Wilson, Mary

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Wilson, Mary Gender: F
born on 6 March 1944 at 10:11 (= 10:11 AM )
Place Greenville, Mississippi, 33n25, 91w04
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 15°56' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 09°18 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 14°24'

Mary Wilson


American singer and concert performer best known as a founding member of the Supremes, the most successful Motown act of the 1960s and the best-charting female group in U.S. history, as well as one of the all-time best-selling girl groups in the world.

Mary Wilson was raised in a low-income housing project in Detroit. She met Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, billing themselves as the Primettes. They performed at local gigs for $15 a week. At 17, she signed with Motown records. Barry Gordy created their style and molded their success. In the sixties, Wilson joined the Supremes, with their record sales second only to the Beatles. They had their first big hit "Where Did Our Love Go?" in 1964, making a quarter of a million a year. Ross left the Supremes in 1969, the group then disbanded in 1977. Wilson was married to Supremes road manager Pedro Ferrer for nine years, then divorced in 1983. She had three children by 1986. In 1994, Wilson fell asleep while driving, the car overturned killing her fourteen year old son, Rafael. Wilson wrote her autobiography in 1986.

Wilson released three solo albums, five singles and two best selling autobiographies, Dreamgirl: My Life As a Supreme, a record setter for sales in its genre and Supreme Faith: Someday We'll Be Together, both books later released as an updated combination.

Continuing a successful career as a concert performer, Wilson also became a musicians' rights activist as well as a musical theater performer and organizer of various museum displays of the Supremes' famed costumes. Wilson was inducted along with Ross and Ballard (as members of the Supremes) into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.

Mary Wilson died in her sleep on 8 February 2021 in Las Vegas at the age of 76.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Ballard, Florence (born 30 June 1943). Notes: The Supremes
  • associate relationship with Ross, Diana (born 26 March 1944). Notes: members of The Supremes


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1964 (First hit "Where Did Love Go?")
  • Social : Left group 1977 (Supremes disbanded)
  • Death of Child 29 January 1994 at 07:30 AM in Barstow, CA (Son killed in car crash)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

LMR quotes her 1971, client, B.C. When her biography, "Dreamgirl," came out, it read "born just after midnight." LMR called her secretary, Hazel, in 1991 who said that Mary gave me the correct time.


  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury (Car, punctured lung and fractured ribs)
  • Family : Childhood : Disadvantaged (Low income housing project)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (One)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids -Traumatic event (Son killed in car crash)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Rags to riches
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (performer)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (The Primettes, The Supremes)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women