Bonnie Raitt Married Status, Age, Net Worth, Health & More
Ten times Grammy Award-Winning rock singer Bonnie Raitt became famous after her Grammy win in 1990 in the category of the Album of the Year for her 10th album, Nick of Time. Nick of Time also peaked at number one in the Billboard 200 charts and is seven times Multi-Platinum certified.
Bonnie has released 17 albums to date, with Bonnie Riatt (1971) being her debut album, and Dig in Deep (2016) being her latest.
In addition to her music career, she has also done some work in the acting business. The singer has six credits as an actress. Her movies include Frasier (TV series - 1999) and The Rutles 2: Can’t Buy Me Lunch (TV movie - 2004).
Bonnie’s Personal Life: Ex-Husband & Divorce
Bonnie was married to Michael O’Keefe, a television actor in the past. Their relationship started with their first meeting, which was after she made Nick of Time in 1989. They first encountered each other while shooting a video to benefit the homeless.
Bonnie and Michael got engaged on Christmas Day in 1990.
The couple’s wedding took place on the 27th of April 1991 at Union Church in Tarrytown, New York. Bonnie was 41, and Michael was 34 when they got married.
Bonnie Raitt with ex-husband Michael O'Keefe in 1991 (Photo: Pinterest)
However, their relationship wasn’t meant to last forever. The couple together announced their divorce on the 9th of November 1999, after nine years of being together.
Their friends said at the time that their professions kept them apart for long periods, and they simply spent too little time together. So, despite trying to make their marriage work, the couple got divorced in 2000.
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During an interview with Parade in April 2012, Bonnie revealed that she had a boyfriend at that time. She said that he was “great,” and she had been with him for seven years. However, she didn’t reveal his name during the interview.
Bonnie Raitt has been able to gather a huge net worth of an estimated amount of around $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Songs & Tour
Bonnie has made many hits during her career as a rock and roll singer and guitarist. Some of her most popular and loved songs are Something to Talk About, Angel from Montgomery, Nick of Time, Thing Called Love, Not the Only One, Storm Warning, etc.
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The rock and roll legend also tours and plays her music all over the world. Her latest tour starts on the 18th of March 2020.
Interesting Facts About Bonnie Raitt: Age, Height, Health
- Bonnie was born on the 8th of November 1949 in Burbank, California, the United States.
- Her full name is Bonnie Lynn Raitt.
- She stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 meters).
- Her parents are John Raitt and Marjorie Haydock.
- Her siblings are Steven Raitt and David Raitt.
- She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Blues Hall of Fame in 2010.
- Bonnie was awarded the Harvard Arts Medal in May of 1997.
- She had to cancel her first proportion of her tour with James Taylor in May 2018 due to health problems.