Anita Baker Net Worth

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Anita Baker Net Worth
Net Worth:
$80 Million
Date of Birth
January 26, 1958
Place of Birth
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record producer, Music Arranger

Anita Baker net worth: Anita Baker is an American jazz singer, soul singer, and songwriter who hasĀ a net worth of $80 million. Anita Baker acquired that net worth with a prolific music career, winning eight Grammys, producing four platinum albums, and two gold albums. She started her career in the late-1970's with the funk band Chapter 8, and in 1983 released her first solo album, The Songstress. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the Grammy-winning single, "Sweet Love." Baker was born in Toledo, Ohio and at the age of two was abandoned by her mother and raised by a foster family in Detroit, Michigan. When Baker was twelve, her foster parents died and her foster sister raised her for the rest of her childhood. By the time Baker was 16, she was singing R&B in Detroit nightclubs, and was discovered by David Washington, from Chapter 8 during one of her performances. Her mainstream success came in the late 80's and early 90's with hits like "Sweet Love," "Giving You the Best That I Got," and "Body and Soul." She took a brief hiatus after her tour in 1996, but ultimately returned to the studio in 2000. Baker married Walter Bridgeforth, Jr. on December 24, 1988. They have two sons, Walter and Edward, and both of them attended The Grosse Pointe Academy. She finalized her divorce from Walter Bridgeforth in 2007 and currently lives in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

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Anita Baker

Anita Denise Baker is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late-1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker eventually released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second...
Singer-songwriter / Composer / Record producer / Music Arranger
Date of Birth
  • January 26, 1958
  • Baker, Anita
  • Anita Denise Baker
  • 4 ft 10 in (1.49 m)
  • United States of America
  • United States of America
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Notable Appearances
  • Anita Baker: A Night of Rapture
  • Rapture
  • Compositions
  • My Everything
  • Christmas Fantasy
  • A Night of Rapture: Live
  • Giving You the Best That I Got
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