Mavis Staples

January 11, 2024
Soul Singer

Quick Facts

Mavis Staples
Full Name Mavis Staples
Date Of Birth Jul 10, 1939(1939-07-10)
Age 85
Birthplace Chicago
Country United States
Birth City Illinois
Horoscope Cancer

Mavis Staples Biography

Birthday Jul 10
Birth Year 1939

Mavis Staples is one of the most popular and richest Soul Singer who was born on July 10, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. A rhythm, soul, and gospel artist who released the single “I Have Learned To Do Without You.”

He and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., were both civil rights activists.

She was married, but she later divorced. Her father was Roebuck’s “Pops”.

Mavis Staples Net Worth

Net Worth $6 Million
Source Of Income Soul Singer
House Living in own house.

Mavis Staples is one of the richest Soul Singer from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Mavis Staples 's net worth $6 Million. (Last Update: December 11, 2023)

After she graduated high school, her band, The Staple Singers went on tour.

She sang “I’ll Take You There”, her #1 hit single.

Height, Weight & Body Measurements

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Who is Mavis Staples Dating?

According to our records, Mavis Staples is possibily single & has not been previously engaged. As of December 1, 2023, Mavis Staples’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Mavis Ranked on the list of most popular Soul Singer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Mavis Staples celebrates birthday on July 10 of every year.

Did Bob Dylan proposed to Mavis Staples?

Staples was briefly married to Spencer Leak in 1964; they divorced when Staples would not end her music career to stay home. She has no children. In the 2015 documentary Mavis! she reveals that Bob Dylan once proposed to her , and she turned him down.

Where is Mavis Staples now?

Mavis Staples is currently touring across 6 countries and has 32 upcoming concerts. Their next tour date is at Ancienne Belgique, AB Flex in Brussels , after that they’ll be at LA CIGALE in Paris. See all your opportunities to see them live below!

What is Mavis Staples most famous song?

  • 4 – ‘Your Good Fortune’ (‘Your Good Fortune’ / 2015) …

  • 3 – I’ve Learned To Do Without You’ (‘Only For The Lonely’ / 1970) …

  • 2 – ‘I’ll Take You There’ (‘Be Altitude: Respect Yourself’ / 1972) …

  • 1 – ‘You Are Not Alone’ (‘You Are Not Alone’ / 2010)

Did Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples date?

Dylan had been a fan since high school; in 2001 he said listening to Staples’ voice on after-hours gospel radio “made my hair stand up.” He and Staples had a fling in the Sixties , with Staples famously rejecting his marriage proposal.

Is Opal Staples related to Mavis Staples?

Opal Staples is upholding the family name in a big way. Being a distant cousin of the legendary Staple Singers (Pops, Mavis, Cleotha, Pervis), an American group that are still known for their gospel, soul, and R&B accomplishments today.

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