Cora Blige is a well-known American nurse and the mother of Mary J. Blige, a well-known American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Mary J. Blige has been dubbed the “Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” and has won numerous prestigious awards, including the Grammy, BET, and Billboard.
Cora Blige was born in the 1950s in the United States of America, but she has never revealed her true or actual birth date.
Cora Blige has also not made any information about her parents, siblings, or early childhood life public.
Cora Blige’s net worth is unknown but that of her daughter is currently estimated to be $20 million. She is a nurse or a professional health practitioner.
Husband of Cora Blige
Cora Blige is not currently married, but she was previously married to Thomas Blige. Their marriage hit rock bottom in 1980. They shared three children.
Children of Cora Blige
Cora Blige and her then-husband Thomas Blige had three children: Mary J. Blige, Bruce Miller, and LaTonya Blige-DaCosta.
Mary J. Blige net worth
Mary J. Blige has a $20 million net worth. She is American singer, songwriter, and producer. She is widely regarded as an icon in the global music industry and popular culture, and VH1 ranked her ninth on their list of the “100 Greatest Women in Music” in 2012.
Blige paid $12.3 million for a palatial mansion in Saddle River, New Jersey, in 2008. She is said to have paid cash for the 20,000-square-foot mansion. She listed the mansion for $13.9 million in 2015 but did not find a buyer. She eventually reduced the price to $8.9 million, and then to $6.8 million in August 2019. She also owns a slightly smaller mansion in Cresskill, New Jersey, which she purchased in 2001 for $2.1 million.
Mary J. Blige has had a string of financial problems over the years. She owed the IRS $3.4 million as of May 2013. She also owed $900,000 to the state of New Jersey and was the subject of a lawsuit alleging she owed $2.2 million for an unpaid bank loan. On May 25, 2014, it was revealed that Blige had paid off her $900,000 New Jersey debt but still owed the IRS at least $3.4 million.
Mary Jane Blige was born on January 11, 1971, in The Bronx, New York. She was raised in Savannah, Georgia, until she was seven years old, when her family relocated to New York and lived in the Schlobohm Housing Projects in Yonkers. Her father was a jazz musician, and her mother was a nurse. She has two younger siblings. Blige’s father was a Vietnam War veteran who suffered from PTSD and abandoned the family in the mid-1970s.