Stevie Wonder ( born Stevland Hardaway Judkins) and Syretta Wright
At the age of 20, singer Stevie Wonder married 24 year old Syreeta Wright, a
songwriter and former Motown secretary. The couple worked together on the
his album, Where I’m Coming From; with Wonder writing the music, and Wright
helping with the lyrics. The two divorced two years later.
Wright died on July 6, 2004 of congestive heart failure, a result of chemotherapy
and radiation treatments she was receiving for breast and bone cancers. She
was 57 years old.