James Brown

James Brown
1933 - 2006
James Brown  American Singer

James Brown dating history


James Brown was previously married to Tomirae Brown (2001 - 2004), Adrienne Rodriguez (1984), Deidre Jenkins (1970 - 1981) and Velma Warren (1953 - 1969).

James Brown was in relationships with Tammi Terrell (1962 - 1964), Yvonne Fair and Bea Ford.

James Brown had encounters with Kellie Everts, Geri Miller and Candice Hurst.

James Brown is rumoured to have hooked up with Fayne Pridgon.


American Singer James Brown was born James Joseph Brown Jr. on 3rd May, 1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina, USA and passed away on 25th Dec 2006 Atlanta, Georgia, USA aged 73. He is most remembered for 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' (1965). His zodiac sign is Taurus.

James Brown is a member of the following lists: American record producers, Grammy Award winners and Kennedy Center honorees.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 40 years, 5 months 18 years, 1 month 4 years
Dating3 2 years 8 months, 3 days -
Encounter3 - - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total11 40 years, 5 months 6 years, 9 months 2 years


First Name James
Middle Name Joseph
Last Name Brown Jr.
Full Name at Birth James Joseph Brown Jr.
Alternative Name The Godfather of Soul, The Hardest Working Man in Show Business, The Godfather of Funk, James Joseph Brown, James Brown, James Joseph Brown Jr.
Birthday 3rd May, 1933
Birthplace Barnwell, South Carolina, USA
Died 25th December, 2006
Place of Death Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Cause of Death Congestive heart failure; complicated by pneumonia
Buried Thomas Family Home Crypt, Beech Island, Aiken County, South Carolina, USA
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer, bandleader
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' (1965)
Music Genre (Text) Funk, Soul, R&B, Rhythm And Blues
Music Genre R&B/Soul, R&B, Piano
Year(s) Active 1954–2006, 1954–1988, 1991–2006, 1953-1988, 1991-2006, 1953–1988, 1991–2006, 1953–2006, 1954–2006
Music Style Soul, Funk, Early R&B, Soundtracks, Blaxploitation
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Earthy, Organic, Rousing, Boisterous, Passionate, Fiery, Intense, Energetic, Sexual, Exuberant, Sensual, Brash, Joyous, Rambunctious, Raucous, Urgent, Bravado, Lively, Warm, Swaggering
Instrument Vocals, Piano, Organ, Leader, Arranger
Instrument (text) Vocals, Drums, Percussion, Organ, Keyboards, Harmonica, Guitar
Record Label Federal, King, Dade, Try Me, Smash, People, Polydor, Scotti Bros., TK, Mercury, Republic, UM, A&M
Associated Acts The Famous Flames, The J.B.'s, The Dapps, Bobby Byrd, The Soul Generals, Lyn Collins, Bobby Bennett, Bootsy Collins, The J.B.'s
Official Websites http://www.jamesbrown.com/, http://jamesbrown.com, www.allmovie.com/artist/james-brown-p300221, www.allmovie.com/artist/james-brown-p222975

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer and musician. The central progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th-century music, he is referred to by various honorific nicknames, some of which include "the Hardest-Working Man in Show Business", "Godfather of Soul", "Mr. Dynamite", and "Soul Brother No. 1". In a career that lasted more than 50 years, he influenced the development of several music genres. Brown was one of the first 10 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at its inaugural induction in New York on January 23, 1986.

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James Brown73 TaurusSinger
Tomirae Brown55 TaurusSinger
Adrienne Rodriguez45 Pisces
Deidre Jenkins-
Tammi Terrell24 TaurusSinger
Velma Warren-
Candice Hurst-Singer
Bea Ford-
Fayne Pridgon81Singer
Kellie Everts78 CancerBodybuilder
Yvonne Fair51 LibraSinger
Geri Miller82 TaurusActress
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
VenishaFemaleYvonne Fair
TeddyMaleVelma Warren
TerryMaleVelma Warren
LarryMaleVelma Warren
TeddyAdrienne Rodriguez
TerryAdrienne Rodriguez
LarryAdrienne Rodriguez
TeddyAdrienne Rodriguez
TerryAdrienne Rodriguez
LarryAdrienne Rodriguez
DarylMaleBea Ford
Yamma NoyolaFemaleDeidre Jenkins
Deanna CrispFemaleDeidre Jenkins
James IIMale11th June, 200123 years oldTomirae Brown


Robots2005Diesel (uncredited)Movie
James Brown: The Golden Greats2005Movie
The Tuxedo2002James BrownMovie
Beat the Devil2002James Brown (as Mr. James Brown)Short Film
Rage Against the Machine: Renegades of Funk2000Music Video
Blues Brothers 20001998Cleophus JamesMovie
Holy Man1998James BrownMovie
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994Hostage NegotiatorTV Show
Hammer: 2 Legit 2 Quit1991James BrownMusic Video
James Brown: (So Tired of Standing Still We Got to) Move On1991James BrownMusic Video
The Simpsons1989James BrownTV Show
Aretha Franklin: Gimme Your Love1989James Brown (voice)Music Video
James Brown Feat. Full Force: I'm Real1988James BrownMusic Video
Amen1986James BrownTV Show
Throb1986James BrownTV Show
Rocky IV1985The Godfather of SoulMovie
James Brown: Living in America1985James BrownMusic Video
Miami Vice1984Lou De LongTV Show
Doctor Detroit1983BandleaderMovie
The Blues Brothers1980Reverend Cleophus JamesMovie
The Phynx1970James BrownMovie
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halfgoofyhalfgoofyOct 5, 2019

shared a link: https://www.allmovie.com/artist/james-brown-p222975

halfgoofyhalfgoofyOct 5, 2019

shared a link: https://www.allmovie.com/artist/james-brown-p300221

wjerryzwjerryzMar 26, 2017

There was only one James Brown. The King

smashavesmashaveMay 11, 2014

James brown was fantastic on his album called this mans world I really love it when heard it. It makes me to relax more he is a legend his legacy will live forever in our hearts and soul RIP 1933-2006 Mr Sir Brown :((

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 14, 2011

the funk master

GMBRNov 13, 2008

James Brown Band with Karen Hall with the Prince Charles 60th Birthday Party...

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