Danny Jones Penniman

Danny Jones Penniman is an American rapper. He is most famous for being the adopted son of Rock and Roll legend, Little Richard.

Related Biography: Ernestine Campbell

Background and Age

Danny Jones Penniman was born in 1958. He was adopted by the Little Richard and Ernestine Harvin in 1989 when Danny was one year old. His father Little Richard passed on May 9, 2020. It was Danny himself who announced his father's passing to the world by means of his social media accounts. Richard passed away at 87 years old. Reports revealed that Little Richard passed on from bone cancer growth. Until the hour of his demise, Little Richard and his child stayed close, with Jones regularly acting as one of his bodyguards.

In the years prior to his demise, Little Richard, who was by then living in Nashville, despite everything performed intermittently. In front of an audience, however, his old rawness was gone: Thanks to a hip substitution medical procedure he had in 2009, he could only perform by taking a seat at his piano.

Danny's parents, Little Richard and Ernestine Campbell were married in the mid-1960s. Campbell was a Bible student when they met and were married. GQ revealed that they were married from 1959 to 1961. His parents separated and his mum selected to have a calm existence, away from the open media from that point forward.

Described by his exciting piano playing and rough performing voice, Richard's music additionally assumed a key role in the development of other well-known music genres including soul and funk. He impacted a lot of singers and musicians in different musical classes from rock to hip hop, and his music helped shape rock and blues for a long time into the future.

All throughout his career, Richard was respected by critics and establishments. He was accepted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of its first gathering of inductees in 1986. He was additionally drafted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Richard was likewise the beneficiary of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.

In 2015, the rock symbol got a Rhapsody and Rhythm Award from the National Museum of African American Music for his key role in assisting with stopping the racial separation on the music charts. His hit track, "Tutti Frutti" was included in the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress in 2010.

His parents met at an assembly in October 1957. They started dating that year and went on to get married on July 12, 1959. Harvin asserted that when the marriage finished in divorce in 1964, it was because of her better half's big name status, claiming it had made life hard for her. After the separation, she proceeded onward with her life and later got married to Mcdonald Campbell in Santa Barbara, California, on March 23, 1975.


Danny Jones Penniman has a career as a rapping musician.


Danny Jones Penniman has not revealed any information about his personal and private relationships.

Quick Facts
Net Worth 2021: 40 million
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Last Modified: Jun 29 2020
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