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Nnenna Freelon was born on 28 July, 1954 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Discover Nnenna Freelon's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 66 years old?

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Age 67 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 28 July 1954
Birthday 28 July
Birthplace Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality United States

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Who Is Nnenna Freelon's Husband?

Her husband is Phil Freelon (m. 1979–2019)

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Children Pierce Freelon

Nnenna Freelon Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Nnenna Freelon worth at the age of 67 years old? Nnenna Freelon’s income source is mostly from being a successful . She is from United States. We have estimated Nnenna Freelon's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Timeline

1990

In 1990, Nnenna Freelon went to the Southern Arts Federation's jazz meeting and met Ellis Marsalis. "That was a big turning point. At that time, I had been singing for seven years. Ellis is an educator and he wanted to nurture and help. What I didn't know at the time was that George Butler of Columbia Records was looking for a female singer. Ellis asked me for a package of materials. I had my little local press kit and my little tape with original music. Two years later, I was signed to Columbia Records." She was in her late 30s when she made her debut CD, Nnenna Freelon, for Columbia in 1992. The label dropped her in 1994, and Concord Records signed her in 1996.

Freelon is the national spokesperson for the National Association of Partners in Education, an organization with over 400,000 school and community partnership programs across the United States, dedicated to arts education. Freelon has maintained ties to her hospital-work as her jazz career has flourished. Her Babysong workshops, which she started at Duke University Medical Center in 1990, teach young mothers and healthcare providers the importance of the human voice for healing and nurturing. She emphasizes the importance of parents singing to children to enhance brain development.

1979

In 1979, she married architect Philip Freelon. She and her husband raised three children, Deen, Maya and Pierce, before she decided to perform professionally as a jazz singer. Their son Pierce Freelon is a hip hop artist, a Visiting Professor of Political Science at North Carolina Central University and the founder of the website Blackademics, for which he has interviewed many notable figures such as Angela Davis, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, and Jesse Jackson. Deen Freelon is an associate professor in the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying social media and politics. Daughter Maya Freelon Asante is a visual artist.

1954

Nnenna Freelon (born July 28, 1954) is an American jazz singer, composer, producer, and arranger.