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Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick is a singer, TV host, and actress. Dionne Warwick is especially famous for her albums Soulful, Friends, No Night So Long, and more.

Early life

On December 12, 1940, Dionne Warwick was born in her birthplace, Orange City, New Jersey, USA. As of now, her age is 83 years old and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She was born to a father named Lee Drinkard and a mother named Mancel Warrick. Additionally, she has a brother named Dee Dee. Unfortunately, in 1968, her brother Macel Jr. died in an accident.

Talking about her school, she attended East Orange High School. Later on, she enrolled her name at the Hartt College of Music.

Dionne Warwick – Career

While Dionne Warwick was in college, she worked with her group singing backing vocals for recording sessions. Fortunately, she met Burt Bacharach, during one session. To record a song written by him and lyricist Hal David, he hired her. In addition, a record executive liked her demo so much that she got her record deal. Finally, she released her first single, “Don’t Make Me Over, in 1962. In the following years, her single became a hit. Similarly, she had two Top 10 singles “Anyone Who Had a Heart” and “Walk On By, in 1964. Point to be noted, Walk On By was also her first No. 1 R&B hit.

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Caption: Dionne Warwick during a show. Source: Instagram

In the year, 1966, the Message to Michael” made the Top 10. Moreover, her version of “I Say A Little Prayer” climbed as high as the No. 4 spot. The 1967 film Alfie, starring Michael Caine, has a song theme that was a massive hit. Also, the song titled Valley of the Dolls from the 1968 movie of the same name, was a success. Also, she came up with a tune titled Do You Know the Way to San Jose, in 1968. Moving on, she made history as the first African-American woman as she performed for Queen Elizabeth II.

assetDionne Warwick married the same person twice. In 1966, she married William Elliott and they separated in 1967. Again in 1967, she remarried William. In 1975, they again divorced after 8 years of marriage. With his ex-husband, she has 2 children named David Elliott and Damon Elliott.

Previously, she also dated Hal David, Timothy Brown, Doc Powell, and Gianni Russo. Also, she dated Edgar Bronfman Jr, Philip Michael Thomas, Howard Hewett, Burt Bacharach, and Sacha Distel.

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Caption: Dionne with his children. Source: Instagram

Dionne Warwick – Body Measurements

Dionne Warwick is very beautiful and stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and 66 kg. Besides, the star has not revealed her shoe size, dress size, body measurement, etc. Dionne has grey hair color and dark brown pairs of eyes.

Social Media

She has an Instagram account named @therealdionnew, with 93.4k followers. Also, on her Twitter account named @DionneWarwick, she has 597k followers.