Mary Wilson was an American singer. She gained worldwide recognition as a founding member of The Supremes, the most successful Motown act of the 1960s and the best-charting female group in U.S. chart history, as well as one of the best-selling girl groups of all time. The trio reached number one on Billboard’s Hot 100 with 12 of their singles, ten of which feature Wilson on backing vocals.
Wilson later became a New York Times best-selling author in 1986 with the release of her first autobiography, Dreamgirl: My Life as a Supreme, which set records for sales in its genre, and later for the autobiography Supreme Faith: Someday We’ll Be Together.

The trio

Mary Wilson was survived by her 3 children.

Cause of death

Mary Wilson died from alleged blood clots that caused extremely high blood pressure or what is commonly known as a hypertensive atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease according to the Clark County Coroner. She also reportedly had a heart attack 10 years ago. She died in her sleep in Henderson, Nevada, at the age of 76.


Mary Wilson profile summary
Full Name Mary Wilson
Date of Birth March 6, 1944
Occupation Singer, Actress, Author
Marital Status Divorced
No. of Children 3
Date of Death February 8, 2021
Age of Death 76
Cause of Death Hypertensive Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
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