Atila Altaunbay (Grace Jones’ Ex-Husband) Age, Wiki, Personal Life

Atila Altaunbay

Atila Altaunbay was born in Turkey in 1976 and brought up as a Muslim in Belgium and has had an interesting journey. He received training in CPR, singing and bodyguarding, which eventually led him to an important role as Grace Jones’ bodyguard. Atila gained recognition after marrying Grace, whom he first met in Belgium. He continues to serve as her trusted protector.

Atila Altaunbay and Grace Jones marriage

Atila Altaunbay’s family company kept them in touch, thus they started dating soon after. Though in love, they kept it a secret. Atila and Grace’s marriage was beautiful because of their deep love. Grace proposed to Atila February 24, 1996. Their wedding was held in the presense of around sixty people.

Grace Jones and Jean-Paul Goude

Grace Jones has also dated Jean-Paul Goude. Couple has one son named, Paulo, born 12 November 1979. From Paulo, Jones has one granddaughter. In 1996, she tied knot with Atila Altaunbay.

Her 2015 memoir, ‘I’ll Never Write My Memoirs’ denies the rumors that she wed Chris Stanley, saying, “The truth is, I only ever married one of my boyfriends, Atila Altaunbay, a Muslim from Turkey.”

She spent four years with Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren, her former bodyguard. She started dating Danish actor and stuntman Sven-Ole Thorsen in 1990, and was in an open relationship as of 2007.

How old is Atila Altaunbay?

Atila Altaunbay was born in 1944. He is 80 years old, as of 2024. His height is 5 feet 7 inches tall or 1.68 m and body weight is 68 Kg or 149 lbs.

Atila Altaunbay Wiki

Real Name Atila Altaunbay
Nick Name Atila
Famous As Ex-husband of Grace Jones
Age (in 2024) 80 years old
Birthday 1976
Birthplace United States
Birth Sign NA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christianity
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight (approx.) 68 Kg or 149 lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Wife Grace Jones
(m. 1996⁠–⁠2004)
Stepson Paulo Goude

Atila Altaunbay’s wife – Grace Jones

Grace Jones is the daughter of Marjorie (1927–2017) and Robert W. Jones (1925–2008), who was a local politician and Apostolic clergyman.

She initially attended the Pentecostal All Saints School and also earned an MTV Video Music Award nomination for the title track’s music video.

Jones was scheduled to release an album entitled Force of Nature, in June 1998. She collaborated with British virtual band Gorillaz, in 2017. Jones headlined the music acts at Bluedot Festival, on 23 July 2023. Jones’s father was strict and their relationship was strained. Marjorie’s father, John Williams, was also a musician and played with Nat King Cole.