Chaka Khan (whose actual title is Yvette Marie Stevens) is the Queen of Funk and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in 2023. Followers of the “Inform Me One thing Good” artist can watch her induction ceremony on January 1 on ABC.
As a musical powerhouse, Chaka has written songs about love and relationships. Nonetheless, heartache doesn’t depart a optimistic impression on anybody, and Chaka wasn’t afraid to unwind say how she actually feels about romance throughout a previous interview with Daily Mail.
“Being in a relationship [is my biggest fear], as a result of it renders one so helpless. You’re so weak,” she admitted to the outlet in 2014. “I don’t know if I’m prepared for that to occur once more. Being in a pair is quite a lot of work. No man in his proper thoughts would need to be married to somebody like me. I can perceive that. I’ve tried it a few instances, and I get it. I can’t also have a pet.”
As a substitute of in search of love once more, Chaka famous what she counts as her boyfriend and her husband: “My mattress is my boyfriend, the telly is my husband (I can flip it on and off), and the Bible is my salvation,” she mentioned.
Get to know Chaka’s former husbands beneath.
Is Chaka Khan Married Now?
As of now, it seems that Chaka isn’t legally married. Nonetheless, in keeping with her IMDb profile, she married her third husband, Doug Rasheed, in 2001. It’s not clear once they separated and divorced, however Doug shared a photograph of his new spouse to his Instagram account in 2022.
Chaka’s first marriage was to Hassan in 1970. On the time, the “Ain’t No person” singer was solely 17 years previous. She welcomed their daughter, Indira Milini, however divorced Hassan in 1971.
In 1976, Chaka married her second husband, Richard Holland, whom she shares her son, Damien Holland, with. In line with her memoir, By the Fireplace, Chaka and Richard had a unstable marriage, which resulted in divorce in 1980.
Not a lot is understood about Doug, besides that he and Chaka tied the knot in 2001. Whereas they don’t look like collectively anymore, it’s nonetheless unclear once they cut up and divorced.