Ernestine Harvin Biography
Ernestine Harvin is the wife to the late Rock and Roll pioneer Little Richard. Little Richard was known as an American singer, songwriter, musician, and a profound pianist.
The duo met at an evangelical rally in October 1957. They then began dating until their wedded on July 12, 1959. They then had a peaceful life in a happy marriage before their divorce in 1964. According to Harvin, the marriage ended due to her husband’s celebrity status which according to her, had made life unbearable.
In addition, she said that he became a neglectful husband as he still changed his sexuality to gay. However, Robinson and Harvin denied Penninman’s claims that he was gay.
Little Richard Death
Little whose real name is Rich Penniman was a flamboyant piano-playing rock n’ roll pioneer. His son, Danny Penniman confirmed the death of his father. According to Richard’s guardian, he was suffering from a few health complications for the past years and had had a stroke and heart attack. All this came along with hip problems.
Ernestine Harvin Age
She was born on October 12, 1905. However, she died on July 29, 2000 at the age of 94 years.
Ernestine Harvin Children
Harvin and Penninman adopted a one-year-old boy, Danny Jones from a late church associate. The two maintained a close father-son relationship often acting as his father’s bodyguards. She later married McDonald Campbell of Santa Barbara, California on March 23, 1975.
- Full Name: Ernestine Harvin
- Birthday: October 12, 1905
- Date of Death: July 29, 2000
- Nationality: American
- Children|Kids: Danny Jones
- Husband: Little Richard