Della Beatrice Howard Robinson, under the nickname “Bea”, is perhaps most famous for being the former wife of the legendary R&B musician, singer and songwriter – Ray Charles.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this celebrity spouse has accumulated so far? How rich Della Beatrice Howard Robinson is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Della Beatrice Howard Robinson’s net worth, as of late 2017, revolves around the sum of $15 million which has been primarily acquired through marraige with the famous musician, as well as through divorce.
Della Beatrice Howard Robinson Net Worth
There isn’t much publically acknowledged data about the details of Della Beatrice Howard Robinson’s live. Data about her date of birth and her origin are unknown as well as the information about her education.
Della met Ray in 1954, initially when serving as his backup singer, but within a year they married on 4th April 1955; this was his second marriage. Later that year Della first child, a son, Ray Charles Robinson Jr. was born, who is now an acclaimed actor. In 1958 their second son, David, was born while in 1960 they welcomed their third child, another son named Robert. With his career peeking in the 1960s, Ray was often absent from his family, for up to ten months during the year. Taking into consideration several of his affairs aside from Della, as well as his heroin addiction over the years, all these issues probably took a toll on their marriage. Ray and Della eventually divorced in November 1977, after more than 22 years of marriage. Doubtlessly, the major part of Della Beatrice Howard Robinson’s current net worth originates from this divorce
Despite various speculations published by the mass media, nowadays, four decades after their divorce and 13 years after Ray’s death, the real reason behind this divorce still remains unclear. Alleged claims that it was all caused by Ray’s substance abuse as well as his infamous infidelities, were never officially confirmed, although he did father 12 children with nine women.
When it comes to Della Beatrice Howard Robinson’s personal live, at the moment, there aren’t any relevant details about her private life after her separation from Ray back in the late 1970s.
|Place Of Birth||America|
|Profession||Ray Charles' ex-wife|
|Spouse||Ray Charles (m. 1955–1977)|
|Children||Ray Charles Robinson, Jr., Robert Robinson, David Robinson|