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Facts of Chaka Khan

Full NameChaka Khan
First NameChaka
Last NameKhan
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter
Birth CityUSO of Illinois Great Lakes Center, Illinois
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameCharles Stevens
Mother NameSandra Coleman
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDoug Rasheed (m. 2001), Richard Holland (m. 1976–1980), Hassan Khan (m. 1970–1971)
No Of Children2
AwardsGrammy Awards
SibilingsTaka Boom, Kathleen Burrell, Tammy McCrary, Mark Stevens
FilmographyDancing with the Stars,Blues Brothers
EducationLewis University
Height162 cm
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Date of BirthMarch 23,1953
Age67 years
Married Date2001
Amount$30 million

How Much Is Chaka Khan’s Net Worth?

As of 2019, Chaka Khan has a net worth of $30 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. Chaka Khan is an American singer, musician, and songwriter, whose career spanned nearly five decades, beginning in the 1970s. Furthermore, she is recognized as the Queen of Funk, who has sold over 70 million records to date. As a result of her hard work, she has also won an astonishing 10 Grammy Awards.

Since fame comes along with fortune, how much do you think is the total worth of Chaka Khan? Read more to know the details of her net worth, salary, income source, endorsements, assets, house, car, lifestyle, and personal life.        

Chaka Khan’s Net Worth Stands At $30 Million: Income Sources & Earnings

Chaka Khan has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Her main source of income is her singing career from which she was able to collect a good amount of money. 

According to the source, the average salary of a musician or singer is around $39,984 with a median bonus of $1,036.

Singing Career

Chaka began her professional singing in 1973, where she released her eponymous debut album with a band, Rufus. She began to shine on the music world in the 1970s as the front-woman and focal point of the band Rufus. The band is famous for their strong R&B and funk sound.

Chaka Khan along with other band members of Rufus when she was in the band
Chaka Khan along with other band members of Rufus when she was in the band

She worked with the band from 1973 to 1978 where the band sold over a million copies with six platinum-selling albums. After she left the band, Chaka began working on her solo career. Her self-titled album was a big success in the late 70s.

Since she started her solo music career, she has released up to 12 studio albums including platinum-certified 1984 album “I Feel for You” and three gold-certified albums. Her debut album of 1978 was “I’m Every Woman” and the single became more popular when Whitney Houston performed a cover version in 1992.

By far in her career, she has worked with singers like Robert Palmer, Quincy Jones, Guru, and many others.

You might not know: Chaka attributed her love of music to her grandmother, who introduced her to jazz as a child. 

Chaka Khan "I Feel for You"

Chaka Khan's I Feel for You is considered as one of the most successful songs by her. The song was first released by Prince Roger Nelson in his second album "Prince". 

Well, it was later covered by Chaka on her 1984 album I Feel for You, and it is considered as one of the best covers. The song was awarded two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Song. Likewise, Khan received award in Best Female R&B Vocal Performance category.

Khans version of the song exceeded the sells of over 1 million copies alone in the United States and United Kingdom. Similarly, it ranked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and stood at No.1 position on the Cash Box singles chart.

Albums & Earning

Funk This (2007)$160,000
ClassiKhan (2004)$46,000
Come 2 My House (1998)$76,000
Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan (Certified gold by RIAA) (1996)$500,000
The Woman I Am (1994)$197,000
Life Is a Dance (Certified gold by BPL) (1989).$100,000
I Feel for You (Certified platinum by RIAA and gold by BPI) (1984)$1,100,000
What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me (Certified gold by RIAA) (1981)$500,0000
Masterjam with the American funk band, Rufus (1979)$1,000,000
Chaka (1978)$500,000
Street play with Rufus (1978)$500,000
Ask Rufus (1977)$1,000,000
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan with Rufus (1975)$1,000,000
Rags to Rufus (1974)$1,000,000
Rufusized (1974)$1,000,000

Charity & Foundations Support

Chaka is highly involved in charities and some of the foundations she supports are listed below:  

1. Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation

2. Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation

3. Am.angel foundation

4. Jazz Foundation of America

5. Save the Music Foundation

Besides, she also runs her own foundation named Chaka Khan Foundation where their mission is to help those who are underserved, either through poverty or through health challenges like Autism. The Foundation helps to develop an ability in the people to lead fulfilling lives and achieve their dreams.

You might not know: She canceled her concert performances and entered rehab in July 2016. 

Chaka Khan’s Assets, Lifestyle, Expenses, Tax, & Insurance.

With such massive earning, there is no doubt Chaka lives a lavish lifestyle, however, she has not disclosed any details about her house and cars. We can assume that she resides in million dollars worth house and drives around expensive cars. 

Do you know: On May 19, 2011, she was given the 2,440th Hollywood Walk of Fame Star plaque. 

Tax & Insurance

Talking about tax, Chaka from her $30 million net worth pays $10,983,750 Federal, $72,483 FICA, $2,576,871 State and $1,161,495 Local tax. 

Chaka Khan’s Personal Details: Age, Parents, Married, Husband, Children

Yvette Marie Stevens aka Chaka Khan was born on March 23, 1953, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. As per her nationality, she is American and belongs to Afro ethnicity. She was born to Charles Stevens and Sandra Coleman.

She was raised in an island area named Hyde Park along with her four siblings, a brother Mark, and three sisters, Yvonne, Zaheva and Tammy. Chaka attended Calumet High School and Kenwood High School

Age, Height

As of 2019, Chaka is 66 years of age and has a height of 162 cm.

Married, Husband & Children

Chaka Khan aged 66 (2019) is a married woman. She tied the knot to Doug Rasheed in 2001. This is her third marriage. 

She was first married to Hassan Khan in 1970 when she was 17. However, their relationship barely lasted for one year as it ended in divorce the following year.  

Later, she met Rahsaan Morris in early 1970 with whom she welcomed her first baby girl, Indira Milini Khan in 1973. Sadly, the duo separated shortly after. 

Furthermore, she married Richard Holland in 1976, however, her relationship also did not last long and they divorced in 1980. Form their marriage, the duo shares a son Damien Holland.

Updated On Fri Feb 07 2020 Published On Wed Apr 10 2019 By