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Her divorce was finalized in 1978 after sixteen years of marriage. She later accused Ike of years of severe spousal abuse and rampant drug addiction in her autobiography I, Tina. It was later adapted for the film What`s Love Got to Do with It?. She parted ways with him, retaining only her stage name, and assuming responsibility for the debts incurred by the canceled tour as well as a significant IRS lien

Turner accepted the role of Aunty Entity, the ruler of Bartertown, in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome.[40] Upon its release, the film grossed $36 million

In April, Turner`s double live album, Tina Live in Europe, was released. In late 1989, Turner released her seventh studio album, Foreign Affair, which included the international smash, "The Best". The single became one of Turner`s signature singles. In 1990, she embarked on a hugely successful European tour to promote the album playing to nearly four million fans and touring over 121 shows in Europe, beating records set by The Rolling Stones` last tours

In March of the following year, Turner embarked on her Break Every Rule Tour in Munich. On January 16, 1988, Turner made history when she entered the Guinness World Records performing in front of the largest paying audience (over 184,000) to see a solo artist.

received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. in 1986

Later, Guinness World Records announced that Turner had sold more concert tickets than any other solo concert performer in music history.

the Twenty Four Seven Tour had become the highest-grossing tour of 2000 according to Pollstar grossing over $100 million

Is part native american, on her fathers side.

Turner has won 8 Grammy Awards. She was listed on Rolling Stone`s list The Immortals — The Greatest Artists of All Time. Turner is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee,[56] and two of her recordings, "River Deep - Mountain High" (1999) and "Proud Mary" (2003) are in the Grammy Hall of Fame.[57] Turner has won eight Grammy Awards.Her legs were noted specifically as she was honored by President George W. Bush

Turner converted to Nichiren Buddhism in 1974 to help conquer her troubling marriage to Ike Turner. Turner has credited Buddhism with giving her the courage to leave Ike and has said the religion has helped her to find peace.

On February 10, 2008, at age 68, Turner performed together with Beyoncé at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards. It was Turner`s first major public performance since her record-breaking "Twenty-Four Seven Tour" just over seven years earlier.[53][54] In addition, she picked up a Grammy as a featured artist on River: The Joni Letters.

Turner been referred to as "the truest rock diva of all,"[49] "soul`s first real diva,"[35] "The most dynamic female soul singer in the history of the music,"[50] and "one of soul music`s most incendiary performers."[

In 2001, Tennessee State Route 19 between Brownsville and Nutbush was named "Tina Turner Highway".[

Had the biggest-grossing concert tour of North America in 2000. However, due to lower ticket prices, *NSync sold more tickets than Tina. (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Pop Vocal Performance' for "What's Love Got To Do With It?". [February 1985] (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Rock Vocal Performance' for "Back Where You Started". [1987] (imdb.com)

[1995] Rapper Warren G., along with Adina Howard, covered her Grammy-winning hit song "What's Love Got To Do With It?" for the Supercop (1995) soundtrack. (imdb.com)

Raised as a Baptist, she has been studying and practising Buddhism since 1975. (imdb.com)

Ranked #2 on VH1's Greatest Women of Rock N Roll (imdb.com)

Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (with Ike Turner) in 1991. (imdb.com)

Turned down a role in Thelma & Louise (1991). (imdb.com)

World's most successful female rock artist ever. Record sales: over 60 million (1983-1999). Has sold more concert tickets than any other female performer in history. 7-time Grammy Award-winner. (imdb.com)

Living in Zurich, Switzerland. [1994-present] (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Rock Vocal Performance' for "Live In Europe". [1989] (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Rock Vocal Performance' for "Better Be Good To Me". [February 1985] (imdb.com)

Ranked #80 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll. (imdb.com)

Ranked #6 on VH-1's 100 Sexiest Artists. [2002] (imdb.com)

She was voted the 61st Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone. (imdb.com)

Stepmmother of Ike Jr. and Michael, the sons Ike had during his marriage to first wife, Lorriane Taylor; whom Ike didn't get "legally" divorced from until 1974. (imdb.com)

Because of the frequent beatings she received from her former husband Ike Turner, she had to have reconstructive surgery on her nose. (imdb.com)

[20 February 2006] "Teach Me Again", her duet with Elisa, from the soundtrack of All the Invisible Children (2005), enters the Italian singles chart at Number 1. (imdb.com)

Rapper Fat Joe sampled a lyric from the chorus of Tina's 1984 hit "What's Love Got To Do With It?" which was used in "What's Luv?", his hit single featuring Ashanti. [2001] (imdb.com)

She has Native American Cherokee ancestry. (imdb.com)

Joint winner (with Terry Britten) of a Grammy award for 'Record Of The Year' for "What's Love Got To Do With It?". [February 1985] (imdb.com)

Winner of a Grammy award for 'Best Female Rock Vocal Performance' for "One Of The Living". [1986] (imdb.com)

Has Navajo and Cherokee ancestry. (imdb.com)

Received the Lifetime Achievement prize at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London. [7 October 1999] (imdb.com)

Turned down the role of Shug Avery in The Color Purple (1985). The part eventually went to Margaret Avery. (imdb.com)

Angela Bassett (playing Tina Turner) mimed to Tina's voice when performing the musical numbers in the film What's Love Got to Do with It (1993). (imdb.com)

Took part in the USA For Africa recording of "We Are The World". [28 January 1985]. (imdb.com)

Recipient of the 2005 Kennedy Center Honors. Other recipients were Robert Redford, Tony Bennett, Suzanne Farrell, and Julie Harris. [3 December 2005] (imdb.com)

Living with EMI record executive Erwin Bach since 1986. (imdb.com)

Ronnie (born 1964), is the son Tina and Ike had during their 16-year marriage. (imdb.com)

Tina has two sons and two stepsons. (imdb.com)

Tina was with Ike for 20 years, but she was only married to him for 16 years (she doesn't count the two years it took for the divorce to become final as part of her marriage). (imdb.com)

Craig (born 1958) is Tina's son from a relationship she had with Raymond Hill, a saxophone player in Ike's band, The Kings of Rhythm. (imdb.com)

Joint winner (with Ike Turner) of a Grammy award for 'Best R&B Group Performance, Vocal Or Instrumental' for "Proud Mary". [1972] (imdb.com)

Is featured in the book "Face Forward", by the late makeup artist 'Kevyn Aucoin'. (imdb.com)

Measurements: 34-26-38 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine) (imdb.com)

Is portrayed by Angela Bassett in What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) (imdb.com)


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