Published on April 27, 2011 by Carol
Rita Coolidge is a multiple Grammy Award-winning American vocalist. During the 1970s and 1980s, she charted hits on Billboard’s Pop, Country, Adult Contemporary and Jazz charts.
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Coolidge was born in Lafayette, Tennessee. She is of Scottish and Cherokee Native American ancestry.
Coolidge was married to Kris Kristofferson from 1973–1980. They have one daughter, Casey. Coolidge previously had romantic liaisons with Stephen Stills and Graham Nash; her leaving Stills for Nash has been cited as a contributing factor behind the initial 1970 breakup of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
Coolidge now lives in Fallbrook, a small town in southern California. She is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.
Name: Rita Coolidge
Birthday: May 1, 1945
Birth place: Lafayette, Tennessee, United States
Ethnicity: Scottish and Cherokee