France.
Net Worth of Tina Turner
Tina Turner has an estimated net worth of more than $265 million. She made this fortune by the sale of her albums, many of which have been certified multi-platinum on various occasions. She has also done many concert tours across the world in her career. She has appeared on the cover of various magazines.
Tina Turner is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. She has released many albums and has transformed herself into an iconic pop diva. She has appeared on the list of “The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time” by the Rolling Stone magazine. Turner has got a Star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a popular singer for over five decades, she has received several recognitions in her career.