Free Marie Biography
Free Marie is an American media personality, television producer, choreographer, and philanthropist who is best known for being the first host of BET’s 106 & Park.
Free Marie Age
Marie was born Marie Antoinette Wright on February 7, 1968, in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Free Marie Height and Weight
Marie stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm) tall and weighs about 128 lb (58 kg).
Free Marie Family
Marie is the daughter of Selina Tina Wright. Marie is an advocate for breast cancer awareness, and in October 2010, she participated in the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” charity walk in honor of her late mother Selina. Forming team “Walk 4 Tina,” Free and her family walked 5.7 miles to help raise donations and awareness.
Free Marie Husband
Marie is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. In 2004, there were rumors that Jay Z had fathered a love child with Marie. Both sides vehemently denied a hookup.
Free Marie Career
Marie became a disc jockey at KKBT 100.3 The Beat in Los Angeles and is also a former co-host of the Ed Lover Morning Show on Power 105.1 in New York City.
Marie began her journey in the arts as a child in Boston, MA. She attended the Roxbury Center for Performing Arts for 11 years, she travelled and toured as part of a young dance troupe. Inspired by hometown group New Edition, she was part of a few groups in Boston performing and winning talent shows, while honing her singing and rap skills.
In 1991, she performed one of the biggest breaks in her dancing career in the rap music video “Good Vibrations” by Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. She left Boston to immerse herself in her true passion: music. One of her stepping-stones was an internship at a radio station in MA, where she began to make a name for herself.
She then made career moves between New York and LA in an effort to build the structure of her calling. She appeared on “Patriots”, the second track on Can-I-Bus, the debut album from critically acclaimed rap artist Canibus. This appearance was Marie’s first major appearance and the album eventually went gold. Her appearance on the album was a direct result of her professional connection with Wyclef and his Refugee Camp crew.
In 2002, Marie founded the Free4Life Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to empowering young people in disadvantaged neighborhoods through programs that encourage literacy, creative arts, and financial education.
Free Marie Movies and TV shows
106 & Park
According to Him and Her
Free Marie Salary
Marie earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Free Marie Net Worth
Marie has an estimated net worth of $1 million – 5 Million which she has earned through her career as a media personality and television producer.