Anita Baker
Anita Baker
Real Name/Full Name Anita Denise Baker
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Anita Baker
Birth Place: Toledo,Ohio,U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 January 1958
Age/How Old: 66 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 150 cm
In Feet and Inches – 4′11 ″
Weight: In Kilograms – 52 Kg
In Pounds – 114.6 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: Lois Landry(adopted)
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Baptist
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Walter Bridgforth
Kids/Children Name: Yes(Walter Baker Bridgforth and Edward Carlton Bridgforth)
Profession: Singer
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: April 2021

Holding breath is as tough as you can even imagine; this is what they say happens when you hear the owner of one of the most beautiful voices in the world – Anita Baker. She has the ability to enchant every single who hears her voice, make you forget all your pains. Anita Baker is one of the most famous American singers who has ever set foot in the music industry.

Well, how well do you know about Anita Baker? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Anita Baker’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Anita Baker to date.

Biography and Early Life

Being an abandoned child who turns out to be the magical singer and songwriter of her age has almost achieved the most extraordinary possibilities. Anita was born in the year 1958 on 26 January in Toledo, Ohio, in the United States of America. Her birth was not the happiest moment of her life as she was abandoned by her biological mother as soon as she was born, but with god’s grace, she was provided with shelter by a foster family of Detroit who adopted her and took the responsibility of her upbringing which somewhere was the reason that Anita didn’t have one of the most beautiful childhoods of all time.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Anita Baker in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Anita Baker’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024 having been born on 26 January 1958. Though, she is 4′11 ″ in feet and inches and 150 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 114.6 lbs in Pound and 52kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Brown.


The circumstances Anita had to go through since her birth is the reason apparent enough for her having almost no relation with education starting from schools to anywhere which somehow was the best thing that could have happened because that was the sole reason that Anita had so much time to devote to her singing and her love towards music.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Anita Baker is a fully focused person, whether it be singing or relationships, as you can clearly see with the number of people that she has ever dated. She is the kind of person who likes to stay a step away from casual relationships, a quality we today fail to see a lot in celebrities. In the year 1988, she got married to Walter Bridgforth Jr. After dating him for a few years or so. The marriage lasted for 20 years long and then came to an end in the year 2008. The couple had two sons together.

Is Anita Baker Lesbian?

Anita Baker has never answered this on social media, solid and straight, but there is no point which might make us think that she is a lesbian as of her having a solid 20 years of married life with her lovely husband and giving birth to 2 kids. It is pretty clear that she is straight.

Professional Career

Being gifted with exceptional singing skills since she was born, she was one of the singers who never learned singing but were best in it anyways. She began by performing in the Church as a child, which then led to her dream of becoming a singer. The first band that she joined to fulfill her dream was ’Chapter 8’, which was the first step that she took towards her goal, but she received criticism and was then fired from the band thereafter.

She then started to work as a waitress and receptionist to meet her daily needs and also kept on working hard on her music skills. The year 1983 was when she released her first solo album, ‘’The Songstress,” which came out with a huge blast, and people loved it a lot, but this caught her in some legal issues which were finally resolved in her favor in the year 1985.

Her second album named “Rapture” was released in the year 1986. In the year 1988, her third album was released in the market, called- “Giving you the best what I got.” All her albums gave her huge success. So far, she has released nine albums, out of which five came out to achieve platinum success.


The list of awards Anita Baker has earned seems to be never-ending when you start to write it down, but to name a few of them, we can say 8 Grammy awards, 2 American music awards, and also include the Hollywood Walk of Fame at Hollywood Boulevard.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Anita Baker in 2024

Anita Baker Net Worth
Anita Baker Net Worth

Her total net worth is calculated as of 2024, and is around $50 million. She has earned all this wealth by doing a lot of hard work with full dedication and patience. Most of the part of her income is earned by her main profession I.e Singing.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Anita Baker was abandoned as a child by her mother, which is a shocking fact for where she is now and was adopted by a foster family.

Anita Baker is one of the greatest gifted and lovely singers that America has ever come across and will ever come across. She has one of the most beautiful voices in the whole world; a self-made woman, true to the heart and very serious and kind even in her personal life as per today with a net worth of $50 million.


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