How old is Chaka Khan?

Chaka Khan is 71 years, 1 month, 0 days old, as she was born on March 23, 1953, in Chicago, Illinois, US. She is an American singer known as the “Queen of Funk.” She has been awarded 10 Grammys awards and has sold over 70 million records worldwide. 

Personal life 

The real name of Chaka Khan is Yvette Marie Stevens, and she is also known by the name of Chaka Adunne Aduffe Yemoja Hodarhi Karifi Khan. Chaka has got a brother and three sisters. Her sister Yvonne is also a successful musician. And her brother Mark formed a funk group called Jamaican Boys and was also a good musician. She has attended the school of Saint Thomas the Apostle Church in Hyde Park. 


Chaka’s grandmother was the one who introduced her to the field of music. She used to let her listen to jazz music in her childhood, and Chaka became a fan of Rhythm and blues music. In the 70s, Chaka Khan started her career with the musical band called Rufus. The band has given multiple hits and got very popular for some years. However, Chaka decided to leave the band in the year 1978. She decided to go solo, and her first album, “I am every woman”, got very popular and became a global hit. Since then, she has never looked back and has released multiple songs. Her songs have got her 10 Grammys in her career. 


The net worth of Chaka Khan is around $30 million. Most of her income comes from the field of music. She has sold more than 70 million records in her career, leading her net worth to a whopping amount of $30 million. 

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