Zelma Bullock Bio, Height Husband, Daughter, And More


Zelma Bullock is the mother of a famous songwriter, Tina Turner. Zelma Bullock died in 1999, and at that time, she was 61 years old. She was born on 26 November 1939 and always spent a lower-middle-class life.

No one knows about her death cause. Her daughter Tina does not talk much about her mother. During an interview, she said that she felt her mother never loved her. She was born in America and also stayed away from the public all her life.

Zelma always remained in the present and raised her daughter for the best possible means. Meanwhile, her daughter Tina Turner remained always in the limelight, being the best songwriter in the industry.

She sang songs as the biggest and best music artist in the United States. Her first singing album was Kings of the Rock. Zelma’s bullock’s daughter lives in Switzerland.

In her most famous albums, Tina Turns the Country On, Acid Queen, Private Dancer, Rough, Explosion, and many more are included. Tina always struggled in her life and found a way out of her success.

Zelma Bullock’s husband’s name was Richard. They remained together for two or three years; after that, they divorced.

Zelma Bullock Bio

Real name Zelma Bullock
Birthday 26 November 1939
Age 61(Died)
Gender Female
Height 5’6”
Nationality American
Ethnicity African American
Profession Mother of Tina Turner
Husband/ Boyfriends Richard
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Zelma Bullock

Zelma’s husband was Floyd Richard Bullock. Floyd oversaw sharecroppers in Nutbush, Tennessee, where he and his wife lived. Zelma and Floyd Bullock are the proud parents of daughters Alline and Anna.

Anna’s stage name changed over time to Tina Turner. There was another daughter of Zelma named Evelyn Juanita Currie. When Zelma and Floyd split up, their grandmother cared for the kids. Zelma later moved to St. Louis, Missouri, with the girls.

She and her husband, Floyd Richard Bullock, were poor Sharecroppers. On the other hand, Zelma’s daughter Tina Turner won a Grammy and became famous in the 1960s when she sang and performed with her then-husband, Ike Turner. She later had a successful solo career with hits like “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”

Personal Life

There is a documentary called Tina that goes into this troubled relationship. Turner says in the video, “I did all of these things for my mother.” I did everything I could for her like she loved me. However, she did not. She was thrilled about my success.

Zelma Bullock died in the year 1999. Turner got the sad news that her mother had died while she was on tour in Europe promoting her album Twenty-Four Seven. Tina’s ex-husband, Ike Turner, went to Zelma’s funeral while she didn’t.

Sadia Nazir
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