• Marvin Gaye’s Ex-Wife Anna Gordy Gaye Dead at 92

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    2nd Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 1987

    Anna GordyMotown founder Berry Gordy and Marvin Gaye’s ex-wife, Anna Gordy Gaye died early this morning in Los Angeles. The family said she passed at home from natural causes around 3AM. Anna was 92 years old.

    Marvin and Anna married in 1964 and had one child together, Marvin Gaye III, but eventually divorced in 1977. While they were estranged, Marvin wrote “Anna’s Song”

    Anna was a huge influence on his career, co-composing two hits on his classic “What’s Going On” album.

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