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Mary Wilson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Death: February 08, 2021 (76)
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sam Wilson and Johnnie Mae Wilson
Wife of Private
Ex-wife of Private
Mother of Private; Private; Private; Turkessa Babich; Private and 2 others
Sister of Private; Private; Private and Private

Occupation: Singer, concert performer, best selling author
Managed by: Marcanthony Babich
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About Mary Wilson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Wilson_(singer)

Mary Wilson (March 6, 1944 – February 8, 2021) was an American singer and concert performer best known as a founding member of the Supremes, the most successful Motown act of the 1960s and the best-charting female group in U.S. history, as well as one of the all-time best-selling girl groups in the world. The group released a record-setting twelve number-one hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100, ten of which Wilson sang backing vocals for.


Mary Wilson was an American singer and concert performer best known as a founding member of The Supremes, the most successful Motown act of the 1960s and the best-charting female group in U.S. history as well as one of the all-time best selling girl groups in the world. The group release a record-setting twelve number one hit singles on the Billboard Top 100, ten of which Wilson sang backing vocals for.

Wilson remained with the group following the departures of other original members Florence Ballard in 1967 and Diana Ross in 1970, though the group disbanded following Wilson's own departure in 1977. Wilson later became a New York Times best-selling author in 1986 with the release of her first autobiography, Dreamgirl: My Life as a Supreme.

Mary Wilson was born to Sam and Johnnie Mae Wilson in Greenville, Mississippi. She was the eldest of three children including a brother, Roosevelt and a sister, Katherine. Wilson lived with her parents and moved to St. Louis and later Chicago, before living with her aunt, Ivory "I.V." and uncle John L. Pippin in Detroit. Mary reunited with her mother at the age of 9. Her mother worked as a domestic worker to make ends meet. Mary and her family had settled in Detroit's upstart housing projects, the Brewster-Douglass Housing Projects. Mary first met Florence Ballard at an elementary school in Detroit. in 1959 Ballard had asked Wilson to audition for Milton Jenkins, who was forming a girl group to his male group, The Primes. Wilson soon accepted into the group as The Primettes with Diana Ross and Betty McGlown. She graduated from Detroit's Northeaster High School in January 1962. Despite her mother's insistence she go to college. She instead focused on her music career.

As of September 2019 Mary has 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, which she revealed during the 2nd episode of Dancing With The Stars. In 2001 Mary received an associate's degree from New York University.

Mary died in her sleep on Monday, February 8, 2021 in Las Vegas at the age of 76. Her cause of death is unknown. Two days before her death she announced on YouTube that she was planning to release new solo material with Universal Music Group and hope it would come out before her birthday.

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Mary Wilson's Timeline

1944
March 6, 1944
Greenville, Mississippi, United States
2021
February 8, 2021
Age 76
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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