There are many celebrities in Hollywood who chose a particular profession because of certain influences from their parents and Ike Turner Jr. is one of them. He is the son of legendary singer and producer Ike Turner. Like his father, Ike Jr. is also also a musician and has also appeared in a few movies.
Unfortunately, his father is no more in this world, but how was their relationship in the past? Apart from all these, what about his relationship with his siblings? Is Ike Turner Jr. married? Does he have any children?
In this article, we are going to explore all the aspects of her personal and professional life. If with us if you want to know all the story.
Ike Turner Jr
|October 3, 1958, United States
|Ike Turner and Lorraine Taylor
|Beatrice Cushenberry, Floyd Richard Bullock, Izear Luster Turner
|Ronnie Turner, Michael Turner, Mia Turner, Linda Trippeter, Twanna Turner Melby
Ike Turner Jr. Siblings
He is not the only kid in the family and has six siblings. While Michael Turner is his biological brother, Ronnie, Mia, Twanna, & Linda Trippeter are his half-siblings, born from his father’s multiple relationships.
Talking about Linda, she is reportedly not even Ike Turner Jr’s half-sister as his father Ike outright denied that she is not his biological daughter. In his autobiography, he revealed that Velma, who is Linda’s mom, was already pregnant with her before they started their relationship.
While Ronnie is a successful actor and musician like him, his half-sister Mia is an entrepreneur. Well, he also shares a great relationship with all of them. In fact, they love to spend time with one another and have been seen together in the public often.
Ike Turner Jr. Parents Ike Turner & Lorraine Taylor
A musician by profession Ike Turner Jr. was born in 1958, to father Ike Turner and mother Lorraine Taylor. Unfortunately, he could not spend a lot of time with his parents as they parted ways just a couple of years after his birth.
Soon after that, his father got into a relationship with Tina Turner in 1962. Thus, Ike Jr. went on to live with his father and his new wife Tina, who later adopted him.
Growing up with her stepmother, Ike Jr did his schooling at a local school but could not pursue higher education, as he began assisting his parents in the recording studio.
He Is An Actor And Musician
Like his parents, Ike Jr. is also inclined towards music and acting. In fact, he began playing musical instruments when he was just around 13 years of age and also played in his parent’s band. As per the reports, he worked as a sound engineer for his stepmother Tina Turner.
Back in 1987, he even released an album named Hard Labor. Also in the year 2006, he received a Grammy Award for his work in his father’s 2006 album Risin’ with the Blues. Further, in 2017, he reportedly debuted his band named “The Love Thang” along with Sweet Randi Love, releasing their single Freaky!
Other than music, he is also an actor and a producer. He has announced a movie named Ike Turner, where he will be seen as both actor and producer.
Ike Turner Jr. Didn’t Have A Very Good Relationship With His Father
As per the reports, Ike Jr. didn’t have a very good relationship with his father Ike Sr. In fact, his father pulled him out of school when he was only 13 and reportedly forced him to work with him.
Later, after he divorced Tina, he hit him in the head with a nickel-plated .45 pistol because he worked as Tina’s sound engineer. Moreover, his father would make him count money until his hands turned grey.
Apart from these, Ike Turner Jr. has also gone through several other horrible instances where his parents won’t be home for days and he was taken care of by his housekeeper.
However, despite all these, he eventually made peace with his dad as he grew up and still has immense respect for him.
Ike Turner Jr. Marriage, Wife, Children
It is unlikely for a celebrity to keep their personal details away from the media for a long time. However, the case does not seem to apply to Ike Jr. Despite being so famous, he has somehow managed to keep his life away from the media attention.
Regardless of being in the media industry for years, he has not given out any information on his love life. In fact, it is unclear if he is married to a wife. Apart from this, there are also no reports of him having a girlfriend. Thus, at present, it is safe to say that he is single.
But what about his children? Apparently, he does not have any children as well, but it is likely that he simply does not want to tell the world anything about his marriage or children.
He Is Not On Social Media
Unlike most celebrities, Ike Jr. does not seem to be a big fan of social media. As of 2023, he is not on any social media platforms, be it Instagram, Twitter, or even Facebook.