Anita Baker

Anita Baker

Anita Baker  American Singer


Who is she dating right now?

Anita Baker is currently single.


Anita Baker was previously married to Walter Bridgeforth (1988 - 2008).

Anita Baker has been in a relationship with Joe Sample.

Anita Baker has had encounters with Gerald Albright (1990), Howard Hewett and Frankie Beverly.


Anita Baker is a 59 year old American Singer. Born Anita Denise Baker on 26th January, 1958 in Toledo, Ohio, she is famous for 1986: Rapture in a career that spans 1979–present. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Anita Baker is a member of the following lists: 21st-century American singers, 20th-century American singers and Grammy Award-winning artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 21 years - -
Dating1 - - -
Encounter3 - - -
Total5 21 years 4 years, 2 months -


First Name Anita
Middle Name Denise
Last Name Baker
Full Name at Birth Anita Denise Baker
Age 59 years
Birthday 26th January, 1958
Birthplace Toledo, Ohio
Height 4' 11" (150 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Voice, Face
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Baptist
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School David Glasgow Farragut High school In Chicago, Illinois
Occupation Text Singer, Dancer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame 1986: Rapture
Music Genre (Text) R&B, soul jazz, smooth jazz, soul, quiet storm
Music Genre R&B/Soul, R&B
Year(s) Active 1978–present, 1979–present
Music Style Soul, Pop/Rock, Adult Contemporary, Quiet Storm, Smooth Soul, Adult Contemporary R&B
Music Mood Soothing, Laid-Back/Mellow, Calm/Peaceful, Sensual, Warm, Refined/Mannered, Sentimental, Reverent, Romantic, Sexy, Intimate, Gentle, Elegant, Stylish, Passionate
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Ariola (1979), Beverly Glen Records (1982–1984), Elektra (1985–1995), Atlantic (1996–2001), Blue Note (2004–present)
Associated Acts Chapter 8, Michael J. Powell
Official Websites
Family Member Walter Baker Bridgforth (son), Edward Carlton Bridgeforth (son)

Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker eventually released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the Grammy-winning single "Sweet Love". To date, Baker has won eight Grammy Awards and has five platinum albums and one gold album to her credit. Baker's vocal range is contralto.

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Partner Comparison

Anita Baker59 AquariusSinger
Gerald Albright60 VirgoSaxophone
Walter Bridgeforth-
Howard Hewett62 LibraVocalist
Frankie Beverly70 SagittariusVocalist
Joe Sample75 AquariusPianist


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Walter BakerMaleJanuary, 199324 years oldWalter Bridgeforth
Edward CarltonMaleMay, 199423 years oldWalter Bridgeforth


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Posted commentsView all comments (15)

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 17, 2011

what a singer

VirginiaJun 22, 2010

Hi Anita, family from Southaven, Mississippi. I pray your strength in the Lord during these times. Deep breath and let God direct your path.

LadyreeLadyreeOct 18, 2009

deep,soulful voice, love ya!

SingrSingrJul 17, 2008

You are my singer Anita. I`m Racuqel form Jamaica. I was at teh Jazz and Blues Festival and it was GREAT! I just love your voice and i sing alot of your songs at the music school in Jamaica. I love you!

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