Tina Turner Biography, Age, Husband, Movies, Songs and Interview

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Tina Turner Biography

Tina Turner born Anna Mae Bullock is an American-born Swiss singer-writer, dancer and actress. She rose to fame with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm before recording hit singles both with Ike and also a solo performance.

Tina Turner Age

Tina was born on 26 November 1939, Nutbush, Tennessee, United States. She is 79 years as of 2018.

Tina Turner Height

Turner stands at a height of 1.63 m tall.

Tina Turner Husband

Ike Turner married in 1962 and divorced in 1978. second married to Erwin Bach in the year 2013 to date. After a 27-year romantic partnership, the couple married in a civil ceremony on the banks of Lake Zurich, in Küsnacht, northern Switzerland.

Tina Turner Children

Turner had two biological sons, Craig Raymond Turner with Raymond Hill and Ronald Renelle Turner, known as Ronnie with Ike Turner. She also adopted two of Ike Turner’s children, Ike Turner Jr. and Michael Turner raising them as her own.

Turner’s eldest son was born Raymond Craig Hill on August 20, 1958, when she was 18 years of age. The child’s biological father was Kings of Rhythm saxophonist Raymond Hill, but he was adopted by Ike Turner in 1962 and his name was changed to Craig Raymond Turner. In July 2018, Craig was found dead at age 59 in an apparent suicide; according to the initial report of the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office, the cause of death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Turner’s youngest son, Ronald “Ronnie” Renelle Turner her only biological child with Ike Turner, was born on October 27, 1960. Ronnie was married to the French-American singer Afida Turner. He is a musician and has performed with both of his parents as an adult. He used to play bass in the band, The Prophets before they became Black Angel in 2000. Ronnie has two children and two grandchildren.

During Ike and Tina’s divorce trial, Ike sent the four boys to live with Tina at her home. In 1985, Ike accused Tina of bad parenting, even alleging she had sent Michael to a mental hospital. Tina denied his claims, telling the Australian magazine TV Week that Ike “gave [her] those children and not a penny to look after them with.”

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Tina Turner Simply The Best

Simply the Best is the first greatest hits compilation by Tina Turner and was released on October 22, 1991.

Tina Turner Health

Turner stated in her 2018 memoir  Turner: My Love Story that she had suffered life-threatening illnesses. In 2013, three weeks after her wedding to Erwin Bach, she suffered a stroke and had to learn to walk again. In 2016, she was diagnosed with intestinal cancer. Turner opted for homeopathic remedies to treat her high blood pressure that resulted in damage to her kidneys and eventual kidney failure. Her chances of receiving a kidney were low, and she was urged to start dialysis. Turner considered assisted suicide and signed up to be a member of Exit, but Bach offered to donate a kidney for her transplant; the transplant took place on April 7, 2017.

Tina Turner Movie | TV Shows

Year

Film

Role

1970

Gimme Shelter

Herself

1971

Taking Off

Herself

1975

Tommy

The Acid Queen

1976

All This and World War II

Herself

1978

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Our Guests at Heartland

1979

John Denver and the Ladies

Herself

1985

Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

Aunty Entity

1993

What’s Love Got to Do with it

Herself

Last Action Hero

The Mayor

Year

Title

Role

1966

The Big T.N.T. Show

Herself

1970

It’s Your Thing

Herself

1971

Soul to Soul

Herself

1985

Saturday Night Live

Herself

1997

Saturday Night Live

Herself

2000

Ally McBeal

Herself

Tina Turner Songs

YEAR SONG
1999 Whatever You Need
1999 When The Heartache Is Over
1996 Something Beautiful Remains
1996 On Silent Wings
1996 Goldeneye
1993 I Don’t Wanna Fight
1993 A Fool in Love
1993 Why Must We Wait Until Tonight
1991 Way of the World
1989 Foreign Affair
1989 The Best – Edit
1989 Undercover Agent for the Blues
1989 Look Me In The Heart
1989 I Don’t Wanna Lose You
1988 Addicted to Love
1988 Proud Mary
1988 Be Tender With Me Baby
1988 Tonight
1988 River Deep – Mountain High
1986 Two People
1986 Paradise Is Here
1986 Back Where You Started
1986 Typical Male
1986 What You Get Is What You See
1985 One Of The Living
1985 We Don’t Need Another Hero
1984 What’s Love Got to Do with It
1984 Let’s Stay Together
1984 It’s Only Love
1984 I Can’t Stand the Rain
1984 Show Some Respect
1984 Private Dancer
1984 Better Be Good to Me

Tina Turner Net Worth

Turner’s net worth has accumulated to approximately $250 million (£191m), according to Celebrity Net Worth as of 2018.

Tina Turner Book

  • I, Tina, 1986.
  • I, Tina: My Life Story, Dey Street Books, 2010.
  • My Love Story: A Memoir, Atria Books, 2018

Tina Turner Proud Mary Lyrics

Tina Turner What’s Love

Artist: Tina Turner
Album: Private Dancer
Released: 1984
Genre: Pop
Nominations: American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Single

 

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Tina Turner Interview

Tina Turner Talks To Oprah About Keeping Her Spirits Up After a Stroke and Losing Her Son

updated: Oct 3, 2018

But when I recently caught up with her over Skype, it was under tragic circumstances: Her 59-year-old son, Craig, had ended his life mere weeks before. Nonetheless, Tina opened up to me about loss, a lifesaving gift, and the spirit that propels her forward.

It’s been 20 years since our first conversation I was then—and will forever be— your biggest fan.
Well, thank you, Oprah.

I want to thank you for being the goddess of rock ‘n’ roll and for the inspiration you’ve brought to my life and to countless others. The last time I saw you in person was five years ago at your wedding, which was such a magical day: thousands of roses; your handsome groom, Erwin. I think people would be shocked to learn that since then, you have suffered through many life-threatening medical challenges that all started soon after.
When I came back from my honeymoon, I was determined to find out what was causing a painful feeling in my chest. I went to the hospital, and two days later, the stroke came. That was the beginning of the sickness.
You say in My Love Story: “The stroke had delivered a powerful blow to my body… I would have to work with a physiotherapist to learn how to walk again.” It’s so hard for any of us to image you, fearless Tina—who climbed the Eiffel Tower for that famous photo and danced in concerts on a giant care—having to relearn how to walk.
In the hospital, I didn’t believe that I couldn’t walk. I said, “Bull crap.” Then I stepped out of bed and flopped to the floor and said, “Oh my God, what have I done?” But I wasn’t depressed—I was just determined to fix it.

You say you weren’t depressed then, but once you were recovering from the stroke and retraining yourself to walk, you found out you had intestinal cancer. Then you found out that your kidneys were failing. At what point did you get depressed?
I never did. I don’t know why. When the doctors said, “Both kidneys are out,” I said, “I guess it’s my time to go.” I was in my 70s. In my thinking, I’d lived long enough, and I didn’t want to be on a machine for the rest of my life. My mother and sister were both gone. But then Erwin chimed in, very emotional, and said, “I don’t want another partner.” He was 150 percent ready to give me his kidney.
What was that moment like for you? Your beloved, Erwin, whom you’d been with more than 25 years at that point, was saying, “I want you to have my kidney.”
After I realized he was serious, I had to lie there and think, Maybe he does love me. I always had a phobia about not being loved, so to believe it took a lot of doing. I had to really come to grips with what he was about to do.
He was going to an organ from his body to extend life to you.
Yes. I know it sounds dramatic, but it was dramatic.

You say in the book that during this time, you thought a lot about Ike. And that you’ve still never seen What’s Love Got to Do With It.
I watched a little bit of it, but I didn’t finish it because that was not how things went. Oprah, I didn’t realize they would change the details so much. The musical is how things actually were.
ut I know you were reluctant to do the musical.
Yeah, because it’s not a good feeling to remember some of those times. I didn’t want to talk about them because I knew I’d have bad dreams. But I thought, There’s no one else to tell this story because everyone is gone. Now I’m so proud of it.
I felt such a range of emotions seeing the musical—I was trying not to do the ugly cry—because of everything you’d been through and because of your mantra, before you knew what a mantra was, was “I’ll go on.”
There was nothing else to do. When I met Ike, I had nowhere else to go. After I left him, because I got nothing in the divorce, I had to make myself and my family secure.

Has chronicling your story in a book and a musical made you see your life in a new way?
I’ll tell you one of the things that occurred to me: At the time I was creating the image I had in the ’80s—the hair situation, the clothes—I had to make myself pretty because I didn’t see myself as a beauty. Everything I did is what got me here, even though I might not have been as glamorous as other people. But it was mine.

Now everybody’s got a wig or a weave, but you turned your wigs into your own thing. You cut them, clipped them, added, and subtracted.
I did make those wigs look good.
Do you have a room for all of them?
Yes, and they’re pretty.

I actually had several Tina wigs. Eventually, Stedman had to say, “You are not Tina Turner. You can let those wigs go.” That was a lesson for me. What lesson has taken you the longest to learn?
In my next lifetime, I want to be smarter. The hardest part of my childhood was school. There was violence in my family when I grew up, and that’s something that can make you lose the brain power you might normally have.

I’ve been doing a lot of research on trauma, and if you’re raised in an environment where there is chronic violence and chaos, the synapses in your brain can’t form optimally, so you start at a disadvantage.
You’ve said it perfectly—that was how I came into the world. That was my karma this lifetime, but I’m finishing it with flying colors.
What are you most grateful for?
That I survived without hating or blaming anyone. I’m very grateful that I had really honest, good, genuine people to help me. I’ve been saying that my new birthday is April 8 because that’s when I got the kidney from Erwin.

You’ve grieved in so many ways—for the mother who abandoned you, for the pain you suffered in your marriage to Ike—and now you are grieving the loss of your son. How did Craig’s suicide impact you?
Well, at first I didn’t believe it, because not long ago, Craig told me, “Mother, I’m really happy now.” He had a new woman in his life, and he’d just redecorated his apartment. But during our last talk, he said, “I just want to hear your voice and that laugh.” He had never said something like that. I think that was his goodbye to me, but I didn’t realize it at the time. I’m still trying to find out why he did it. Maybe something from his childhood followed him through life and was still weighing on him, and he just couldn’t handle it anymore. I don’t know.

Where do you think he is now? As a Buddhist, what do you believe happens to us when we die?
According to Buddhism, you come back to earth and do life again until you get it right. I believe his next life will be easier. I think he’s in a good place.

You’ve said that every one of us has our own song in our heart.
Yeah. We all have one, and it comes from the soul. That song is what soothes us in heavy moments. But you have to work toward it. That’s the wisdom you acquire over a lifetime.

Thank you so much for your time on the day before you have to lay your son to rest.
I said I wouldn’t do it with anyone except Oprah. Thank you for all of it. I give you a big, big kiss.
Source: oprahmag.com

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