Anita Baker

Marriage, Husband, and Kids

Anita Baker got married to Walter Bridgeforth in 1988 and has two sons from the marriage; Walter Baker Bridgeforth and Edward Carlton Bridgeforth. She filed for a divorce from her husband in 2005 and got divorced in 2007. Anita agreed to give Walter a part of Baker's money in music royalties when the couple separated. She did not pay the money, even after the deadline, even though she was threatened with serving a jail term. At a court hearing, Baker rose to speak under oath, telling the judge it was a "very stressful situation" to review the documents under the threat of jail. After a recess, the judge relented, saying: "I'm not going to hold you in contempt or send you to jail today." The judge then instructed Baker, her lawyers, Bridgforth's attorney, to make language acceptable to all parties. The sides retreated to the jury room and returned later to inform the judge that they had reached a deal. Everyone seemed pleased with the outcome, even the judge.

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Joe Sample was Baker's boyfriend before she met Walter. She also dated Gerald Albright, Howard Hewett, and Frankie Beverly. In 2012, she stated that she has started to date again. She said that her sons are in college now, and it is time for her to begin her transition. She said that at her age, dating is a different experience. It was rumored that Tom Joyner was her lover. However, the rumor was tagged to be a false alarm, and it was said that she and Tom are just friends and she was dating someone else.

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Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 26-01-1958
Birth Place: Toledo, Ohio, United States
Ex. Husband: Walter Bridgforth Jr
Marriage Date: 1988
Divorced Date: 2008
Profession: Singer-songwriter
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Black
Net Worth: $80 Million
Alma Mater: David Glasgow Farragut High school In Chicago, Illinois
Height: 4' 11" (150 cm)
T.V. Show(s): American Music Awards
Marital Status: Divorced
Children: Edward Carlton Bridgaforth, Walter Baker Bridgforth
Birth Date: 26 Jan, 1958
Age: 62 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Toledo
Gender: Female
Description: American singer-songwriter
Net Worth 2021: 40 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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