Tina Turner Marries Erwin Bach After 27 Years Together

Celebrity News Jul. 17, 2013 AT 2:15PM
Erwin Bach and Tina Turner in 2010 Tina Turner married Erwin Bach in Switzerland in July 2013. Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

At long last, Tina Turner and Erwin Bach have tied the knot. The "Proud Mary" singer, 73, and the music producer, 57, were recently wed in Zurich, Switzerland. Together for 27 years, Reuters reports that the newlyweds had a civil ceremony "a few days ago."

The couple will reportedly celebrate their nuptials with a Buddhist ceremony at Tina's lakefront mansion on the banks of Lake Zurich.

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This is the second marriage for the Tina, who was previously wed to musician Ike Turner from 1962 to 1976. During their turbulent union, Ike -- who died from a cocaine overdose in 2007 -- often physically abused the "River Deep, Mountain High" singer. Tina chronicled their volitive romance in her 1986 memoir, I, Tina.

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The former couple's marriage inspired the 1993 biopic What's Love Got to Do With It, named after Tina's comeback classic from 1984. The film starred Angela Bassett as Tina and Laurence Fishburne as Ike.

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Tina, an eight-time Grammy Award winner, retired from performing in 2009. The Tennessee native became a Swiss citizen earlier this year. She has has a 55-year-old son, Craig (with musician Raymond Hill), and a 52-year-old son, Ronald (with Ike).

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