Birth Name: Yvette Marie Stevens
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 23, 1953
Chaka Khan is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress.
Chaka is the daughter of Sandra Coleman and Charles Stevens. She was raised in an artistic, politically-involved household in Hyde Park, with a beatnik father. The name Chaka Adunne Aduffe Hodarhi Karifi was given to her by a Yoruba Baba in 1969.
She has two children.