Tina Turner's Early Life

Tina Turner's 50-year career is one of the most prolific in music history. See her life in photos in honor of her 83rd birthday

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Tina Turner's Star Turn

"A Fool in Love" was an instant hit and Ike realized he needed Tina in his troupe. He changed her name to Tina Turner and she became the lead vocalist

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Tina Turner's 'Proud Mary'

"Proud Mary" reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 5 on the R&B chart in 1971 which leads her to earn Grammy Award

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Ike and Tina Turner Get Married

Tina, she viewed him as a big brother, their connection gradually escalated to romance and they got married in 1962.

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Tina Turner Reclaims Her Name

In 1976, Tina filed for divorce from Ike after managing to escape his grip and won her stage name back.

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Tina Turner's Comeback

In 1983 she released "Private Dancer," "What's Love Got to Do With It,". The album earned three Grammy Awards  

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Tina Turner's Tour   

The Private Dancer tour encompassed a whopping 182 dates throughout Europe, North America, Australia and Asia.

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Tina Turner Headlines the Super Bowl XXXIV

In 2000, Tina lit up the stage at The Georgia Dome in Atlanta when she headlined the Super Bowl halftime show that year.

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Tina Turner at the Kennedy Center Honors

In 2005, Tina was among one of the artists who received a Kennedy Center Honor for her contribution to the culture.

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Tina Turner Finds Love Again

In 2013, Tina tied the knot with her long-term beau, music producer Erwin Bach, after 27 years together.

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Her 50th Anniversary Tour

The 50th Anniversary Tour began in October 2008 and went through May 2009 with a total of 84 sold-out dates across North America and Europe.

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Tina Turner's Star Turn

In 2018, the living legend made one last foray into the public eye when Tina: The Tina Turner Musical premiered on Broadway.

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Tina Turner: A Career for the Ages

She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice — the first time in 1991 with Ike, and the second time in 2021, weeks ahead of her 82nd birthday.

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