Chaka Khan
Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan is a popular singer and songwriter. She is known as the Queen of Funk and the lead vocalist of band Rufus since the 1970s. Chaka Khan is also known as the American ten times Grammy Award winner.

Quick Biography

Chaka Khan was born as Yvette Marie Stevens on the date 23 March 1953. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. She was raised in Hyde Park. She released lots of solo and group albums in her entire music career that makes her popular.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Yvette Marie Stevens
Age: 69 years old
Birth Date: 23 March 1953
Birth Place: Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: Catholic
Parents: Charles Stevens and Sandra Coleman
Spouse: Doug Rasheed (m. 2001), Richard Holland (m. 1976–1980), Hassan Khan (m. 1970–1971)
Children: Milini Khan and Damien Holland
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: American Singer and Songwriter
Net Worth in 2022: $40 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Chaka Khan is 69 years old. She has 5 feet and 4 inches in height, and she weighs around 75 kg. She has dark brown eyes and black hair. There is no other information available about her body measurement.

Education, School/College University

Chaka Khan completes her graduation from the elementary school of the Saint Thomas the Apostle Church. After in the year 1969, Khan dropped out of the Kenwood High School and Calumet High School. Khan also used to go to Berklee College of Music to learn music.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Chaka Khan is the daughter of Charles Stevens and Sandra Coleman. She has four siblings named Tammy McCrary, Taka Boom, Kathleen Burrell, and Mark Stevens. Chaka was the eldest among all in the family. Her sister, Taka Boom, is also known American female R&B and dance music singer. Her brother mark Stevens is also a popular musician, and he was the former funk group band Aurra member. Her nationality is American.

Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Chaka Khan With Husband Doug Rasheed
Chaka Khan With Husband Doug Rasheed

Chaka Khan is currently married to Doug Rasheed. The couple got married in the year 2001. Prior to this, Chaka Khan tied the knot with Richard Holland in the year 1976, but this relationship does not last long, and they got divorced in 1980. Before this, she also got married to Hassan Khan in the year 1970 when she was only 17 years old. But later, the couple got divorced. Khan has two children named Indira Milini Khan and Damien Holland.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did she get married? (married date): 2001
Does she have any relationship affair? No
Is CHAKA KHAN Lesbian? No
Husband/Spouse? (name): Doug Rasheed (m. 2001)
Kids: Yes (Milini Khan and Damien Holland)

Professional Life and Career

Chaka Khan formed a girl group named The Crystalettes when she was 11 years old. In the year 1964, Yoruba Baba was named as Chaka Adunne Aduffle Hodarhi Karfi. Later she started performing with the group Lyfe, and her first husband, Hassan Khan, was also a member of her group.

In the year 1972, Chaka has introduced to the band Rufus, and the musician Ike Turner gives the opportunity to this band to record at his studio Bolic Sound in California. In 1973, they released their eponymous debut album on the ABC Records label. In 1974, a song by Rufus Tell Me Something Good be the hit song. After that, Rufus band release lots of albums that make Chaka Khan popular in the music industry.

Chaka Khan started her solo career in 1978 when she sighed with Warner Bros. She achieves great success for here amazing solo albums that include Echoes of Era, What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me, and I Feel for You.

Awards & Nominations

With her amazing skills and music talent, she will manage to earn lots of awards and nominations in her entire music career. The awards she won include ten Grammy Awards, Soul Train Award, BET Award, Star on the Walk of Fame, and lots of nomination that make her a popular and successful singer.

Chaka Khan Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Chaka Khan Net Worth
Chaka Khan Net Worth

As of August 2022, Chaka Khan’s net worth is estimated at around $40 million. The main source of her income is from her singing career. Chaka Khan earns more than the average salary of a singer through her endorsements, shows, and singing.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Chaka Khan came in rumors when her son Damien Patrick killed Christopher Bailey in the year 2004. He killed his friend because he did not like that Christopher was talking about his girlfriend. Chaka Khan and her son had to pay more than $1.3 million to the family of Christopher, and he was discharged in the year 2016 after two years of a jury trial.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Her Facebook page has around 1.7 M fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 163k followers. On Instagram account, she has around 478k followers.

Chaka Khan is a popular singer and songwriter who released lots of hit solo and group albums that make her successful in the music industry. She achieves lots of success in her music career and received lots of awards and nominations. Due to her skills, she managed to earn high wealth, fame, and popularity among people all around the world.


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