Anita Baker Net Worth

Anita Baker Net Worth is
$80 Million

Anita Baker Biography

Anita Denise Baker was created on 26th January 1958, in Ohio. She was looked after by her foster parents as her mom still left her when she was 24 months old. But unfortunately, her foster parents as well still left her when she was 12 years outdated. She got one sibling from her foster parents who after that took treatment of Baker after their parents passed away. Baker started her profession in singing when she was 16 years outdated; She has earned an enormous component of her net worthy of due to her involvement into music, which includes been awarded with many nominations and awards, such as for example 8 Grammy awards. From here, her profession took a U-switch, she was paid an invitation for Chapter 8 band by David Washington who was simply the bandleader. SYNOPSIS –> Go through the picture to enlarge. With the discharge of the two albums, Baker’s superstars were currently shining, she earned Grammy award for just one of the greatest songs of her Lovely Like from the album “Rapture”. Spouse Walter Bridgforth Jr Relationship Date 1988 Divorced Day 2008 Occupation Singer-songwriter Birth Indication Aquarius Nationality American Ethnicity Black Net Worth $80 Million Alma Mater David Glasgow Farragut Senior high school In Chicago, Illinois Elevation 4′ 11″ (150 cm) T.V. Display(s) American Music Awards Marital Status Divorced Kids Edward Carlton Bridgaforth, Walter Baker Bridgforth Anita Denise Baker is usually a singer known on her behalf album, ‘The Songstress’. 1 R&B hits also-the title track, using its supple, easygoing charm, and “In light to the fact that,” a report in unmitigated bliss. During this time period Anita Baker released a few her greatest hits, such as for example “Giving You THE VERY BEST That I ACQUIRED”, “Sweet Like” and “Body and Soul”. Her Regular set Tour dates and gained net well worth are plenty of to manifest her achievement and recognition. She filed for a divorce from her spouse in 2005 and got divorced in 2007. The separation was fairly ugly. If they got separated, she decided to provide a part of cash that Walter owed in music royalties. She didn’t pay the amount of money, even following the deadline and she was pressured to serve a jail term. It had been said that she repaid to Walter and didn’t provide a term in jail. It had been said that through the initial period of the trial, Walter accused Anita to possess paid him just 12 thousand dollars when she was making lots of money out from the albums. Anita stated that the courtroom never heard her part and pressured her to indication the agreement. Baker started her profession in music with the band “Chapter 8” and released her two most well-known and award earning albums “The Songstress” in the entire year 1983 and additional one ‘Rapture’, in 1986. –> Quick facts Day of Birth 26-01-1958 Birth Place Toledo, Ohio, USA Ex. She signed a offer in 1979 with Ariola Records where she invested considerable time touring. A few of her famous music releases, the same calendar year, were “Prepared for Your Appreciate and “I SIMPLY Want to Be YOUR GIRLFRIEND”, “ARE YOU CONSIDERING Mine”. An American Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Anita Baker is well known on her behalf elegant R&B canon, with hits like “Nice Love” and “BECAUSE.” She started singing R&B at Detroit nightclubs at age 16 and was found out by bandleader David Washington. Anita Baker produced her album debut in 1983. Baker has received eight Grammy Awards and offers five platinum albums and one gold album to her credit. In 1991, Baker required a break from her function to spend and revel in her family period. on December 24, 1988. She established this basis with a notion to provide proper guidelines so they do not make errors as she do in her early profession life. Back Detroit, she offered her solutions as a waitress and a receptionist in a regulation Quin, firm and Budajh. Anita was a romantic relationship with a vocalist Frankie, Beverly, and vocalist Howard Hewett, in addition to a pianist Joe Sample, and a Saxophone Gerald Albright. It’s been claimed that the full total size of Anita Baker net well worth is really as high as 80 million dollars. She actually is referred to as a jazz singer in addition to a soul musician. she worked well in a nightclub, as a singer. She began her profession in the late-1970’s with the funk band Chapter 8, and in 1983 released her 1st solo album, The Songstress. It had been her 1st album where in fact the songs “Speak to Me, Soul Motivation and Fairy Tales” that integrated more Jazz compared to the previous albums and it gained an impressive success. Furthermore, the album provides garnered Baker a few Grammy Awards.’ Baker was created in Toledo, Ohio and at age two was abandoned by her mom and raised by a foster family members in Detroit, Michigan. In 1983, the first album of the singer premiered known as “The Songstress”. In 1986, she became a lot more well-known when she released an album known as “Rapture”. This album was authorized as platinum and the product sales of it possess added up a whole lot of revenues to the full total estimate of Anita Baker net worthy of, as well. Fortunately for her, the lady was soon used by a foster mother or father, but at this 12 she dropped them too: they passed away. Later, she also joined up with this band. When she was 24 months old, her mom stopped looking after her and Anita Baker after that was raised in a treatment of her foster family members from Michigan. When she was 12 years previous, Anita Baker’s foster parents passed on and after that, she grew up by her foster sister. When she was 16 years previous, Anita Baker had been a huge superstar on the Detroit dance clubs music stage, where he made an appearance as an RnB singer. During among these appearances, Anita Baker was observed by David Washington, who was simply an associate in the band known as “Chapter 8”. The singer was created in Toledo, Ohio, in 1958. In the 1980s as 1990s, Anita Baker became an enormous star. She got wedded to Walter Bridgeforth, in 1988. Baker’s profession started in 1975 in Detroit when she became a member of Chapter 8 band that presented Michael Powell who later on become instrumental in creating her solo works. Nevertheless, in 2000 she returned to the music market, which continued to improve Anita Baker net well worth. Have a look at also net worthy of of Megan Nicole, Anna Netrebko, and Beyonce. It featured a solo music Ready for Your Like and a duet music I SIMPLY Want to be YOUR GIRLFRIEND between Baker and Gerald Lyles (band mate). Presently, Anita Baker may be surviving in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Who’s Anita Baker? In 1990, Baker released “Compositions” which featured her even more as a song article writer and a maker. With Anita as a lead Singer, in 1979 this soul group released its initial eponymous album. She was created on January 26, 1958 at Toledo, Ohio in United states. At age 24 months she was her teenage mom called faraway from her duty of increasing her girl.” The gathering additionally showcased methods, for instance, Burt Bacharach’s “THE APPEARANCE of Love” and even more tunes created by Baker, very similar to “Infant”, “no-one in the globe”, and “Incorrect Man. On the loss of life of her foster mother or father at age 12, she was subsequently elevated by her foster sister, Lois Landry, a cosmetic salon owner. And all this was attained by a ladies who was simply once criticized as not really gifted with a „celebrity potential”! She began singing Rhythm and Blues (R & B) at Detroit nightclubs at age 16. At Cabaret lounge, an East-Part nightclub she was observed by David Washington, a bassist for Detroit funk lender, Chapter 8. Getting impressed by her tone of voice, he provided her an opportunity to audition because of their band. In 1986, she rose to stardom following discharge of her platinum-offering second album, Rapture, including the Grammy-winning single, “Lovely Like. In 1979, they signed a cope with Ariola Information. In 1983 her first solo album, The Songstress premiered and gifted the globe with awesome tracks like No More Are you considering mine, Angel and Tears., with whom she’s two sons.Although the song was popular, College 8 was dropped after Ariola Records was bought by Arista Records in 1979 stating that the lead singer of the band, Anita Baker lacked the “star potential”. Getting depressed and shattered Baker visited Detroit. They possess two sons, Walter Baker Bridgeforth was created on January 1993 and Edward Carlton Bridgeforth was created on, may 1994. In 1982, on being asked by Otis Smith, a previous colleague of Ariola agrees to create a comeback as a solo singer under his Beverly Glen label. Chapter 8 was the 1st album released beneath the label. In 1985, she signed her following contract with Warner GROUP associated with Elektra Information and produced her personal music along with Michael J. Powell, a tune writer and a maker from her outdated band Chapter 8 beneath the stated label. In 1986 she developed the main hit album Rapture. However they separated in 2005 and got divorced 2 yrs afterwards. In 1987, Baker developed the tune “Ain’t No Want of Worry. Afterwards in 1988, the album PROVIDING YOU the very best I ACQUIRED popped up to end up being at No. 1. The follow-up, “BECAUSE” and one “Lead Me Into Appreciate” became a top-ten R&B hits. What’s net worthy of of Anita Baker? Four albums out of these 6 continued to be authorized platinum. Anita Baker once was wedded to Walter Bridgeforth, Jr.” The band’s tag Ariola afterwards collapsed, and after personnel produced trashing remarks about Baker’s execution capacities, she thought we would stop singing and loaded in as a rules office secretary. Afterwards in 1996, she proved helpful for the label Warner GROUP, Atlantic Records rather than looked back again till August, 2000. Back 2002 Rhino Information released a compilation, THE VERY BEST of Anita Baker. In 2004, she signed her next cope with Blue Note Information and released her album, My Everything. In 2005, Baker released Xmas Fantasy. During the pursuing years she do many concerts and sung National Anthem for worldwide video games till 2013. Education : She finished her senior high school in 1976. She joined Community University in Detroit and stop the research after sometime for singing in Detroit nightclubs. Anita Baker Marriage: Anita wedded Walter Bridgeforth Jr. on December 24, 1988. The “song Nice Love, Nobody in the Globe, Same ole Love, View Your Stage” topped the blockbuster list. She’s two sons specifically Baker Bridgeforth and Carlton Bridgeforth born in January 1993 and could 1994 respectively. Details- • As a kid Baker sung in Church Choir. It had been then she recognized her singing skill. • She idolized Mahala jazz singer Sarah Vougan, Jackson and Nancy Wilson. • She dedicated her main strike album Rapture to Lois Laundry. Anita Baker Possessions and Awards: Blessed with two skilled sons, Anita owns a lavish and gorgeous home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. During her entire singing trip, Baker was nominated many times and altogether she managed to earn eight Grammy one gold album, five platinum and Awards. • Grammy Award Best Feminine vocalist, R&B for Rupture and melody of the entire year for Sweet Like (1987). • Grammy Award Greatest Feminine vocalist and R&B melody for PROVIDING YOU the Greatest That I ACQUIRED (1989). • Grammy Award Greatest Feminine vocalist, R&B for Compositions(1990). Anita Baker as a Philantropist: She didn’t limit her are a singer just but also did greater than this. In 1991, Anita established Bridgeforth Basis through which she developed a university endowment for 25 kids in Berry Elementary College, Detroit. Anita Baker can be an all time preferred singer and a jewel to the music market. The few separated in 2005 and divorced in 2008. Anita Baker Net Worthy of: The net worthy of of Baker is definitely $85 million by 2017. Earnings- In 1983, estimated income from her album The Songstress is definitely $307,000. In 1986, estimated income from her album Rapture (accredited 5x platinum by RIAA, platinum by BPI and gold by Music Canada) is $ 5,350,000. A fantastic artist, Baker performed for chapel gatherings and, over time became a member of the band Chapter 8, who had popular with the moderate and clearing “I SIMPLY Wanna Be YOUR GIRLFRIEND. In 1990, quantity earned through the Compositions Globe Tour is $3,600,000. Her current romantic relationship status isn’t very clear but we guess she’s single by 2015. In 2004, approximated income from her album My Everything is definitely $500,000 All of the stated income of the album will be the credits to her net well worth. Enough time invested into her big enthusiasm truly paid.Back in January 12, 2017 Anita breaking all of the rumors of her keep coming back twitted #retired. The building blocks also funds an application to education to teach youthful musician about recording sector, how to function commercially can control their financing. By 2015, Baker’s net well worth is approximated to be about $80 million. In 1989, she earned the song of the entire year with her effective three octave range becoming felt in “Providing you the very best I acquired” which founded her as children name in the music sector. Anita Baker net value: Anita Baker can be an American jazz singer, soul singer, and songwriter who provides

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameAnita Baker
Net Worth$80 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 26, 1958
Height1.49 m
ProfessionRecord producer, Film Score Composer, Singer-songwriter, Music Arranger, Sweet Love, Caught up in the Rapture, No One in the World
SpouseWalter Bridgforth Jr.
ChildrenEdward Carlton Bridgforth, Walter Baker Bridgforth, Sweet Love, Caught up in the Rapture, No One in the World
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance by a Duo or Group, Choir or Chorus, Soul Train Music Special Female Legend Music Award, Sweet Love, Caught up in the Rapture, No One in the World
Music GroupsChapter 8
NominationsGrammy Award for Song of the Year, Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Album, Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, Brit Award for Best International Solo Artist, Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Video of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Single, Soul Train Music Award for Best Jazz Album, Sweet Love, Caught up in the Rapture, No One in the World
MoviesAnita Baker: A Night of Rapture
TV ShowsAmerican Music Awards

Interesting Facts

1 She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
2 Is an only child.
3 Ranked #74 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Rock N Roll
4 Lead singer of Chapter 8 from 1978 to 1984


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1994 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Recording On October 13, 1994. On 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Traditional R&B Performance For the song "Lately."
2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Album For the album "My Everything."
2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance For the song "You're My Everything."



2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special performer: "Sweet Love", "Sweetest Dream" / writer: "Giving You the Best That I Got", "Been So Long", "Sweet Love"
Dancing with the Stars 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Why Did I Get Married? 2007 performer: "You Belong to Me"
Mad About You 1997-1999 TV Series performer - 12 episodes
Stars in Their Eyes 1996 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Forget Paris 1995 performer: "When You Love Someone" / writer: "When You Love Someone"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1992 writer - 1 episode, 1992


Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2006-2013 TV Series Herself
Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon 2012 TV Movie Herself
Good Morning America 2012 TV Series Herself - Musical guest
VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul 2011 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Black Girls Rock! 2011 2011 TV Movie Herself
BET Awards 2011 2011 TV Special Herself
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special Herself - Honoree
The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Herself
The BET Honors 2009 TV Movie Herself
'TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival' 2009 TV Movie Herself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson 2008 TV Movie Herself
In Performance at the White House: Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz 2007 TV Special Musician
The View 2007 TV Series Herself
The Tony Danza Show 2005 TV Series Herself
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List 2005 TV Series Herself
Later... With Jools Holland 2004 TV Series Herself
The Best Hit USA 2004 TV Series Herself
MOBO Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2004 TV Series Herself
Tavis Smiley 2004 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1994-2004 TV Series Herself
The 38th Annual Grammy Awards 1996 TV Special Herself
25th Anniversary Essence Awards 1995 TV Special Herself - Performer
Sea World/Busch Gardens Party for the Planet 1995 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Late Show with David Letterman 1994-1995 TV Series Herself
The 9th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1995 TV Special Herself - Host
The 22nd Annual American Music Awards 1995 TV Special Herself
Christmas in Washington 1994 TV Movie Herself
Sinatra Duets 1994 TV Special Herself
The Walt Disney Company Presents the American Teacher Awards 1994 TV Special Herself
1993 Essence Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
In a New Light: A Call to Action in the War Against AIDS 1992 TV Movie documentary Herself
Christmas in Washington 1991 TV Movie Herself
Smokey Robinson: The Quiet Legend 1990 TV Movie documentary Herself
CBS This Morning 1988-1990 TV Series Herself
Nelson Mandela: An International Tribute for a Free South Africa 1990 TV Movie Herself
The 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1990 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Sammy Davis, Jr. 60th Anniversary Celebration 1990 TV Special Herself
The 17th Annual American Music Awards 1990 TV Special Herself - Co-Host
The 11th Annual Black Achievement Awards 1990 TV Special Herself
Harry Måneskin 1990 TV Series Herself - Singer
Lou Rawls Parade of Stars 1989 TV Series Herself
The Pat Sajak Show 1989 TV Series Herself
The Songwriter's Hall of Fame 20th Anniversary... The Magic of Music 1989 TV Movie Herself - Host
The 3rd Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1989 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The 31st Annual Grammy Awards 1989 TV Special Herself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989 TV Series Herself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1986-1989 TV Series Herself
The 16th Annual American Music Awards 1989 TV Special Herself - Host
Saturday Night Live 1987-1989 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Presidential Inaugural Gala 1989 TV Movie Herself
The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards 1988 TV Special Herself
The 30th Annual Grammy Awards 1988 TV Special Herself
The 15th Annual American Music Awards 1988 TV Special Herself - Winner
20th NAACP Image Awards 1988 TV Special Herself
1987 Power Hits: New Year's Eve Countdown 1987 TV Special Herself
The 29th Annual Grammy Awards 1987 TV Special Herself - Performer
Anita Baker: One Night of Rapture 1987 Video Herself
The 4th Annual Black Gold Awards 1987 TV Special Herself
The 14th Annual American Music Awards 1987 TV Special Herself
Soul Train 1983-1986 TV Series documentary Herself / Guest
New American Bandstand 1965 1984 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2007 TV Series Herself
60 Minutes 2006 TV Series documentary Herself - Singer (segment "Sheryl Crow")
Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1992 TV Series Herself

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