Mars Merkaba Thedford is a celebrity kid who is better known as the daughter of American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress Erykah Badu and American rapper and record producer Jay Electronica. Keep reading to find out more interesting facts about Mars Merkaba Thedford such as her age, birthday, Instagram, IG, dad, singing, dad, Erykah Badu, Jay Electronica, Puma Sabti Curry, Nayrok Wright, Andre 3000, What does Seven Sirius Benjamin do, and so much more.
Mars Merkaba Thedford Age, Birthday
As aforementioned, Mars Merkaba Thedford is the child of Erykah Badu and Jay Electronica. She was born on February 1, 2009, in the United States of America.
As of the year of writing this article, Mars Merkaba Thedford is 12 years old of age and celebrated her 12th birthday on February 1, 2021. She has an Aquarius zodiac sign and her half-siblings are Seven Sirius Benjamin and Puma Sabti Curry.
Mars Merkaba Thedford Instagram, IG
As it turns out, Mars Merkaba Thedford is not on Instagram. We can only assume her parents want her to get older before joining the social media platform.
Her mother, on the other hand, can be found on IG with the username erykahbadu. Badu even shared photos of her daughter on her 12th birthday with a heartfelt caption that read,
“It’s MARS DAY !!!!!
MARS MERKABA BADU ELECTRONICA!!!!!
Happy born day Puddin !!!! You are beautiful. 12 winters and out of this world!!!”
Mars Merkaba Thedford Dad
As we all know by now, American rapper and record producer Jay Electronica is the dad of Mars Merkaba Thedford. He was born on 19 September 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
As of the year of writing this article, Jay Electronica is 45 years old of age. Keep reading as more information about him is provided below.
Mars Merkaba Thedford Singing
At this point, we can’t confirm if Mars Merkaba Thedford will follow the path of her mother’s singing career or her father’s. Either way, she is still young to decide.
We will be sure to keep you guys posted if anything comes up.
She was born Erica Abi Wright on February 26, 1971, in Dallas, USA. Her mother is an actress in the local theatre named Kolleen Gipson-Wright while her father’s name is William Wright Jr.
Erykah Badu has a younger sister named Koryan (Nayrok) and a younger brother named Eevin. She attended an arts-oriented magnet school called Dallas’ Booker T. Washington High School.
After which she enrolled at a historically black institution in Grambling, Louisiana called Grambling State University where she studied theatre until 1993.
The mother of Mars Merkaba Thedford kick-started her career in 1993 working as a music teacher in Dallas. She also taught drama and dance at South Dallas Cultural Centre at the same time working at several eateries, serving as a waitress.
She soon joined hands with her cousin Robert Free Bradford to form a hip-hop duo Erykah Free. The group went on musical tours and earned local opening slots and even released a demo called Country Cousins.
Her big break came in 1994 when she opened a show for D’Angelo. As a result, she caught the attention of the American record producer and founder of Kedar Entertainment, Kedar Massenburg.
Erykah soon moved to Brooklyn in 1995 after signing a deal with Kedar Entertainment. On February 11, 1997, she released her debut album titled Baduizm which received praises from critics.
On November 18, 1997, she released her second album called Live which happened to be a live album. It went on to reach number one on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and number four on the US Billboard 200.
She took a break to raise her child after the album’s release as she was pregnant while it was being recorded. She started working on her second studio album in 1999 which was titled Mama’s Gun.
It got released on November 21, 2000, by Motown Records. Badu also made her acting debut in 1999 when she played the role of Rose Rose in the American drama film titled The Cider House Rules.
In 2003, she collaborated with American rapper and actor Common to produce a single titled Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop). On September 16, 2003, she released her third studio album titled Worldwide Underground.
The mother of Mars Merkaba Thedford soon launched her own music label in 2005 and named it Control FreaQ Records. In the same year, she co-founded a musical festival that also aims to make African-American women aware of health issues called Sugar Water Festival.
Her fourth studio album New Amerykah Part One was released on February 26, 2008. She then released her fifth studio album New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) on March 30, 2010.
But You Caint Use My Phone, her sixth studio album was released on November 27, 2015.
Erykah Badu Net Worth
According to sources, Erykah Badu has an estimated net worth of around $10 million. This she earned from her professional career working as an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress.
She is also assumed to have other sponsorship deals and business investments.
Erykah Badu Mars Merkaba Thedford
The American singer, singer-songwriter, record producer, disc jockey, activist, and actress of African-American descent dated Jay Electronica a while back and together gave birth to Mars Merkaba Thedford.
She was born on February 1, 2009, in the United States of America.
He was born Elpadaro F. Electronica Allah on September 19, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Jay is 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) and weighs 187 lbs (85 kgs).
Growing up, he went to an all-boys parochial high school called St. Augustine High School. He was said to have played several instruments while part of the famed Marching 100 band.
His mother was Marilyn Flowers but no information is available about his father or siblings. He once had an affair with the wife of English financier and environmentalist Benjamin Goldsmith, Kate Emma Rothschild. This led to a divorce in the family.
Jay Electronica Net Worth
According to sources, American rapper and record producer Jay Electronica is said to have an estimated net worth of around $8 million. He is assumed to have earned this from his professional career.
Jay Electronica Mars Merkaba Thedford
Jay Electronica Mars was in a romantic relationship with Erykah Badu for five years and together they welcomed their daughter Mars Merkaba Thedford on February 1, 2009.
He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He was born André Lauren Benjamin on 27 May 1975, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Andre 3000 and Erykah Badu met and started dating in 1995. They soon welcomed their son Seven Sirius Benjamin on the 18th of November 1997 in Dallas, Texas, United States of America. Seven also has two half-siblings who are Puma Sabti Curry and Mars Merkaba Thedford.
Andre and Erykah later parted ways sometime in 1999.
What does Seven Sirius Benjamin do?
As of the year of writing this article, Seven Sirius Benjamin is 22 years old of age. The celebrity kid tends to be living a low-key profile away from the public. As such, we can’t confirm if he is in college or pursuing a career.
However, we can only assume he is doing alright at this point
Seven Sirius Benjamin Instagram
After a quick search on the photo-sharing platform, it is safe to assume Seven Sirius Benjamin is not Instagram. His father Andre 3000, however, can be found on IG with the username andre3000.
Puma Sabti Curry
Puma Sabti Curry is the daughter of Erykah Badu with American rapper, songwriter, and record producer Tracy Lynn Curry. She was born on 5 July 2004 in Dallas, Texas, United States.
As of the year of writing this article, Puma Sabti Curry is 17 years old of age. She also happens to be the half-sister of Mars Merkaba Thedford and Puma Sabti Curry.
Nayrok Wright happens to be the younger sister of Erykah Badu as well as the aunt of Mars Merkaba Thedford. She was born sometime in 1974 and is supposed to be 47 years old as of the year of writing this article.
We will be sure to provide you with further information about her if any comes up.