Born as Anna Mae Bullock, Tina Turner's music career has traversed five decades. She became popular as a soul and R&B singer with the help of her then-husband Ike Turner who discovered her when she was of 18-year-old.
An obscure lady who used to sing in small clubs around St. Louis, later on, joined Ike's band and gradually earned name and fame. SHe has been enormously earning over the years and she has been ranked as the top 10 earners. Let's take a look at her professional career and net worth.
Turner's Startup Career
Born in Tennessee to Zelma Priscilla and Floyd Richard Bullock, Turner had to face many hurdles during her childhood days. Due to her abusive father, she had to leave her home and live with her grandmother.
Turner's childhood was not easy at all. At age 16, her grandmother died and she went on to live with her mother again. Overcoming all the difficulties, Tina was always seeking up to become extra.
Following a slow start to her solitary career, Turner achieved gigantic success with her 1984 album 'Private Dancer'. ‘Private Dancer’, Turner’s fifth album, released in 1984, is considered to be the revolutionary album of her career. After the release of these albums, Turner earned worldwide fame.
Turner earned four Grammy Awards for her album ‘Private Dancer.’ The hit single ‘What's Love Got to Do with It’, has become her signature track. The album was a bestseller both in the United States and internationally.
She went on giving hits with the release of her solo albums. She was also elected as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. Her albums "Tina Turns the Country On!"," Come Together"," Workin’ Together" were big hits of 90's.
Net Worth of Tina Turner
Anna Mae Bullock, known by her stage name Tina Turner, is estimated to have a net worth of around $265 million. The American actress and singer have sold over 200 million albums globally in the span of 50 years.
Many of Turner's albums have been certified as multi-platinum. She also performs in many concerts, and live performances. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Turner has sold the most concert tickets in the history. Moreover, Turner is also seen attending major photo shoots for magazine's cover.
Awards and Achievements
Out of 8 nominations in American Music Awards, Turner has won three. She is also the owner of 8 Grammy Awards out of 21 nominations and has also been instated 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.
Tina Turner is one of the most popular singers in the world. She has released many albums and has transformed herself into an iconic pop diva. She was enlisted as “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.