Tina Turner

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Tina Turner - Fact File

Break Every Rule was the title of Tina’s album in 1986 and indeed, Anna Mae Bullock from Nutbush, Tennesee broke in her more than 50-year career every record she could break, while transforming herself into the world's biggest female rock star.

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Tina Turner with her real hairs

Tina with her real hairs, approx. 1971 / '72

Born: Brownsville, November 26, 1939
Deceased: May 24, 2023 (Küsnacht, Switzerland)
Real Name: Anna Mae Bullock
Mother: Zelma Priscilla Currie (November 18, 1918 - October 09, 1999)
Father: Floyd Richard Bullock (Juli 31, 1912 - Januar 18, 1967)
Sister: Alline Bullock (December 01, 1936 - 2010)
Half-Sister: Evelyn Juanita Currie
Grandparents: Alex & Roxanna Bullock
Son: Raymond Craig Turner (August 29, 1958 - July 03, 2018 / Father: Raymond Hill)
Son: Ronnie Turner (October 27, 1960 - December 08, 2022 / Father: Ike Turner)
Adopted Son: Ike Turner Jr. (1958)
Adopted Son: Michael Turner (1959)
Nationality: American (1939–2013) / Swiss (2013–present)
Spouses: Ike Turner (1962 - 1978) / Erwin Bach ​(since 2013)​
Daughter-in-law: Afida Turner
Religion: Buddhist
Place of residence: Zurich, Switzerland

Tina Turner in the recording studio 2009

Tina in the recording studio 2009

Studio Albums: 10 (solo) / 20 (Ike & Tina)
Soundtracks: 2 (solo)
Live Albums
: 5 (solo) / 8 (Ike & Tina)
Compilations: 6 (solo) / 30+ (Ike & Tina)
Remix Album: 1 (solo)
Bootlegs
: 10+ (solo)
Beyond: 4
Singles: 70+ (solo) / 110+ (Ike & Tina)
#1 Singles: What’s Love Got To Do With It / We Don’t Need Another Hero / Tonight (Live) / Teach Me Again
#1 Albums: Break Every Rule / Foreign Affair / What’s Love?
Records Sold: 200+ Mio.
Top 10 Singles: 19 (solo) / 8 (Ike & Tina)
Top 20 Singles: 30 (solo) / 10 (Ike & Tina)
Charted Singles: 58 (solo) / 36 (Ike & Tina)
Top 10 Albums: 12 (solo) / 3 (Ike & Tina)
Charted Albums: 18 (solo) / 14 (Ike & Tina)
Concert Videos: 12 (solo) / 3 (Ike & Tina)
Video Compilations
: 5 (solo) / 2 (Ike & Tina)
Music Videos: 56 (solo)
Movies / Documentations
: 4 (solo) / 1 (Ike & Tina)
Grammys
: Tina won 8 Grammy’s from 25 Nominations, additionally 3 Hall of Fame Awards and 1 Lifetime Award
Debut single: Whole Lotta Love, 1975 (solo) / A Fool In Love, 1960 (Ike & Tina)
Debut album: Tina Turns The Country On, 1974 (solo) / The Soul of Ike & Tina Turner, 1961 (Ike & Tina)
First charted single: Whole Lotta Love, 1975 (solo) / A Fool In Love, 1960 (Ike & Tina)
First charted album: Acid Queen, 1975 (solo) / Show Live, 1965 (Ike & Tina)

Tina Turner live in 2000

Tina live in 2000

Concerts: 1.500+ (solo) / countless (Ike & Tina)
Biggest concert: Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro ( January 16, 1988) with over 180.000 visitors
Private Dancer Tour: 180 concerts / 2.5 Mio. visitors / 10 month
Break Every Rule Tour: 200 concerts / 4 Mio. visitors / 13 month
Foreign Affair Tour: 120 concerts / 3 Mio. visitors / 8 month
What’s Love? Tour: 90 concerts / 1.5 Mio. visitors / 6 month
Wildest Dreams Tour: 250 concerts / 3 Mio. visitors (Europe) / 16 month
24/7 Tour: 120 concerts / 2.4 Mio. visitors / 10 month
50th Anniversary Tour: 90 concerts / 1.2 Mio. visitors / 8 month