Aretha Franklin


    Aretha Franklin Biography

    Aretha Franklin is best known as Singer • songwriter • actress • pianist • activist who has an estimated Net Worth of $80 Million. Queen of Soul who released the immortal hits “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “Respect.” She won more than fifteen Grammy Awards, one of which was due to her 75 million record sales. She was born on March 25,1942, Memphis, TN. She was the godmother of recording artist Whitney Houston. She started singing at her father's church after her mother's death and launched her solo career when she was eighteen. In October 2014, she released a popular cover of the Adele song “Rolling in the Deep.” She married Ted White in 1962; after their divorce in 1969, she married Glynn Turman on April 11, 1978. She had four sons named Edward, Ted, Clarence and Kecalf. Her zodiac sign is Aries

    Aretha Franklin Bio, Wiki

    First NameAretha
    Middle NameLouise
    Last NameFranklin
    Full Name at BirthAretha Louise Franklin
    Alternative NameThe Queen of Soul, Sister Ree, Aretha Louise Franklin, Aretha Franklin
    Age76 (age at death) years
    Birthday25th March, 1942
    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, USA
    Died16th August, 2018
    Place of DeathRiverfront Towers, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Cause of DeathPancreatic Cancer
    BuriedWoodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Height5' 5″ (165 cm)
    Eye ColorBrown – Dark
    Hair ColorBlack
    Zodiac SignAries
    Occupation TextSinger • songwriter • actress • pianist • activist
    Claim to FameRespect
    Music Genre (Text)Soul, Dance, R&B, Pop, Jazz, Gospel
    Music GenreR&B/Soul, R&B, Religious, Piano
    Year(s) Active1956–present, 1956–2018, 1956–2017
    Music StyleSoul, Deep Soul, Urban, Quiet Storm, Southern Soul, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Black Gospel, Religious, Gospel
    Music MoodOrganic, Confident, Rousing, Gritty, Exuberant, Earthy, Passionate, Romantic, Sexy, Warm, Cathartic, Party/Celebratory, Stylish, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sensual, Joyous, Spiritual, Fiery, Plaintive, Dramatic, Elegant
    InstrumentVocals, Piano
    Instrument (text)Vocals, Keyboards, Piano
    Record LabelJ.V.B. (1956-60), Columbia (1961-66), Atlantic (1967-80), Arista (1980-2004), RCA (2011-present), J.V.B., Columbia, Atlantic, Arista, RCA (2011-18), J.V.B, RCA
    Associated ActsSweet Inspirations, Carolyn Franklin, Erma Franklin, Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston, George Benson, George Michael, Michael McDonald, Eurythmics, Luther Vandross, Lauryn Hill, Céline Dion, Smokey Robinson, The Caravans, The Soul Stirrers, Dionne Warwick, James Brown, Mahalia Jackson, Patti LaBelle
    Official Websites,,
    Family MemberWhitney Houston (Goddaughter)

    Aretha Franklin Dating, Husband, Boyfriends and Relationships

    Rest in peace.
    • Willie Wilkerson and Aretha Franklin were engaged for 22 days. They dated for 24 years after getting together in 1984. They were engaged on 1st Jan 2012 but later separated in 2012.
    • Glynn Turman and Aretha Franklin were married for 5 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in Apr 1977 and married on 11th Apr 1978. 5 years later they divorced on 7th Feb 1984.
    • Eumir Deodato and Aretha Franklin dated from April to September, 1973.
    • Ken Cunningham (I) and Aretha Franklin dated from 1968 to 1971.
    • Ted White and Aretha Franklin were married for 7 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in 1961 and married in 1962. 7 years later they divorced in 1969.
    • Doc Powell had an encounter with Aretha Franklin.

    Aretha Franklin Children

    NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
    TedMale196456 years oldTed White
    Kecalf28th March, 197050 years oldKen Cunningham (I)

    Aretha Franklin Filmography

    Blues Brothers 20001998Mrs. MurphyMovie
    Murphy Brown1988Aretha FranklinTV Show
    WWE PPV on WWE Network1985Aretha FranklinTV Show
    The Blues Brothers1980Soul Food Cafe OwnerMovie
    Room 2221969Inez JacksonTV Show

    Aretha Franklin Net Worth

    Estimated Net Worth 2020$80 Million
    Income SourcePrimary Income source Soul Singer (profession).


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