The winner of the eight-time Grammy Awards Anita Baker had a blast in her recent tour, Anita Baker Farewell Tour in 2018. At 61 years of age, she still has the charm and soul in her voice to enthrall the audience. She won her first Grammy with her single Sweet Love back in 1986. With success, she never looked back and progressed continually in her career as a singer.
Anita Baker, an American singer and songwriter, rose to stardom with her funky band, Chapter 8. She released her solo album ‘The Songstress’ in 1983. Her second album ‘Rapture’ kissed the ultimate height of success in the ’80s, winning the Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance in 1987.
Meanwhile, fans are curious to know about Anita Baker husband and their married life. Without any delay, let’s explore Anita Baker bio, including her age, height, family, net worth, husband, children, and other wiki facts.
|Birth Name||Anita Denise Baker|
|Birthday||January 26, 1958|
|Birthplace||Toledo, Ohio, United States|
|Height||4 feet 9 inches|
|Married/Husband||Walter Bridgeforth (1988-2005)|
|Net worth||$80 million|
Anita Baker Husband & Children
Anita got married to her now ex-husband, Walter Bridgeforth on 24th December 1988. They share two beautiful children named, Walter Baker (b. January 1993) and Edward Carlton (b. May 1994). Unfortunately, the couple headed for divorce in 2005 after 17 years of long marital life. The reasons for their separation were a secret affair. She filed for a legal name change after five years of divorce with her husband.
Her son, Walter is currently majoring in Music Production & Engineering in Berklee College of Music. For now, she is probably single. She has reportedly dated many men after the divorce with her ex-husband. But she never addressed those rumors.
Anita Baker Net Worth
At the age of 16, Anita was already into singing, performing at different nightclubs in Detroit. Luckily, Chapter 8 bandleader David Washington noticed her and offered her to join the group. In 1975, she joined the group and released their first album, Chapter 8, which consisted of songs like “Ready for your love” and “I just want to be your girl.”
Later in 1983, she began to work solo and released her first album titled, The Songstress with four singles. Among them, the solo song, Angel made it to the top 10 in the R&B charts. Following the success, she released her second album, Rapture for which she won two Grammy Awards in 1987.
Anita would go on to win a total of 8 Grammy Awards and release seven albums in her career. In her illustrious career, she discharged powerful and soulful songs like “Giving you the best that I got,” “Body & Soul,” “I Apologize” and so on.
Recently in 2018, she made the headlines in the media for her tour, Anita Baker Farewell, after nearly a decade in 2007/09. But what’s the figure of Anita Baker net worth?
Along with all the accolades and awards in the cabinet, Anita took home the colossal amount of income, making her net worth around $80 million.
Anita Baker Bio – Wiki: Age, Height, Family, Parents
Anita was born in Toledo, Ohio, the USA on 26th January 1958, making her current age 61. She is American by nationality and part of the African-American ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She went through a tough childhood as her mother abandoned her when she was only two. Her foster parents raised her. Later, her adoptive parents died, and her foster sister raised her.
She has a short height of 4 feet 9 inches. She has lovely dark brown eyes with black hair color.