Mary J. Blige

R&B Singer

Birthday January 11, 1971

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace New York City, NY

Age 52 years old

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Grammy Award-winning R&B singer who's released more than half a dozen multi-platinum records, including My Life, which went 3x Platinum and won the 1995 Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Album. Her most popular songs include "Be Without You," "Real Love," "My Life," and "Not Gon' Cry." In 2019, she began appearing in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy.

Before Fame

She sang at church and became Uptown Records' first female artist as a background singer in 1989.


She released a perfume called My Life, which broke HSN records by selling 65,000 bottles during its premiere.

Family Life

She was married to her manager, record executive Kendu Isaacs, from 2003 until 2018.

Associated With

Her 2003 single "Love @ 1st Sight" featured rapper Method Man and was produced by Diddy.


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