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Tina Turner Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Tina Turner Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth November 26, 1939
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Date of Death May 24, 2023

Tina Turner was an American-born singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and choreographer who was known for her energetic stage presence, powerful vocals, and career longevity and is often credited as the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”. One of the best-selling recording artists of all time, she had released multiple albums and tracks like Tina Turns the Country On!Love ExplosionPrivate DancerWildest DreamsTwenty Four SevenForeign AffairBreak Every RuleWhat’s Love Got to Do with ItSometimes When We TouchAcid QueenWhen the Heartache Is Over, and I Don’t Wanna Fight. Apart from her solo endeavors, she released a wide range of discography with her former husband Ike Turner, until the duo disbanded in 1976 and divorced in 1978. She became the first black artist and first female to cover Rolling Stone and had received 12 Grammy Awards, which include eight competitive awards, three Grammy Hall of Fame awards, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Born Name

Anna Mae Bullock

Nick Name

Anna Mae Turner, Tina Turner, Tina Turner Bach, The Burner, The Queen of Rock and Roll

Tina Turner
Singer Tina Turner


Tina was born on November 26, 1939.


Tina Turner passed away on May 24, 2023, at the age of 83 in Küsnacht, Switzerland, after a long illness including strokes, cancer, and kidney failure in her final years.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Nutbush, Tennessee, United States


London, England, United Kingdom





Tina Turner attended Flagg Grove Elementary School in Nutbush from first to the eighth standard. She graduated from Sumner High School in St. Louis, Missouri.


Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Dancer, Choreographer


  • Father – Floyd Richard Bullock (Sharecropper in Poindexter farm)
  • Mother – Zelma Priscilla (nee Currie) (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Ruby Aillene (Older Sister)
  • Others – Alex Bullock (Paternal Grandfather), Roxanna/Roxana Whitelaw/Whitlow (Paternal Grandmother), Joesephus Melvin “Joe” Currie (Maternal Grandfather), Georgianna Flag (Maternal Grandmother), Evelyn Currie (Half-Sister), and Floyd Richard Bullock Jr. (Half Brother)


Tina Turner had been associated with Kaspar M. Fleischmann of Algonquin.


R&B, Soul, Pop, Pop Rock, Rock




United Artists Records, Capitol Records, Virgin Records Ltd., Parlophone Records Limited, Sonja Records, Pompeii Records




5 ft 4 in or 163 cm


58 kg or 129 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Tina Turner had dated –

  1. Harry Taylor – Tina Turner dated Harry Taylor during her stay at Brownsville.
  2. Euge Groove – Tina Turner dated American smooth jazz saxophonist in the past. He worked in Tina Turner’s back-up band.
  3. Larry Fortensky – Larry was a construction worker whom Tina Turner dated in the past.
  4. Raymond Hill (1957-1958) – Tina Turner had a relationship with Raymond Hill and has a son, named Raymond Craig with him; though the couple did not marry.
  5. Ike Turner (1958-1978) – Tina Turner went through a tumultuous relationship with her late husband Ike Turner. The duo was famous for their hit songs like Proud Mary and River Deep-Mountain High. The singer had reportedly accused her late ex-husband Ike Turner of abusing her, which led to divorce eventually. It is speculated that the outrageous dressing that the singer did on-stage during her performances was the result of her husband’s choice. Tina Turner retained her stage name even after the divorce. Ronald Turner (born – 1960) was her only son with husband Ike Turner. Ike Jr. (born – 1958) and Michael Turner (born – 1959) were her stepsons from Ike Turner with his former wife.
  6. James Ralston (1982-1983) – Tina Turner dated Ralston for a brief period.
  7. David Bowie (1984) – The singer, actor, and songwriter David Robert Jones, commonly known as David Bowie dated Tina Turner in the past.
  8. Mick Jagger (1985) – Tina Turner claimed to have dated American singer, songwriter, and film producer Mick Jagger from The Rolling Stones after Live Aid in 1985.
  9. Erwin Bach (June 1985-2023) – Tina Turner and Erwin Bach remained together for a long time and finally got married on July 4, 2013. Erwin Bach is a German music executive who met Tina at a record label party in London. Later, in 2020, she called her relationship with Erwin ‘one true marriage.’ The couple remained together until Tina’s death in 2023.
Tina Turner and Erwin Bach
Tina Turner and Erwin Bach

Race / Ethnicity


She was of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Svelte Legs
  • Lips and Hair
  • Powerful Voice
  • Energetic Stage Performances
Tina Turner
Tina Turner on Stage


36-29-38 in or 91.5-74-96.5 cm

Dress Size

10 (US) or 14 (UK) or 42 (EU)

Bra Size


Shoe Size

8.5 (US) or 39 (EU) or 6 (UK)

Brand Endorsements

She had worked for brands like Plymouth Automobiles (1989), Pepsi-Cola (1989), Rugby League (Late 80’s/ Early 90’s).


Tina Turner was raised as a Baptist, but she later converted to Buddhism.

Best Known For

Tina Turner was best known for her duos with Ike Turner like A Fool in Love, River Deep – Mountain High, Proud Mary, and Nutbush City Limits.

She had also given successful singles like Let’s Stay Together and What’s Love Got To Do With It and albums like Private Dancer.

First Film

Tina Turner first appeared in the documentary film Gimme Shelter (1970), where she performed as herself.

Her first commercial film was Tommy in the year 1975, where she played The Acid Queen.

First Album

Tina Turner’s first album Tina Turns the Country On! was released in 1974 under the label United Artists in which she performed solo.

Prior to this album she always used to appear with her late ex-husband ‘Ike Turner.’

First TV Show

Tina Turner first appeared on TV in The Big T.N.T Show (1966), a documentary in which she featured as herself.

Beyonce Knowles and Tina Turner
Beyonce Knowles and Tina Turner at 50th Annual Grammy Awards in 2008.

Personal Trainer

Tina Turner did not work out in a gym to keep fit. She believed in healthy eating and did workouts at home. She advocated dancing for 45-60 mins, at least three times a week. Tina adhered to 10 miles up and downstairs at her home in Switzerland.

She used to stick to a strict diet, eating only twice a day. She also preferred soups and salads before going for live performances. She recommended Thai and Italian food, rather than fatty American fried food.

Tina Turner also adhered to correct dressing and choosing the best for the body.

Tina Turner Favorite Things

  • Food – Fried Chicken
  • Color – Red
  • Shoe – Pumps and Boots
  • Perfume – V’E Versace, Hermes Amazone, and Eau Du Sud
  • Beverage – Coffee and Champagne
  • Film – Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)


Tina Turner Facts

  1. She had been credited as the most successful female rock artist in the history of music.
  2. She won eight Grammy Awards for her soulful songs.
  3. Tina held a record sale of more than 60 million concert tickets, which is more than any female artist in history.
  4. She used to sing for the church choir at Nutbush’s Spring Hill Baptist Church.
  5. After completing her graduation, Tina used to work as a nurse’s aide in Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Her first career choice was nursing. She had also worked as a domestic help during her pre-teen years.
  6. Tina Turner had joined the cheerleading squad and the female basketball team in Carver High School during her stay with her grandmother in Brownsville.
  7. She was a mother of two sons and two stepsons from Ike Turner.
  8. When Tina Turner was eleven years old, her mother ran off from the family to get freedom from an abusive relationship with Tina’s father Floyd Bullock.
  9. She rebuilt her career after leaving her husband through live performances.
  10. Her single Let’s Stay Together, which was released in 1983, was a major turning point in her career.
  11. As voted by the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner was the 61st Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll artist.
  12. Angela Bassett portrayed her in What’s Love Got to Do With It, a biographical film based on the autobiography of the singer.
  13. She shifted her home to Château Algonquin in Küsnachtsince in 1994 and had resided there.
  14. She was featured in the book Face Forward by late makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin.
  15. The Tennessee State Route 19 which connects Brownsville and Nutbush was renamed ‘Tina Turner Highway’ in 2002.
  16. She turned down the role of Shug Avery in The Color Purple (1985).
  17. She underwent reconstructive surgery on her nose due to frequent abuse by her late ex-husband Ike Turner.
  18. In the PBS Documentary ‘African American Lives 2’ hosted by Henry Louis Gates, it was confirmed that Tina had 1% Native American ancestry.
  19. She had been friends with singer and actress Diana Ross.
  20. She tried to commit suicide following a fight with Ike Turner in 1968 by consuming 50 Valiums.
  21. She was a part of the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame and the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
  22. Rolling Stone has ranked her among the “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” and the “100 Greatest Singers of All Time”.
  23. In October 2021, Tina sold her music rights, including her writer’s share of publishing, her artist’s share of recordings, and neighboring rights to BMG.
  24. In October 2021, Tina was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the 2nd time in Cleveland, Ohio.
  25. In December 2022, it was revealed that Tina’s son, Ronald Turner had passed away at the age of 62, due to complications related to colon cancer.

Did we miss anyone?


  1. I thought Tina was taller than that. We are about the same height, but she does outweigh me . . . . she outweighs me by 25 Pounds WoW. Tina could pick me up and throw me clear across the room!


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