Ronnie Turner death updates — Tina's son dies at 62 as cause of death remains unknown | The Sun

TINA Turner's son Ronnie has reportedly died at the age of 62,

This comes less than four years after his brother’s shocking suicide.

According to police, they received a 911 call Thursday morning from an individual who reported Ronnie Turner was struggling to breathe outside their home.

Paramedics arrived on scene in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, where bystanders were attempting CPR.

Despite their best efforts, Tina's second-born, Ronnie, could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene, TMZ reports.

There is currently no word on the cause of death and whether it was related to Ronnie's existing health issues which included cancer. 

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  • Matthew Aquino

    How long was Tina Turner married to Ike

    Tina and Ike Turner were married for 16 years.

    The star was only 22 years old when she fell in love with Ike, who was five years her junior, according to the BBC.

    The pair met at a nightclub in Manhattan and sparked up a romance after singing together.

    After dating for some time, Tina and Ike traveled to Tijuana, Mexico to get married in 1962.

  • Matthew Aquino

    Who is Ike Turner

    Ike Turner was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, record producer, and talent scout.

    He is best known for his work in the 1960s and 1970s with his then-wife Tina Turner as the leader of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue.

  • Matthew Aquino

    Hit songs from the Queen of ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’

    Tina Turner is known for making hit after hit throughout her career. 

    With twelve Grammy Awards, Turner has sold over 100million records. 

    One of her hit songs, River Deep – Mountain High, released in 1966, is Rolling Stone's number 33 song on the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. 

    Turner took the world by storm in the 1980s, with hit songs like What's Love Got to Do with It, Let's Stay Together, and I Don't Wanna Lose You. 

    Turner has a total of 10 studio albums, two live albums, and two soundtrack albums. 

    In 2020, Turner released a remix to What's Love Got to Do with It with EDM star Kygo.

  • Matthew Aquino

    What is Tina Turner's net worth?

    The superstar singer is believed to have a net worth of about $250million.

    On October 6, 2021, it was reported that Turner sold the rights to her music catalogue, name, image, and likeness to music publishing company BMG. 

    The sale went for around $50million. 

    Turner adds that her music is in "reliable hands," according to BBC. 

    Turner is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time and has 12 Grammy wins.

    She "has become one of the most commercially-successful international female rock stars to date," reads her IMDb page.

    "Her sultry, powerful voice, her incredible legs, her time-tested beauty and her unforgettable story all contribute to her legendary status."

  • Matthew Aquino

    Who is Tina Turner

    Tina Turner is a legendary performer who is known as the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll."

    Turner, now 81, has amassed a massive amount of wealth following her years as a musical performer.

    Her son Ronnie Turner has reportedly passed away at the age of 62, this comes just less than four years after her other son Craig Turner committed suicide.

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    Fans have paid tribute all over social media

    Fans from all over the world have flocked to Twitter to remember Ronnie Turner.

    One fan wrote on Twitter: "My most sincere condolences to @tinaturner and @AfidaTurner… May Ronnie rest in peace."

    Another said: "My sincerest condolences to @tinaturner on the loss of her youngest son Ronnie Turner, just four years after losing her first son."

    A third added: "No parent should ever have to bury one of their children. Prayers sent for Tina and the rest of the family and friends."

  • Matthew Aquino

    Another Turner tragedy

    This isnt the first tragedy the Turner family has had to face in the past few years.

    Tina Turner’s eldest son Craig Raymond Turner, shot himself at his home in Studio City, California, on Tuesday.

    Authorities confirmed he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was pronounced dead.

  • Matthew Aquino

    Who was Ronnie Turner

    Born on October 27, 1960, Ronnie Turner was a musician and actor.

    He is also recognizable as the son of legendary GRAMMY Award-winning singer Tina Turner.

    Tina's four sons are a product of her first marriage to Ike Turner.

    Her late son Ronnie had a part in the 1992 Angela Basset-led biopic on her life, What's Love Got To Do With It?

    On December 8, 2022, Ronnie became the second of Tina's sons to precede her in death.

    That Thursday, paramedics rushed to Ronnie's home in San Fernando Valley, California, where the 62-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Matthew Aquino

    Ronnie Turner dead at 62

    Tina Turner's son Ronnie has reportedly died at the age of 62.

    Police are said to have received a 911 call on Thursday morning from someone who said Ronnie Turner was struggling to breathe outside their home.

    Paramedics then rushed to the address in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, where bystanders were attempting CPR.

    Despite their best efforts, Tina's second-born could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene, TMZ reports. 

    It is unclear what led to the medical emergency and whether it was related to his existing health issues which previously included cancer. 

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