Rick James

Rick James
1948 - 2004

Rick James  American Singer


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According to our records, Rick James is possibly single.


Rick James was previously married to Tanya Hijazi (1997 - 2002).

Rick James was in relationships with Catherine Bach (1984), Vanity (1980), Linda Blair (1980 - 1981), Ola Ray, Kellee Patterson and Elisabeth Shue.

Rick James had encounters with Teena Marie, Janis Hunter and Iman.


American Singer Rick James was born James Ambrose Johnson Jr. on 1st February, 1948 in Buffalo, New York, USA and passed away on 6th Aug 2004 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 56. He is most remembered for Super Freak. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Rick James is a member of the following lists: Musicians from Buffalo, New York, Songwriters from New York (state) and Guitarists from New York (state).


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 12 years, 11 months - -
Dating6 1 year 2 months, 1 day -
Encounter3 - - -
Total10 12 years, 11 months 1 year, 4 months 1 year


First Name Rick
Last Name James
Full Name at Birth James Ambrose Johnson Jr.
Alternative Name The King of Punk Funk, Big Jimmy, Jimmy "The Whale", Ricky James Matthews, Slick Rick, James Ambrose Johnson Jr., Rick James
Age 56 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st February, 1948
Birthplace Buffalo, New York, USA
Died 6th August, 2004
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Pulmonary Failure And Cardiac Failure, Associated With His Various Health Conditions Of Diabetes, A Stroke, Pacemaker, And Heart Attack
Height 5' 11¼" (181 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Bennett High School, Buffalo, NY
Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, musician, dancer, bandleader, record producer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Super Freak
Music Genre (Text) R&b, Soul, Funk, Rock, Quiet Storm, Disco, P-funk, Doo-Wop
Music Genre R&B
Year(s) Active 1964–2004, 1964–1993, 1996-1998, 2004, 1964–1993, 1996–1998, 2004
Music Style Funk, Urban, Quiet Storm, Pop/Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Carefree, Summery, Sexual, Exuberant, Cheerful, Happy, Joyous, Confident, Sexy, Playful
Instrument Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Drums, Other Percussion Instruments
Record Label Gordy Records, Reprise Records, Mercury Records
Associated Acts The Mynah Birds, Stone City Band, Heaven and Earth, Mary Jane Girls, Process and the Doo Rags, Neil Young and Val Young, Eddie Murphy, Teena Marie
Brand Endorsement TV commercial: Old Navy clothes.
Official Websites www.rickjames.com, www.nndb.com/people/167/000025092/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9276693, http://www.rickjames.com/, http://www.rickjames.com
Friend Grace Jones, Smokey Robinson
Pets Ganga (Dog)

Rick James (born James Ambrose Johnson, Jr.; February 1, 1948 – August 6, 2004) was an American musician and composer.

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Partner Comparison

Rick James56 AquariusSinger
Tanya Hijazi-Costume Designer
Catherine Bach63 PiscesActress
Vanity57 CapricornSinger
Linda Blair59 AquariusActress
Elisabeth Shue55 LibraActress
Iman63 LeoModel
Ola Ray58 VirgoModel (Adult/Glamour)
Teena Marie54 PiscesSinger
Janis Hunter62 CapricornActress
Kellee Patterson-Singer


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Ty JamesFemaleTanya Hijazi
Rick James JRMaleTanya Hijazi
TazmanMaleTanya Hijazi


Holla2002GuestTV Show
The Artist's Journey2000Movie
Life1999Spanky JohnsonMovie
South Park1997Rick JamesTV Show
Eddie Murphy: Party All the Time1985Rick JamesMovie
The A-Team1983Rick JamesTV Show
Rick James: Super Freak1981Movie


Posted commentsView all comments (4)

wjerryzwjerryzJan 16, 2016

His quoted liaisons are no more then fantasy

LaSeineLaSeineJul 29, 2012

we miss you rick i love your music

jJul 21, 2009

he was married to a black woman. I dont know her name.

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