How rich is Aretha Franklin?
Aretha Franklin Net Worth:
Aretha Franklin Net Worth:Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church as a child. In 1960, at age 18, Franklin embarked on a secular career, recording for Columbia Records only achieving modest success. Following her signing to Atlantic Records in 1967, Franklin achieved commercial acclaim and success with songs such as "Respect", "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "Think". These hits and more helped her to gain the title The Queen of Soul by the end of the 1960s decade.Franklin eventually recorded a total of 112 charted singles on Billboard, including 77 Hot 100 entries, 17 top ten pop singles, 100 R&B entries and twenty number-one R&B singles, becoming the most charted female artist in the chart's history. Franklin also recorded acclaimed albums such as I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, Lady Soul, Young, Gifted & Black and Amazing Grace before experiencing problems with her record company by the mid-1970s. After her father was shot in 1979, Franklin left Atlantic and signed with Arista Records, finding success with a cameo appearance in the film, The Blues Brothers and with the albums, Jump to It and Who's Zoomin' Who?. In 1998, Franklin won international acclaim for singing the opera aria, "Nessun Dorma", at the Grammys of that year replacing Luciano Pavarotti. Later that same year, she scored her final Top 40 recording with "A Rose Is Still a Rose".Franklin has won a total of 18 Grammy Awards and is one of the best-selling female artists of all time, having sold over 75 million records worldwide. Franklin has been honored throughout her career including a 1987 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in which she became the first female performer to be inducted. She was inducted to the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005. In August 2012, Franklin was inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Franklin is listed in at least two all-time lists on Rolling Stone magazine, including the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, in which she placed number 9, and the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time in which she placed number 1.
|Birth date:||March 25, 1942|
|Birth place:||Memphis, Tennessee, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Artist, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Music artist|
|Education:||Juilliard School, Northern High School, Respect, Natural Woman, I Say a Little Prayer, Chicago, IL, United States, Grand Rapids, MI, United States|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Glynn Turman (m. 1978–1984), Ted White (m. 1961–1969)|
|Children:||Ted White Jr., Kecalf Cunningham, Edward Franklin, Clarence Franklin|
|Parents:||Barbara Siggers Franklin, C. L. Franklin|
|Siblings:||Erma Franklin, Carolyn Franklin, Rev. Cecil Franklin, Carl Ellan Kelley, Vaughn Franklin, Respect, Natural Woman, I Say a Little Prayer, Chicago, IL, United States, Grand Rapids, MI, United States|
|Awards:||Kennedy Center Honors, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Grammy Hall of Fame, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Legend Award, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance, Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, TV Land Icon Award, NAACP Image Award – Hall of Fame Award, Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, NAACP Image Award – Vanguard Award, The BET Honors Award for Musical Arts, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Video Artist, Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female, Respect, Natural Woman, I Say a Little Prayer, Chicago, IL, United States, Grand Rapids, MI, United States|
|Nominations:||Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Album, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best Video from a Film, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Single, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Video, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel Album – Group or Band, NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel Album – Solo, Respect, Natural Woman, I Say a Little Prayer, Chicago, IL, United States, Grand Rapids, MI, United States|
|Movies:||The Blues Brothers, Blues Brothers 2000, The Scrambled States of America, Chicago, IL, United States, Grand Rapids, MI, United States|