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Death Cause of Marva Hicks, Bio, Husband, Kid, Net Worth, Height

Death Cause of Marva Hicks, Bio, Husband, Kid, Net Worth, Height

Facts of Marva Hicks

Full Name: Marva Hicks
Birth Date: May 5, 1956
Age: 66 years
Death Date: September 16, 2022
Gender: Female
Profession: Singer
Country: United States
Horoscope: Taurus
Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1.65m)
HusbandAkwasi Taha
MarriedAkwasi Taha
Net Worth$1 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlacePetersburg, Virginia
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAfro-American
ReligionChristianity
EducationHoward University
FatherC.L Franklin
MotherBarbara Siggers Franklin
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An American R&B singer and actress Marva Hicks came into the spotlight after recording her self-titled debut LP in 1991. 

What was Marva Hicks’s Nationality?

On May 5, 1956, Marva Hicks opened her eyes to this beautiful world. She was born in Petersburg, Virginia, United States. Marva was 66 years old at the time of her death. Her zodiac sign was Taurus according to her full date of birth. She used to celebrate her birthday on the 5th of May every year.

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Caption: Marva Hicks with her father (Photo: The Sun)

C.L Franklin (father) and Barbara Siggers Franklin (mother) are the parents of Marva. She held American citizenship and followed Christianity as a religion. Similarly, she belongs to an Afro-American ethnic background. Marva had her degree from Howard University.

Was Marva Hicks Married?

Marva was in a conjugal relationship with her husband Akwasi Taha. They were in a relationship for a long time.  She even shared two children with her husband. The duo was happy in their life until her death.

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Caption: Marva Hicks with her husband (Photo: Getty Image)

What was the Net Worth of Marva Hicks?

Marva had an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of 2022. She was able to make that sum of money from her career as a singer and actress.

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Caption: Marva Hicks singing on the stage (Photo: MSN)

An average salary of an American actress and singer is around $59469. She might have been earning the same amount from her career when she was still alive.

What was the Cause of Marva Hicks’s Death?

Mrva took her last breath in this world on September 16, 2022, in Petersburg, Virginia. She was 66 years old at the time of her death. The reason behind her death is unknown at the moment.

Her family acknowledged the devastating news of the actress’s passing. In a devastating message, Marva’s family said:

“It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our dear Marva Hicks Taha.”

“Our beloved wife, family member, and a friend will be greatly missed and remain marvelous in our hearts forever.

“The love she had for her husband, family, friends, and entertainment community knew no bounds. We have been deeply touched by the incredible outpouring of love. Thank you for your compassion and prayers.”

Did Marva Hicks attend The Brunei Royal Family concert?

The Brunei Royal Family attended the concert to celebrate the 50th birthday of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei. As part of the repertoire, Hicks performed the female verse of the Jackson and Hicks duet I Just Can’t Stop Loving You.

How tall was Marva Hicks?

Mrva stood at the height of 5 feet 5 inches while her body weight was 54kg. She had an alluring pair of brown eyes and beautiful short curly brown hair.

Professional Career of Marva Hicks

  • Marva was an American actress and singer by profession.
  • She began her career as a gospel performer before recording popular secular music in the 1980s.
  • Jimmy Scott’s song Never Been in Love Before, which was written and produced by her, became her biggest chart hit.
  • Two singles were released after the album’s peak at number seven on the R&B charts in 1991.
  • She sang with Michael Jackson during his free performance at the Jerudong Park Amphitheatre in Bandar Seri Begawan on July 16, 1996.
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Caption: Marva Hicks singing (Photo: MP)
  • As the lead actress in understudy, Marva appeared as Rafiki in The Lion King.
  • She also performed in Lena Horne, The Lady at Her Music, and Motown: The Musical on Broadway.
  • For her theater performances, she three times took home the Helen Hayes Award.
  • She performed in numerous more recurring roles in other shows in addition to her two episodes of Star Trek: Voyager as T’Pel, Tuvok’s wife.
  • In the Babylon 5 episode And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place, she performed the gospel song There’s No Hiding Place Down Here.