About Ike Turner
It has been claimed that the overall amount of Ike Turner net worth reaches 500 thousand dollars. Ike Turner was mostly known for his career in music, but he was also a talent scout and record producer. Ike Turner is credited with being one of the first people who started to play the fifties rock and roll music. Ike Turner was married to Tina Turner and in the 1960s as 1970s the duo was very well known. The duo had their own production called Ike and Tina Turner Revue. Thus, music has been one of the main sources not only of his fame, but also of Ike Turner net worth.
When he was only 8 years old, Ike Turner started to play piano and guitar. When he was a teenager he founded his first group called The Kings of Rhythm. For the rest of his career in music, the band was playing with him all the time. In 1951, Ike Turner released his first recording called “Rocket 88”. The song is considered as one of the first rock and roll music songs.
In 1954, Ike Turner moved to Missouri with his band, where they became very popular, too. It was also there where he made friends with Anna Mae Bullock, who is known as Tina Turner. The duo soon started performing under the stage name of The Ike and Tina Turner Revue. In the 60s, the duo became immensely popular and during this time a huge part of Ike Turner net worth was accumulated.
In the 1950s and the 1960s, Ike Turner recorded music under many RnB music labels, such as Modern, Chess, Flair, Sue and Trumpet. As a part of the duo, Ike Turner was signed to United Artists and Blue Thumb. In addition, his career in music has been recognized, as well. Ike Turner is a winner of two Grammy Awards. In 1991, together with Tina Turner, Ike Turner was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Ten years later, his name was also inducted into the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
However, in the 1980s and the 1990s Ike Turner’s fame started to decrease when Tina Turner accused him of abuse. Also, at that time, Ike Turner got addicted to drugs. Because of drug offences, Ike Turner had to serve in jail in the period of 1989-1991. Thus, in addition to his successful career in music, Ike Turner is also known for some notorious things.