Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye
1939 - 1984
Marvin Gaye  American Singer

Marvin Gaye dating history


Marvin Gaye was previously married to Jan Gaye (1977 - 1979) and Anna Gordy Gaye (1961 - 1975).

Marvin Gaye had an encounter with Marlon Brando.

Marvin Gaye is rumoured to have hooked up with Tammi Terrell.


American Singer Marvin Gaye passed away on 1st Apr 1984 California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 44. Born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. on 2nd April, 1939 in Freedman's Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia, USA and educated at Spingarn High School and Cardozo High School, Marvin Gaye is most remembered for songs like "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "Let's Get It On" and his 1980s hit "Sexual Healing" in a career that spanned 1959–1984 and 1957–1984 and 1957–1984. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Marvin Gaye is a member of the following lists: American record producers, American singer-songwriters and Columbia Records artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 15 years 10 years, 10 months 6 years, 8 months
Encounter1 - - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total4 15 years 5 years, 5 months 6 years, 8 months


First Name Marvin
Middle Name Pentz
Last Name Gaye
Full Name at Birth Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Alternative Name The Prince of Soul, The Prince of Motown, Prince of Motown, Prince of Soul, Marvin Gaye
Birthday 2nd April, 1939
Birthplace Freedman's Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died 1st April, 1984
Place of Death California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Gunshot wounds to the heart and left shoulder
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Weight 172lbs (78 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Tenor voice range
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality DISPUTED
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Randall Junior High School, Spingarn High School, Cardozo High School
Occupation Text Singer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame songs like "I Heard It Through the Grapevine," "Let's Get It On" and his 1980s hit "Sexual Healing"
Music Genre (Text) R&B, Soul, Psychedelic Soul, Funk, Blues, Jazz, Pop, Gospel, Progressive Soul
Music Genre R&B/Soul, R&B
Year(s) Active 1961–1984, 1959–1984, 1957–1984, 1957–1984
Music Style Soul, Motown, Smooth Soul, Urban, Quiet Storm, Funk, Soundtracks, Blaxploitation, Pop/Rock, Doo Wop, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Pop-Soul, AM Pop, Early Pop/Rock, Psychedelic Soul, Early R&B
Music Mood Earnest, Elegant, Intimate, Poignant, Passionate, Romantic, Plaintive, Reflective, Smooth, Warm, Party/Celebratory, Carefree, Cheerful, Happy, Confident, Fun, Hedonistic, Ambitious, Distraught, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sentimental, Producer
Instrument Vocals, Drums, Keyboards
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano, Keyboard, Drums, Percussion, Synthesizer, Keyboards
Record Label Tamla/Tamla-Motown, Columbia, Tamla, Tamla-Motown, Columbia Records
Associated Acts Harvey Fuqua, Mary Wells, Kim Weston, Tammi Terrell, Diana Ross, The Funk Brothers
Brand Endorsement song: A Funky Space Reincarnation; TV commercial for Christian Dior in 2006, song: Let’s Get It On; TV commercial for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in 2012
Official Websites,
Father Marvin Gay, Sr.
Mother Alberta Gay
Brother Frankie Gaye

Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), who also spelled his surname as Gaye, was an American singer and songwriter. He helped to shape the sound of Motown in the 1960s, first as an in-house session player (Drums) and later as a solo artist with a string of successes, earning him the nicknames "Prince of Motown" and "Prince of Soul".

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Marvin Gaye44 AriesSinger
Jan Gaye66 CapricornActress
Anna Gordy Gaye92 SagittariusComposer
Marlon Brando80 AriesActor
Tammi Terrell24 TaurusSinger


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Marvin PentzMale17th November, 196657 years oldAnna Gordy Gaye
Nona MarvisaFemale4th September, 197449 years oldJan Gaye
Frankie ChristianMale16th November, 197548 years oldJan Gaye


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machieshmachieshSep 1, 2018

smashavesmashaveMay 11, 2014

RIP his legacy will live forever in our hearts and soul 1939-1984 true legend :((

smashavesmashaveMay 11, 2014

He is a legend I love his songs are brilliant and very classic hits back in 70s and 80s before he passed away he was the best musician I have ever heard to be honesty u lol ;)

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 14, 2011

not enough room for the women he dated !

gmoneyFeb 17, 2009

The letter `S` at the bottom of the pics indicate that they had encountered each other at some point in time!!

phyllis BlazerFeb 13, 2009

why would this site have frankie dating marvin gaye and marvin .if thisis not true, this site has given these 2 talented artist a grave injustice with this implication.if anyone can answer this i would appreciate a reply

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