Who Is Cora Blige? Everything Need To Know About Mary Blige’s Mother


Cora Blige is one of the few celebrity mothers who have been exposed to fame as a result of her daughter Mary Blige’s super talent in the entertainment industry. Mary Blige who is well known for being an elite rapper, singer and actress has brought her family to the limelight especially her mother Cora Blige.

Who Is Mary Blige?


Mary Blige is an American celebrity popularly known for singing and rapping in the America music industry since the 90’s. The superstar was born on January 11 1971 at New York city, United States of America to Cora Blige and Thomas Blige. She is the second child out of the four children of her parents. She started her career in music in the early 90’s releasing her debut album “What’s the 411?” in 1992. She has since then released some hits which has resulted in her being acknowledged and awarded. Mary J Blige is a nine time Grammy award winner, a four time American Music Awards winner and a ten time Billboard Music Award winner. She’s been a nominee for Golden Globe Award three times.

She’s highly unique in her craft and indeed exceptional.

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Who Is Cora Blige?

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 23: (L-) Cora Blige and Mary J. Blige seen in the audience at the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

Cora Blige is the mother of multiple Grammy award winner Mary Blige. She has four children, with Mary being the second born. Cora was married to Mary Blige’s father Thomas Blige. The couple however divorced in 1980 after Cora suffered from domestic violence from her ex husband. She became addicted to alcohol because of this abuse. Her suffering didn’t ended there. In 1987, the celebrity mom was stabbed by her neighbor. She however survived this tragedy but Mary Blige admitted the incident affected her greatly.

What is Cora Blige’s profession?

Cora is a professional health worker who works as an qualified nurse.

Cora Blige husband and children?

She was married to Thomas Blige, Mary J Blige’s father. They had two children, LaTonya Blige-Dacosta, Mary’s Blige older sister and Mary Blige herself. However, Cora and Thomas divorced in 1980. The nurse has two other children with a different man. They are Bruce Miller and Jonquil.

Cora Blige Networth

Cora Blige has a total asset of $20 million as at the beginning of this year 2022.

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