Richest CelebritiesSingers
Net Worth:
$3 Million
Date of Birth:
Nov 8, 1947 - Jul 12, 1979 (31 years old)
Place of Birth:
Singer, Songwriter
United States of America
đź’° Compare Minnie Riperton's Net Worth

What is Minnie Riperton's Net Worth?

Minnie Riperton was an American singer-songwriter who had a net worth of $3 million at the time of her death. Minnie Riperton was born in Chicago, Illinois in November 1947 and passed away in July 1979. She was best known for her single "Lovin' You". Riperton was known as the "Queen of the whistle register" and was known for her five-octave coloratura soprano. She was the lead vocalist for the girl group The Gems as a teenager. Minnie Riperton then began to sing backup vocals for several popular artists including Etta James, Ramsey Lewis, Fontella Bass, Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters, and Chuck Berry. She was also the lead singer for the group Rotary Connection from 1967 to 1971.

Her debut studio album Come to My Garden was released in 1970. Riperton's album Perfect Angel was released in 1974 and reached #1 on the US R&B chart and #4 on the Billboard 200. She also had success with her albums Adventures in Paradise in 1975, Stay in Love in 1977, Minnie in 1979, and Love Lies Forever in 1980. Her single "Lovin' You" reached #1 in the US and #2 in the UK. Minnie Riperton passed away on July 12, 1979 at 31 years old from cancer. She was married to Richard Rudolph and her daughter is comedian/actress Maya Rudolph.

All net worths are calculated using data drawn from public sources. When provided, we also incorporate private tips and feedback received from the celebrities or their representatives. While we work diligently to ensure that our numbers are as accurate as possible, unless otherwise indicated they are only estimates. We welcome all corrections and feedback using the button below.
Did we make a mistake?
Submit a correction suggestion and help us fix it!
Submit a Correction