Marcia Johnson Wiki – Marcia Johnson Biography
Marcia Johnson is an American real estate investor and also known for being the wife of the late Bill Withers who was an American singer-songwriter and musician who performed and recorded from 1970 until 1985. He recorded several major hits, including Ain’t No Sunshine, Grandma’s Hands, Use Me, Lean on Me, Lovely Day, and Just the Two of Us.
Prior to running her husband’s music business, she worked for Management III and Concerts West. She then went on to serve as her husband’s manager as he was progressing in his long and successful career. In a 2015 interview with Rolling Stone, she said she ran the Bill Withers business out of an office on Sunset Boulevard. Withers described the operation as a “mom and pop shop,” adding, “She’s my only overseer. I’m lucky I married a woman with an MBA.”
She spoke about some of the rationales for licensing Withers’ music. “If it’s for a scene in a show where somebody is killed or something, we will turn them down. We don’t want people to associate, say, ‘Lean on Me’ with violence,” she said.
Together with her husband, they were active in the charity The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY). Her husband grew up with a stutter. According to SAY’s website, she is a board member of the charity. She is a graduate of UCLA’s Graduate School of Management.
Marcia Johnson Age
Marcia Johnson’s age is unknown. However, her husband Bill Withers was born on July 4, 1938, in Slab Fork, West Virginia, United States and died on 30 March 2020 in Los Angeles, California, the United States aged 81.
Bill Withers Wife Marcia Johnson
Johnson and her late husband married on New Year’s Eve in 1976. They first met at a Gil Scott Heron concert. During that time, she did not know Wither was. The couple was married for 44 years. On March 30, 2020, Withers passed away in Los Angeles due to heart issues. He was 81 years old. Withers was also previously married to actress Denise Nicholas before they divorced and he proceeded to marry Marcia.
Bill Withers Death
Bill Withers died on March 30, 2020, in Los Angeles due to heart complications. He was 81 years old. His death was confirmed by his family in the following statement:
“We are devastated by the loss of our beloved, devoted husband and father. A solitary man with a heart-driven to connect to the world at large, with his poetry and music, he spoke honestly to people and connected them to each other. As private a life as he lived close to intimate family and friends, his music forever belongs to the world. In this difficult time, we pray his music offers comfort and entertainment as fans hold tight to loved ones.”
Marcia Johnson Children
Marcia Johnson her husband Bill Withers have two children, Todd Withers and Kori Withers.
Marcia Johnson Net Worth
Marcia Johnson’s net worth is unknown. However, her husband’s Bill Withers had an estimated net worth of US$25 million.