Aretha Franklin Biography, Facts & Life Story

Aretha Franklin American Singer, Song Writer, Pianist

Quick Facts

Known ForSuch hits as "Respect," "Freeway of Love" and "I Say a Little Prayer"

Nickname:The Queen of Soul

Full Name:Aretha Louise Franklin

Profession:Singer, Song Writer, Pianist

Nationality:American

Date of Birth:March 25, 1942

Date of Death:August 16, 2018

Place of Death:Detroit, Michigan, United States

Cause of Death:Pancreatic cancer

Birthplace:Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)

Weight:79 kg (174 lbs)

Body Measurements:Not Known

Bodytype:Average

Dress Size:9 US

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown


Aretha Franklin Education

School: The Juilliard School, Northern High School

College: Not Known

Aretha Franklin Gallery

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Aretha Franklin Career

Profession: Singer, Song Writer, Pianist

Known For: Such hits as "Respect," "Freeway of Love" and "I Say a Little Prayer"

Debut TV Series/Movie: The Blues Brothers (Film 1980)
The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Show 1962)

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $80 million (approx)

Family & Relatives

Father: C. L. Franklin

Mother: Barbara Siggers Franklin

Brother(s): Not Known

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Divorced

Husband/Boyfriend: Glynn Turman (m. 1978–1984), Ted White (m. 1961–1969)

Children: 4

Son(s): Teddy Richards, Kecalf Cunningham, Edward Franklin, Clarence Franklin

Ex Boyfriends:

Donald Burke
Edward Jordan
Doc Powell
Ken Cunningham
Eumir Deodato
Willie Wilkerson

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Birthday Celebrities

Loveleen Kaur Sasan Indian Actress, Television actress

Loveleen Kaur Sasan Wish Loveleen Kaur Sasan Happy Birthday


Tina Ahuja Indian Actress

Tina Ahuja Wish Tina Ahuja Happy Birthday


Tom Taylor English Actor

Tom Taylor Wish Tom Taylor Happy Birthday


Amiah Miller American Actress

Amiah Miller Wish Amiah Miller Happy Birthday


Dorit Kemsley American Actress

Dorit Kemsley Wish Dorit Kemsley Happy Birthday


Rachel Raquel American Singer and Model

Rachel Raquel Wish Rachel Raquel Happy Birthday


Safiya Nygaard American YouTube Star

Safiya Nygaard Wish Safiya Nygaard Happy Birthday


Katrina Kaif Indian Actress, Model

Katrina Kaif Wish Katrina Kaif Happy Birthday


Other Celebrities with Zodiac Sign of Cancer

More Celebrities with Aries Zodiac Sign