Tina Turner On Her Way To Swiss Citizenship

Tina Turner performs onstage on the first night of her European tour at the Cologne Arena, on January 14, 2009 in Cologne, Germany Tina Turner performs onstage on the first night of her European tour at the Cologne Arena, on January 14, 2009 in Cologne, Germany

Tina Turner is on her way to becoming a Swiss citizen.

The American rock diva has lived in the Zurich suburb of Kuesnacht since the mid-1990s. The local Zuerichsee-Zeitung newspaper said on its website the local council announced its decision to grant the 73-year-old Turner citizenship in an official notice published in Friday’s edition.

The decision still requires formal approval from cantonal (state) and federal authorities.

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