Tina Turner Music, Death, and Net Worth and The Tennessee Housing Real Estate Market

May 25, 2023
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By Leroy A. Brown

Tina Turner is undoubtedly one of the greatest singers ever.

Tina has mesmerized many with her voice, songs, appearances, acting, and dancing.

Tina sang in the church choir and performed with Ike Turner in the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, which became famous for their live performances.

In 1966, the Rolling Stones invited Ike and Tina Turner Revue to be part of their tours.

Tina and Ike Turner were married in 1962 and divorced in 1978.


Tina Turner in Kusnacht, Switzerland


In 1986, Tina Turner met her husband, Erwin Bach.

Erwin Bach was a German music executive who was sixteen (16) years younger than her.

Tina Turner lived with her husband Erwin in the Algonquin chateau in Kusnacht, Switzerland, since 1995.

Kusnacht is located on Lake Zürich’s exclusive Goldkueste (Golden Coast).

Tina Turner gave up her American citizenship in 2013 to become Swiss, three (3) months after marrying Erwin Bach.

It was reported that Tina Turner had to learn German, pass a local civics test, and have an interview to become a Swiss citizen.

According to the Tina Turner Blog and other news, Tina Turner had sponsored a rescue boat and did other charitable acts in the Kusnacht community. 



Tina Turner's hits, awards, and honors

In 2005, Tina Turner received the Kennedy Center Honors.

Tina Turner, at around seventy (70) years of age, had her final concert tour on May 5, 2009, in Sheffield, England.

Tina Turner’s hits were “Private Dancer," “We Don’t Need Another Hero,” “What’s Love Got To Do With It," and “The Best," among others, as well as covers like “The Acid Queen” and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” and collaborations as Ike and Tina like “Nutbush City Limits” and “River Deep Mountain High."

Tina received many Grammy Awards, and in 2021, was inducted a second time into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tina Turner was first inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991 with Ike Turner.

In 2021, Tina Turner received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bern.


Tina Turner’s Death and net worth

Tina Turner was born in Brownsville, Tennessee, United States of America (U.S.A.), on November 26, 1939, as Anna Mae Bullock.

Her father was a sharecropper, and her mother did odd jobs.

For the most part, it was a time in the United States (U.S.) where segregation was prominent.

Tina Turner died on May 24, 2023.

It is believed that Tina Turner’s long illness – high blood pressure, intestinal cancer, stroke, and kidney disease may have been the cause of her death.

Tina Turner did receive a kidney transplant from her husband Erwin in 2017.

Many celebrities, fans, well-wishers, etc., expressed condolences and prayers.

Switzerland’s President Alain Berset tweeted that the world has lost an icon. 


Statement from President Joe Biden on the Passing of Tina Turner said Tina was the Queen of Rock and Roll and that he and his wife, Jill, sent their love and prayers to Tina Turner’s husband, Erwin Bach, and her family.

Tina Turner’s net worth was estimated to be two hundred and fifty million dollars ($250 million).


Tina Turner Blog

The Tina Turner Blog is not owned or managed by Tina Turner or her management team.

The Tina Turner Blog was started in 2010 by Ben from France, and Sjef from Germany, who are fans of Tina Turner.

The blog has seen over five million (>5 million) visits, has over six million (>6,000,000) followers on Facebook, over fifteen thousand (>15,000) followers on Twitter, and over one million (>1,000,000) subscribers on YouTube.


Tennessee Housing Real Estate Market

House prices in Tennessee were down by approximately three percent (3%) year-over-year in April 2023.

The number of homes for sale in April 2023 fell since last year by just over twenty-five (>25%), and the number of houses for sale during the same period increased by approximately twenty percent (20%).

The median home sale price was over $360,000 in April 2023, and houses stayed longer on the market than last year.  

Bristol, Greeneville, and Farragut were the top three (3) metropolitan areas with the fastest growing home sales prices from seventeen percent (17%) to over thirty-five percent (>35%).

Oak Ridge, Thompson’s Station, and White House were among the metros with the slowest growing house sales prices from seven percent (7%) to under ten percent (<10%).

Memphis, Knoxville, and Nashville are considered some of the top cities in Tennessee, United States (U.S.).

The Tennessee housing real estate market is considered a seller’s market due to the low supply of homes and increased demand.

As the job market is predicted to get better in Tennessee, and especially in major cities, there will continue to be demand for housing.

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