Prince had a lengthy list of lovers, including two ex-wives and several celebrity ex-girlfriends, from Kim Basinger, to Madonna and Carmen Electra, born Tara Leigh Patrick, her famous name was given by Prince.
Prince died aged 57 at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota today after being found unresponsive in an elevator
Paramedics and police were called and tried to revive him with CPR but he was pronounced dead at 10.10am. His cause of death is not known but a 911 dispatcher briefed an incoming paramedic: ‘Male down, not breathing’, he reportedly made several trips to a pharmacy in the last week and looked ‘frail’ as he stopped by Wednesday night.
He sold more than 100 million records in his sparkling 40-year music career, throughout his succesful carreer he became known for his sexually charged lyrics and getting romantically linked to a number of male and female stars
According to Daily Entertainment News, Prince married twice, first to dancer Mayte Garcia, mother of his only child, Boy Gregory who died a week after birth, Boy Gregory was born with Pfeiffer syndrome, a rare disorder that does not allow the head to grow properly due to the premature fusion of certain bones of the skull.
Prince’s fame was beginning to rise when he started dating Jill Jones, in 1978 he dated Sheila E. they became engaged at some point in their relationship, he then dated Susan Moonsie from 1980 to 1985. in 1980 at the American Music Awards, Prince met Vanity, at that time she was Denise Matthews, it was Prince who renamed her Vanity, who became the lead singer lead singer of the girl group he had created, Vanity 6.
After Vanity split up with Prince in 1984, she dated singer Billy Idol Motley Crue’s member Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue , in 1995 she married NFL player Anthony Smith.
Meanwhile Prince dated Apollonia Kotero for one year in 1983, and Susannah Melvoin in 1984, they got engaged not longer after they started dating, but split up in 1986. After that it was rumored Prince dated Devin Velasquez, singer Sheena Easton and actress Sherilyn Fenn.
In 1986 it was also rumored Prince enjoyed a brief fling with Susanna Hoffs, Cat Glover and Tatiana Thumbtzen, before he was spotted with actress Kim Basinger in 1989. A year later he met and started dating Carmen Electra, their relationship lasted only a year and by 1991 he was seen with Heidi Mark, before hooking up with Troy Byer in 1992 and with Nona Gaye in 1993.
Prince married dancer Mayte Garcia in 1993, they divorced 6 years later, in 2001 he married his second wife Manuela Testolini. She filed for divorced early in 2006 and the divorce was finalized late that same year. Prince didn’t stayed single for long, by 2001 he was allegedly dating Anada Lewis. In 2007 he became involved with his new protege Bria Valente, they dated until 2012.