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Marvin Gaye was born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr., and was born on April 2, 1939, in Washington, D.C., U.S., and died on April 1, 1984, in Los Angeles, California, was an American soul singer-songwriter-producer who, to a large extent, ushered in the era of artist-controlled popular music of the 1970s.

Marvin Gaye wife

Gaye wed his wife Anna Gordy in June 1963, and the couple divorced in 1973. In 1977, the couple obtained a court-ordered divorce. The two were married for 10 years. Later, in October 1977, he wed Janis Hunter; they later divorced in February 1981.

Marvin Gaye children

Marvin III adopted Anna here. was; Denise Gordy, Anna’s niece, was there of Marvin III, Nona, and Frankie were all born to Gaye and his second wife, Janis.

Marvin Gaye parents

Marvin Gay Sr. a church preacher, and Alberta Gay, a housewife, were Marvin’s parents. He was raised in the Fairfax Apartments, a public housing complex located at 1617 1st Street SW in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood, which at the time was a sizable slum.

Marvin Gaye siblings

The second oldest of the couple’s four kids was Marvin which means he has three siblings. He had a brother named Frankie and two sisters named Jeanne and Zeola.

Additionally, he has two half-brothers: Michael Cooper, a child from a previous marriage of his mother, and Antwaun Carey Gay, a product of one of his father’s extramarital encounters.


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