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Who Was Anita Pointer Daughter Jada Pointer? Husband Family And Net Worth Before Death

Anita Pointer daughter Jada Pointer was not by the side of her mom when she passed away this Saturday. 

The American singer-songwriter is widely known as a member of the girl vocal group The Pointer Sisters. 

The three-time Grammy-winning group has released 16 studio albums and hit singles like Yes We Can CanFairytaleFireHe’s So ShySlow HandAutomatic, and Jump (For My Love), among others.

Anita died at her Los Angeles home surrounded by her family on December 31, 2022, after a long-fought battle with Cancer. She was 74.

Her struggle with the illness was made public in October 2021 when Anita could not make it to the sixth season of The Masked Singer to duet with her sister Ruth.

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Who Was Anita Pointer Daughter Jada Pointer With Husband David Harper?

Anita Pointer was married twice and had one child, a daughter named Jada Rashawn Pointer. She shared Jada with her first husband, David Harper.

Jada was born on April 9, 1966, and tragically died of Cancer in June 2003, aged 37. Anita went on to raise her granddaughter, Roxie McKain Pointer.

Her Daughter inspired one of The Pointer Sisters’ most famous song, “Jada,” released on their debut album. 

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Anita Pointer opened up on years of heartache after enduring a series of tragedies. (Source: Daily Mail)

Anita first married David in December 1965 when she was 17. They divorced a year later, in 1966.

She later married Richard Gonzalez in October 1981 but had since been divorced. 

Anita Pointer Comes From A Family Full Of Celebrities

Anita Marie Pointer was born in Oakland, California, United States, to her parents Reverend Elton Pointer (1901–1979) and Sarah Elizabeth (née Silas; 1924–2000).

Though she was born in California, Anita’s parents were natives of Arkansas. Hence, the family almost annually traveled by car from California to Prescott, Arkansas, to visit her grandparents.

During that time, Sarah allowed Anita to stay with her grandparents to attend the fifth grade at McRae Elementary, the seventh at McRae Jr. High, and the tenth at McRae High School.

Anita was the fourth of six children in her family, including brothers Fritz and Aaron and sisters Ruth, Bonnie, and June Pointer.

In 1969, she left her job as a secretary to form The Pointer Sisters with her younger sisters, Bonnie and June. She was 21 at the time.

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Anita Pointer was a member of The Pointer Sisters. (Source: Daily Express)

Her older brother, Aaron, is a retired baseball player and later NFL referee. He played in MLB for the Houston Colt .45’s/Astros in 1963 and 1966–67.

Likewise, Aaron’s son and Anita’s nephew Deron was an All-PAC returner/wide receiver. He spent 1994 as a practice team member of the Indianapolis Colts.

Besides, Anita’s cousin, Paul Silas, was a basketball player and head coach. He played in the NBA, winning three championships: two with Boston Celtics and one with Seattle SuperSonics.

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Anita Pointer Net Worth Before Death

There has yet to be an official mention of Anita Pointer’s net worth online. However, her sister and musical partner, Ruth Pointer, has $8 million per Celebrity Net Worth.

Anita was a talented singer-songwriter known as the eldest member of the vocal girl group The Pointer Sisters.

The group formed in 1969 consisted of sisters June and Bonnie and grew to a trio when Anita joined them and a quartet when Ruth joined in December 1972. 

The Pointer Sisters, which achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s, had their repertoire in diverse genres like R&B, pop, jazz, bebop, blues, soul, dance, funk, country, and rock.

They began seeing considerable success when they signed with Blue Thumb Records, recorded their self-titled debut album in 1973, and reached #3 on the US R&B chart.

The hit group, which had 13 US top 20 hits between 1973 and 1985, won three Grammy Awards & earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994.


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