Mars Merkaba Thedford

Sun Jan 03 2021
By   Bishal

Mars Merkaba Thedford is an American celebrity kid who gained massive attention as a daughter of Erykah Badu. Badu is an American singer, actress, and record producer who is widely remembered for her contribution to the Hip Hop and R&B genres. She is also well known as the Queen of Neo-Soul.

Till now, she has released five studio albums, Baduizm in 1997, Mama's Gun in 2000, Worldwide Underground in 2003, New Amerykah Part One in 2008, and New Amerykah Part Two in 2010. Her first album, Baduizm was certified triple Platinum by RIAA and her first live album was double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Mars Merkaba father and mother got separated 

Mother Erykah and father, Jay Electronica met one another for the very first time back in 2005. Jay is an American rapper and record producer who is best known for his work, Act I: Eternal Sunshine (The Pledge). Having the same working environment and common goals the pair started dating one another. They even are known for recording and writing songs together. 

Erykah Badu and Jay Electronica
Image: Erykah Badu and her ex-boyfriend, Jay Electronica with their daughter, Mars Merkaba Thedford. Source: HuffPost

However, after five years of their lovely life, the couple came to the end of their relationship and parted ways in 2010. Fans from all around the world were surprised by their separation and caught lots of media attention. As of now, Jay has faced an affair with Benjamin Goldsmith's wife and is currently dating his mysterious girlfriend. While Erykah is enjoying life as a single mother.

Mother, Erykah Badu's relationship and affairs

The queen of soul music, Erykah is one of the highly recognized female singers and actresses around the world. At the age of forty-nine, she is still doing music and acting side by side. Talking about her relationship and affairs, she had made back to back headlines with it. In 1995 she was involved with rapper Andre 3000 of Out Kast but their relationship ended after four years of being together. 

Erykah Badu and Puma Sabti Curry
Image: Erykah Badu with her daughter, Puma Sabti Curry. Source: Instagram

The couple shares one child, son, Seven Sirius Benjamin from their unsuccessful relationship. Similarly, she later started dating another American rapper and songwriter, The D.O.C. After several years of dating, the pair got separated in mutual understanding. Despite their split, they still share one daughter, Puma Sabti Curry from their relationship who was born on 5th July of  2004. Puma is now a TikTok star and has thousands of followers.

Parents net worth in Millions

Mars, father, Jay has a net worth of $8 Million as of 2020. He is one of the successful rapper and record producer who has worked with numerous high-profile artists. His annual income is over $800,000 as of 2020. 

Erykah Badu's photos
Image: Mary Merkaba Thedford mother, Erykah Badu. Source: Instagram

Talking about her mother's fortune, Erykah has a net worth of $10 Million as of 2020. She has sold thousands and thousands of her album copies all around the world from which she has garnered a wise amount of sum into her account. Furthermore, Mars and her mother are currently living in a Dallas home which worth is around $2 Million.


Mars Merkaba was born on 1st February 2009.


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