Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle

American singer and actress (born 1944)
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Patti LaBelle Singer - Born May 24, 1944 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Birth Name Patricia Louise Holte

Mini Bio (1) Patti LaBelle, born Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards, is an American singer, author, and actress. Patti began her career in the early 1960's as lead singer of the band Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles. A decade later the group changed their name to Labelle and recorded the hit song "Lady Marmalade". Patti became a solo artist in 1976 and her debut album was another success. During five decades she has sold more than 50 million records and also became an actress.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Isajade

Spouse (1) Armstead Edwards (23 July 1969 - 1 January 2000) ( divorced) ( 5 children)

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Patti LaBelle was born on Wednesday, 24 May 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Her full name at birth was Patricia Louise Holte. She is best known as a singer. LaBelle's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Patti attended high school at John Bartram High School. She is considered to be politically left leaning and is affiliated with the Democratic Party (USA). Her religion is listed as Christian. She is 5' 5" (165 cm) tall and weighs 174 lbs (79 kg) with an average build. She has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $50,000,000 US dollars. Patti LaBelle is 80 years old and her zodiac star sign is Gemini.

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Full name at birth
Patricia Louise Holte
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Claim to fame
her tenure as the lead singer and frontwoman of the vocal group Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, and for her successful solo career, consisting of hit singles such as “If Only You Knew”, "Love, Need and Want You", “New Attitude”, “Stir It Up”, "Somebody Loves You Baby (You Know Who It Is)", "Feels Like Another One", and "When You've Been Blessed (Feels Like Heaven)"
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Date of birth
24 May 1944
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Place of birth
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur
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5' 5" (165 cm)
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Weight
174 lbs (79 kg)
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Her dramatic soprano, powerful vocal range, and emotive delivery
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Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
John Bartram High School
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All I can tell you really is if you get to the point where someone is telling you that you are not great or not good enough, just follow your heart and don't let anybody crush your dream.
  • As of early June 2021, she and her brother Thomas were the only surviving member of her immediate family as her father had passed away due to emphysema, her sisters Jackie and Vivian died due to lung cancer at the age of 43, and her mother lost her battle to diabetes.
  • Patti had once stated that sometime in the 1960s, singer and performer Jackie Wilson had s*xually assaulted her while they were at the Brooklyn Fox Theatre.
  • She has a dog named Mr. Cuddles.
  • Patti was listed on Rolling Stone‘s “100 Greatest Singers” in October 2012.
  • She decided to go on a solo career in 1977, after signing with Epic Records.

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