Minnie Riperton  American Vocalist

Current Status

Minnie Riperton passed away on 12th Jul 1979 aged 31.

Relationships

Minnie Riperton was in relationships with Dick Rudolph (1968 - 1979).

Minnie Riperton had 2 children, Marc and Maya (44).

About

Minnie Riperton is a 31 year old American Vocalist. Born Minnie Julia Riperton on 8th November, 1947 in Chicago, IL, she is famous for 1975 single "Lovin` You" in a career that spans 1962–1979. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Minnie Riperton is a member of the following lists: Singers with a five-octave vocal range, Singers from Chicago, Illinois and 20th-century American singers.

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Minnie Riperton31 ScorpioVocalist
American
Dick Rudolph-Writer
American
Stevie Wonder66 TaurusMusician
American

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Marc
Male
Maya
Female27th July, 197244 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978Our Guests at HeartlandMovie

Discussions

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jubaby30Apr 1, 2010

never seen or met minnie but 4rm what i hear she got a great voice

Dina HagansDec 30, 2009

She was a little before my time but I love listening to her voice. She is truly missed!!

mrwjosephJul 18, 2009

i love her voice especially on Back Down Memory Lane.

BLACKFOXJun 15, 2009

MINNIE RIPPERTON HAD THE VOICE OF AN ANGEL AND SHE WAS A BEAUTIFUL LADY. I AM SO HAPPY THAT TV1 FEATURED HER LIFE STORY. WHEN I GOT MARRIED IN 1976 I WALKED DOWN THE AISLE TO LOVING YOU . HER MUSIC WILL ALWAYS BE SPECIAL TO ME! MAY GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS HER HUSBAND AND CHILDREN.

blueMay 28, 2009

i luv Minnie Riperton she is my idol i can listen to her all day long

buzzybirdFeb 17, 2009

im huge fan of minnie riperton i often on a good day and i listen to her music all the time i have one cd and all the rest of her music i have on cassette, i bought from a discount music store called ameoba records. i enjoyed this biography and any other info you have please post it if possible thanks..


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Minnie Riperton

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About

Minnie Julia Riperton-Rudolph (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979), known professionally as Minnie Riperton, was an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single "Lovin' You". She was married to songwriter and music producer Richard Ru...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship11 yrs, 6 mths
Shortest Relationship11 yrs, 6 mths
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 9 mths
First Name Minnie
Middle Name Julia
Last Name Rudolph
Maiden Name Riperton
Full Name at Birth Minnie Julia Riperton
Alternative Name Minnie Julia Riperton Rudolph, Andrea Davis
Age 31 (age at death) years
Birthday 8th November, 1947
Birthplace Chicago, IL
Died 12th July, 1979
Place of Death Los Angeles, CA
Cause of Death Breast Cancer
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer-Songwriter
Occupation Vocalist
Claim to Fame 1975 single "Lovin` You"
Music Genre (Text) R & B, Soul Music, Soul, R&B, Jazz
Music Genre R&B
Origin India, Canada, United States Of America
Year(s) Active 1962–1979
Music Style Soul, Pop-Soul, Chicago Soul, Smooth Soul, Pop/Rock, AM Pop, Uptown Soul
Music Mood Earnest, Intimate, Sensual, Gentle, Stylish, Laid-Back/Mellow, Sweet, Passionate, Sexy, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Sentimental, Romantic, Innocent, Exuberant, Delicate
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Chess, GRT, Epic, Capitol
Associated Acts Jack The Ripper, Rotary Connection, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Gwen McCrae
Father Daniel Riperton
Mother Thelma Riperton
Family Member Maya Rudolph (daughter), Marc Rudolph (son)
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