Mars Merkaba Thedford

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Mars Merkaba Thedford is widely popular as the daughter of Erykah Badu and Jay Electronica. Mars Merkaba Thedford’s father is a rapper and her mother is a singer.

Early Life

On February 1, 2009, Mars Merkaba Thedford was born in the United States. Currently, she is young and 13 years old and she was born under Aquarius. She was born to her mother Erykah Badu and her father Jay Electronica. She also has 2 half-siblings named Seven Siris Benjamin and Puma Dabti Curry. Moreover, Mars must be studying but her educational background is not revealed.

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Caption: Mars Merkaba Thedford in her childhood photo. Source(Instagram)


Mars Merkaba is still very young to start her professional career. But, she is famous because of her celebrity parents. In 1997, Erykah released her debut album Baduizm exploded onto the music scene. The album also has songs like On & On, Next Lifetime, and Appletree. Therefore, the album Baduizm won her two Grammy Awards. Thus, it was under the best female R&B vocal performance and best R&B album.

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Caption: Mars Merkaba Thedford’s mother in Met Gala 2021. (Source: Instagram)


Likewise, she also released her 2nd LP, Live. In 1999, she got together with the distinguished hip-hop group Roots to create the song You Got Me. Moreover, she won Grammy gold again with the song. Also, the trophy for best rap performance by a duo or group was received by her. She portrayed the character Rose in The Cider House Rules in the same year. It was her hit debut portraying the heartbreaking and tortured character.

Similarly, In 2000, she successfully released her third album Mama’s Gun. Therefore, she has contributed to the soundtrack of the Spike Lee film Bamboozled. Later on, she went on tours in the following years, on her Frustrated Artist Tour. In 2003, she released Worldwide Underground. Hence, again she won a Grammy, this time for best R&B song.

Personal Life

Mars Merkaba is still very young to be in a relationship. But, her mother was involved with rapper Andre 3000 of OutKast, in 1995. Together they have a son named Seve Sirius Benjamin. Unfortunately, Badu’s relationship ended in 1999. Similarly, she welcomed her daughter Puma Sabto Curry, on July 5, 2004. She was the daughter of a rapper The D.O.C. Later, she was in a relationship with rapper Jay Electronica. Similarly, she gave birth to a daughter named Mars Merkaba Thedford. Later, from 2013 to 2018, she dated Carl Jones.

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Caption: Mars Merkaba Thedford with her parents. Source(Facebook)

Rumors and controversies

Mars Merkaba is still young to be in controversies and has stayed away from it. In January 2018, Badu got comments that occurred in an article in Vulture. Additionally, after refusing to judge comedian ‘Bill Cosby’ on the accusations of sexual assault against him, she said, “I see good in everybody. I saw something good in Hitler.”

Later, she pointed out that Hitler was a painter, adding; “He had a terrible childhood. That means that when I’m looking at my daughter, Mars, I could imagine her being in someone else’s home and being treated so poorly, and what that could spawn. I see things like that.”

Again, she was dragged into controversy with her views toward singer R. Kelly. Therefore, R.Kelly was facing accusations of sexual abuse. Therefore, he drew boos during a January concert when she said she was, “putting up a prayer right now for R.”

Similarly, Badu followed with a tweet that said; “I love you. Unconditionally. That doesn’t mean I support your poor choices. I want to heal you and anyone you have hurt as a result of your being hurt. Is that strange to you? That’s all I’ve ever said. Anything else has been fabricated or taken out of context.”

Mars Merkaba Thedford – Net Worth 2022

Likewise, there is no information about her earnings and net worth as well.

Mars Merkaba Thedford – Body Measurements

Mars Merkaba Thedford is very beautiful and has black hair color and black eye color.

Social Media

Likewise, Mars is not active on any social media accounts. She has stayed out of the media and is too young to be on a media platform.