Mary Austin is broadly famous for dating her long-term partner Farrokh Bulsara, majorly known as Freddie Mercury, during the early 1980s. Not many of the music followers will be aware of the fact that she was one of the biggest influences of Freddie’s career both on and off the field. She was a popular singer as well as a songwriter. The most popular of the lot is ‘Love Of My Life,’ which took her to the mountain top of her career.
Maybe you know about Mary Austin very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mary Austin’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Mary Austin was born in the year 1951 in Fulham, London, to a middle-class family of the city. She belongs to an average family and had to face many financial problems in early life to deal with the circumstances. She even started earning in her early teens to help her family with all of the issues.
Austin was married to Piers Cameron in 1990 and also had two children with him. Unfortunately, the couple divorced three years later. She again got married to Nicholas Holford in 1998, but the marriage was annulled a few years later.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 6 1951,Mary Austin is 69 years old as of today’s date 13th September 2020. Her height is 1.7 m. tall, and her weight is 57 kg.
Mary was born in a struggling middle-class family from Fulham in London, where she had to struggle a lot from her early days. Her father was a wallpaper specialist, and her mother worked as a maid. Both her parents were deaf, so she had to learn sign language and lip-reading from an early age.
Mary dropped out of school when she was only 15 years old, and started employing as a receptionist and later joined a boutique store in London, where she often dealt with famous personalities. Her first celeb meet was with Brian May at an unknown college concert and started dating him before coming into a relationship with Freddie Mercury. Their relationship was torn apart when she began dating Freddie Mercury in 1969 when she was only 19 years old. Freddie visited that particular store several times, where she used to work to meet her. Freddie was deeply in love with her until his death in 1991 and left her a miraculous home in the center of London.
Mary Austin started to work from her teenage to support her family, who was struggling in a financial crisis. She dropped out of school at an early age and joined a store to work as a receptionist. She continued there until her teen life and later shifted to London to join a boutique store in London named ‘BIBA.’ Her career took a turn when she met the legendary singer from Queen’s band Freddie Mercury and made him the love of her life.
She herself was a singer and record producer, but not so famous like her muse Freddie Mercury. It was still unknown when Freddie himself admitted that Mary was the most important part of his life as she supported him both on and off the field. Freddie released a song named ‘Love Of My Life,’ which was specially dedicated to Mary Austin.
Awards & Achievements
Mary has been linked with many documentaries and footage with Freddie Mercury, which makes her achievement list broad. Some of them are as follows:
- Freddie Mercury, the Untold Story ( TV Documentary)
- We Are The Champions (TV Documentary)
- Freddie Mercury Himself ( TV Documentary)
- Queen: Die Show ( TV Special)
Net Worth & Salary of Mary Austin in 2020
As of September 2020, Mary Austin has garnered a net worth of $150 million. The majority of her earnings come from being a singer, songwriter, and being a music producer.
Freddie Mercury left her huge real estate before he died. He gave her a miraculous house, which was located at the center of London, which approximately cost around $40 million at that time. She also had a liquid asset of around $15 million against her name. Summing up, her net worth was around $50-60 at that age. Currently, she has grown her net worth up to $150 million by publishing some of her famous songs and producing the same.
Mary Austin will always be remembered as the true love of Freddie Mercury. It was estimated that she wouldn’t be successful at what she was doing, but it was Freddie who supported her throughout and made her reach the level. She continued to struggle throughout, but she had the courage to live on her own and fight against the world. Mary is currently living with her two children she had with Piers Cameron in the huge mansion Freddie left for her.