Singers

Marvin Gaye Net Worth

Marvin Gaye Net Worth is
$5 Million

Marvin Gaye Biography

Marvin Gaye Net Well worth: Marvin Gaye was an American singer-songwriter and musician who had a net worthy of of $5 million. Before his first LP premiered he added an ‘e’ to his name and through the following years he changed his image compared to that of a sex symbol and his profession quickly became popular. Born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) in Washington, D.C., he was instrumental in shaping the audio of R & B music, in addition to among the pioneers & most consistent hitmakers of Motown. Blessed with a mellifluous tenor and three-octave vocal range, Gaye’s talent began to come to surface area as he signed a solo agreement with Motown Records. Through the entire 1960s, he noticed the discharge of a string of hits like How Lovely It Is (To End up being Loved By You) and I Noticed It Through the Grapevine, and duet recordings with Mary Wells and Tammi Terrell. In the 1970s, Marvin Gaye documented his two idea albums WHAT’S HAPPENING and Let’s OBTAIN IT, which made him among the initial among Motown performers to break from the reins of their creation firm, and became the best dark performer of his period. As the years approved, he switched from a singer right into a sex symbol and public commentator, getting the titles Prince of Motown and Prince of Soul. With regards to his afterwards recordings, they were generally influenced by R&B subgenres just like the noiseless storm and neo-soul. After a taxes exile period in European countries early in the 1980s, Gaye released the 1982 Grammy-winning hit Sexual Recovery and Midnight Like album. Marvin Gaye provides played a huge part in establishing RnB genre in music market. It’s been calculated that the full total estimate of Marvin Gaye net well worth is really as much as 5 million dollars. Marvin Gaye is definitely a favorite name in music globe, where he’s a singer and music writer. Furthermore to his profession as a solo singer, he was also known for a few duets, such as for example with Tammi Terrell and Mary Wells. Marvin Gaye was known for having a tone of voice of three octaves. In the 1970s, Marvin Gaye recorded his two idea albums WHAT’S HAPPENING and Let’s OBTAIN IT, which made him among the 1st among Motown performers to break from the reins of their creation organization, and became the best dark performer of his period.C. and he passed on in 1984. His actual full name is definitely Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. An excellent musician as he was, Gaye offers been posthumously honored by many organizations, like the Grammy Lifetime Accomplishment Award and Stone Hall of Fame. Marvin Gaye was also among the individuals who started Motown. Therefore, his function in music in addition has added up to the full total sum of Marvin Gaye net well worth. born on Tuesday, May 02, 1939


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameMarvin Gaye
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthApril 2, 1939
DiedApril 1, 1984, West Adams, Los Angeles, April 1, 1984, West Adams, Los Angeles
Height1.85 m, 1.85 m
ProfessionRecord producer, Film Score Composer, Singer-songwriter, Keyboard Player, Songwriter, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Healing, Record producer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Keyboard Player, Film Score Composer, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Sexual Healing
EducationCardozo Education Campus, Cardozo Education Campus
NationalityAmerican, American
SpouseJan Gaye, Anna Gordy Gaye, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Healing, Jan Gaye, Anna Gordy Gaye, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Sexual Healing
ChildrenNona Gaye, Marvin Pentz Gaye, Frankie Gaye, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Healing, Nona Gaye, Marvin Pentz Gaye, Frankie Gaye
ParentsAlberta Gay, Marvin Gay Sr., Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Sexual Healing
SiblingsFrankie Gaye, Zeola Gaye, Jeanne Gaye, Antwaun Gay, Michael Cooper, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Healing, Frankie Gaye, Zeola Gaye, Antwaun Gay, Jeanne Gaye, Michael Cooper, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Sexual Healing
AwardsGrammy Hall of Fame, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album, NAACP Image Award – Hall of Fame Award, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Single, Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Healing, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Hall of Fame, Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental Performance, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Single, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist, NAACP Image Award – Hall of Fame Award, Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award, Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Sexual Healing
Music GroupsThe Moonglows, The Moonglows
MoviesChrome and Hot Leather, The Ballad of Andy Crocker, The Real Thing: In Performance (1964–1981), T.A.M.I. Show, Marvin Gaye: Live in Belgium 1981, Marvin Gaye: Greatest Hits Live in '76, Save the Children, Trouble Man, Chrome and Hot Leather, The Ballad of Andy Crocker, T.A.M.I. Show, Marvin Gaye: Live in Belgium 1981, Marvin Gaye: Greatest Hits Live in '76, The Real Thing: In Performance (1964–1981)


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Friends with Smokey Robinson, and Diana Ross.
2 He was cremated and his ashes are scattered into the pacific ocean.
3 Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 311-313. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
4 Was slated to record a duet album with Dionne Warwick, but changed his mind.
5 Was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force in 1957.
6 His father, Marvin Pentz Gay, Sr., died in a nursing home at age 84 on October 10, 1998. Marvin Sr. had pleaded no contest and received five years probation for the murder of Marvin Jr.
7 Lobbied Motown Records in 1971 for creative control on albums (as did Stevie Wonder). The first result was "What's Goin' On".
8 Was going to do a duet with Barry White but died a week before they began their rehearsal.
9 He was named the 19th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll artist of all time by Rolling Stone and the sixth greatest singer of the rock era in a Rolling Stone magazine poll in 2008. He was ranked #31 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
10 The song "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holla)" ends with a prelude to the song "What's Goin' On". This version of the latter-mentioned song is slightly different from the now popular version, in that Gaye begins this with: "Father, Father" and the new version begins with "Mother, Mother". This was due to his burning hatred for his father and eternal love for his mother.
11 The song "I Want You" was said to be an ode to his second wife Janis Hunter. According to legend, he wrote and recorded the song in two hours after first setting eyes on her, when she was accompanying her mother (a huge fan) to the studio to watch him work. They married two months later.
12 He was so devastated by the 1970 death of singer Tammi Terrell, that he did not record any new material or appear on stage for three years.
13 His 1973 hit song "Let's Get It On" was originally written as a political song.
14 The addition of the "e" to his name was also emulating one of his favorite singers, Sam Cooke, who did the same thing with his last name. Coincidentally, both performers were shot and killed at young ages.
15 Discovered by Harvey Fuqua of The Moonglows. Fuqua took Gaye into the group in 1959 and about a year later brought him to Motown.
16 He was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. He was also awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California, on September 27, 1990. He was inducted into the Rhythm and Blues Music Hall of Fame in 2014.
17 Although there are several versions of the song, Gaye's version of "Abraham, Martin and John" is the only one which has been a chart hit in the UK (a Top 10 single in 1970). Marillion lead singer Steve Hogarth counts Gaye as one of his favorite singers. In 1998, the band covered the song for their live album "Unplugged at the Walls".
18 He is mentioned in the lyrics of the songs "True" by Spandau Ballet and "Timeless" by Joey Lawrence.
19 Marvin Gaye passed away on the day before his 45th birthday.
20 His first wife was 17 years his senior and his second wife was 17 years his junior.
21 Ex-brother-in-law of Berry Gordy (the founder of Motown Records) and songwriter/actor Robert L. Gordy.
22 Older brother of Frankie Gaye, cousin of Donnie.
23 Father, with Jan Gaye, of daughter Nona Gaye. Father, with Denise Gordy, of son Marvin Gaye III.
24 Theme song, "Trouble Man" features different vocal takes than the single and album.
25 He added the "e" to the end of his name because he thought it looked more professional.
26 After a dispute, his father shot him twice in the chest, killing him instantly.


Quotes

#Quote
1 Who isn't fascinated by evil?
2 Negotiation means getting the best of your opponent.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1990 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Recording Awarded posthumously on September 27, 1990 at 1500 Vine Street
1988 Hall of Fame Image Awards

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Music, Adapted Song High Fidelity (2000) Ed Townsend (music and lyrics by)

Jack Black (performed by)


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elf 2003 writer: "Brollic"
Duplex 2003 music: "Sexual Healing" 1982
Matchstick Men 2003 performer: "How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You"
Canadian Idol 2003 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Hollywood Homicide 2003 performer: "Your Precious Love"
The Real Cancun 2003 Documentary performer: "Boombastic" / writer: "Boombastic" - as Marvin P. Gaye
Idool 2003 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Skeppsholmen TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2003 lyrics - 1 episode, 2003 music - 1 episode, 2003
Deliver Us from Eva 2003 performer: "You're All I Need to Get By" 1969
American Splendor 2003 performer: "Ain't That Peculiar" 1965
Barend en Van Dorp TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2002 writer - 1 episode, 2002
I Spy 2002 writer: "Sexual Healing"
Right Here Right Now Live 2002 Video writer: "Dancing in the Street" - uncredited
Atomic Kitten: Kitten Diaries 2002 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancing in the Street Live" - uncredited
City by the Sea 2002 performer: "Pride and Joy" / writer: "Pride and Joy"
Barbershop 2002 performer: "Got To Give It Up Part 1" / writer: "Got To Give It Up Part 1"
The Wire TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2002 writer - 1 episode, 2002
Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace 2002 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancing In The Street"
Standing in the Shadows of Motown 2002 Documentary "What's Going On", "Pride And Joy", "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow", "Dancing In The Street" / performer: "I'll Be Doggone", "Pride And Joy", "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow", "What's Going On"
Charmed 2002 TV Series 1 episode
Un paso adelante 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Crossroads 2002/I performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
My Own Private Oshawa 2002 TV Special performer: "Got to Give It Up" / writer: "Got to Give It Up"
The Wash 2001 "Good Lovin'"
Malcolm in the Middle TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2001 writer - 1 episode, 2001
Don't Say a Word 2001 performer: "Pride and Joy" / writer: "Pride and Joy"
Knockaround Guys 2001 performer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" / writer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler"
The Parole Officer 2001 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Presença de Anita 2001 TV Mini-Series performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Baby Boy 2001 performer: "Just to Keep You Satisfied" / writer: "Just to Keep You Satisfied"
What's the Worst That Could Happen? 2001 performer: "Music" / writer: "Music"
The Simpsons 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Joe Dirt 2001 performer: "Can I Get a Witness"
Bridget Jones's Diary 2001 performer: "Stop, Look, Listen To Your Heart"
The Animal 2001 performer: "Lets Get It On" / writer: "Lets Get It On"
Monkeybone 2001 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Recess: School's Out 2001 writer: "Dancing In The Street"
Charlie's Angels 2000 performer: "Got To Give It Up Part 1" / writer: "Got To Give It Up Part 1"
Periodistas 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Angel 2000 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Remember the Titans 2000 performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
Men of Honor 2000 performer: "Say When"
Oz 2000 TV Series 1 episode
Honest 2000 performer: "You're All I Need to Get By", "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing"
The '70s 2000 TV Movie performer: "What's going on" - uncredited / writer: "What's going on" - uncredited
High Fidelity 2000 writer: "Let's Get It On"
Top of the Pops TV Series writer - 4 episodes, 1977 - 2000 performer - 2 episodes, 1977
Love & Basketball 2000 performer: "After the Dance", "I Wish I Didn't Love You So" / writer: "After the Dance"
Spin City 1999 TV Series 1 episode
Reuter & Skoog 1999 TV Series performer: "IT TAKES TWO"
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo 1999 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
The King of Queens 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Three to Tango 1999 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
The Hurricane 1999 performer: "Can I Get a Witness"
Bowfinger 1999 performer: "You're a Wonderful One"
Love Stinks 1999 writer: "Let's Get It On"
The Wood 1999 writer: "If This World Were Mine"
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me 1999 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Summer of Sam 1999 performer: "Got to Give It Up" 1974 / writer: "Got to Give It Up" 1974
The '60s 1999 TV Movie performer: "Can I Get A Witness"
Stepmom 1998 performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
I'll Be Home for Christmas 1998 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Practical Magic 1998 performer: "Got To Give It Up" / writer: "Got To Give It Up"
Simon Birch 1998 performer: "Can I Get A Witness"
How Stella Got Her Groove Back 1998 performer: "Got To Give It Up" / writer: "Got To Give It Up"
The Negotiator 1998 performer: "Flyin' High In the Friendly Sky" 1971 / writer: "Flyin' High In the Friendly Sky" 1971
Real Women 1998 TV Series performer: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
Tohuwabohu 1998 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters 1997 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancing In The Street"
Red Corner 1997 performer: "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
Boogie Nights 1997 performer: "Got to Give It Up" / writer: "Got to Give It Up"
George of the Jungle 1997 performer: "Boombastic Sting Re-Mix" / writer: "Boombastic Sting Re-Mix"
E! True Hollywood Story 1997 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Flipping 1997 performer: "FOR US BOTH I'LL BE CONCERNED"
Jerry Maguire 1996 writer: "What's Going On"
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault 1996 TV Movie performer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" / writer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler"
Freunde fürs Leben TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1996 writer - 1 episode, 1996
New York Undercover 1996 TV Series 1 episode
The Long Kiss Goodnight 1996 performer: "If I Could Build My Whole World Around You", "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow" / writer: "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow"
Phenomenon 1996 performer: "Piece Of Clay"
Original Gangstas 1996 writer: "Inner City Blues", "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler"
Chicago Hope TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1996 writer - 1 episode, 1996
The Beatles Anthology TV Mini-Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 1995 writer - 1 episode, 1995
It Takes Two 1995 performer: "It Takes Two"
Dead Presidents 1995 performer: "Once Upon A Time", "What's Happening Brother" / writer: "What's Happening Brother"
Se7en 1995 performer: "Trouble Man" / writer: "Trouble Man"
The Big Breakfast 1995 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Strictly Come Dancing 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Operation Dumbo Drop 1995 performer: "YOU'SE A SON OF A GUN"
Nunca es tarde TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2016 producer - 1 episode, 2016
Nine Months 1995 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Mafia III 2016 Video Game performer: "You" - uncredited
Crimson Tide 1995 writer: "DANCING IN THE STREET"
Bridget Jones's Baby 2016 performer: "Let's Get It On", "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
The Walking Dead 1995 performer: "I Heard It Through The Grapevine", "Whats Going On" / writer: "Whats Going On"
Who's Doing the Dishes? 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Cybill 1995 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series writer - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2016 performer - 1 episode, 2016
Trust in Me 1994 performer: "Mercy Mercy Me" - uncredited
Ice Age: Collision Course 2016 writer: "Let's Get It On"
Takin' Over the Asylum 1994 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Britain's Got Talent TV Series performer - 5 episodes, 2015 - 2016 writer - 3 episodes, 2016
Stars in Their Eyes 1994 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Morfi, todos a la mesa TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
The Inkwell 1994 writer: "Let's Get It On"
Mom TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
The Paper 1994 performer: "YOU'VE BEEN A LONG TIME COMING"
EastEnders TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2011 - 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Dangerous Touch 1994 writer: "SEXUAL HEALING"
Brooklyn Nine-Nine TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015
Chameleon of Pop: David Bowie Story 1993 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancing In The Street"
Scandal TV Series performer - 7 episodes, 2013 - 2015 writer - 5 episodes, 2013 - 2015
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit 1993 writer: "Get Up Offa That Thing / Dancing In The Street"
Legend 2015/I performer: "Somethin' Stupid"
Madonna: The Girlie Show - Live Down Under 1993 TV Movie documentary writer: "Everybody Is A Star/Everybody" - as M. Gaye
The X Factor TV Series 1 episode, 2015 writer - 6 episodes, 2005 - 2012
Beverly Hills, 90210 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
CSI: Cyber 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Last Light 1993 TV Movie writer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" - as Morris Gaye
The Party Is Over 2015 writer: "Sexual Healing" cover
Sexual Healing 1993 Short performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Forever TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Coitado do Jorge 1993 "MIDNIGHT LADY"
Sleepy Hollow 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Menace II Society 1993 performer: "GOT TO GIVE IT UP" / writer: "GOT TO GIVE IT UP"
Ochéntame... otra vez TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Hot Shots! Part Deux 1993 performer: "It Takes Two"
A Most Violent Year 2014 performer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" / writer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler"
The Night We Never Met 1993 performer: "Seek and You Shall Find"
The Flash TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
L'argent fait le bonheur 1993 performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Alpha House TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Mensonge 1993 performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Northern Soul 2014 performer: "This Love Starved Heart of Mine It's Killing Me"
The Wonder Years TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 1990 - 1993 writer - 1 episode, 1993
Dancing with the Stars TV Series 2 episodes, 2012 - 2014 writer - 7 episodes, 2006 - 2014 performer - 6 episodes, 2008 - 2009
Reasonable Doubts TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1991 - 1993 writer - 1 episode, 1993
Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
Marienhof TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1992 writer - 1 episode, 1992
True Blood TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
South Central 1992 performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Today at Wimbledon TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Tales from the Crypt 1992 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sjans TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1992 writer - 1 episode, 1992
Guapas 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit 1991 Video documentary writer: "Pride and Joy"
Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014 performer: "Trouble Man" / writer: "Trouble Man"
Amnesty International's Big 30 1991 TV Movie writer: "What's Going On"
Chef 2014 writer: "Sexual Healing"
The Taking of Beverly Hills 1991 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
My Mad Fat Diary TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Night Court 1991 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho 2014 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Queens Logic 1991 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014 TV Special writer: "Blurred Lines"
Mermaids 1990 performer: "Stubborn Kind of Fellow" / writer: "Stubborn Kind of Fellow"
Waterloo Road 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1990 writer - 1 episode, 1990
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Jacob's Ladder 1990/I performer: "WHAT'S GOING ON" / writer: "WHAT'S GOING ON" - as M. Gaye
The Best Man Holiday 2013 writer: "I Want to Come Home for Christmas"
Quantum Leap TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1990 writer - 1 episode, 1990
Glee 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Ski Patrol 1990 lyrics: "Dancing in the Street" / music: "Dancing in the Street"
Parenthood TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2013
When He's Not a Stranger 1989 TV Movie writer: "Dancing in the Streets"
Saturday Night Live TV Series writer - 4 episodes, 2004 - 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2004
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! 1989 TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2013 writer - 2 episodes, 2013
In Country 1989 writer: "Dancing in the Street"
The Voice of the Philippines 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Skin Deep 1989 performer: "Just To Keep You Satisfied" / writer: "Just To Keep You Satisfied"
That Music Show 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Short Circuit 2 1988 performer: "I Heard it Through the Grapevine"
R.I.P.D. 2013 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Coming to America 1988 performer: "Pride And Joy", "You're A Wonderful One" / writer: "Pride And Joy"
Angelina Ballerina: Mousical Medleys 2013 Video writer: "Dancing in the Street" - uncredited
Freedomfest: Nelson Mandela's 70th Birthday Celebratation 1988 TV Special documentary writer: "Sexual Healing"
The Big Dirty List Show: 50 Years of Sex and Music 2013 TV Movie documentary performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Growing Pains TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1988 writer - 1 episode, 1988
Gent de paraula TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013 writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013
She's Having a Baby 1988 performer: "HOW SWEET IT IS TO BE LOVED BY YOU"
The 67th Annual Tony Awards 2013 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancing in the Street"
Falcon Crest 1988 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice 2012-2013 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Moonlighting 1987 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice UK TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Frank's Place TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 1987 writer - 2 episodes, 1987
Shameless TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam 1987 TV Movie documentary performer: "WHAT'S GOIN ON" / writer: "WHAT'S GOIN ON"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno TV Series writer - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2013 performer - 1 episode, 2011
Otto - Der Neue Film 1987 performer: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
Broken City 2013 performer: "Music" / writer: "Music"
Gardens of Stone 1987 performer: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
Sound City 2013 Documentary writer: "Dancing in the Street"
The Hitchhiker 1987 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Filthy Frank Show TV Series short performer - 2 episodes, 2012 writer - 2 episodes, 2012
Athens, Ga. - Inside/Out 1987 Documentary writer: "Give It Up" - as M. Gaye
Some Jerk with a Camera 2012 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
One More Saturday Night 1986 performer: "If I Could Build My Whole World Around You"
Flight 2012/I performer: "What's Going On" / writer: "What's Going On"
One Crazy Summer 1986 writer: "Dancing In The Street"
Revolution 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ruthless People 1986 writer: "Wherever I Lay My Hat That's My Home"
Días de vinilo 2012 performer: "Let's get in on" / writer: "Let's get in on"
Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling 1986 performer: "What's Going On" / writer: "What's Going On"
The Secret Disco Revolution 2012 Documentary writer: "Dancing In The Street"
Emu's All Live Pink Windmill Show 1985 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Inspector George Gently TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
6.20 Soul Train TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985
Sparkle 2012/I performer: "You're All I Need To Get By"
Girls Just Want to Have Fun 1985 writer: "Dancing in the Streets"
Take Me Out 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Into the Night 1985 performer: "LET'S GET IT ON" / writer: "LET'S GET IT ON"
The Dictator 2012 writer: "Let's Get It On"
Heaven Help Us 1985 performer: "Ain't That Peculiar" / writer: "Dancing In The Street"
American Idol TV Series writer - 5 episodes, 2004 - 2012 performer - 1 episode, 2011
Fame TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 1985 performer - 1 episode, 1985
No me la puc treure del cap TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Carpenters: Yesterday Once More 1985 Video writer: "Beechwood 4-5789"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
DTV: Golden Oldies 1984 Video performer: "Can I Get a Witness"
Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon 2011 Documentary writer: "Dancing in The Street" - as Marvin P. Gaye
DTV: Pop & Rock 1984 Video writer: "Dancing In The Street"
Butter 2011 writer: "Sexual Healing"
DTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues 1984 Video performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
The Change-Up 2011 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
St. Elsewhere 1984 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Show with David Letterman 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Big Chill 1983 performer: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"
Family Guy 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound 1983 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancin' in the Streets"
Jumping the Broom 2011 writer: "Sexual Healing"
WKRP in Cincinnati TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1979 - 1981 writer - 1 episode, 1979
The Lincoln Lawyer 2011 performer: "Music" / writer: "Music"
More American Graffiti 1979 performer: "Your Precious Love" / writer: "Beachwood 4-5789"
Paul 2011 "GOT TO GIVE IT UP" / performer: "GOT TO GIVE IT UP"
Quadrophenia 1979 performer: "Baby Don't You Do It"
Medianeras 2011 performer: "Ain't no mountain high enough"
The Carpenters... Space Encounters 1978 TV Special writer: "Dancing In The Streets"
Detroit 1-8-7 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sharon 1977 writer: "Dancing in the Street" - uncredited
The Hooker with a Heart of Gold 2010 performer: "What's Goin' On" / writer: "What's Goin' On"
Quincy M.E. 1977 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Being Erica 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sonny and Cher Show 1976 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Fringe TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Up at JJ's Place 1975 performer: "You Sure Love to Ball" - uncredited / writer: "You Sure Love to Ball" - uncredited
Eat Pray Love 2010 performer: "Got to Give It Up Pt. 1" / writer: "Got to Give It Up Pt. 1" - as Marvin P. Gaye
Save the Children 1973 Documentary performer: "What's Goin' On" / writer: "What's Goin' On"
Igualita a mi 2010 writer: "What's Going On"
The Swing Thing 1972 writer: "What's Going On" - uncredited
20 to 1 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Trouble Man 1972 performer: "Trouble Man", "Don't Mess With Mister "T"" / writer: "Trouble Man", "Don't Mess With Mister "T""
Marmaduke 2010 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Boboquivari 1971 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Frankie & Alice 2010 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On" - as Marvin P Gaye
The Boys in the Band 1970 performer: "Good Lovin' Ain't Easy to Come By"
The Bounty Hunter 2010/I performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
It Takes Two 1969 TV Series performer: "It Takes Two"
Medium TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
The Jonathan Winters Show 1969 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dancing on Ice TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2010 writer - 2 episodes, 2010
The Go!! Show 1966 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Live from Studio Five TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
New American Bandstand 1965 1966 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Scrubs TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2010 writer - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2010
Where the Action Is 1966 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Phantom Menace Review 2009 Video performer: "What's Going On" - uncredited / writer: "What's Going On" - uncredited
Hollywood a Go Go TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1965 writer - 1 episode, 1965
Naruto: The Abridged Comedy Fandub Spoof Series Show TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Shindig! TV Series writer - 4 episodes, 1964 - 1965 performer - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965
Entourage 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
It's What's Happening, Baby! 1965 TV Special performer: "Pride and Joy" / writer: "Pride and Joy"
Fighting 2009 performer: "Theme from Trouble Man" / writer: "Theme from Trouble Man", "Let's Get It On"
The T.A.M.I. Show 1964 Documentary performer: "Hitchhike", "Can I Get a Witness", "Pride and Joy", "Stubborn Kind of Fellow" / writer: "Hitchhike", "Pride and Joy", "Stubborn Kind of Fellow"
Pirate Radio 2009 writer: "Dancing in the Street"
X Factor 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
La Mission 2009 performer: "Gotta Give It Up' / writer: "Gotta Give It Up'
Ugly Betty 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Eli Stone 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cinematic Titanic: Legacy of Blood 2008 Video writer: "Lets Get It On" - uncredited
Schlaflos in Oldenburg 2008 TV Movie writer: "Sexual healing"
Meet Dave 2008 writer: "Dancing in the Street" - as Marvin P. Gaye
Banda sonora TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008 writer - 2 episodes, 2007 - 2008
Peep Show 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
My Name Is Earl TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Grand Theft Auto IV 2008 Video Game performer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" / writer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler"
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
House M.D. 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mad Money 2008 performer: "Got To Give It Up" / writer: "Got To Give It Up"
The Perfect Holiday 2007 writer: "Let's Get It On" - as Marvin P. Gaye
Chega de Saudade 2007 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
This Christmas 2007 performer: "Got to Give It Up" / writer: "Got to Give It Up"
The Game Plan 2007 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
The Nanny Diaries 2007 performer: "Got To Give It Up" / writer: "Got To Give It Up"
Eye See Me 2007 performer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" / writer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" - as Marvin P. Gaye
Transformers 2007 performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Blades of Glory 2007 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Pride 2007 writer: "INNER CITY BLUES MAKE ME WANNA HOLLER" - as Marvin P. Gaye
Zodiac 2007 performer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" / writer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler"
Norbit 2007 performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Duet Impossible 2006 TV Special performer: "I Heard It Through The Grape Vine"
Cesko hledá SuperStar 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Naked Mile 2006 Video performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
El cantante 2006 performer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" / writer: "Inner City Blues Make Me Wanna Holler" - as Marvin P. Gaye
Bobby 2006 performer: "Ain't That Peculiar"
Crank 2006 writer: "Let's Get It On"
I Love the '70s: Volume 2 TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
SingStar Rocks! 2006 Video Game performer: "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Wellkåmm to Verona 2006 performer: "Your precious love"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories 2006 Video Game performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Arrested Development TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Incontrôlable 2006 performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Glory Road 2006 performer: "You're a Wonderful One", "Ain't That Peculiar" / writer: "Dancing in the Street" - as Marvin P. Gaye
Last Holiday 2006 "Let's Get It On" / performer: "Let's Get It On"
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
I Love the 80's 3-D 2005 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Idol 2004-2005 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
L'anniversaire 2005 performer: "Sexual Healing" / writer: "Sexual Healing"
Australian Idol 2005 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Trust the Man 2005 performer: "Let's Get it On" / writer: "Let's Get it On"
Four Brothers 2005 "INNER CITY BLUES MAKE ME WANNA HOLLER" / performer: "TROUBLE MAN", "'T' PLAYS IT COOL", "INNER CITY BLUES MAKE ME WANNA HOLLER", "CLEO'S APARTMENT" / writer: "TROUBLE MAN", "'T' PLAYS IT COOL", "CLEO'S APARTMENT"
Motown: The Early Years 2005 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancing in the Street"
Nearing Grace 2005 performer: "Got to Give it Up" / writer: "Got to Give it Up"
Broken Flowers 2005 performer: "I Want You"
California Dreamin': The Songs of 'The Mamas & the Papas' 2005 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancing in the Street"
Ocean's Twelve 2004 performer: "What's Going On" / writer: "What's Going On"
Idool 2004 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
After the Sunset 2004 performer: "Boombastic Sting/Shaggy Remix" / writer: "Boombastic Sting/Shaggy Remix"
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason 2004 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On" - as Gaye
School for Seduction 2004 performer: "Let's Get it On" / writer: "Let's Get it On"
Desperate Housewives TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
Mr 3000 2004 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Six Feet Under 2002-2004 TV Series 2 episodes
Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 2004 Video Game "Let's Get It On"
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers 2004 performer: "I Heard it Through the Grapevine"
Idols! 2004 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Cold Case TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
The Sopranos TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
The Girl Next Door 2004 performer: "WHAT'S GOING ON" / writer: "WHAT'S GOING ON"
Feestje 2004 writer: "Sexual Healing" - as M.Gaye
Get Up, Stand Up 2003 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Something's Gotta Give 2003 performer: "Let's Get It On" / writer: "Let's Get It On"
Sangre 2003/I "Let's get it on"
Ídolos 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Operación triunfo 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
True Crime: Streets of LA 2003 Video Game writer: "The Formula"

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breaking Down 2014/II Short background music
A Most Violent Year 2014 performer: song: Inner City Blues / writer: song: Inner City Blues
Aint No Blurred Lines 2013 Short original music by

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chrome and Hot Leather 1971 Jim
The Ballad of Andy Crocker 1969 TV Movie David Owens

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Applesauce Affair 2009 Short original music by
Trouble Man 1972

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charlie 2012/I Short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Salute! 1983 TV Series Himself
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever 1983 TV Movie documentary Himself
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1983 TV Series Himself
The 25th Annual Grammy Awards 1983 TV Special Himself
1983 NBA All-Star Game 1983 TV Special Himself
The 10th Annual American Music Awards 1983 TV Special Himself
Diana Ross in Concert! 1979 TV Movie documentary Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The 6th Annual American Music Awards 1979 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Dinah! 1977 TV Series Himself
Soul Train 1974-1977 TV Series documentary Himself / Guest
The Day the Music Died 1977 Documentary Himself
Marvin Gaye: Greatest Hits Live 76 1976 Video Himself
The Midnight Special 1974 TV Series Himself - Host
Save the Children 1973 Documentary Himself
The Joey Bishop Show 1968-1969 TV Series Himself
Della 1969 TV Series Himself
Playboy After Dark 1969 TV Series Singer
The Jonathan Winters Show 1969 TV Series Himself
The Hollywood Palace 1969 TV Series Himself - Singer
Today 1967 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1967 TV Series Himself - Guest
Malibu U. 1967 TV Series Himself
New American Bandstand 1965 1962-1967 TV Series Himself
Where the Action Is 1965-1966 TV Series Himself
Hollywood a Go Go 1965 TV Series Himself - Singer
The Lloyd Thaxton Show 1965 TV Series Himself
Hullabaloo 1965 TV Series
The Ed Sullivan Show 1965 TV Series Himself - Singer
It's What's Happening, Baby! 1965 TV Special Himself
Ready, Steady, Go! 1964-1965 TV Series Himself
Shindig! 1964-1965 TV Series Himself - Singer
The T.A.M.I. Show 1964 Documentary Himself
Thank Your Lucky Stars 1964 TV Series Himself
The Beat Room 1964 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame 1994 TV Movie documentary Himself
Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume I 1994 Video documentary Himself - Performer
Shindig! Presents Motor City Magic 1991 Video documentary Himself
Shindig! Presents Soul 1991 Video documentary short Himself
Smokey Robinson: The Quiet Legend 1990 TV Movie documentary Himself
Marvin Gaye 1987 TV Movie documentary Himself
Ready Steady Go, Volume 2 1985 Documentary Himself
6.20 Soul Train 1985 TV Series Himself
DTV: Golden Oldies 1984 Video Himself
DTV: Rock, Rhythm & Blues 1984 Video Himself
Top of the Pops 1982 TV Series Himself ('Sexual Healing' clip)
Beat! Beat! Beat! 1966 TV Series Himself - Musician
The Seventies 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
The Wright Stuff 2015 TV Series Himself
My Music: '70s & '80s Soul Rewind 2013 TV Movie Himself
Rock Center with Brian Williams 2013 TV Series Himself
Soul Power! 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
My Brother Marvin 2012 Documentary Himself
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series Himself
Motown Gold from 'The Ed Sullivan Show' 2011 Video documentary Himself
Pearl Jam Twenty 2011 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
20 to 1 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
My Music: Motown Memories 2009 TV Movie Himself
Final 24 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Trailers from Hell 2007 TV Series Himself
U2: Window in the Skies 2007 Video short Himself
Duet Impossible 2006 TV Special Himself - Performer
Be My Baby: The Girl Group Story 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Secret Map of Hollywood 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Soulful Sixties 2004 Video Himself
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years 2004 Video documentary Himself
Get Up, Stand Up 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Sendung ohne Namen 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Standing in the Shadows of Motown 2002 Documentary Himself
Marvin Gaye: Behind the Legend 2002 Video Himself
Say It Loud: A Celebration of Black Music in America 2001 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Top Ten 2000-2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Motown 40: The Music Is Forever 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 1998 TV Series documentary Himself
VH1 Legends 1996 TV Series documentary Himself
The History of Rock 'n' Roll 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Soul Train's 25th Anniversary 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself
Rock & Roll 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
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