What Size is Mary J. Blige? Her Height, Weight, Wiki & More

Mary J. Blige

Full Name:

Mary Jane Blige


Mary J., Brook Lynn


Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Businesswoman



Current Age:

53 years old


5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)


January 11, 1971


New York City, U.S.

Zodiac Sign:






Net Worth in 2024:

$20 million

Years Active:



Saddle River, New Jersey


Roosevelt High School

Known For:

Hits like “Real Love”, “Not Gon’ Cry”, “Be Without You”, & “Family Affair” and her role in "Mudbound"

Notable Awards/Accolades:

(9) Annual Grammy Awards, (1) Primetime Emmy Award, (4) AMAs, (12) BMAs, (4) NAACP Image Awards

Mary J. Blige’s Body Measurements & Real Size

Singer and Actress Mary J. Blige
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How Tall Is Mary Jane Blige?

Talented American singer Mary Jane Blige stands around 5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm (1.65 m) tall.

Mary J. Blige’s Body Weight

“The Umbrella Academy” actress Mary Blige boasts a healthy figure with a body weight of 68 kg or 150 pounds. She maintains her stunning physique in her 50s with an active lifestyle and a regular workout routine, including weight training as well as swimming and running.

Mary’s Real Body Measurements & Shape

Mary J. Blige possesses stunning body measurements of 39-30-43 inches or 99-76-109 cm, complimenting her weight and height. Her wide hips and narrow torso give her figure a pear shape.  

Her Bust and Bra Size Details

With an ample bosom of 39 inches and a frame size of about 35 inches, Mary’s possible bra size is 36D, and her cup size is D.

Blige’s Real Dress Size

Calculated based on her height and vital stats, the “Not Gon’ Cry” singer likely wears a large dress size, which is 14 (US) 18 (UK) 46 (EU).  

Her Shoe Size & Style

Mary’s fascinating footwear, like ritzy strappy heels and shoes, hints at her regular shoe size of 8 (US) 6 (UK) 39 (EU).

Mary J Blige’s Physical Traits & Appearance

Mary J Blige at the VH1`s Annual Dear Mama
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Her Face Shape

Nine times Grammy winner Blige is blessed with a charismatic oval face shape with a soft-edged contour. Mary’s plump lips and deep eyes are one of her most captivating facial features.

Blige’s Skin Tone

“All That I Can Say” singer Mary Blige possesses a clear dark caramel skin tone, which has golden undertones. She gives the credit for her flawless glowing skin to H2O!

Her Eye Color & Shape

Mary’s bewitching light brown eyes are big and have a beautiful almond shape. She likes to decorate her beautiful eyes with kohl, wide eyeliners, and mascara.

Her Real Hair Color & Style

Mary J. Blige is a natural brunette with dark brown hair, but she has also sported different hair colors, like blonde, mellow yellow, and copper.

The singer has also agreed to wear quirky wigs to match her outfits and characters.

Mary Jane Blige’s Distinctive Features

  • Thin & shaded downturned eyebrows
  • Multiple piercings on ears
  • A straight wide nose (big nostrils)
  • Naturally full lips 
  • Mezzo-soprano vocals

Mary J Blige’s Tattoos

Singer Mary Jane Blige
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Singer-actress Mary Jane Blige currently has at least five visible permanent tattoos.

  • “MARY J. BLIGE” (in gothic letters) around her right bicep
  • A detailed cross & rose on her left upper arm
  • A Chinese/Japanese symbol on her right hand
  • A detailed, colored rose with a long stem on her right thigh
  • A butterfly on her upper back

Key Highlights of Mary J. Blige’s Career

Mary J. Blige at the Billboard Women in Music Event
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  • Early Beginnings with Debut Album: After being signed to Uptown Records, Blige released her debut album “What’s the 411?” in 1992. She followed it with her second album, “My Life,” winning her first Grammy nomination. She became known as the “Queen of Hip Hop Soul.” 
  • Legacy with 14 Albums: Blige has released fourteen albums ever since, among which “The Breakthrough” and “Growing Pains” have won Grammy Awards. Her biggest hits are “Be Without You,” “Real Love,” “Not Gon’ Cry,” “Just Fine,” and “Family Affair.”
  • Successful Acting Career: Blige has acted in many films and appeared on many TV shows during her career. She bagged two Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress in “Mudbound” and Best Original Song for its soundtrack “Mighty River” in 2018.  
  • Other Ventures: Blige founded her record label, Matriarch Records, in 2012. She’s also released fragrances “My Life” and “My Life Blossom,” winning two FIFI Awards, and also designed the sunglass line “Melodies by MJB.”
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Mary J. Blige’s Family & Relationships

  • Father’s Name: Thomas Blige
  • Mother’s Name: Cora Blige
  • Siblings’ Names: LaTonya Blige-DaCosta (older sister), Bruce Miller (younger half-brother), Jonquell Blige (younger half-sister)
  • Relationship Status: Single
  • Spouses: Martin “Kendu” Isaacs (m. 2003; div. 2018)
Singer Mary J Blige at Hollywood Film Awards
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Mary J. Blige is currently enjoying her single life. However, she was married to her manager, Martin “Kendu” Isaacs, from 2003 to 2018. Her ex-husband, Martin, had three children from her first marriage and a relationship. 

Before Martin, Blige was in a six-year-long relationship with Jodeci’s singer Cedric “K-Ci” Hailey. They were reportedly engaged but parted ways before marrying.

Mary J. Blige’s Favorite Things & Interests

Her Interests

Music, Fashion, Business, Designing, Acting, Voice Acting

Favorite Activities

Running, Swimming, Going to beaches

Favorite Colors

Natural Earthy Tones (Beige, Brown, Sand, Tan, etc)

How many Grammys do Mary J. Blige have?

Singer Mary Jane Blige has won nine Grammy Awards out of her thirty-eight nominations throughout her career spanning over 35 years.

Is Mary J. Blige a Millionaire?

Yes, Mary J. is a millionaire, with an estimated net worth of over $20 million as of 2024.