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Etta James Biography

Updated On 15 Sep, 2015 Published On 15 Sep, 2015
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Facts of Etta James

Date of Birth :
Age : 85 years old
Family Name : James
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Aquarius

Relationship short Statistics of Etta James

What is Etta James marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Etta James have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Etta James having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Etta James Lesbian ? No

An American singer who released the popular hits like "Something's Got a Hold on Me" and "At Last" and has won multiple awards, like Best Traditional Blues Album. She was born to single mother Dorothy Hawkins who was just 14 years old when she gave birth to her. In 1950 she was discovered by Johnny Otis. She started her career in music in 1954 with the release of "At Last", "Tell Mama","The Wallflower" and so on. She also recorded in collaboration with the Muscle Shoals house band in the Fame studios. During her career she received six Grammy Awards. In 1993 she was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. She died at the age of 74 due to leukemia.

She faced many personal problems including drug addiction for which she was sent to rehabilitation center and prison too. Talking about her personal life, she was once married. In 1969, both of the couple was arrested for heroin possession and after her husband took the responsibility, he served a 10-year prison sentence. He still remained her husband when she died in 2012. She had brief relationship with a man who was also using drugs whose name remained mystery with her. She gave birth to two children from her marriage.

Etta James Married

First Marriage with Artis Mills

Together they were parents of two sons. He faced 10 years imprisonment after he was found in possession of drug along with Etta.

Etta James Children

SON : Donto Mills

Father: Artis Mills

He is the eldest son of the family. He is professional drummer.

SON : Sametto Mills

Father: Artis Mills

In 2003 he played bass guitar circa while performing alongside his mother.

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