Tina Turner Lived Her Final Years With Her Millionaire Husband — How Much Is He Worth?

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Nov. 14 2023, Updated 11:39 a.m. ET

Erwin Bach and Tina Turner on the red carpet.
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The gist:

  • Before her death in 2023, Tina Turner had been in a relationship with and married to millionaire Erwin Bach.
  • Tina and Erwin married in 2013, after 27 years of dating.
  • The pair tied the knot in Switzerland.

Legendary singer Tina Turner was known for so many things. Her talents on stage are most prominent, but she had a presence on stage no one else could match — and a catalog of hit records that will live forever.

Before her death, Tina was married to former music executive Erwin Bach.

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Married since 2013, the couple worked together on a bunch of different projects including her 2021 documentary Tina.

But the two of them shared a beautiful home in Zürich, Switzerland — and a beautiful love story. Just like Tina, Erwin has also been successful in his own career and has a net worth to show for it. Here's how much he's worth and how he made his money.

A black and white still image of Erwin Bach and Tina Turner.
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What is Erwin Bach's net worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Erwin is worth $200 million. The German-born businessman was a divisional managing director at EMI Germany and worked at EMI Recorded Music Switzerland. But Erwin has also worked as a music producer.

Erwin Bach

Music executive

Net worth: $200 million

Tina Turner and Erwin Bach met in 1986 after her European record label sent him to greet her at an airport in Germany. That same year, they began dating and would spend the next 27 years together. Then, in July 2013, Tina and Erwin took their relationship to the next level by tying the knot.

Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

Birthdate: Jan. 24, 1956

Spouse: Tina Turner (m. 2013- 2023)

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He's worked with all kinds of legendary artists including Paul McCartney, Lenny Kravitz, and Radiohead. Now, Erwin has been able to shift into film production. His IMDB says that he was an executive producer on the Tina documentary, which came out in early 2021.

With all of this success, Erwin has been able to afford property all over the world. Even though Tina has lived all over the globe, she was with Erwin during a lot of that time.

She lived in France and Germany for a few years and passed away peacefully after a long illness in her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland, according to her rep.

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How did Erwin and Tina meet?

Erwin's Celebrity Net Worth bio reports that they met when he was sent by Tina's record label EMI to meet her at a German airport in 1985. A year afterward, they started dating and were together for almost 30 years before their marriage in 2013.

According to Harper's Bazaar, Tina and Erwin fell in love at first sight.

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In the Tina documentary, Tina described how she felt when she first saw him.

"My heart went bah-boom," she said. "It means that a soul has met, and my hands were shaking. And Roger said to me, 'Tina, you ride with Erwin,' and I wanted to go, ‘Yay!'"

Later on in the film, she said, "He was just so different, so laid back, so comfortable, so unpretentious, and that was the beginning of our relationship."

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Tina Turner and Erwin Bach attending a formal event.
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In his own segment of the documentary, he said their relationship has an electric charge that he still feels today.

"It’s love, it’s something we both have for each other. I always refer to it as an electrical charge," he said. "I still have it. I still have it even though when I left her two hours ago, three hours ago, this morning, I still have that feeling. That feeling is still with me. It’s in my heart. I feel very warm about this."

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