Incredible Life Of Famous Tina Turner
Tina Turner started her career 1950s. Her career began when she met her husband to be Ike Turner, in a club.
They fall in love, started creating amazing hits together, and in no time, they were known as the Ike and Tina Turner Revue.
One of their greatest hits is Proud Marry.
Tina was born and raised in rural Tennessee.
She started singing as a teenager, and once she was done with school, Tina moved to St. Louis, Missouri, and started singing in the local rhythm-and-blues scene. That’s where she met Ike.
Ike And Tina Turner
Tina and Ike meet in a night club. Before they got the chance to talk, Tina stated how at that moment, she tough that she never saw a man so skinny like Ike.
Still, when she heard him performing, she knew that she wants to be his music partner.
In no time, the two kicked off, and they were known as the talented couple at the time. Although they had terrific performances, they were stills struggling to sign a contract.
The duo married in 1962, and they finally become popular with the song Produ Marry. In 1978, Tina left Ike due to domestic violence, and never turned back.
After this bold move, she was ready to start again, almost in her early 40s.
Leaving her husband was a massive milestone for Tina. As expected, she overcomes that period by becoming a massive star.
Her album Private Dancer in 1984 brought her international fame, and from that moment on, her success only went up.
She simply delivered more chart-topping albums and hits. “What’s Love Got to Do With It” was a global hit that definitely put Tina in the star top.
At the time, Tina was in her mid-40-s and showed no signs of slowing down.
She also became known for her energetic performances. Before her album became a hit, Tina was cleaning houses by day and singing in clubs by night to make ends meet.
When Ike and Tina first met, he was married, and their relationship was strictly platonic. However, three years later, they started dating, and in 1960 they welcomed a son, Ronnie.
Their relationship was so toxic that Tina even tried to kill herself in 1968 by overdosing on Valium pills. Later on, in his old age, it was discovered that Ike was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Ike died on December 12, 2007. Regarding his death, Tina issued a brief statement through her spokesperson: “Tina hasn’t had any contact with Ike in more than 30 years. No further comment will be made.
In 1986, Tina met Erwin Bach, a German music executive, 27-years her junior. Initially, they were just friends.
One year later, they started dating. So far, they are together for more than 25 years, and they are officially married since 2013. Their wedding ceremony was on the banks of Lake Zurich in Küsnacht, Switzerland.
Tina Turner Net Worth
Tina had a fruitful musical career. During her active years, she also has few appearances on television and movies. She still performs occasionally, but she is done with tours.
Now, she is more about writing books. So far, Tina’s net worth is approximately $50 million dollars.