Being a household name, people have always wondered who Stevie Wonder’s wives are. The world is no stranger to the ups and downs of the musician’s love life and fans no doubt wish him luck in his marriages all the same. If you don’t know Stevie Wonder, then that would be surprising. He has been labeled as one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century and even in the 21st century, he remains a musical sensation.
He is an American singer, songwriter, and music producer who is known and appreciated for his music in the genres of soul, pop, funk, R&B and even jazz. The five-year period of 1972 to 1977 is commonly called the classic period because of his major contribution to music through his concept album which featured a notably funky keyboard style. He is affiliated with other great musical acts such as Elton John, Michael Jackson, and Paul McCartney.
Born on the 13th of May 1950, Stevland Hardaway Morris became blind shortly after birth. He was born prematurely (6 weeks) and as a result, suffered retinopathy of prematurity which made him permanently blind. He began singing as a child at the Whitestone Baptist Church which his family attended and also began playing the instruments like the piano and drums. Stevie Wonder has won 25 Grammy awards and also earned a Presidential Medal of Freedom during the tenure of former US President Barack Obama.
How Many Wives Has Stevie Wonder Had Before Tomeeka Robyn Bracy?
And now on to Stevie Wonder’s wives. The award-winning musician has been married three times; first to Syreeta Wright, then to Kai Millard and most recently, to Tomeeka Robyn Bracy.
The first of Stevie Wonder’s wives. They got married in September 1970 but unfortunately got divorced 18 months after in 1972. Coincidentally, she and Steve Wonder got married three more times after their divorce. This marriage also marked the first for both of them. Syreeta Wright was a very popular American singer and songwriter who was popular for her music, especially R&B and soul in the 70s and 80s. She was also known for her collaboration with artists like her ex-husband Stevie Wonder, Jermaine Jackson, Billy Preston, Smokey Robinson, and Diana Ross.
Their marriage was short-lived and as of the time of their amicable divorce, they didn’t have any children. Sadly, Syreeta Wright passed away in 2004 as a result of congestive heart failure which occurred as a side effect of her treatment for breast and bone cancer. While they were still married, she introduced Stevie Wonder to the art of Transcendental Meditation and he has practiced it ever since.
Kai Millard and the star got married in a private ceremony in 2001 after they had met each other at a night club in 1991, making her the second of Stevie Wonder’s wives. The marriage lasted for 8 years as they got separated in October 2009 but officially divorced in 2012. Kai Millard is an African American fashion designer of Caucasian and Moroccan descent. She was born on the 13th of May 1957 and attended the Corcoran College of Art and Design located in Washington DC.
Kai Millard is known for being an excellent fashion designer and is commonly referred to as The Fashion Maven. Her marriage to Stevie Wonder resulted in two children who are named Kailand Morris and Mandle Wonder. During the process of their divorce, she got sole custody of both children. Stevie Wonder, however, is required to pay child support to her to the sum of €16,000 every month. She was also paid a divorce settlement although the details of this amount are not known.
Tomeeka Robyn Bracy
Tomeeka Robyn Bracy is the third and most recent wife of Stevie Wonder. Although the two love birds got married in July 2017, it is reported that they had been seeing each other for a long time and in fact had been living together since 2012. Their wedding ceremony was held in Los Angeles at the Hotel Bel-Air and was a star-studded ceremony with stars like Usher and John Legend in attendance. Reports from the wedding described it as a colorful one especially as the couple released hundreds of butterflies into the air that day. So far, their relationship has resulted in two girls; the first was born in 2013 and the second in 2014.
Tomeeka Robyn also has three children from her previous marriage. Together with Terry Lee, she had two girls and a son. Sadly, her son died in a home accident in 2005. Tomeeka (born 1975) is reportedly the same age as Stevie Wonder’s first child Aisha who was born to his then secretary Yolanda Simmons. Before her relationship with Stevie Wonder, she worked as an educator at the Monroe School located in Washington.