The legendary singer, who has spent the past couple of decades living in Switzerland, has signed a “Statement of Voluntary Relinquishment of U.S. Citizenship under Section 349 (a)(1) of the Immigration and Naturalization Act,” officially giving up her passport and all rights as an American citizen. This past July Turner married German music producer Erwin Bach, took an oath of Swiss nationality and passed the Swiss citizenship test. The Nutbush, Tennesse native is the most recent celebrity to relinquish U.S. citizenship, but she is hardly the first.
Here is a list of a few others who, for their own reasons, decided to pledge allegiance to a different country.
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