- Faith: Christian
- Career: Musician
- Birthday: January 11, 1971
- Accomplishments: Grammy Awards
- Fun Faith Fact!: Blige was exposed to music as she grew up in the Pentecostal Church.
Mary Jane Blige is an American singer, songwriter, model, record producer and actress. Starting her career as a background singer on Uptown Records in 1989, Blige released her first album, What's the 411?, in 1992, and has released 12 studio albums since and made over 150 guest appearances on other albums and soundtracks. Billboard ranked Blige as the most successful female R&B artist of the past 25 years.