Facts of Teddy Richards
|Full Name||Teddy Richards|
|Profession||singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Theodore Richard White|
|Father Profession||businessman, songwriter and producer|
|Mother Name||Aretha Louise Franklin|
|Mother Profession||singer, songwriter, and actress|
|Sibilings||Clarence Franklin, Edward Franklin, and Kecalf Cunningham|
|Date of Birth||February,1964|
Teddy Richards's real name Ted White Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
He is best known as a son of legendary singer, songwriter, and actress late Aretha Franklin.
He served more than 25 years as a guitarist to his mother, Aretha Franklin.
His Married Life And Children
His marital status is unknown. His bio doesn't contain the information about his wife and children to date.
He prefers to keep his personal life private.
Mother, Aretha Franklin.
Aretha Franklin's full name Aretha Louise Franklin came to prominence after releasing songs such as 'I Never Loved a Man' and 'Respect' in 1967.
She was born on 25 March 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.
Her parents were Barbara, a singer and Clarence Franklin, Baptist minister, and civil rights activist.
She had three siblings. Her parents separated when she was six years old.
After separation, she, along with her siblings, was raised by their father, but their mother often came to visit them.
Her parents were never divorced. In 1952, her mother died due to a heart attack.
She began her singing career at the age of ten. At the age of 12, her father began managing her singing professionally.
Her debuted album was 'Songs of Faith' in 1956.
Parents Married And Divorced
His father's name is Theodore Richard White, professionally known as Ted White.
He is a businessman, songwriter and producer.
The couple first met with each other through singer Della Reese in the club in Detroit.
After few weeks of dating, they got married in 1961 while touring Ohio.
After spending eight years of marriage, they got divorced in 1969.
After divorce, Teddy was raised by Ted family. Teddy is a third child of Aretha.
Death Of His Mother
His mother died at the age of 76 on 16 August 2018 at home in Detroit.
She was battling Pancreatic cancer for a long time. She took her last breath in front of her family and close friends.
It was such a devastating time for the family and the whole music industry.
After her death, several celebrities paid tribute to her.
Her memorial service was held at New Bethel Baptist Church on 19 August.
He has huge net worth and salary, but he hasn't revealed it yet.
He manages to earn that sum of money from his three-decades-long journey in the music field.
He is a very talented musician and singer. He used to perform with his mother as a guitarist in numerous concerts.
He adds in his income by performing in several clubs, festivals, and concerts.
He has done many tours in countries like Germany, Spain, Switzerland and many more.
He has already released three albums under stage name Teddy Richards. He is one of the experienced performers.
His mother had a net worth of 80 million dollars. She had earned that sum of money from her singing career.
Seventy-five million records of her are already sold globally to date. She was one of the best performers.
Her final performance was at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York on 7 November 2017.
She died without a will.
She won several prestigious awards throughout her life, such as 18 Grammy Awards, Hollywood Walk a Fame, and many more.
She has released 39 studio albums. Some of her albums are shown below.
|1.||1961||Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo|
|2.||1963||Laughing on the Outside|
|4.||1969||Soft and Beautiful|
|6.||1989||Through the Storm|
|7.||1998||A Rose Is Still a Rose|
- He was born in February 1964 in the United States. His birthday is not available on his wiki sites.
- He was named after his father.
- He is American by nationality.
- He has three half-siblings from his maternal side viz. Clarence Franklin, Edward Franklin, and Kecalf Cunningham.
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