Minnie Riperton

Minnie Riperton net worth

Minnie Riperton‘s source of wealth comes from being a soul singer. How much money is Minnie Riperton worth at the age of 74 and what’s her real net worth now?

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Minnie Riperton (born November 8, 1947) is famous for being soul singer. She currently resides in Chicago. American singer-songwriter best known for her five-octave vocal range. Her biggest hit was her 1975 single “Lovin’ You.”

Source of Money
Soul Singer
Real Name
Zainon Salleh Riperton
Place of Birth
Date of Birth
November 8, 1947 (age 74)

Minnie Riperton is a Scorpio and was born in The Year of the Pig


Minnie Riperton was born in Chicago on Saturday, November 8, 1947 (Baby Boomers Generation generation). She is 74 years old and is a Scorpio. Zainon Salleh Riperton-Rudolph (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979), known professionally as Minnie Riperton, was an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single “Lovin’ You” and her five-octave coloratura soprano. She is also widely known for her use of the whistle register and has been referred to by the media as the “Queen of the whistle register”. Born in 1947, Riperton grew up in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side. As a child, she studied music, drama and dance at Chicago’s Lincoln Center. In her teen years, she sang lead vocals for the Chicago-based girl group The Gems. Her early affiliation with the legendary Chicago-based Chess Records afforded her the opportunity to sing backup for various established artists such as Etta James, Fontella Bass, Ramsey Lewis, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters. While at Chess, Riperton also sang lead for the experimental rock/soul group Rotary Connection, from 1967 to 1971. She was already in semi-retirement when a farsighted college intern brought her to Epic Records and convinced her to release an album.

From her childhood days she studied music and drama at Chicago’s Lincoln Center and by her teenage years, she was performing in a local girl group. Education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates. Minnie Riperton is a member of Richest Celebrities and Soul Singers.


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Her song “Lovin’ You” became a test for aspiring singers: Leona Lewis covered it at age fifteen, as did one of the 2012 contestants on The X Factor.

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