Aretha Franklin Net Worth
" According To Uswhispers Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin was worth an estimated $80 million Aretha Franklin was a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician from the United States. At the time of her death in 2018, . In addition, it includes the value of her likeness as well as her song collection and royalty stream.
Aretha Franklin was born on March 25, 1942, in Memphis, Tennessee. C. L. Franklin was the son of Clarence LaVaughn "C. L." Franklin (a Baptist minister and circuit preacher), who was the daughter of Barbara (née Siggers). Her parents gave birth to her at their Memphis, Tennessee, house, 406 Lucy Avenue.
For Franklin, her parents had four children in addition to those they had with one other, as well as children they had from previous relationships. Franklin's family moved to Buffalo, New York, when she was three years old before settling permanently in Detroit, Michigan. Her father became the pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroi, Michigan.
As a result of her father's frequent infidelities, Franklin and her parents had a troubled marriage that ended in 1948. Aretha's mother moved back to Buffalo with Aretha's half-brother Vaughn, although she continued to see her other children in Detroit on a regular basis. After a heart attack in 1952, however, she succumbed to her illness and died.
As a result, numerous ladies in the neighbourhood, including Franklin's grandmother, raised her and her siblings. Franklin was a sophomore at Detroit's Northern High School when she dropped out.
Franklin had four children with her first husband. Clarence Franklin and Edward Derone Franklin were her first two children, born when she was thirteen and fifteen, respectively, and both were named Franklin. Her grandmother and her sister Erma were their primary caregivers, and Franklin made frequent trips to Michigan to see them. In 1964, Franklin and her husband, Theodore "Ted" White, had their third child, Ted White Jr. Franklin and her road manager, Ken Cunningham, had their first child, Kecalf Cunningham, in 1970.
Franklin had two husbands in her lifetime, the second of whom she divorced. In 1961, she wed Ted White, her first spouse. They divorced in 1969, after separating in 1968. Glynn Turman, an actor, was her second spouse. They got married in 1978, got divorced in 1984, and then got remarried in 1978. She became engaged to her longtime companion Willie Wilkerson in 2012 (they had been engaged twice before), but they broke it off later that year because of personal reasons.