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Berry Gordy Jr.

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Birthday
28, 1929
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1929 (age 88)
Birthplace
Detroit, MI

About

Motown Records founder known for his production and songwriting work with The Supremes and Stevie Wonder. He also worked with The Jackson 5, The Four Tops, and Marvin Gaye.

Before Fame

He dropped out of high school and trained to be a professional boxer.

Trivia

He and his sister Gwen wrote "Reet Petite" and numerous other hit songs.

Family Life

He was married to Thelma Coleman, Grace Eaton, and Ray Singleton and had a relationship with Diana Ross. He has a total of eight children.

Associated With

He is distantly related to former U.S. president Jimmy Carter.

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