Aretha Franklin Net Worth

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Aretha Franklin Net Worth
Net Worth:
$60 Million
Date of Birth
March 25, 1942
Place of Birth
Memphis
Profession
Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Artist, Singer-songwriter, Musician

Aretha Franklin net worth: Aretha Franklin is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who has a net worth of $60 million dollars. Aretha Franklin was born on March 25, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in Detroit, Michigan with her pastor father. She began singing as a child in her father's church and when she turned 18, decided to pursue a pop music career. Her debut album "Songs of Faith" was released in 1956 by JVB/Battle Records. Today she is probably best known for her hits "Respect", "(You Make Me Feel Like a) Natural Woman", "Chain of Fools", "Ain't No Way", "Think", "Bridge Over Troubled Water", and "I Say a Little Prayer". By the end of the 1960s, Franklin was known as the Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin was the first female inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Franklin received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1979 and, in 1994, she received a medal from the Kennedy Center Honors. She has received 18 Grammy Awards in multiple musical genres, as well as two Honorary Grammys. Many of her songs have reached the "Top 40″ on the Billboard charts. Twenty of her songs have gone to #1 on Billboard's R&B singles chart. Franklin sang at the first inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20, 2009.

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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Louise Franklin is an American singer and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church as a child. In 1960, at age 18, Franklin embarked on a secular career, recording for Columbia Records only achieving modest suc...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • March 25, 1942
Nicknames
  • Aretja Franklin
  • Franklin, Aretha
  • Arthaa Franklin
  • Aretha Franklyn
  • Aretha Fanklin
  • Aretha Louise Franklin
  • aretha_franklin
  • The Queen of Soul
Ethnicity
  • African American
Height
  • 5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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