Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige
Celebrated Name: Mary J. Blige
Real Name/Full Name: Mary Jane Blige
Gender: Female
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 11 January 1971
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 66 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Kendu Isaacs (m. 2003–2018)
Children: Yes (Briana, Jordan, and Nas )
Profession: American singer, songwriter, actress, and philanthropist
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Mary J. Blige is a rapper, singer, songwriter, music producer, actress, and model from America. She is ranked as one of the greatest United States recording artists of all time. Mary J. Blige made her debut movie in “Prison Song.”

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Early Life

Mary Jane Blige was born in The Bronx borough in New York City, New York, United States, on January 11, 1971. Her father, Thomas Blige, is a musician, and her mother, Cora Blige, is a nurse. She has three siblings, her brother’s name is Bruce Miller, and her sisters is LaTonya Blige DaCosta.

Mary J. Blige’s father left them in the 70s when she was just a child. She lived with her mother and her sister in Richmond Hill in Georgia, and they later moved to Yonkers, New York, where Mary Jane Blige briefly attended the Roosevelt High School.

Personal Life

Mary J. Blige was first engaged to the singer and songwriter K-Ci Hailey for one year. She married her manager Kendu Isaacs in 2003, and their divorce will end soon as she filed it one year ago. Mary and Kendu have not announced any children together so far, but Kendu has three from his previous relationships.
Some recent news says that Mary J. Blige might be in a relationship with actor Jason Mitchell.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 11 January 1971, Mary J. Blige is 53 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. Her height is 1.75 m tall, and her weight is 66 kg.


Mary J. Blige released her debut album, “What’s the 411?” in 1992. The album was a huge buzz, and it debuted at 1 on the United States Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and peaked at 6 on the United States Billboard 200 chart. 2 years later she released her 2nd studio album named “My Life” and it was successful again ranking on top charts even reached that charts in Canada and in the United Kingdom.

In 2017, Mary J. Blige released her 13th studio album named “Strength of a Woman.” The album successfully ranked on top charts in the United States, Canada, Australia, France, United Kingdom, and even in Belgium and Switzerland.

Mary J. Blige began her acting career with an episode of “The Jamie Foxx Show.” and her debut movie is a drama movie titled “Prison Song.” She starred in a 2017 drama movie titled “Mudbound,” along with Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, and Jason Clarke. Mary J. Blige is one of the voice acting cast members of a 2018 animated fantasy-comedy movie titled “Sherlock Gnomes.”

Awards & Achievements

For her awards, it’s not easy to mention Mary J. Blige awards because she has received more than 160 award winnings and nominations. Her American Music Awards winnings, including the American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist and 2 American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Album “Share My World” and “The Breakthrough.”

Mary J. Blige has received 9 Grammy Awards including 2 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group “I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By” and “Disrespectful”, 2 for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance “He Think I Don’t Know” and “Be Without You”, for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals “Whenever I Say Your Name”, for Best R&B Song “Be Without You”, for Best R&B Album “The Breakthrough”, for Best Gospel Performance “Never Gonna Break My Faith”, and for Best Contemporary R&B Album “Growing Pains”.

Net Worth & Salary of Mary J. Blige in 2024

Mary J. Blige Net Worth
Mary J. Blige Net Worth

As of July 2024, The estimated net worth of the rapper, singer, and actress Mary J. Blige is $25 million. She made her millions fortune from the albums she releases, sells and perform, and from the TV movies, she’s been starring in. Mary J. Blige earned for “The Breakthrough” album sales more than $7 million, and she made more than $3 million from her debut album sales.

Mary J. Blige is a very talented and great singer and actress, who has reached the number 1 recording artist in the United States. Her latest studio album was recently released titled “Strength of a Woman,” and her 2018 acting work, including an animated movie titled “Sherlock Gnomes.”


  1. To : Mary J. Blige, Philanthropist

    Women Helping Support Women (WHSW). The title is on hold.
    My Dream/Passion: Is to help our homeless, working class poor, human laboured, etc. women over age 18. To learn life skills that will take them out of poverty to starting their own productive business. I am a life skills coach and special needs mediator, who wants to start helping in grander ways, that I can not afford.

    Please tell me Mary J. Blige, the money you do not need or want, from being paid for performing at the 2022 Super Bowl Halftime Show. Can be put towards helping the women in our area, Simcoe Muskoka, CANADA please?

    I have been volunteering with our destitute since 2001, this is where my heart is. I am a Christian, who has been helping in outreach services (outside these days.) We collect donations of a wide variety of food, clothes, footwear, toiletries, etc. then give right to the people we serve. If they have a particular need, we take their order, try to give it to them as soon as possible. If we do not have it, place the order (on name given) online for our community to hopefully come forward to fill. Then make arrangement(s) to give it to them a.s.a.p.. We have even driven a fellow to the train station out of town, so he could go to live where his family is further way. It is just so simple, but oh so very important.

    Thank you in advance for at least hearing this out.

    Sincere love,

    Kathy Millette, CMLSC, SNM
    [email protected]
    or [email protected]


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