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Chaka Khan was born on March 23, 1953 in Great Lakes, Illinois, USA as Yvette Marie Stevens. She is an actress and composer, known for The Blues Brothers (1980), Mission: Impossible III (2006) and Hollywood Homicide (2003). She has been married to Doug Rasheed since 2001. She was previously married to Richard Holland and Hassan Khan. See full bio »

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The Blues Brothers Choir Soloist
(1980)
(2006)
Hollywood Homicide Soundtrack
(2003)
Set It Off Soundtrack
(1996)

Filmography

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 2020 The One and Only Ivan
Henrietta (voice)
 2020 The Masked Singer (TV Series)
Miss Monster
- Masking for a Friend: Group A (2020) ... Miss Monster
- The Playoffs: Group A (2020) ... Miss Monster
- The Season Kick off Mask Off: Group A (2020) ... Miss Monster
 2019 Empire (TV Series)
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- Never Doubt I Love (2019) ... Chaka Khan
 2018 Revival
Herodias
 2016 FOMO Feat Chaka Khan House Of Love DJ Sneak Remix (Video short)
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 2002 Roof Sex (Short)
Pussy - the Cat
 2000 Globehunters (TV Movie)
Marla (voice)
 1999 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Rosalyn
- Fairly Decent Proposal (1999) ... Rosalyn
 1995 Chaka Khan & Bruce Hornsby: Love Me Still (Video short)
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 1993 Whitney Houston: I'm Every Woman (Video short)
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 1990 Dancing Into the Nineties (TV Movie)
 1989 Artists United for Nature: Yes We Can (Video short)
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 1989 Quincy Jones: I'll Be Good to You (Video short)
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 1989 Rufus & Chaka Khan: Ain't Nobody, 1989 Version (Video short)
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 1988 Stevie Wonder: My Eyes Don't Cry (Video short)
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 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Miss Gina B
- The Cradle Will Rock (1987) ... Miss Gina B
 1986 Steve Winwood: Higher Love (Video short)
Chaka Khan (uncredited)
 1985 Chaka Khan: This Is My Night (Video short)
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 1984 Chaka Khan: I Feel for You (Video short)
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 1983 Rufus & Chaka Khan: Ain't Nobody, 1983 Version (Video short)
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 1980 The Blues Brothers
Choir Soloist
 1978 Chaka Khan - I'm Every Woman (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Chaka" (1978) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Apple Music | Cameo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chaka Kahn | Rufus and Chaka Khan

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Doug Rasheed | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on being called a "diva", 2007] We looked it up in the dictionary. A diva is a distinguished singer, but she's also a chick who throws a fit because she believes the hype. I don't really care, though. I get more pissed about the kind of chicks that pass for divas these days.

Trivia:

Sister of Kathleen Burrell and Tammy McCrary (who is her manager). See more »

Trademark:

Flexi rod curls. See more »

Nickname:

The Queen of Funk

Star Sign:

Aries

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