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Kecalf Cunningham - Aretha Franklin's Son Who Was Arrested For DUI

sajju Published On Sun Aug 15 2021   Modified On Sun Aug 15 2021
Kecalf Cunningham - Aretha Franklin's Son Who Was Arrested For DUI

Kecalf Cunningham is an American rapper and hip-hop artist who is better known as the son of the late American American singer, songwriter, and pianist, Aretha Franklin.

The Grammy Award-winning singer is determined as the Queen of Soul as well as ranked first female vocalist by the Billboard chart hits during the rock era (1955-2012). 

Son of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin:

Kecalf Cunningham was born on 28th March 1970 to his late celebrity mother, Aretha Franklin, and father, Ken Cunning. He is the only child of his parents. 

Kecalf Cunningham's mother, Aretha Franklin Source:

He has three half-siblings named Clarence Franklin (born on 28th January 1955), Edward Derone Franklin (born on 31st August 1957), and Teddy White Richards (February 1964). According to his DOB, he belongs to the horoscope of Aries. Similarly, he holds an American nationality and comes from the Afro-American ethnicity. 

Personal Life & Past Relationships:

Kecalf Cunningham walked down the aisle with his long-term girlfriend turn wife named Kati Franklin. However, the information regarding his marriage date and venue isn't disclosed. They are blessed with six children including five daughters and a son, some of them are Victoria Franklin, Jordan Franklin, Gracie Franklin. 

Kecalf Cunningham's wife, Kati Franklin Source: MarriedCeleb

Nevertheless, he hasn't shared the identity of his other children. Victoria is a singer and composer, similarly, Jordan is a music producer. Overall, the family of eight members is living a happy marital life with no rumors of their divorce.

Parents Relationship:

Cunningham's mother Aretha Franklin was married twice but had a relationship with six men. Firstly, she dated her school love, Edward Jordan with whom she shares two sons named Clarence and Edward. After that, she married Ted White aka Theodore in 1961 and separated in 1969. The former couple had a son, Teddy Richards. 

Kecalf Cunningham with his half-siblings Source: MarriedCeleb

Later, she married her second husband, Glynn Turman on 11th April 1978 and after 6 years, they divorced in 1984. Finally, she got married to Ken Cunningham who was a road manager. Their marriage too didn't last and they had to separate too. Furthermore, she has further dated Dennis Edwards, Willie Wilkerson, etc. 

Who is his mother, Aretha Franklin?

Aretha Louise Franklin was born on 25th March 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, the United States. She was born to Barbara and Clarence LaVaughn "C.L." Franklin. She was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. 

During her career, the Grammy Award-winner has released 38 studio albums, 6 live albums, 62 Compilations albums, and 131 singles. Louis was ranked first female vocalist by the Billboard chart hits during the rock era (1955-2012). 

Besides singing, the American Music Award winner has also worked in documentaries including Amazing Grace (2018), Muscle Shoals (2013), The Zen of Bennett (2012), Black Rodeo (1972), and many more. 

Aretha Franklin's album Lady Soul Source: Classic Album Sundays

Unfortunately, Aretha was found dead at her home on 16th August 2018 at the age of 76. The cause of the death was a malignant pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNET). Her dead body was interred at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit.

Arrested and Imprisonment:

Kecalf has been arrested and imprisoned in October 2018 just after two months of his mother's death. On 19th December 2018, he admitted his crime of DUI and he was found guilty for which he was put into jail for 93 days until 26th February 2019.

Net Worth & Salary:

The legendary singer, Kecalf Cunningham has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of now. Meanwhile, his late mother, Aretha Franklin had a massive net worth of $80 million while she was alive. 

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