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Bonnie is an American singer whose career in music started in the 1970s. She released several albums that incorporated rock, country, blues, and folk elements. Her songs were relatively received but didn’t do well commercially during those days. Her break came in 1989 when she released her tenth album Nick of Time.
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After performing with her brother in 1970 summer, she got the attention of major record companies’ scouts who started attending her shows and see her perform. Warner Bros came with an offer she couldn’t say no to, and her first album with them called Bonnie Raitt was released in 1971. The album received relative reception with writers praising her performance with the guitar. Though her music got positive reviews, her music gained very little public acclaim, which in return earned her very little.
Family and Personal Life
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Bonnie Raitt married actor Michael O’Keefe on 27th April 1991 after dating for some time. Their marriage lasted for eight years, and on 9th November 1999, the two announced their divorce. Their careers were mostly to blame, with the two having very little time for each other. In her music career, Bonnie had taken several sabbaticals like when she lost her brother, parents, and her best friend.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Michael O’Keefe|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Bonnie Lynn Raitt|
|Age (as of today)||73 years|
|Date of Birth||November 8, 1949|
|Place of Birth||Burbank, California, USA|
|Height||1.67 m, 5 feet 6 inches|
|Weight||58 kg, 128 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$15 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Bonnie Raitt's height is pretty average measuring 1.67 m. Boasting a weight of 58 kg. Being born on November 8, 1949, translates to an age of 73 years as of todays date (July 22, 2023).
I’m sure I would have been considered a more significant artist if I was a singer-songwriter. It’s just not the way I roll. I love being a curator and a musicologist. People write me letters and thank me for turning them on to Fred McDowell and Sippie Wallace, and that’s partly my job this time around.Bonnie Raitt
Pat Benatar might need a rock band, but I can just sit with a blues guitar for an hour and a half and do folk songs and great contemporary ballads, and not many people can pull that off.Bonnie Raitt
The great thing about the arts, and especially popular music, is that it really does cut across genres and races and classes.Bonnie Raitt
I Will Not Be Broken’ has really become very healing for me. Any time you go through a cataclysmic event… it’s going to inform the richness that you sing from… The experiences of life make all your emotions, I think, deeper.Bonnie Raitt
In blues, classical and jazz, you get more revered with age.Bonnie Raitt