Music legend Chaka Khan (nee Yvette Marie Stevens) was just lately inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in 2023, and the milestone second will air throughout the induction ceremony on ABC on January 1. The achievement comes amid a very monumental profession — she’s gained a whopping 10 Grammy Awards between 1975 and 2008, out of twenty-two nominations. In 1998, she was honored with the Lena Horne Profession Achievement Award on the Soul Practice Awards, and she or he garnered an identical honor in 2009 because the distinguished recipient of the Legends Profession Achievement Award.
Behind the scenes, Chaka, 70, holds an much more essential function — that of mom, grandmother, and nice grandmother. Discover out what we find out about her two youngsters beneath.
Indira Millini was born to Chaka and Rahsaan Morris in 1973 — after Chaka launched into a brief marriage to Hassan Khan that led to 1971. She clearly loves her solely daughter, and on December 21, 2020, she took to Instagram to pay tribute to her on her birthday. “Comfortable Comfortable BornDay to my child woman Indira Khan (I’m the one one who calls her Milini) Love You,” she captioned the candy montage of throwback pics.
And in a 2015 Facebook post, Chaka gushed over her gifted daughter forward of a film function. “So happy with my daughter, Indira Milini Khan, rocking it as me for the upcoming Miki Howard film!!” she captioned a photograph of her daughter in a make-up chair having her hair accomplished.
Indira is credited as having a job within the 2016 movie, Love Beneath New Administration: The Miki Howard Story. She’s additionally a musical artist, having inherited her mom’s highly effective voice.
Chaka welcomed her son, Damien Holland, now 44, with second husband Richard Holland, whom she married in 1976. Damien has seemingly led a troubled life — he was accused of homicide within the 2006 taking pictures loss of life of a teen named Christopher Bailey, although he was acquitted, claiming it was unintentional and occurred throughout a dispute. His mom reportedly testified on his behalf on the trial.
Although the legal trial failed to provide a conviction, a civil trial discovered him liable within the loss of life of Bailey, and he was ordered to pay 1.3 million in a wrongful loss of life swimsuit. And in 2015, TMZ reported that Damien was booked for possession of a stolen car after being noticed by police in a stolen Audi Q5 in Beverly Hills. He was with Jason Davis, the grandson of Marvin Davis on the time.
Chaka was awarded custody of Damien’s daughter in 2011, per TMZ, when she was 10 years outdated.
What Has Chaka Khan Stated About Household?
Although little else is understood about her household life, in a December 2023 interview, she admitted she has great grandchildren and desires to spend extra time with them. “Some folks, that’s all they’ve, you understand?” she defined about not touring sooner or later throughout an interview with Rolling Stone. “I obtained this rich-a** life. I’ve obtained great-grandchildren I need to get to know higher. So I can’t do one other tour.”