Mary J Blige is best known as a songwriter, singer, and record producer. She has been able to release a number of albums and also has been nominated and won different categories from different companies. Though she has suffered addiction and toxic relations, that did not hinder her from making a difference in her career path.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Mary J Blige Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021
- 9 Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Mary J Blige born Mary Jane Blige, born on 11th January 1971. She was born to her Mother Cora, a Nurse, and her Father, Thomas Blige, a Jazz Musician.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Mary Jane Blige|
|Birth Date:||11 January 1971|
|Birth Place:||New York|
|Parents:||Thomas Blige and Cora|
|Spouse:||Kendu Isaacs (m. 2003–2018)|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$25 Million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
As it is, Mary 50years old. Mary is 5 feet and nine inches tall and weighs 66 kg. She has a waist size of 32, hip size 38, and breast size is 36.
Education, School/College University
Like any other kid, Mary also went to school, though her early childhood in school is not revealed. She joined High school, but she dropped in her junior grade. It said that later in life, she went back and completed her high school.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
She was born to her mother, Cora, who was a nurse and her father, Thomas Blige, a Jazz Musician. She has two siblings been born second. Her older sister named LaTonya Blige-DaCosta and her younger brother, Bruce Miller.
Mary is an American with black ethnicity. She was brought up in a Pentecostal church. When she grew up and went into drugs and later after overcoming addiction, she states that it was the power of God that enabled her. Politically she is democratic, and also she supported Obama and defended him from any critics.
Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children
Currently, Mary is single and no information about having an affair with anyone. Mary Blige was engaged to K-Ci Hailey between 1996 and 19997. She later met Martin Kendu in 2003, and they married, but then later, they divorced in 2006, but no record of her having a child.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||divorced|
|When did she get married? (married date):||7th December 2003|
|Does she have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is Mary J Blige Lesbian?||No|
|Husband/Spouse? (name):||Kendu Isaacs (m. 2003–2018)|
Professional Life and Career
Like any other person, someone’s career path must have where they started, and Mary had joined a band named Pride in Yonkers New York. She later did a cover of “caught up in the Rapture, “and after the CEO of the label heard it, Mary was signed as a back-up vocalist.
Mary joined up with Sean Combs, who became her producer. Her first album was, “What’s the 411?” which she had derived from her past working experience. As a 4-1-1 operator. This was the album that made her the Queen of hip-hop. In 1993 Mary recorded her second album, “my life,” but this time, it was not easy for her for she was battling with alcohol and drugs.
In April 1997, she did her 3rd album, “Share My World,” this time with a different producer. This time she was doing her best to overcome addiction and also leaving a toxic relationship. Another album titled Mary was released in 1999, and though it was a turnaround for her, the album was so much praise, and up to date, it’s the most nominated album. In 2002 she released Dance for my album. Another one dropped 2003 named “Love and Life.” Later in 2005, she released Breakthrough. And later in 2006, she released reflections and Growing pain in 2007.
Awards & Nominations
Mary was nominated best Female R&B Vocal Performance for the Grammy Award in 1997. She won in 1998 The American Music Award for the category Favourite Soul/R&B Album. She also won the “Best Female R&B Vocal Performance with Grammy Awards. The Album Love & Life was nominated as the Best Contemporary R&B Album at the Grammy awards.
In November 2006, she won American Music Awards and also won nine Billboard Music Awards. The song “Just Fine” was nominated for the best female R&B Vocal Performance.
Mary J Blige Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021
Blige has done well and has been able to maintain her lifestyle. Though her annual and monthly earnings and salary are not yet known, Mary has an estimated Net worth of $25 million as of October 2021, and still could be expected to do better.
Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
We could actually say that it is normal for a celebrity to be found in scandals and also involved with rumors. As for her, there were rumors that she had taken a fight with Faith Evans at a party. Mary cleared the air by saying that those were total rumors.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Mary J Blige Facebook page has around 8.9m fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 6.04m followers. On Mary J Blige Instagram account, she has around 4m followers while on YouTube, Mary J Blige has around 1.3m subscribers.
Despite her age, she is definitely expected to do much more in the industry. For the past experience that she had with drugs and bad relations and has done so well in the music industry.