|Date of Birth:||1944 May 24|
|Age:||74 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|occupation||singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneurs|
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The beautiful and talented woman, Patti LaBelle has been in multiple relationships. Previously, she was engaged to boyfriend, Otis Williams. However, the couple broke up due to scheduling conflicts. She also once dated an American singer, Keith Sweat. Let's know detail about Patti LaBelle and her personal life, early life, career, boyfriend, engagement, couple, relationship, sibling, father, mother, salary, net worth and much more.
Patti Labella was born on May 24, 1944, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Henry Holte, father, and Bertha Holte, mother. She has four siblings, Jacqueline Holte, Claudette Grant, Barbara Holte and Vivian Holte. Her father was a railroad worker whereas her mother was a domestic helper.
Patti LaBelle showed early promise as a singer and was fronting a girl-group. By the time, she was in her teens. Her first group was The Blue Belles which was signed to Newtown, and then Atlantic Records in the 60s.
They changed their name in 1970 and signed with Warner Bros. In 1973, they signed with RCA Records and released the chart-topping track, Lady Marmalade. After working together for approximately four years, they parted company, and Patti LaBelle began a solo career.
Her career as a solo artist was uneven, but she launched a very successful stage career and continued to work onstage to this day. Moreover, she achieved fame as a solo artist in the 80s, winning a Grammy, including multiple other honors. More recently, Patti LaBelle & Ada Vox Perform Lady Marmalade in the finale of American Idol 2018.
Youtube: Patti LaBella and Ada Vox on the American Idol 2018;
Patti LaBelle is a married woman. She married to a longtime friend, Armstead Edwards in 1969. The couple has a son Zuri Kye Edwards from their relationship who is a now her current manager. The couple lived together for almost 34 years and divorced.
Apart from Zuri, the beautiful woman also has two people in her life who are like son to her, they are Stanley and Dood Stocker-Edwards. Moreover, she is a godmother of William and Stayce Holte.
Prior to Armstead Edwards, LaBelle was engaged to fiance, Otis Williams. The pair started dating each other in 1963. They lived together for almost two years and separated.
Patti LaBelle makes a decent amount of money through her musical career with her group, Patti LaBelle, and the Bluebelles. Besides, an as a solo artist, an actress in films and television, and television talk show appearances, she has boosted her net worth. As of 2018, her net worth is estimated at around $50 million and analyzing her works, her net worth is sure to increase in coming days.