Ike Turner

Ike Turner

American musician (1931–2007)
Mercurial guitarist, bandleader, and songwriter who was a pioneering figure in rock and R&B, with and without Tina Turner.
BornNovember 5, 1931
HometownClarksdale, Mississippi, United States
Net worth$500 thousand
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseAudrey Madison Turner (m 2006 - 2007) , Jeanette Bazzell Turner (m 1995 - 2000) , Tina Turner (m 1962 - 1978)
ChildrenRonnie Turner
ParentsRev. Izear Luster Sr. Turner , Beatrice Cushenberry


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Why Laurence Fishburne Is Betting on Angela Bassett to Win the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

  • Twenty-nine years ago, Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne were celebrating their Academy Award nominations for portraying Tina Turner and Ike Turner in 1993’s “What’s Love Got to Do With It.” This year, Bassett is nominated for the best supporting actress Oscar for her commanding performance as Queen Ramonda in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” and her […]


Ronnie Turner, Tina and Ike Turner's Son, Dead at 62

Tina Turner’s son, Ronnie, has died. He was 62. Ronnie's wife, French singer Afida Turner, confirmed his death on Instagram. Ronnie’s father, Ike Turner, died in 2007.
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