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Natalie Cole

Musician
Female
Born Feb 6, 1950
Age 66
Hometown Los Angeles, Cali...
Death Place Los Angeles, Cali...
Other Names Natalie Maria Cole

Natalie Maria Cole is an American singer, songwriter and performer. The daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole, Cole rose to musical success in the mid-1970s as a R&B artist with the hits "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)", "Inseparable" and "Our Love". After a period of failing sales and performances due to a heavy drug addiction, Cole reemerged as a pop artist with the 1987 album, Everlasting, and her cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Pink Cadillac".… Read More

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    Married 2001
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    Married 2001 - 2004
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    Married 2000 - 2004
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  • Andre Fischer
    Married 1989
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  • André Fischer
    Married 1989 - 1995
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  • Marvin Yancy
    Married 1976 - 1980
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  • Gary DeVore
    Married 1969
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  • Nat King Cole
    Married 1948 - 1965
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  • Spurgeon Ellington
    Married 1942 - 1945
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CHILDHOOD

1950 Birth Born on February 6, 1950.

TEENAGE

1965 15 Years Old Her paternal uncle Freddy Cole is a singer and pianist with numerous albums and awards. Cole enrolled in Northfield Mount Hermon School, an elite New England preparatory school before her father died of lung cancer in February 1965. … Read More

TWENTIES

1972 - 1975 2 More Events
1976 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Becoming an instant star, Cole responded to critics of an impending sophomore slump with Natalie, released in 1976. … Read More
1977 27 Years Old Later in 1977, Cole issued her fourth release and second platinum album, Thankful, which included another signature Cole hit, "Our Love". … Read More
1978 28 Years Old In 1978, Cole released her first live album, Natalie Live! … Read More

THIRTIES

1980 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Following the release of her eighth album, 1980's Don't Look Back, Cole's career began to take a detour. … Read More
1981 31 Years Old In 1981, Cole's personal problems including battles with drug addiction began to take public notice and her career suffered as a result.
1983 33 Years Old In 1983, following the release of her album, I'm Ready, released on Epic, Cole entered a rehab facility in Connecticut reportedly staying there for a period of six months.
1987 37 Years Old Following her release, she signed with the Atco imprint, Modern Records, releasing Dangerous, which started a slow resurgence for Cole in terms of record sales and chart success. In 1987, she changed to EMI-Manhattan Records and released the Everlasting album, which returned her to the top of the charts thanks to singles such as "Jump Start (My Heart)", the top ten ballad, "I Live For Your Love" and her dance-pop cover of Bruce Springsteen's "Pink Cadillac". … Read More
1988 38 Years Old Cole has carved out a secondary career in acting. She has also appeared several times in live concerts or other music related programs, including the 1988 Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute with sidemen Richard Campbell, Jeffrey Worrell, Eddie Cole and Dave Joyce.
1989 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1989, she released her follow-up to Everlasting, Good to Be Back, which produced the number two hit, "Miss You Like Crazy", which also achieved international success reaching the top ten in the United Kingdom.

FORTIES

1990 40 Years Old In 1990, she (along with jazz vocalist Al Jarreau) sang the song "Mr. President" (written by Ray Reach, Mike Loveless and Joe Sterling) on HBO's Comic Relief special, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Williams and Billy Crystal. … Read More
1991 41 Years Old Cole released her best-selling album with 1991's Unforgettable... with Love on Elektra Records, which saw Cole singing songs her famous father recorded, nearly 20 years after she initially had refused to cover her father's songs during live concerts. … Read More
1993 43 Years Old Cole followed that success with another album of jazz standards titled Take a Look, in 1993, which included her recording of the title track in the same styling that her idol Aretha Franklin had recorded nearly 30 years earlier. … Read More
1999 49 Years Old In 1999, Cole returned to her 1980s-era urban contemporary recording style with the release of Snowfall on the Sahara on June and second holiday album The Magic of Christmas on October, which recorded with London Symphony Orchestra. … Read More

FIFTIES

2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2006 56 Years Old 1 More Event
Cole has made a number of dramatic appearances on television, including guest appearances on I'll Fly Away, Touched by an Angel, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2006, she made a memorable guest appearance on the ABC show Grey's Anatomy as a terminally ill patient. … Read More
2007 57 Years Old On the February 5, 2007 episode of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Cole sang "I Say a Little Prayer" at a benefit dinner for Harriet Hayes (Sarah Paulson). … Read More
2009 59 Years Old Natalie Cole also performed "Something's Gotta Give" on American Idol on April 29, 2009.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2010 60 Years Old In September 2010, Cole performed with Andrea Bocelli in a concert at the Kodak Theatre, for his album My Christmas, in which she recorded a duet with him, and on December 10–13, 2009, she appeared with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in their annual Christmas concerts. … Read More
2011 61 Years Old On July 22, 2011, Cole appeared on the reality television series, Real Housewives of New York City.
2012 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2012, Cole appeared as a guest judge on the fourth series of reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race. … Read More
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