Tina Turner dies at 83, remembering her extraordinary life and legendary career

Throughout her five-decade-long career, Tina Turner won a total of eight Grammy awards, including the lifetime achievement award in 2018.

Published on May 25, 2023 12:09 PM IST 12 Photos

Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer, died Tuesday, after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland,(AP)

Tina Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939.  (AP)

Tina Turner met Ike Turner during a performance by his band, the Kings of Rhythm, in 1956 and performed with them on stage.  (AFP)


Tina Turner revealed in her autobiography I, Tina: My Life Story that her husband abused her throughout their marriage. “I looked at him (Ike) and thought, ‘You just beat me for the last time, you sucker,’” she recalled in her memoir. (AP)

Tina Turner married Ike Turner in 1962 and after 16 years they got divorced. (AFP)