Kashmira Cooke is a younger sister of the late singer-songwriter, Freddie Mercury. Born and raised in a middle-cla s s family, Cooke rose to the spotlight after her brother Mercury became the singing sensation as a Queen frontman. Cooke, who has a net worth of $5 million, has been married to her husband Roger Cooke with who she shares two children.
Sister of Musician Kashmira Cooke: Birthday, Age
Kashmira Cooke was born as Kashmira Bulsara, in 1952, in Zanzibar, Tanzania, to father Bomi Bulsara and mother Jer Bulsara. Cooke was born to Parsi parents from India. Her parents fled Tanzania during the Zanzibar Revolution and moved to Middlesex, England in 1964 when she was 12 years.
Cooke had a brother, Freddie Mercury (née Farrokh Bulsara) who was 6 years older than her. He died on 24 November 1991 at 45 from Bronchopneumonia as a complication of AIDS. As Zanzibar was a British protectorate until 1963, Cooke was born a British citizen.
Just after the death of her brother, her parents Nottingham from London said Kashmira. As per her,
After Freddie died, my parents felt they wanted to be closer to the family, and therefore moved to Nottingham
Even after the death of Freddie, Kashmira and her family support the new Queen and also use to attain a band concert.
Cooke's father, Bomi died in 2003, and his mother, Jer pa s sed "quietly and peacefully in her sleep" in November 2016.
Kashmira Cooke has been in the spotlight for decades, however, she has been remaining under the radar when it comes to her career and profession. Cooke didn't follow the career path of her older brother, Mercury.
But she has some acting credit in the TV Movie doc u mentary including Freddie Mercury, the Untold Story, The Story of Bohemian Rhapsody, Freddie Mercury: Magic Remixed. In all the doc u mentaries she has played the role of herself(i.e sister of Freddie Mercury). Also, in 2011, she has appeared in the TV show named The One Show.
Short Bio Of Freddie Mercury
Mercury was the founding member and lead vocalist of the British rock band, Queen which he formed in 1970 with guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor. Mercury was voted the second-best frontman of the band in its nearly five-decade-long history.
For his contribution to the band, Mercury was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001, the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003, and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004.
Estimated Net Worth
Famous as a younger sister of legendary singer Mercury, Kashmira Cooke remains low-key. Kashmira's net worth is still a mystery like her career and profession. However, some online sources have estimated her net worth to be around $5 million.
In the meantime, Cooke's brother Mercury had ama s sed a good fortune at the time of his death. According to the CheatSheet, Mercury had a whooping net worth of $50 million at the time of his death in 1991.
Married Life and Children With Husband Roger Cooke
Kashmira Cooke is currently 66 years old married to Roger Cooke in 1972. As per the report, Kashmira and her husband have two children, a son, and a daughter. Their son's name is Jamal Zook. Kashmira took her husband's last name after marrying him.
The husband-wife duo is living a blissful life with their children, and we don't see any divorce rumors.
At her wedding years, her brother’s band, Queen signed their first deal with Trident Productions.
Details about their marriage date and relationship are not known to the date. Also, it is not known if Kashimra Cooke was in a relationship with any other man than her current husband Roger Cooke.
Despite the fact that she is the sister of a famous singer, Kashmira keeps herself away from the limelight of the media.
In fact, she is not even active on any social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. Besides, staying away from social media, she also avoids all kinds of public appearances.
by ab-sandip, 20 Aug, 2021