Anita Pointer Cause Of Death, Parents, Husband, Children: Anita Pointer, officially known as Anita Marie Pointer was an American musician.
She was a singer and a songwriter who was best known as a founding member of the vocal group the Pointer Sisters. Anita Pointer and her sisters (Pointer Sisters) had commercial success in the 1970s and ’80s.
In 1974, Anita’s songwriting talent helped the group make music history when their single, ‘Fairytale’ became a hit on the country music charts and enabled The Pointer Sisters to become the first black female group to perform at the Grand Ole Opry.
‘Fairytale’ won the group its first Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group, and a Grammy Nomination for Best Country Song of the year in 1975. Anita Pointer released several songs and has been consistent throughout her entire career. She died on Saturday, December 31, 2022.
Anita Pointer Cause Of Death
Anita Pointer cause of death was cancer. She died at her home in Los Angeles on Saturday, December 31, 2022, at the age of 74.
Anita Pointer Age
Anita Pointer was born on January 23, 1948, in Oakland, California, United States. She celebrated her 74th birthday on January 23, 2022, before she died in December of the same year.
Anita Pointer Parents
Anita Pointer was born in Oakland, California, United States, the fourth of six children to Sarah Elizabeth (mother) and Reverend Elton Pointer (father). His father died in 1979.
Though Anita was born in California, her parents were natives of Arkansas hence traveled yearly from California to Arkansas to visit Pointer’s grandparents who lived in Prescott.
Anita Pointer Husband
Anita Pointer married on 2 different occasions. In December 1965, at age 17, Pointer married David Harper. They divorced in 1966.
After their split, Anita Pointer got married to Richard Gonzalez. Sources state that Pointer and Gonzalez later divorced. Other sources also stated that Richard Gonzalez is the surviving widower of the late actress. They were married in 1981 until death separated them.
Anita Pointer Children
Anita Pointer had 1 child (daughter) with her first husband, David Haper. Her name was Jada Rashawn Pointer, she died of cancer aged 37 in 2003.
Anita Pointer Siblings
Anita Pointer grew up with 5 other siblings. Their names are Ruth Pointer, June Pointer, Bonnie Pointer, Fritz Pointer, and Aaron Pointer