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Velma Warren: The Untold Truth About James Brown’s Wife

Velma Warren: The Untold Truth About James Brown’s Wife

Velma Warren

Velma Warren is a former celebrity spouse best known as the ex-wife of the late American musician James Brown. Keep reading to learn more about Velma Warren such as her age, obituary, Wikipedia, James Brown, brother, photo, children, net worth, wife, mother, cause of death, spouse, pictures, Deidre Jenkins, Adrienne Rodriguez, Teddy Brown, and much more.


Velma Warren Wikipedia

As aforementioned, Velma Warren is best known as the ex-wife of the late American musician James Brown. The two married from 1953 to 1969 and had a child named Teddy Brown.


Velma Warren Age

As it turns out, the date of birth and age of Velma Warren is not known. She has not disclosed this to the public and she tends to live a private lifestyle.


Velma Warren Brother

Velma Warren has also not disclosed information about her parents and siblings. As such, details about her brother are not available at the moment.


Velma Warren Brown Pictures, Photo

At the moment, there are no pictures of Velma Warren on the internet.


Velma Warren James Brown Wife

In 1953, Velma Warren and James Brown got married and were together for over a decade. The two had a son named Teddy Brown. Warren and Brown parted ways with a divorce in 1969.


Velma Warren Teddy Brown

Velma had a son with James named Teddy Brown who was born on the 21st of March 1954 in Toccoa, Georgia, USA and died on 14 June 1973 at age 19 following a fatal car accident.


Velma Warren Obituary

At the moment, there is no news regarding Velma Warren’s obituary.


Velma Warren Young

At the moment, there are no photos of a young Velma on the internet.


James Brown

Velma Warren
UNSPECIFIED – CIRCA 1980: Photo of James Brown (Photo by David Corio/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

James Joseph Brown was born on May 2, 1933, in Barnwell, South Carolina, and died on December 25, 2006, in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. He was 73 years old.

Susie Brown and Joseph Gardner Brown were his parents.


His Career

Velma Warren
NEW YORK – 1964: “Godfather of Soul” James Brown performs with The Famous Flames (on left, Johnny Terry, Bobby Byrd, Bobby Bennett) at the Apollo Theater in 1964 in New York, New York. (Photo by Don Paulsen/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

He released several studio albums such as Please Please Please, Try Me!, Think!, The Amazing James Brown, James Brown and His Famous Flames Tour the U.S.A., Prisoner of Love, Showtime, Grits & Soul.

Out of Sight, James Brown Plays James Brown Today & Yesterday, Mighty Instrumentals, James Brown Plays New Breed (The Boo-Ga-Loo), James Brown Sings Christmas Songs.

Handful of Soul, James Brown Sings Raw Soul, James Brown Plays the Real Thing, Cold Sweat, I Can’t Stand Myself When You Touch Me, I Got the Feelin’, James Brown Plays Nothing But Soul.

Thinking About Little Willie John and a Few Nice Things, A Soulful Christmas, Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud, Gettin’ Down to It, The Popcorn, It’s a Mother.

Ain’t It Funky, Soul on Top, It’s a New Day – Let a Man Come In, Hey America, Sho Is Funky Down Here, Hot Pants, There It Is, Get on the Good Foot, Black Caesar.

Slaughter’s Big Rip-Off, The Payback, Hell, Reality, Sex Machine Today, Everybody’s Doin’ the Hustle & Dead on the Double Bump, Hot, Get Up Offa That Thing, Bodyheat.

Mutha’s Nature, Jam 1980’s, Take a Look at Those Cakes, The Original Disco Man, People, Soul Syndrome, Nonstop!, Bring It On!, Gravity, I’m Real.

Love Over-Due, Universal James, I’m Back, The Merry Christmas Album, and The Next Step.

The ex-husband of Velma Warren has several Live albums such as Live at the Apollo, Pure Dynamite!, Live at the Royal, The James Brown Show, Live at the Garden, Live at the Apollo, Volume II, Sex Machine.

Super Bad, Revolution of the Mind, Live at the Apollo, Volume III, Hot on the One, Live in New York, Live at Chastain Park, Soul Session Live, Love, Power, Peace, Live at the Olympia, Paris 1971.

Live at the Apollo 1995, Say It Live and Loud, Live in Dallas 08.26.68, Live at the Apollo, Volume IV: September 13–14, 1972, Live At Home With His Bad Self.

He released several Singles such as Please, Please, Please, I Don’t Know, No, No, No, No, Chonnie-On-Chon, Just Won’t Do Right, Gonna Try, Messing with the Blues.

You’re Mine, You’re Mine, That Dood It, Begging, Begging, Try Me, I Want You So Bad, I’ve Got to Change, It Was You, Good Good Lovin, I’ll Go Crazy.

You’ve Got the Power, This Old Heart, The Bells, Hold It, Bewildered, I Don’t Mind, Suds, Baby You’re Right, Just You and Me, Darling, Lost Someone, Shout and Shimmy.

Mashed Potatoes U.S.A., Three Hearts in a Tangle, Like a Baby, Every Beat of My Heart, Prisoner of Love, These Foolish Things, Signed Sealed and Delivered.

I’ve Got to Change, Oh Baby Don’t You Weep, Tell Me What You’re Gonna Do, The Things That I Used to Do, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, James Brown’s Boo-Ga-Loo.

Let’s Go Get Stoned, Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag, I Got You (I Feel Good), It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World, Money Won’t Change You, Sweet Little Baby Boy, Let’s Make This Christmas Mean Something This Year.

Papa Don’t Take No Mess, Funky President (People It’s Bad), Stoned to the Bone, Down and Out in New York City, What My Baby Needs Now Is a Little More Lovin’.


James Brown Net Worth

According to sources, James Brown had an estimated net worth of around $100 million, at the time of his death. He earned this from his professional career working as an American musician.

He had sponsorship deals and other business investments.


James Brown Mother

Susie Brown, James’ mother, gave birth to him when she was just 16 years old. Her birth year was 1916, and she died in 2004. Susie was of mixed Asian and African-American ancestry.


James Brown Wife, Spouse, Velma Warren

James Brown married three different women throughout his lifetime. Velma Warren, Deidre Jenkins, and Adrienne Rodriguez are their names.

He got married to Tomi Rae Hynie, the backup singer for his band, on December 23, 2002. They were not legally married, according to numerous reports that surfaced following his passing.

It turned out that Hynie was still married to Javed Ahmed, a Bangladeshi man.


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James Brown Children

The late musician had many children from different women: Teddy Brown, James Joseph Brown II, Yamma Brown, Venisha Brown, LaRhonda Pettit, Deanna Brown Thomas, Daryl Brown, Lisa Brown, Larry Brown, Terry Brown, and others.


James Brown Cause of Death

At the age of 73, he passed away on Christmas Day 2006 from congestive heart failure caused by pneumonia-related complications.

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Deidre Jenkins

American singer and songwriter James Brown (1933 – 2006, centre) arrives at Heathrow Airport in London from Paris, accompanied by his wife Deidre or Dee Dee, née Jenkins, UK, February 1973. (Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Deidre Jenkins is the ex-wife of James Brown with whom he had two children: Yamma Brown and Deanna Brown Thomas. The former couple got married on October 22, 1970, and got divorced after 9 years in January 1981.

Deidre Jenkins is American by nationality.


Adrienne Rodriguez

American singer and musician James Brown (1933-2006), wearing a blue tuxedo, and his wife, Adrienne Rodriguez (1950-1996), wearing a black-and-gold outfit, in the press room of the 35th Grammy Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, 24th February 1993. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Adrienne Rodriguez was the spouse of the late American musician James Brown. The two were married from 1984 to 1996.

On March 9th, 1950, Adrienne Rodriguez was born in the USA. She died on January 6, 1996, at the age of 46. She passed away at Century City Hospital as a result of heart failure while undergoing cosmetic surgery.

Adrienne Rodriguez was American by nationality and had mixed ethnic backgrounds.


Teddy Brown

Teddy Brown was the son of James Brown and Velma Warren. He was born Teddy Lewis Brown on the 21st of March 1954 in Toccoa, Georgia, USA.

He passed away on 14 June 1973 at age 19 following a fatal car accident.


FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

How many times was James Brown married?

He was married three times: Velma Warren, Deidre Jenkins, and Adrienne Rodriguez.


Did James Brown have children?

He has numerous children from different women: Teddy Brown, James Joseph Brown II, Yamma Brown, Venisha Brown, LaRhonda Pettit, Deanna Brown Thomas, Daryl Brown, Lisa Brown, Larry Brown, Terry Brown, and others.


How did James Brown die?

He passed away from congestive heart failure caused by pneumonia-related complications.


Is Velma Warren still alive?

At the moment, we can confirm if she is alive. Velma seems to live a very private lifestyle, away from the spotlight.


Who was James Brown’s second wife?

His second wife was Deidre Jenkins.

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