Mary J Blige Net Worth $45 Is Million
Mary Jane Blige, or Mary J Blige as she is popularly known, is an American singer, songwriter, occasional rapper, actress and record producer. She was born on January 11, 1971 in The Bronx, New York. Her success in music has earned her international fame, as well as a massive fortune of $45 million. Her music albums have reached multi-platinum status in the US, and she has earned a total of 9 Grammy Awards.
Blige began her music career in 1989, when she became a background singer on Uptown Records. She released her 1st album titled “What’s the 411?” in the year 1992. Ever since, she has released ten studio albums, and has made more than 155 guest appearances on other soundtracks and albums. Time Magazine, Vibe and Rolling Stone consider Blige’s music album titled “My Life” as one of the greatest albums ever recorded. Bilge was awarded with the Legends Award basically for her role in combining soul and hip-hop in the early 90s.
By the end of 2013, Blige had sold more than 55 million albums and fifteen million singles globally. She was ranked by Billboard as the most successful female R&B artist of the past twenty-five years. The magazine also ranked her song titled “Be Without You” as the top R&B song of the 2000s, after it spent 15 weeks on top of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart. She was also ranked by FH1 as the 80th greatest artist of all time. Blige is also ranked No. 100 on the list of 100 greatest singers of all time.
Besides music, Blige has also succeeded in her acting career and has earned high remarks for her participation in the film industry. She has starred in movies such as “I Can Do Bad All By Myself”, “Rock of Ages”, “Bobby” and “The Help”. She has also been nominated to play Nina Simone in the upcoming biopic “Nina”. Blige also release her line of perfume known as “My Life”, which attained 65,000 sales during its premiere. The perfume did not only break HSN records with its sales, but it also won 2 FiFi Awards, including the “Fragrance Sales Breakthrough” Award.