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Bonnie is an American singer whose career in music started in the 1970s. She released several albums that incorporated rock, country, blues, and folk elements. Her songs were relatively received but didn’t do well commercially during those days. Her break came in 1989 when she released her tenth album Nick of Time.
Bonnie Raitt has experienced an exciting and successful career, to say the least.
After performing with her brother in 1970 summer, she got the attention of major record companies’ scouts who started attending her shows and see her perform. Warner Bros came with an offer she couldn’t say no to, and her first album with them called Bonnie Raitt was released in 1971. The album received relative reception with writers praising her performance with the guitar. Though her music got positive reviews, her music gained very little public acclaim, which in return earned her very little.
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Bonnie Raitt married actor Michael O’Keefe on 27th April 1991 after dating for some time. Their marriage lasted for eight years, and on 9th November 1999, the two announced their divorce. Their careers were mostly to blame, with the two having very little time for each other. In her music career, Bonnie had taken several sabbaticals like when she lost her brother, parents, and her best friend.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Michael O’Keefe|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Bonnie Lynn Raitt|
|Age (as of today)||73 years|
|Date of Birth||November 8, 1949|
|Place of Birth||Burbank, California, USA|
|Height||1.67 m, 5 feet 6 inches|
|Weight||58 kg, 128 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$15 Million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Bonnie Raitt's height is pretty average measuring 1.67 m. Bonnie Raitt weighs 58 kg. Being born on November 8, 1949, translates to an age of 73 years as of todays date (May 31, 2023).
I’ve been lucky enough that I can gather all sorts of experiences and find inspiration by traveling around and by spending time with people I admire.Bonnie Raitt
The consolidation of the music business has made it difficult to encourage styles like the blues, all of which deserve to be celebrated as part of our most treasured national resources.Bonnie Raitt
Elvis might have compromised his musical style a bit towards the end, but that doesn’t mean that artists from the rock n’ roll/folk-roots culture – of which he was not really a part – shouldn’t get better as they get older, like the great jazz or blues artists.Bonnie Raitt
I Will Not Be Broken’ has really become very healing for me. Any time you go through a cataclysmic event… it’s going to inform the richness that you sing from… The experiences of life make all your emotions, I think, deeper.Bonnie Raitt
I’m sure I would have been considered a more significant artist if I was a singer-songwriter. It’s just not the way I roll. I love being a curator and a musicologist. People write me letters and thank me for turning them on to Fred McDowell and Sippie Wallace, and that’s partly my job this time around.Bonnie Raitt