Tina Turner’s Son Craig Dead at 59

04 July, 2018, 16:51 | Author: Dominic Spencer
  • The sad news of his death comes as Tina is making a rare trip outside her new home country of Switzerland to attend Paris Fashion Week events

He was pronounced dead at the scene when medics arrived there just after midday on Tuesday.

So heartbreaking! We have learned that the son of Tina Turner, Craig Raymond has committed suicide.

Tina is also mum to Ronnie, 57, and Ike's two children from his first marriage - Ike Junior, 59, and Michael, 58 - who she adopted when they Wednesday.

"The call was reported as a suicide, gun shot wound", a spokesperson told ET. His younger brother is 57-year-old Ronnie Turner, Tina's child with Ike.


Craig was born when Tina was 18 and was adopted by her second husband, Ike Turner.

Craig went on to become a real estate agent, working for Rodeo Realty in Beverly Hills.

In happier times, Tina's eldest son posted a photo of himself and his mother to Facebook in January 2018. She was seen Tuesday walking the red carpet at Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week for the Giorgio Armani show. Ike Turner reportedly adopted Craig shortly after he and Tina got married in 1962. She has yet to make a pubic statement following the news of her son's passing.

Tina's legendary career is now being showcased on London's West End in the musical "Tina". Here's everything you should know about him.

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