Anita Baker

Anita Baker

Anita Baker  American Singer


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Anita Baker is currently single.


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

Anita Baker has been in relationships with Howard Hewett (1989) and Joe Sample.

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


Anita Baker is a 63 year old American Singer. Born Anita Denise Baker on 26th January, 1958 in Toledo, Ohio, USA, she is famous for 1986: Rapture in a career that spans 1979–present and 1979–2013 2018–present and 1979–2013 and 2018–present. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Anita Baker is a member of the following lists: American contraltos, American singer-songwriters and Atlantic Records artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 21 years - -
Dating2 - - -
Encounter2 - - -
Total5 21 years 4 years, 2 months -


First Name Anita
Middle Name Denise
Last Name Baker
Full Name at Birth Anita Denise Baker
Age 63 years
Birthday 26th January, 1958
Birthplace Toledo, Ohio, USA
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-Songwriter, Dancer, Actress
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, 1979–2013
2018–present, 1979–2013, 2018–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), Ariola, Beverly Glen, Elektra, Atlantic, Blue Note
Associated Acts Chapter 8, Michael J. Powell, Free Spirit
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 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". She is regarded as one of the most popular singers of soulful romantic ballads during the height of the quiet storm period of contemporary R&B in the 1980s. As of 2017, Baker has won eight Grammy Awards and has five platinum albums and one gold album. Her vocal range is contralto.

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Partner Comparison

Anita Baker63 AquariusSinger
Gerald Albright64 VirgoSaxophone
Howard Hewett66 LibraVocalist
Walter Bridgeforth-
Joe Sample75 AquariusPianist
Frankie Beverly74 SagittariusVocalist


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Walter BakerMaleJanuary, 199328 years oldWalter Bridgeforth
Edward CarltonMaleMay, 199427 years oldWalter Bridgeforth


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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