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Meet Mary J. Blige parents Thomas Blige and Cora Blige and facts you should know

Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige

Mary J.Blige is an American singer, rapper, songwriter and an actress. She’s won multiple awards and been nominated several times.

Who are Mary J. Blige parents Thomas Blige and Cora Blige?

Mary’s father, Thomas Blige is a jazz musician while her mother, Cora Blige was a nurse.

Thomas was a Vietnam War veteran. He suffered from alcoholism and post traumatic stress disorder. Eventually, he left home in the 1970s.

Cora became the sole provider for her family when Thomas left. The entire family relied on her earnings as a nurse.

Later, Caro dated someone who helped Mary with her music career. Caro’s boyfriend at the time, played Mary’s cassette to a recording artist who got her signed.

Thomas’s last public relationship ended on a severe domestic violence. He was stabbed in the neck by his ex girlfriend leaving him almost unconscious.

Does Mary J. Blige have any siblings?

Mary has three siblings. One older sister, LaTonya Blige-DaCosta; a half brother, Bruce Miller and a half sister, Jonquell.

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