Linda Trippeter is the first child of late American singer, Ike Turner from one of his initial relationships.
She was born in 1949 in the United States as Linda Turner Bullock. Her mother’s name is Velma Davis.
Is Linda Trippeter Ike’s Biological Daughter?
Well, it is very controversial whether she is Ike’s daughter or not. Linda’s mother claims that Ike is her biological father, but he denies it in his autobiography, Takin’ Back My Name. The book mentions how he met Velma (referring to her as Thelma) and that she was already pregnant.
I met Thelma Dishman, who, at that time, I thought was a pretty girl. Thelma was pregnant, not by me, but I liked her
Even though Ike denied Linda as his biological child, he adopted her and cared for her as if she were his own.
Linda Trippeter has five siblings: Ike Turner Jr, Mia Turner, Michael Turner, Ronnie Turner, and Twanna Turner Melby. All of them are from her father’s several relationships. Among all of his siblings, Ike Turner Jr is a musician, Mia is an entrepreneur, and Ronnie is an actor and musician.
Ike Turner Jr
Ike Turner Jr was born in 1958 to Ike and Lorraine Taylor. He is a singer and musician.
Ronnie Turner was born to Ike and Tina Turner on October 27, 1960, in Los Angeles. He has followed in the footsteps of his father and is now involved in the music industry.
Talking about his personal life, he shared his vows with French-American singer, Afida Turner (Hafidda Messai) on March 3, 2007.
Lost Her Father in 2007
Linda Trippeter’s father Ike Turner died on December 21, 2007, at City of Refuge Church in Gardena, California and his funeral was held on the same day.
His then-wife, Ann Thomas found him dead in his home in San Marcos, California. As per San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office, he died from a cocaine overdose.
Father was a Famous Singer
Linda’s father Ike Turner was a successful American singer-songwriter and record producer. In 1951, he made his debut as a singer after releasing his single, Heartbroken and Worried. He has since released 12 studio albums, two live albums, and over two dozen singles.
Some of his notable singles include Love Is Scarce, You’re Drivin’ Me Insane, I’m Tore Up, and Cuban Getaway, among others.
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