Ike Turner Jr. is the son of the late Swiss singer Tina Turner. His full name is Izear Luster Turner Jr.
He started working as a sound engineer in his father's studio at a young age. His father's name is Ike Turner.
He followed in his father's footsteps as a musician and Grammy-winning producer.
His biological mother was Lorraine Taylor. However, his mother and father's relationship ended when he was little.
His father later married Tina Turner. He had two siblings and three half-siblings. Ike is the adopted son of Tina.
His grandparents are Floyd Richard Bullock and Zelma Priscilla.
Why Did Ike's Mother Escape From Her Marriage?
Ike's father was married to Swiss singer Tina Turner. They were married for 16 years.
Her ex-husband was addicted to cocaine, the main reason behind their broken marriage.
In an interview, Tina shared how she walked out of that abusive relationship.
She said that it was challenging for her to walk out of that relationship because, at that time, she was a broken person, and she didn’t have money or a place to go.
But one day, when they were staying at a hotel. She took a chance while he was sleeping and went off the kitchen down to the freeway.
She said she risked her life to be freed as she ran on the freeway and didn't realize the truck's speed approaching her.
She left with only 36 cents in her pocket as Ike used to keep all the money with himself.
She shared that she was done with the violent, abusive, and controlling relationship.
She added she was fed up with all the things that happened to her over and over again.
She stayed in that relationship for so long just because she wanted to help him and wanted to fulfill the promise she made to him that she won’t leave him.
But things became worse, and she had to leave him and live her life freely.
Ike was born in 1958, and his current age is 65. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall.
His net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He has earned this fortune from his career as a producer and musician.
Tina Died At The Age Of 83
Queen of Rock and Roll took her last breath on 24 May 2023 at her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.
Her family confirmed the death of her news and paid tribute to her.
The real reason behind her death has not been disclosed, but it was said that she had suffered from an illness for a very long time.
Tina Started A New Life In German
After escaping from her abusive ex-husband in 1976, Tina moved to German.
She filed for a divorce which was finalized in 1978. She met the love of her life Erwin in 1986.
She shared that she made the first move. Erwin was 17 years younger than her.
Erwin is a German record executive producer. They tied the knot in 2013. They lived together in Switzerland and built a family till the last breath of Tina.
Why Was Tina Different From Her Female Competitors?
In the late 60s, Tina was at the peak of her career. She said she had a competition with many prominent female singers then.
She said she was different from them because she was the only female singer who could dance.
She added it was hard to compete with her as she had great moves, and her dance on the stage was impressive.
Also, she had a voice that was unique to other female singers.
She added she didn’t like her voice at the beginning, but later she realized that her voice was unique.
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