Mary J. Blige Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Mary J. Blige

Last Updated: 12 Apr, 2024 | Views: 267

Age: 53

Profession: Singer

Other Profession(s): Actress, Song writer

Famous For: Iconic Grammy Award-Winning Singer

Higher Education: Uptown MCA

Net Worth: $20 Million Approx.

Mary J. Blige Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
11 Jan, 1971 (53 Years 04 Months 11 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
New York City

Birth Sign
Capricorn

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Mary J. Blige Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Mary J. Blige was born on January 11, 1971, and is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Blige spent a short time playing in a Yonkers band called Pride with drummer Eddie D'Aprile. Anita Baker's "Caught Up in the Rapture" was recorded impromptu at a recording booth in White Plains' Galleria Mall in early 1988.  Her original song from Mudbound (2017) was nominated for the Oscar for best original song "Mighty River."
Mary J. Blige Career:
• 1997: Mary J. Blige's third album, Share My World, was released on April 22, 1997, by MCA Records (parent company to Uptown Records). Her working relationship with Combs had ended by then. 

• 1988: Her career began when she signed with Uptown Records in 1988 under the guidance of its founder, Andre Harrell. Later on, Blige began singing background for other artists on the label, including Father MC and Jeff Redd.

• 1992: Mary J. Blige released her debut album, What's the 411?, which introduced R&B and hip hop into mainstream culture. 

• 2002: A collection of club remixes of some of her past hits was released in 2002 by MCA. Several mixes were included, including a Junior Vasquez remix of "Your Child" and a Thunderpuss remix of "No More Drama." A limited edition double pack of 12" vinyl was released with the album for DJs in nightclubs.

• 2011: Mary J. Blige was ranked as the 80th greatest artist of all time by VH1 in 2011. A 2012 list of VH1's "100 Greatest Women in Music" ranked Blige 9th.

• 2019: Mary J. Blige starred as Cha-Cha in Season 1 of The Umbrella Academy on Netflix. Currently, she plays Monet Tejada in Power Book II: Ghost, the spinoff of the highly-rated TV series Power.

• 2020: Mary J. Blige starred in the horror film Body Cam in 2020. Her other film credits include Pink Skies Ahead, an independent drama.

• 2023: Her role in Chiwetel Ejiofor's The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace was based on the novel by that same author.
Mary J. Blige Unknown Facts:
It has been a challenging personal life for Mary J. Blige, including drug abuse and a difficult divorce. However, her openness about these experiences has inspired powerful and relatable songs that resonate with her audience.
Mary J. Blige remains humble and appreciative of her journey despite her success and fame. Artistically, she is constantly exploring new musical territories and making a lasting impression on the music industry.

Mary J. Blige Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 Kg
In Pounds 143 lbs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Blonde

Mary J. Blige Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Thomas Blige

Mother's Name
Cora Blige

Spouse
Kendu Isaacs

Brother(s)
Bruce Miller

Sister(s)
LaTonya Blige-DaCosta

Son(s)
Jordan Isaacs, Nas Isaacs

Daughter(s)
Briana Latrise

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