Patti LaBelle is an American singer, author, and actress who has spent over 50 years in the music industry.
LaBelle was born as Patricia Louise Holte to Henry Holte and Bertha Holte in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her father was a railroad worker and her mother was a domestic. She listened to jazz and doo-wop and sang a solo at Beulah Baptist Church when she was twelve. Her mother adopted Claudette Grant, who would become her best friend. She married Armstead Edwards on July 23, 1969 and divorced him on January 1, 2000. They had three sons named Zuri, Todd and Stanley together.
LaBelle began her career in the early 1960s as lead singer of the band Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles. A decade later the group changed their name to Labelle and recorded the hit song “Lady Marmalade”. Patti became a solo artist in 1976 and her debut album was another success. Her songs “New Attitude” and “Stir It Up” energized the Beverly Hills Cop soundtrack in 1984. She was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for “On My Own,” which she sang with Michael McDonald.
Patti LaBelle Height and Weight, Bra Size, Body Measurements
Patti LaBelle Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Patti LaBelle Height: 5′ 5″ (1.65 m)
Patti LaBelle Measurements: 34-27-34 (Bust-waist-Hip)
Patti LaBelle Bra Size: 34A
Patti LaBelle Bra Cup Size: A
Patti LaBelle Shoe Size/Feet Size: 9 (US)
Patti LaBelle Dress Size: 6 (US)
Patti LaBelle Hair Color: Dark Brown
Patti LaBelle Eye Color: Dark Brown
Patti LaBelle Star Sign: Gemini
Patti LaBelle Net Worth: $50 million
Date Of Birth: 24 May 1944
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Name: Patricia Louise Holte
Ethnicity: African American
Spouse: Armstead Edwards (m. 1969-2003)
Parents: Bertha Holte, Henry Holte
Children: Zuri Kye Edwards, Todd Edwards, Stanley Edwards