Aretha Franklin has the full name Aretha Louise Franklin, born in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, March 25, 1942. She is a musician, singer, actress, and songwriter, famous for the song Respect (1968) and her duet song with George Michael, I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me), each of which made it to the Billboard Hot 100.
This fertile woman in history has become the second most recipient of Grammy Awards after Alison Krauss. She has received nineteen prestigious music awards, this does not include the Living Legend Grammy award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement.
While related to her personal life, Aretha has been married twice. Her first husband was Ted White (1962-1969), and her second husband was actor Glynn Turman, where her marriage was only less than a year old.