Prince(musician) Bio, Age, Spouse(s), Family, Songs, Albums, Net worth

Prince Rogers Nelson, popularly known as Prince was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, actor, and filmmaker. His father’s stage name was “Prince Rogers”. Prince was given his father’s stage name, Prince Rogers, which his father used while performing with his mother in a jazz group called the Prince Rogers Trio. 

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Prince Biography

Prince Rogers Nelson, popularly known as Prince was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, actor, and filmmaker. His father’s stage name was “Prince Rogers”. Prince was given his father’s stage name, Prince Rogers, which his father used while performing with his mother in a jazz group called the Prince Rogers Trio. 

Prince Age/Nationality

He was born on 7 June 1958 and died on 21 April 2016 when he was 57 years old. Being born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he holds the American nationality.

Prince Spouse/Divorced

About his personal life, Prince was extremely private and preferred to spend time at his Paisley Park compound, away from the celebrity spotlight. On Valentine’s Day 1996, Prince married for the first time when he was 37 years old. He married Mayte Garcia, a backup singer, and dancer who was 22 years old.

The two had a son, who was born on October 16, 1996, but died a week later from Pfeiffer Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. In 1999, their marriage was annulled and in 2000, they were divorced. Prince married Manuela Testolini, his second wife in 2001.

This marriage too did not last long and ended in 2006. After their divorce, he had a relationship with one of his musical protégées, singer Bria Valente. Over the years, Prince was romantically involved with several women including Kim Basinger, Madonna, Vanity, Sheila E., Carmen Electra, and Susanna Hoffs.

Prince Family

He was born to Mattie Shaw(mother) and John L. Nelson. His mother was a jazz singer and social worker while his dad was a lyricist and pianist. He was not fond of his name and wanted people to instead call him Skipper, a name which stuck throughout his childhood. Prince has said he was born epileptic and had seizures when he was young.

His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. His parents separated when he was ten, and the next few years were spent repeatedly switching homes, sometimes living with his father and sometimes with his mother. Prince had a troubled relationship with his step-father which lead him to run away from home. He was then adopted by a family called the Andersons.

Prince soon after became friends with Anderson’s son, Andre Anderson (Cymone) together along with Charles Smith they joined a band called Grand Central. The band later renamed themselves Champagne and was a fairly successful live band, however it soon diminished.

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Prince Siblings

Though he was the only child to his mom, he has half-siblings. He has eight siblings of whom are four brothers and four sisters. His sister Tyka Nelson as well as half-siblings Sharon Nelson, Norrine Nelson, John R. Nelson, Omarr Baker and Alfred Jackson were officially declared as the singer’s heirs after Prince died in April 2016 without a will.

Prince Career

Prince became interested in music at a young age and was encouraged by his parents. When he was 7 years old, he taught himself how to play the piano, guitar, and drums, and wrote his first tune.

Prince’s early music career saw the release of Prince, Dirty Mind and Controversy, which drew attention for their fusion of religious and sexual themes.

He then released the popular albums 1999 and Purple Rain, cementing his superstar status with No. 1 hits like “When Doves Cry” and “Let’s Go Crazy.” A seven-time Grammy winner, Prince had a prodigious output that included later albums like Diamonds and Pearls, The Gold Experience and Musicology.

Prince Symbol

Prince Songs

♦ Little Red Corvette
♦ Raspberry Beret
♦ The Most Beautiful Girl in the World

♦ Darling Nikki
♦ Cream
♦ I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man

♦ The Beautiful Ones
♦ U Got the Look
♦ If I Was Your Girlfriend

♦ Adore
♦ 1999
♦ When You Were Mine
♦ Take Me With U

♦ Sexy M.F.
♦ Alphabet St.
♦ Delirious
♦ Batdance

♦ Gett Off
♦ Thieves in the Temple
♦ Black Sweat

♦ Soft and Wet
♦ Baby, I’m a Star
♦ International Lover
♦ While My Guitar Gently  Weeps

♦ Controversy
♦ 7
♦ Partyman
♦ Call My Name

♦ Computer Blue
♦ My Name Is Prince
♦ Money Doesn’t Matter 2 Night

Prince Net worth

His estimated net worth as of 2019 is currently under review and will be updated as soon as possible. During the time of his death, Prince had a net worth of $300 million. In addition, detailed information about his property, luxuries, cars, houses are not available and will be updated as soon as we find out.

Prince Albums

◊ Purple Rain
◊ Sign ‘O’ the Times
◊ Diamonds and Pearls
◊ Lovesexy
◊ Musicology

◊ 1999
◊ N.E.W.S.
◊ Love Symbol Album

◊ Batman
◊ The Gold Experience
◊ Dirty Mind

◊ Around the World in a Day
◊ The Black Album
◊ Prince

◊ Piano and A Microphone 1983
◊ Prince Controversy
◊ 3121

◊ Parade
◊ Graffiti Bridge
◊ The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale

◊ Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic
◊ Crystal Ball
◊ Emancipation

◊ For You
◊ HIT n RUN Phase One
◊ Planet Earth

◊ Come
◊ Lotusflow3r
◊ Art Official Age

◊ The Rainbow Children
◊ HIT n RUN Phase Two
◊ 20Ten
◊ Chaos and Disorder

◊ One Nite Alone… Live!
◊ Indigo Nights
◊ Plectrumelectrum
◊ The Chocolate Invasion

◊ Small Club, 1988
◊ A Gathering of Promises
◊ Naked In The Summertime

◊ Rock in Rio 2 (Live)
◊ Girl 6
◊ Xpectation
◊ Dream Factory

◊ C-Note
◊ The Slaughterhouse
◊ Camille

◊ The Truth
◊ Nude Tour, 1990
◊ The Slaughterhouse (Trax from the NPG Music Club Volume 2)

Prince Death

He reported that he was not feeling well and postponed his performances in early 2016. On April 21, 2016, Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota.

The week prior, his plane made an emergency landing and the singer was hospitalized for what was purportedly a severe case of the flu, though reports later stated that the musician was actually given a life-saving “safe shot” for a Percocet overdose.

The Carver County sheriff’s department and Midwest Medical Examiner’s office launched an investigation into the cause of death. After the autopsy was performed, his remains were cremated and his close family and friends gathered for a small, private funeral on April 23.

His ashes were placed into a custom, 3D printed urn shaped like the Paisley Park estate. The urn was placed on display in the atrium of the Paisley Park complex in October 2016.

Prince Movies

♣  Purple Rain
♣  Under the Cherry Moon
♣  Graffiti Bridge
♣  Pretty Woman
♣  Rave Un2 the Year 2000
♣  Sign ⊗ the Times
♣  Batman
♣  Happy Feet
♣  Showgirls
♣  Girl 6
♣  Live at the Aladdin Las Vegas
♣  3 Chains o’ Gold
♣  Rush hour 3
♣  The Last Boy Scout
♣  Bright Lights, Big City
♣  Pret-a-Porter
♣  Prince! Behind the Symbol
♣  Gett Off Video Collection 1991
♣  Prince: Diamonds and Pearls 1992

Prince Trivia

His parents broke up when he was about 10, and he and his sister split their time between their parents’ homes. He eventually ran away and moved in with neighbors, the Anderson family.

Prince formed the band Grand Central while in high school, later known as Champagne with André Anderson, who later changed his name to André Cymone and Morris Day.

Prince was signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1978. In a 2009 interview with Tavis Smiley, Prince revealed that when he was a child, he suffered from epileptic seizures and that he was teased in school. He told Smiley, “Early in my career I tried to compensate by being as flashy and as noisy as I could.”

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