Ernestine Harvin Biography and Wiki
Ernestine Harvin was an American celebrity famously known as the wife of the late Richard Wayne Penniman (Little Richard). Little Richard helped define the early rock ‘n’ roll era of the 1950s. Ernestine and Little Richard met in 1957 and got married on July 12, 1959. They ultimately got divorced in 1964.
Harvin was a secretary from Washington, D.C. She met Little Richard at an evangelical rally in October 1957. They enjoyed each other’s company and began dating that year
Ernestine Harvin Age and Birthday
Harvin was born on October 12, 1905, in the United States of America. At the time of her death, she was 94 years. Ernestine died on July 29, 2000
Ernestine Harvin Husband
Richard met his sole missis, Ernestine Harvin, at an evangelical meetup in October 1957. They started dating that year and married on July 12, 1959, in California. According to Harvin, the duo originally enjoyed a happy union with “normal” sexual relations.
When the union concluded in divorce in 1964, Harvin explained that it was because of her husband’s fame, which had made life challenging for her. Richard said the union ended because of his being a neglectful husband and also due to his sexuality.
Richard enlisted at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama, a mostly black Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) college, to study theology
According to online reports, Harvin later found love again and married Mcdonald Campbell in Santa Barbara, California. The couple tied the knot on March 23, 1975. We will update this section once we gather more.
Ernestine Harvin Children / Kids
Danny Jones was adopted when he was one year old. He was adopted by Richard and Harvin who adopted him from a deceased church associate. Richard and his son remained close.
Danny Jones Penniman is currently a rapper.
Ernestine Harvin Net Worth
At the time of her death, Harvin’s net worth is estimated at $2 million. On the other hand, American musician Little Richard had a net worth of $40 million at the time of his death.