|Celebrated Name:||Roberta Flack|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Roberta Cleopatra Flack|
|Age:||86 years old|
|Birth Date:||February 10, 1937|
|Birth Place:||Black Mountain, North Carolina|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Steve Novosel (div.172)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Roberta Flack Lesbian?||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Robert Flack is a famous professional singer known for her songs, KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG, WHERE IS THE LOVE, and a lot more. She is won Grammy Award two times consecutively, and this makes her only solo artist with this achievement. She has been married once but preferred to stay single for the rest of her life. Her songs depict minimalist and classic approach.
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Early Life & Biography
She was born on 10th February in the year 1937 in Black Mountain (North Carolina). She is the daughter of Irene Council and Laron Flack. Her mother was a church organist while her father was a draftsman of Veteran Administration. She spent her childhood in Arlington in Virginia. She used to be a part of the Lomax African Episcopal Zion Church’s choir during her childhood.
When she was just nine years old, she started playing the piano. She was awarded a music scholarship from Howard University in her teenage. She was just fifteen years old when she took admission to Howard University because she was one of the youngest students. She decided to choose voice majors instead of piano. She produced AIDA for which she got a standing ovation.
In the year 1966, she got married to Steve Novosel, but they got divorced in the year 1972 due to some indifferences. After this, she never married again and preferred to stay single. She has a membership of ARTIST EMPOWERMENT COALITION. She is also a spokesperson for AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. She got a stroke in the year 2018 when she was on stage.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 10 1937, Roberta Flack is 86 years old as of today’s date 7th December 2023. Her height is 1.73m tall, and her weight is 87kg.
She started teaching at BROWNE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL after completing her studies. She used to teach piano to students on EUCLID St. NW. She started her music career in the evening time and also at weekends. At the piano, she worked with opera singers in Tivoli Club. She used to sing pop, folk, and blues during intermissions.
She was playing Jazz and singing in a nightclub when Les McCann found her. She got an audition for ATLANTIC RECORDs with the help of him. She played around 42 songs within three hours. She has worked with several fantastic artists who are famous in the world. Her fans across the world love her songs of different years.
Her songs became famous, and most of her songs also hit the Billboard hot charts. In the year 1972, she started recording with DONNY HATHAWAY regularly for several hit songs. In the year 1982, her song, MAKING LOVE, came out, which became a hit. In the year 1986, her song released on TV series titled Valerie.
In the year 1999, her name got placed in HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME. In the year 2010, she sang a duet with Maxwell of song WHERE IS THE LOVE. In the year 2012, she released an album, which was a cover of songs by Beatles. She has worked hard to receive worldwide fame, and she deserves all of it.
Awards & Achievements
She has won several awards and accolades in her career till now. In the year 2009, her name was inducted in NORTH CAROLINA MUSIC HALL OF FAME. She has been nominated for Grammy awards for 13 times and has won it four times. In the year 1973 and 1974, she grabbed Grammy award consecutively. She has been nominated in AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS for six times and has won one award. She got her honorary degree of Doctorate in Arts in the year 2017 from LIU.
Net Worth & Salary of Roberta Flack in 2023
The net worth of Roberta Flack is around $25 million as of December 2023, which she has earned by working as a musician and singer. Not only has she earned a good amount of money, but she has also received a lot of love from her fans.
She has collaborated with DONNY HATHWAY in the song and an album. The experimental producer, Flying Lotus, has got a song named after her in his album. Vic Wilcox considers her favorite singer. She hasn’t been able to enjoy motherhood, but she is taking care of several animals through her participation in several events.
She is the person who ignored self and focused on improving humanity altogether. She has worked hard from an early age to reach at this position today. She is a great motivation for all the people who want to create a mark in the music industry.