Tina Turner married Erwin Bach in a ceremony on the banks of Lake Zurich, Kusnacht in Northern Switzerland. Private celebrations will take place this weekend at the couple's Swiss residence.
Tina Turner married Erwin Bach at a civil ceremony in their Swiss town. The couple have been together since 1986 after they met at a record-label party in London in the previous year.
Tina Turner at the Armani Haute Couture Spring/Summer Fashion Show in Paris, 2010.
Record Producer, Bach, is 16 years younger than the singer. It is the second marriage for Turner, she was married to her stage partner Ike Turner for 14 years before they divorced in 1976.
Turner and Bach have lived in Switzerland since 1994, when they moved for Bach's business. Turner became a Swiss citizen in April of this year. The marriage took place, in traditional Swiss fashion, at the Kusnacht municipal offices. The ceremony was a civil ceremony and private celebrations are expected in the next few days.
Hannes Friess, a municipal official, confirmed the marriage and added the wedding reception would take place on Sunday 21st July. However, he was unable to provide further details stating "we do not have any information about names of number of guests".
The couple spend most of their time in Switzerland (Turner has houses around the world) and reside in Kusnacht, the private celebrations are expected to take place here. According to reports, in the AFP, another ceremony will take place in the Buddhist tradition (as Turner is a practising Buddhist).
The late Ike Turner, Tina Turner's former husband, photographed in London in 2007.
Tina Turner performing at a concert in The Netherlands in 2009.