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(Late American Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Composer, and Producer)

Relationship Facts of Teena Marie

Teena Marie is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.
One daughter-Alia Rose

Was Teena Marie Single?- Dating History

Teena Marie was a single woman. Marie was never married till her death. Marie, being a private person, did not divulge any details about her relationships. She was, however, the mother of Alia Rose, an American singer.

Previous Relationship 

Teena Marie was in a relationship with Rick James, an American singer-songwriter. Both of them have dated throughout their careers. However, the romance did not endure long and eventually ended.

Who is Teena Marie?

Teena Mariewas a Late American Actress, R&B Soul Singer, Songwriter, Composer, and Producer. Teena gained widespread recognition for her work on the soundtracks to The Goonies’ 1985 film 14K, Top Gun’s 1986 film Lead Me On, and Bulworth’s 1998 film Frim Biz.

Moreover, Marie was also noted for her unusual soprano voice, which led many listeners to assume she was black. Her popularity in R&B and soul music, as well as her devotion to these genres, earned her the moniker “Ivory Queen of Soul.”

Teena Marie: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, and Education

Teena Marie was born on 5th March, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. Her born name is Mary Christine Brockert. She was the eldest daughter of Thomas Leslie Brockert and Mary Anne.

By profession, her father was a construction worker meanwhile her mother was a home renovator. Besides that, Brockert has one younger sibling named, Anthony Marie.

Apart from that, Maire holds American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity (Belgian, Portuguese, Italian, and Irish). Moving towards her educational background, Mary has attended Venice High School.

Teena Marie: Career

Teena Marie began to sing at an early age, even covering the “Banana Boat Song” by Harry Belafonte by the time she was two. Brockert participated in the school’s Summer Dance Production and played the female lead in The Music Man.

In 1979, Marie released Wild and Peaceful, her debut studio album. Lady T, her second studio album, was released in 1980. Irons in the Fire, her third studio album, was released in the same year.

In 1994, she released Passion Play, her ninth album. Her twelfth album, Sapphire, was made available in 2006. She released her thirteenth album, Congo Square, in 2009. Marie’s fourteenth and last studio album, Beautiful, was released under Universal Music in 2013 after her death.

Teena Marie: Awards and Nominations

  • She was named the 2023 Grammy Award winner for Cuff It.
  • She received nominations for four Grammy Awards.

Teena Marie: Net Worth 2024 and Salary

Marie’s approximate net worth was $3 million. Beyond that, Teena hadn’t disclosed any details regarding her salary, annual income, and assets.

Teena Marie: Rumors and Controversy

Teena Marie’s sexuality was the subject of rumors, whether she was gay or not. Marie, on the other hand, had not discussed the subject.

Body Features: Height and Weight

Teena Marie stood five feet tall and weighed around 59 Kg. Marie’s physical attributes included curling dark brown hair and brown eyes. Mary also had a lovely smile and nice skin.

Social Media

Teena Marie was active on all social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She had 651k followers on Facebook, 3240 followers on Instagram, and 25.7k followers on Twitter.

Her Death Cause

Teena Marie was discovered dead in her Pasadena home by her daughter, Alia Rose, on the afternoon of December 26, 2010.

The coroner of Los Angeles County performed an autopsy on December 30, 2010, and found no traces of obvious trauma or a detectable cause of death, concluding she died of natural causes.

She’d experienced a generalized tonic-clonic seizure a month prior. On January 10, 2011, a memorial ceremony was conducted at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

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