R&B singer Chaka Khan is best known for her superb 1984 cover of Prince’s “I Feel for You.” Her other single hits are “I Feel for You,” “Ain’t Nobody,” “I’m Every Woman,” and “Through the Fire.” Chaka Khan, who became known as ‘the Queen of Funk,’ was born as Yvette Marie Stevens in Great Lakes, Illinois, USA.
Chaka Khan Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 23 March 1953
Birth Place: Great Lakes, Illinois, USA
Birth Name: Yvette Marie Stevens
Nickname: The Queen of Funk
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Light Brown
Chaka Khan Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 4″
Height in Meters: 1.63 m
Body Measurements: 39-32-40 in (99-81-102 cm)
Breast Size: 39 inches (99 cm)
Waist Size: 32 inches (81 cm)
Hips Size: 40 inches (102 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 36C
Feet/Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Dress Size: 14 (US)
Chaka Khan Family Details:
Father: Charles Stevens
Mother: Sandra Coleman
Spouse: Doug Rasheed (m. 2001), Richard Holland (m. 1976–1980), Hassan Khan (m. 1970–1971)
Children: Milini Khan (Daughter), Damien Holland (Son)
Siblings: Taka Boom (Son), Tammy McCrary (Son), Kathleen Burrell (Son), Mark Stevens (Brother)
Chaka Khan Education:
She attended Calumet High School and Kenwood High School.
Music groups: Rufus (1972 – 1983), The Blues Brothers
Chaka Khan Facts:
*She acquired the name Chaka Khan when she joined the Black Panther Party.
*Chaka means “fire” in many African languages!
*She has won ten Grammys and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide.
*She was at number 17 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll.
*She is friends with the late Natalie Cole.
*In the the mid 80’s Chaka dated a school teacher.
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, and Instagram.