- Full Name: Mary Jane Blige
- Net Worth: $10 Million
- Occupation: Singer/song writer/Actress
- Marital Status: Married
- Ethnicity: American
Mary J. Blige Net Worth – Is The Amount Worth For The Nine Grammy Awards Recipient?
Receiver of nine Grammy Awards with a record of 30 Grammy Award nominations this world wide popular singer was born in 1971 in Bronx, New York. Her mother Cora was a nurse and father Thomas Blige was a jazz musician. So she was inspired and taught to sing by her father only. But unfortunately her father left them in 1980 after which Mart J. Blige started living with her mother and other three siblings. She attended Roosevelt High School but dropped school at 16 only to pursue singing career. In 1988 she recorded cover “Caught Up in the Rapture” in the Galleria Mall in New York. So she started her career at very young age and today’s Mary J. Blige net worth clearly proves this fact. She was little arrogant in the younger age and became addicted to cocaine, alcohol and several parties leaving her mother disappointed.
Career Of Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige started her career in 1988 as a backup singer for Uptown Records but soon she was paired with the producer of Uptown records, Sean Combs. Her first album ‘What’s the 411’was released in 1992 and it was very popular worldwide. This album is the combination of traditional R & B sounds, blues-inspired songs and gospel. The lyrics of the songs and her strong voice altogether gave her the title ‘Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’. ‘My Life’ is Mary’s second album that is considered as the greatest among of her recordings till date. Since then she has released many albums and all of them have given a strong message to her fans about the love life and self acceptance. Dance for me, Growing pain and The breakthrough are some of the hit album of this great singer.
Mary J. Blige’s career is not limited to music only rather she acted in some movies also. She played very well in I can do bad all by myself, Rock of ages and Lifetime. So Mary J. Blige net worth is the result of her multi roles. Till date she has sold 50 million copies of her album and 15 million singles; Also 8 out of her 10 released albums are certified platinum. She has been always compared with Keyshia Cole and there was also a rumor that Mary J. Blige is not a good supporter of the singer though it was just a rumor.
She has dated her manager Kendu Isaacs and got married with him in 2003. They are together since then and she is the stepmom of three children aged 18, 16 and 15. So Kendu Issac is the one and only Mary J. Blige boyfriend who was later converted into her husband.
She likes to ink tattoo on body and got several tattoos over time. There is a tattoo on her right arm and this Mary J. Blige tattoo is her name to represent self respect.
Mary J Blige is a great singer and musician though her net worth is not that powerful like another popular American singer Kid Rock and her 9 Grammy Awards strongly proves it.
But recently Mary J. Blige net worth is not in good condition as a source revealed that she owes $900, 000 to New Jersey and had paid off this amount but still she owes $3.4 million to the IRS.