Dionne Warwick is an iconic American, singer, television host, and actress who has released successful singles like Don’t Make Me Over, I Say A Little Prayer, Walk On By, Do You Know the Way to San Jose?, Anyone Who Had a Heart, etc. She has more than 400k followers on Facebook, more than 300k subscribers on YouTube, and more than 100k followers on Twitter and Instagram.

Born Name

Marie Dionne Warrick

Nick Name

Dionne, The Princess of Pop

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Orange, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

 

Occupation

Singer, Actress, Television Host

Family

  • Father – Mancel Warrick
  • Mother – Lee Drinkard
  • Siblings – Mancel Warrick Jr. (Younger Brother), Dee Dee Warwick (Younger Sister)

Genre

R&B, Pop, Gospel, Soul

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Scepter Records
  • Warner Records Inc.
  • Concord Records
  • Arista Records
  • Rhino Entertainment Company

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Dionne has dated –

  1. Hal David
  2. Doc Powell
  3. Timothy Brown
  4. Gianni Russo
  5. Edgar Bronfman Jr.
  6. Philip Michael Thomas
  7. Howard Hewett
  8. Burt Bacharach
  9. Sacha Distel
  10. William Elliott (1966-1967; 1967-1975) – Dionne was married to William Elliott for the 1st time from 1966 to May 1967. They tied the knot again in August 1967 and welcomed sons David Elliott (b. January 18, 1969) and Damon Elliott (b. March 21, 1973). But, they filed for divorce in 1975.

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black, White, possibly Latino)

She has African-American, Dutch, Native American, English, Irish, Scottish, and Brazilian (disputed) ancestry.

Hair Color

Black

However, her hair has turned ‘Gray’ with her advancing age.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Mezzo-soprano voice

Dionne Warwick Facts

  1. In 1999, she was ranked as the 42nd ‘Greatest Women of Rock N Roll’ by VH1.
  2. She officially changed her last name from Warrick to Warwick after the label of her song Don’t Make Me Over carried the misspelled name.
  3. Dionne is the maternal first cousin of .
  4. As of 2020, 80 of her hit songs have entered the prestigious Billboard charts.
  5. The title of her hit single, Don’t Make Me Over (meaning Don’t try to cheat me) was spoken by Dionne during a heated argument with songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

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Facts of Dionne Warwick

  • full nameDionne Warwick
  • Date of Birth December 12, 1940
  • Age 80 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 2
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • weight66 kg
  • height5 ft 7 in

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