Donna Summer

Donna Summer
1948 - 2012
Donna Summer  American Singer

Donna Summer dating history


Donna Summer was previously married to Bruce Sudano (1980 - 2012) and Helmuth Sommer.

Donna Summer was in a relationship with Peter Mühldorfer (1975 - 1979).

Donna Summer had encounters with Howard Hewett and Francesco Scavullo.


American Singer Donna Summer was born LaDonna Adrian Gaines on 31st December, 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts and passed away on 17th May 2012 Naples, Florida aged 63. She is most remembered for Hot Stuff. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Donna Summer is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American dance musicians and American disco musicians.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 35 years, 4 months 19 years, 8 months 4 years
Dating1 4 years - -
Encounter2 - - -
Total5 35 years, 4 months 8 years, 8 months 4 years


First Name Donna
Middle Name Adrian
Last Name Sudano
Maiden Name Gaines
Full Name at Birth LaDonna Adrian Gaines
Alternative Name Donna Summer, Queen Of Disco, Donna Gaines, The Queen of Disco, The First Lady of Love
Age 63 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st December, 1948
Birthplace Boston, Massachusetts
Died 17th May, 2012
Place of Death Naples, Florida
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Buried Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Voice And Hair
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
University Northeastern Illinois Universitiy In Chicago, Illinois USA
Occupation Text Singer, Dancer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Hot Stuff
Music Genre (Text) Pop, Disco, Dance, Rock, R&B, Gospel, Soul, New Wave, Funk
Music Genre Dance, R&B
Year(s) Active 1968–2012
Music Style Disco, Urban, Club/Dance, Electronic, Dance-Pop, Pop/Rock, House
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Sophisticated, Sexual, Sparkling, Exuberant, Passionate, Sexy, Energetic, Stylish, Aggressive, Sensual, Confident, Playful, Fun, Warm
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Oasis, Casablanca, Geffen, Atlantic, Mercury, WEA, Epic, Burgundy, United Artists
Associated Acts Giorgio Moroder, Brooklyn Dreams, Paul Jabara, Bruce Sudano, Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Bruce Springsteen, David Foster, Michael Omartian, Matthew Ward, Harold Faltermeyer, Mickey Thomas, Stock Aitken Waterman, Liza Minnelli, Bruce Roberts, Omega Red, Darwin Hobbs, Ziggy Marley, Musical Youth, ., Westlife
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) New Faces Agency - USA, Gigsalad.Com
Official Websites

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name based on her married name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She gained prominence during the disco era of the late 1970s. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Summer was the first artist in history to have three consecutive double albums reach number one on the United States Billboard 200 chart and charted four number-one singles in the US within a 12-month period. Summer has reportedly sold over 100 million records worldwide, making her one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. She also charted two number-one singles on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in the US and a number-one single in the United Kingdom.

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Partner Comparison

Donna Summer63 CapricornSinger
Bruce Sudano74 LibraVocalist
Peter Mühldorfer-
Helmuth Sommer-Actor
Howard Hewett67 LibraVocalist
Francesco Scavullo83 CapricornPhotographer


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MimiFemaleHelmuth Sommer
MimiFemaleBruce Sudano
BrooklynFemale5th January, 198141 years oldBruce Sudano
AmandaFemale11th August, 198240 years oldBruce Sudano


Donna Summer: Stamp Your Feet2008Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: I Will Go with You (Con te partirò)1999Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer & Bruce Roberts: Whenever There's Love1996Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: I Feel Love - Remix1995Donna Summer (singing voice)Music Video
Donna Summer: Melody of Love - Wanna Be Loved1994Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: Work That Magic1991Donna SummerMusic Video
Family Matters1989Aunt OonaTV Show
Donna Summer: Love's About to Change My Heart1989Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: This Time I Know It's for Real1989Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: I Don't Wanna Get Hurt1989Donna Summer (singing voice)Music Video
Donna Summer: When Love Takes Over You1989Donna SummerMusic Video
Spirit of the Forest: Spirit of the Forest1989Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: Dinner with Gershwin1987Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: All Systems Go1987Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: There Goes My Baby1984The WifeMusic Video
Donna Summer: Supernatural Love1984Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: She Works Hard for the Money1983Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: Unconditional Love1983Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: The Woman in Me1982Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: Love Is in Control - Finger on the Trigger1982Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: State of Independence1982Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: The Wanderer1980Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: Bad Girls1979Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: On the Radio1979Donna SummerMusic Video
Thank God It's Friday1978Nicole SimsMovie
Donna Summer: Last Dance - Disco Version1978Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: Last Dance - Studio Version1978Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: MacArthur Park - Live1978Donna SummerMusic Video
Donna Summer: I Feel Love - Live Version1978Donna SummerMusic Video
11 Uhr 201970Sängerin in KasbahTV Show
p wie petersilie, pille, presswurst, pinscher, punkt punkt punkt1969Donna (as Hair-Ensemble München)TV Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (11)

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend

blackle4ps3blackle4ps3Sep 14, 2010

original on the radio video missing at youtube,concert version ok

mpc1991Jun 20, 2009

She also acted and sang in the 70`s disco movie Thank God It`s Friday that featured her hit song Last Dance.

bootsybrownbootsybrownMar 2, 2009

brenda? oh my god, i didnt know she was gay

heatherFeb 17, 2009

aunt oona im your biggest fan of you im so glad you are great singer you are beautiful lady and great singer and i do like you a lot aunt oona im your biggest fan of you i need your last name alright aunt oona you look great in family matters i like to see you on there

BetheeJun 19, 2008

Donna is a capricorn, born December 31, 1948. They are beautiful people with adorable kids. I built "Purple Heart" just ask Bruce!!!

Heath_ShaversHeath_ShaversJan 28, 2008

Easily one of the most beautiful and talented singers of all time.

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