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James Brown's relationship with Adrienne Rodriguez ended when Adrienne Rodriguez died on January 6, 1996. They had been married for 12.1 years.

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James Brown

Music - Singer

Why Famous: The Godfather of Soul

Age: 73 (5/3/1933 - 12/25/2006)

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Adrienne Rodriguez

Other - Spouse

Why Famous: Ex-wife of James Brown

Age: 45 (3/9/1950 - 1/6/1996)


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Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating n/a --
Engaged n/a --
Married 1984 12.1 years
    Separated 1994 --
Deceased 1/6/1996 --
 Total12.1 years*

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Where and/or how did James Brown and Adrienne Rodriguez meet?

They met while Adrienne was a hair stylist for the show, Solid Gold in 1981.

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Other Relationship Information about James Brown and Adrienne Rodriguez:

Al Sharpton had dinner with James and Adrienne on their first date.

Adrienne had James arrested 4 times for assault during their relationship.

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Classic Quotes by James Brown and Adrienne Rodriguez about their relationship:

"We met, our eyes locked, our souls touched. By the end of the taping, without having to say or do anything, we both knew that we were in love." James Brown
"Dear Adrienne, Honey my life will never be the same, wait for me. I want to be the first guest on your T.V. show in heaven. Yours always, James." James Brown

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