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(Singer, song writer, record producer, actress)

Mary J. Blige is a singer, songwriter, record producer.

Relationship Facts of Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Mary J. Blige dating after divorce?

Mary J.Blige is a divorced woman. She married her manager  Martin “Kendu”  on 7th December 2003.

But the relationship did not last long and they both separated from each due to irreconcilable differences in 2016.

Besides this, there isn’t more information about her past as well as her future plans on social sited.

Who is Mary J. Blige?

Mary J. Blige is a singer, songwriter, record producer, as well as and actress.

She belongs to American society. She has been nominated in many of categories as well as won some titles.

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Similarly, she has won nine Grammy Awards, and three Golden Globe nominations, and is the first woman to receive multiple Academy Award nominations in the same year including Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Song.

In 2013, she sold 75 million records worldwide and ranked as the most successful female R&B/Hip-Hop artist of the past 25 years.

Mary J. Blige: Birth Facts, Childhood and Family

Mary was born on 11th January 1971 in  New York City. She is the second child of mother Cora, a nurse, and second to father Thomas Blige, a jazz musician. When she was a child her mother used to earn and feed them.

Then they moved to Schlobohm Houses in Yonkers, New York, immediately north of New York City, where she lived with her mother and older sister. Besides this, she hasn’t revealed any information about her birth facts and her childhood.

Mary J. Blige: Education History

She had dropped out her high school in her junior year. Besides this, she hasn’t revealed any kind of information on social sites.

Mary J. Blige: Professional Life and Career

She started her career in 1988 when she recorded an impromptu cover of Anita Baker’s “Caught Up in the Rapture”. She had also released  What’s the 411? in 1992, to positive reviews from critics.

She sold this album  3,318,000 copies in the US until 2010. The name of this album was derived from Blige’s past occupation as a 4-1-1 operator. Her second album Uptown Records/MCA Records was released in 1994.

This album sold 481,000 copies in its first week and remained atop the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for an unprecedented eight weeks. Likewise, she released her third album  Share My World in 1997.

Similarly, she released her fourth album  Mary in 1999, her fifth album  No More Drama in 2001, her sixth album  Dance for Me in 2002, her seventh album  The Breakthrough in 2005,  Reflections (A Retrospective) in 2006,  Growing Pains in 2007, and  Stronger with Each Tear in 2009.

While moving toward her acting career, she started acting in 1988. She debuted on the sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show playing a character, the southern Ola Mae.

She had also starred in rapper Q-Tip in the independent film Prison Song in 2001 and made a cameo on the Lifetime network series, Strong Medicine in the same year.

Likewise in 2004, she starred in an Off-Broadway play, The Exonerated, and MTV Films biopic on American singer/pianist and civil rights activist, Nina Simone in 2005, and in Ghost Whisperer, in an episode called “Mean Ghost” in 2007.

Similarly, in 2017, she starred in the period drama film Mudbound directed by Dee Rees.

Mary J. Blige: Awards and Achievements

While moving towards her awards and achievements, she has been nominated for and won many awards.

Like she has been nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

As she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song as well as the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, she became the first person nominated for an Academy Award for acting and writing an original song in the same year.

Mary J. Blige: Salary and Net Worth

She hasn’t mentioned her salary on social sites but her net worth is $20 million.

Mary J. Blige: Rumors and Controversy

Like other celebrities, she has suffered from Rumours as well as controversy.

Her recent Rumours were she had turned into actor Rebecca Nicholson and tells about her heartache, reborn hope, and why she sometimes needs to get away from herself.

Body Measurements

Mary has mentioned her body measurement of about 36-32-38 inches.

Besides this, she has also mentioned her height which is about 179 cm, her weight of 66 kg, Bra size 34b, shoe size 8(us) and dress size 10(US).

She has beautiful dye blonde hair color and brown colored eyes.

Social Media Profile

Mary is seen active on every social site like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter as well as youtube.

She has 6.27 million followers on Twitter, 3.4 million followers on Instagram, 8 million followers on Facebook, and 886k subscribers on youtube.

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