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Patti LaBelle Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Patti LaBelle Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 79 kg
Date of Birth May 24, 1944
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Patti LaBelle is an American singer, actress, and businesswoman who rose to fame for her contribution to the all-female group Labelle until they split in 1976. She then went on to earn recognition as a solo music artist with the release of several tracks including You Are My Friend, If Only You Knew, New Attitude, and Stir It Up.

Born Name

Patricia Louise Holte

Nick Name

Godmother of Soul, Patti, Patsy

Patti_Labelle as seen in a picture that was taken at the Fords Theater Washington D.C. in October 2010
Patti Labelle as seen in a picture that was taken at the Fords Theater Washington D.C. in October 2010 (Patti Labelle / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Labelle attended John Bartram High School.

Occupation

Actress, Singer, Businesswoman, Entrepreneur

Family

  • Father – Henry Holte (Railway Worker)
  • Mother – Bertha Holte (Home maker)
  • Siblings – Jacqueline Holte (Sister) (1945-1989), Vivian Holte (Sister) (1932-1975), Claudette Grant (Sister), Barbara Holte (Sister) (1942-1982), Thomas Hogan Jr. (Brother) (b. 1930)

Manager

Patti is represented by Pamela Hobson.

Genre

R&B, Pop, Gospel, Disco

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

She has released her music with Epic Records, Philadelphia Int’l Records, MCA Records, Def Soul Classics, Umbrella, Bungalo Records, and Resolution.

Net Worth

In 2021, Patti LaBelle’s net worth was $60 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 5 in or 165 cm

Weight

79 kg or 174 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Patti has dated –

  1. Michael Franks
  2. Freddie Jackson
  3. Keith Sweat
  4. Jackie Wilson
  5. Carole Bayer Sager – Rumor
  6. Otis Williams (1963-1965)
  7. Armstead Edwards (1968-2003)

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Race / Ethnicity

Black

She has African-American ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Her dramatic soprano, powerful vocal range, and emotive delivery

Brand Endorsements

Patti has appeared in commercials for various brands including Walmart.

Religion

Christianity

Patti LaBelle Favorite Things

  • Song – Blueprint 2.1 by Jay-Z, Shirley Horn’s Here’s to Life, Kanye West‘s Late Registration, Yolanda Adams’s Day by Day

SourceOprah

Patti LaBelle as seen in a picture that was taken in May 2021
Patti LaBelle as seen in a picture that was taken in May 2021 (Patti LaBelle / Instagram)

Patti LaBelle Facts

  1. Growing up, Patti and her siblings were exposed to an abusive relationship between her parents.
  2. She was 12 years old when a family friend had sexually molested her.
  3. As a child, she enjoyed listening to R&B and jazz music.
  4. Patti had started off performing solo at the Beulah Baptist Church.
  5. In the past, Patti was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the Apollo Theater Hall of Fame.
  6. Patti was in high school when she started her first music group called Ordettes in 1960. However, the original members of the group were forced to leave due to family decisions, she was joined by singer Cindy Birdsong, Sarah Dash, and Nona Hendryx.
  7. Initially, her vocal group was named Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles. However, the name was later changed to Labelle sometime in the 1970s. The first record label that she signed to was owned by Harold Robinson and it was Robinson who brought about the group’s name Blue Belles.
  8. Patti and her band members were the first African-American vocal group to be featured on the cover of Rolling Stone in 1975. They were also the first pop group to play at the Metropolitan Opera House.
  9. She decided to go on a solo career in 1977, after signing with Epic Records.
  10. Patti was listed on Rolling Stone‘s “100 Greatest Singers” in October 2012.
  11. She has a dog named Mr. Cuddles.
  12. Patti had once stated that sometime in the 1960s singer and performer Jackie Wilson had sexually assaulted her while they were at the Brooklyn Fox Theatre.
  13. As of early June 2021, she and her brother Thomas were the only surviving member of her immediate family as her father had passed away due to emphysema, her sisters Jackie and Vivian died due to lung cancer at the age of 43, and her mother lost her battle to diabetes.

Featured Image By Patti LaBelle / Instagram

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