Chaka Azuri is the son of late R&B singer Betty Wright and DJ King Sporty. Azuri is fortunate to be born with a silver spoon. Although famous, he is being raised concealing himself from the public.

Due to Azuri being raised privately, his birth information and other information are not available. With the demise of his mother and father, the celebrity child faced lots of problems growing up.

Chaka Azuri’s Net Worth

Chaka Azuri has no net worth of his own as he has not started his professional life. However, he might receive some fortune as the will from his late parents. Azuri is the son of wealthy parents.

Azuri’s mother, Betty Wright, who started her career at the age of two and given hits like The time for real, Danger High Voltage, and Wright back at you, is estimated to have had a jaw-dropping $5 Million at the time she died. The amount is collected from her albums, Tv appearance, and royalties.

Likewise, his father, King Sporty, also amassed a huge pile of money from his professional career. He was a songwriter and record label owner with a successful running business. Maybe in the future, Chaka will follow footsteps of his family and earn a staggering amount.

Chaka Azuri’s Parents’ relationship

Betty Wright and DJ king Sporty was in a marital relationship until their death took them apart. They were happy in their relationship. The couple was married from 1985 to 2015.

Chaka Azuris parents Betty Wright and King Sporty
Chaka Azuri’s parents are Betty Wright and King Sporty.
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Although the couple kept their dating life and information related to their marriage secret, they did not keep their partner a secret like most celebrity couples. While it was the first marriage of King Sporty, his partner was already married twice.

Betty’s first marriage was with Jerome McCray, with whom she shares Aisha McCray. The couple divorced in 1981, i.e., five years after their marriage. Following that, she was married to Patrick Parker for the year 1982-1983, with whom she shares two children.

Chaka Azuri’s Parents are well-known in the Musical World

Azuri was born to a famous household of musicians. His mother, Bessie Regina Norris, popularly known as Bettie Wright, is an R&B as well as a Soul singer. Similarly, his father, Noel George Williams, aka King Sporty is a DJ and songwriter.

Both of Azuri’s parents are dead now, and he is probably raised by his relatives. Although they are dead, they are survived by thousands of fans who listen to their song.

Father – King Sporty

Azuri’s father, King Sporty, is a DJ from Jamaica who has written the famous song, i.e., Buffalo Soldier. Besides being a DJ, he was a record producer for the Tashamba and Konduko labels.

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Chaka Azuri’s father, King Sporty.
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Noel was born on the 19th of September, 1943, in Portland, Jamaica. His job in the early days was as a sideman at studio one, where he got the opportunity to record and DJ at Dodd’s Music System.

Aside from Buffalo Soldier, he has many credits in the music world, such as Get on done, the Computer age, That girl, and so on. Williams was also given the Lifetime Achievement award by International Reggae and World Music Awards – IRAWMA in 2010.

Unfortunately, Sporty passed away in 2015, five years before his wife, at the age of 71. His cause of death is believed to be natural.

Mother – Betty Wright

Chaka’s mother, Betty Wright, is a widely known R&B as well as a Soul singer who has made her name in the musical world. Her songs like Tonight is the night and clean up the woman hit the charts.

Wright was born on the 21st of December, 1953, in Miami, Florida. She was raised alongside her six siblings. The siblings formed the band for gospel singing, and Betty started giving vocals at the age of two.

Chaka Azuri's mother, Betty Wright.
Chaka Azuri’s mother, Betty Wright.
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After they disbanded, she went on to make a solo career. Wright used to go on local talent shows and perform until she was found by a record label owner. At the age of 17, she was already a star with the hits like Clean up woman and Tonight is the night. She also made TV appearances. Her last appearance was on the TV show Unsung, which was a month before her death.

Betty was married three times throughout her life. Her first marriage was with Jerome McCray, with whom she shared a daughter. Similarly, she married Patrick Parker and gave birth to two children. Her third husband, with whom she was together until the last, was King Sporty.

Chaka Azuri’s Siblings – Brother Was Killed At Christmas Party

Chaka is not the only child of his parents; the couple has other children from their previous relationship. He has two sisters, Aisha McCray and Asha Wright. Similarly, his two brothers are Patrice Parker and Patrick Parker jr.

Betty Wright/Dry Well (Patrick’s song).

Azuri lost his brother Patrick Parker jr, just like his parents. Patrick was shot in the head at a Christmas party in the Opa-Laka community of South Florida in 2005. There was no arrest for the killing. Heartbroken Betty wrote a tribute song, Dry Well, to her late son Patrick Jr.

Betty Wright’s Cause of Death

The Soul Singer Wright died due to Cancer at her home in Miami at the age of 66. She was diagnosed with endometrial cancer, which later took her life.

Final farewell for Miami music legend Betty Wright.

Wright’s family confirmed the fact. Her friend and family knew about this earlier, as Chaka Khan posted that Betty needed prayer from all via her Twitter. Many of the high profile celebrities showed their grief at the death of the R&B singer.

Betty was buried on May 23, 2020, in Miami, i.e., three days after her death. A carriage drawn by a horse was used to take her body to the cemetery.

Wright Sued Behind Color Me Badd’s Breakthrough hit “I Wanna Sex You Up.

Wright filed a lawsuit against the creators of Color Me Badd’s blockbuster song, I Wanna Sex You Up. She claimed that they had exploited the live performance of her artwork without her knowledge or consent.

After the court battle, Betty won the case. She received 35% of the royalty for writing the song. She has also revealed how she feels about sampling.

Chaka Azuri’s Mother Has A Lane Named After Her

In honor of the late Soul singer, Betty, there is a lane named after her in Miami. There is a broad written “Betty Wright Lane.” Its exact location is Northwest 14th Avenue from Northwest 62nd to 67th Street in Liberty City.

Betty Wright Lane located in Miami
Betty Wright Lane is located in Miami.
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Lots of people have clicked the pictures with the board in her memory. This also shows how truly Azuri’s mother has affected people’s hearts. Betty’s daughter was also present on the Unveiling ceremony of the street’s name. She said:

For years to come, people will ride by and see Betty Wright Lane. They might ask, ‘Who is that?’ And somebody may answer. And they may look her up and find her life story and what she did. And it’s inspiring. You cannot look at the Betty Wright’s story and not be inspired by that.

Chaka Azuri Likes To Eat Banana

There is no personal information available on Chaka Azuri aside from the fact his favorite fruit is the banana. Maybe later, there will be more information on him.

But for now, Betty and King’s fans would have to be satisfied only with this. Also, read about Declan Welles who is also a celebrity kid, just like Banana lover Azuri.

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