Patrick Parker

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Patrick Parker was the ex-husband of an American famous personality, Betty Wright. Betty Wright was a popular singer, songwriter, and background vocalist.

Early Life

Patrick Parker date of birth, zodiac sign, age, childhood information, and early life, nothing is available on the internet. However, talking about Betty Wright, she was born as Bessie Regina Norris. Her date of birth is December 21, 1953. She was originally from Miami, Florida, USA. Moreover, she was the youngest of seven children of Rosa Akins Braddy-Wright and McArthur Norris.

Patrick Parker – Career and Professional Life

There is no information regarding Patrick’s professional career. However, talking about his mom, Betty’s career, she is a famous American soul and R&B singer, songwriter, and background vocalist. She started her professional career at the age of two when her siblings formed the ‘Echoes of Joy’, a gospel group.

Patrick was a supporter of his mom’s singing career. Betty composed her ‘Dry Well’ song for her loving fifth child. She began her singing journey in the music industry in the 1970s. Then, she rose to prominence for her music compositions, ‘Tonight is the night’ and ‘Clean Up Woman’. Betty became a prominent personality for the use of the whistle register.

Earlier, she worked as a background vocalist and then established herself as a solo singer. Further, she performed along with a group of singers in a music piece in 1956. Many of her hip hop, rock, and R & B music works were used as a sample for the other singers. Likewise, her song titled “Where is the love” won the Best R & B Grammy Award title. She was nominated six times for the prestigious Grammy Awards.

As a lead artist, she composed songs. The songs include ‘Baby Sitter’, ‘It’s Hard to Stop’, ‘Let Me Be Your Lovemaker’, and Save Us. Further, she focused on the music albums like Wright Back At You, All the Way Live, Hard to Stop, Danger High Voltage, and Fit for a King. She came into a controversial case regarding the music rights of her songs composed in the past. But, luckily, she won the case and received 35% of the royalties.

Patrick Parker – Relationship Status

Nothing much is known about his personal life. However, Patrick and Betty were married from 1982 until 1983. They together had two children. In 2005, their son Patrick Parker Jr. was killed on Christmas Day in a shooting incident. Other than this, there is no further information regarding his personal life.

 Social Media and Net Worth

Patrick is unavailable socially. He has not exposed himself to the world. Therefore, he is not active on any social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Moreover, talking about his earnings, the information regarding his career and professional work is unavailable. So, his earnings and net worth remain unknown. But, Betty Wright had $5 million as her net worth.