- Name: Anita Baker
- Born: 01/26/1958 (63 years old)
- Occupation: Singer-songwriter
Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the Grammy-winning single “Sweet Love”. She is regarded as one of the most popular singers of soulful romantic ballads during the height of the quiet storm period of contemporary R&B in the 1980s. As of 2017, Baker has won eight Grammy Awards and has five platinum albums and one gold album. Her vocal range is mezzosoprano.
Birth Name: Anita Denise Baker
Alias: Anita Denise Baker
Genre: R&B, soul
Birth Place: Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Anita Baker quotes :
If I could be doing anything, I'd be laying on the floor in my birthday suit eating junk food and watching something dumb on TV.Anita Baker
You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.Anita Baker
Completeness? Happiness? These words don't come close to describing my emotions. There truly is nothing I can say to capture what motherhood means to me, particularly given my medical history.Anita Baker