Teddy Richards Biography | Wikipedia
Teddy Richards is an American musician, guitarist and singer well recognized as the son of the late Soul singer and songwriter Aretha Franklin with her ex-lover Ted White. He is also recognized as a multi-talented performer and one of the most adored singers who worked with Aretha Franklin for over thirty years before she died in 2018. Teddy’s mother is known for her greatest hits like Respect, Natural Woman and many tracks that earned her the Queen of Soul title.
Teddy Richards Education
After finishing his high school and college studies, Richards decided to follow in his late, mother Aretha Franklin’s footsteps. More information regarding Teddy’s education will be updated once it is confirmed available.
Teddy Richards Age
How old is Teddy Richards? He is about 59 years old as of 2022. Richards was born around 1964, in Los Angeles, California, United States. However, information regarding his exact date of birth and birthday is still under review. Nevertheless, more on Richards age will be updated once it is confirmed available. ALSO READ: Kecalf Cunningham
Teddy Richards Nationality | Ethnicity
What nationality is Teddy Richards? Aretha’s son holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and brought up by an African-American family living in the United States. Therefore, Richards is of Afro-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry
Teddy Richards Height
How tall is Teddy Richards? The famous Soul singer and guitarist stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches. He also maintains an average body weight of around 90 to 95 kilograms. However, details about his other body measurements are still under review.
Teddy Richards Father
Richards was born as the son of the late Queen of Soul, Arethra Franklin (mother) and Ted White (father). Her father was a former musical manager who worked with Arethra before they began dating. Richards’s parents then got married in 1961.
The two stayed together for almost eight years old before their marriage developed issues and they parted ways in 1969. Aretha Franklin cited domestic violence, Richards was raised by his mother until she re-married. Teddy’s four other half-siblings like Kecalf Cunnigham
Teddy Richards Mother Aretha Franklin Death
Aretha Franklin was a famous American singer, pianist and songwriter who was born on March 25, 1942, in Tenessee but died of pancreatic cancer on August 16, 2018, in Detroit. She is greatly remembered as the Queen of Soul for her major hits like I Never Loved a Man, Respect, A Natural Woman, Lady Soul among other hits.
She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1979 and her voice was declared as a natural resource and she also became the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame back in 1987. After her death was announced, she got tribute from iconic singer, former US president Barack Obama and other celebrities across the United States. Aretha’s service took place at the New Bethel Baptist Church on 19th August 2018. The funeral was attended by high-profile artists, Richards, Kecalf and all of his family members.
Teddy Richards Wife and Kids
Richards is currently married to his lovely wife, Lee White, a native white -American woman. The two met back in early 1995. Later, they exchanged vows in a private wedding ceremony that was held on April 23rd. However, the exact date of their wedding day is still kept away from the public. Teddy and his wife are the proud parents of one daughter named Jj. Jj is currently a grown woman who is now engaged to her boyfriend Sam. The two have been dating for close to four years as of 2021.
Teddy Richards Net Worth
Richards is a renowned American singer, musician and guitarist who has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million US Dollars as of 2021.
Teddy Richards Music
Richards followed in his mother’s footsteps and began playing guitar at a very young age. Eventually, he began playing backing guitar at his mother’s show for the past thirty years before she died. He has also released a number of singles and albums like Love Will be There, Keep our Love Alive, Panic In Detroit. Richards music is currently available on Youtube and other streaming platforms.