Fast Facts

  • Had planned on a career as a practical nurse.
  • Began her music career in 1960 with then-husband Ike Turner.
  • Recorded first solo album, Tina Turns the Country On, in 1974.
  • Divorced Ike in 1978 after years of marital problems and documented physical abuse; became a solo artist in 1982. 
  • Wrote autobiography I, Tina in 1986. Her story spawned the 1993 hit movie What's Love Got to Do With It.
  • Became a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 and was inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame in the same year.

Awards

  • 1986, Grammy — Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: Winner
  • 1984, Grammy — Record of the Year: Winner
  • 1988, Grammy — Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: Winner
  • 1984, Grammy — Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: Winner
  • 1984, Grammy — Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female: Winner
  • 1985, Grammy — Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: Winner
  • 1971, Grammy — Best R&B Vocal Performance By A Group: Winner
  • 2007, Grammy — Album of the Year: Winner

Relationships

  • Craig Hill — Son
  • Floyd Richard Bullock — Father
  • Georgianna Currie — Grandmother
  • Alex Bullock — Grandfather
  • Ike Turner — Ex-husband
  • Allline Bullock — Sister
  • Zelma Bullock — Mother
  • Erwin Bach — Husband
  • Evelyn Currie — Half Sister
  • Josephus Currie — Grandfather
  • Ronald Turner — Son
  • Roxanne Bullock — Grandmother

Details

  • Birth Name: Anna Mae Bullock
  • Birth Place: Nutbush, TN
  • Birthday: November 26, 1939, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Singer, Dancer, Actor
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