Mary Wells bio

Birth Name: Mary Esther Wells

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Detroit

Date Of Birth: May13, 1943

Date Of Death: July 26, 1992

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Mary Wells was born on the 13th of May, 1943. She was famous for being a Rock Singer. Known as The Queen of Motown, she recorded hits in the 1960s like “My Guy,” “You Beat Me to the Punch,” and “Two Lovers.”

Mary Wells was born in Detroit. She was first signed to Motown by Berry Gordy when Wells was seventeen, promoting the song that became her first hit, “Bye Bye Baby.” The Beatles invited Wells to tour with them in the UK, making her the first Motown artist to tour there.

Mary Wells was a Taurus and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Mary Wells was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Mary Esther Wells is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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Mary Wells’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mary Wells’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Mary Wells kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Mary Wells was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Mary Esther Wells
NICKNAME:Mary Wells Womack, Mary Esther Wells, The Queen of Motown, Mary Wells
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Mary Wells was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Mary Wells was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Mary Wells had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Mary Wells’s birth sign is Taurus and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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