Mary Max (born October 20, 1966 – died 09 June 2019) was an American Businesswoman, Famous Personality, and Celebrity Spouse from New York City. She is best-known as Peter Max’s Spouse who is a German-American artist.
Furthermore, he has been the official artist for many major events. These include the Grammy Awards, 1994 World Cup, the Rock, and Roll Hall of Fame, the Super Bowl and much more. Her real full birth name is Mary Balkin.
Death Cause & Suicide
Moreover, Max is also on the Board of Selectors of Jefferson Awards for Public Service. Recently, on June 09, 2019, Mary Max died at the age of 52 by apparent suicide. In addition, on Sunday evening, she sent a long voice mail message to her friend in London.
The message contained instructions for what to do after Mary’s death. According to a source, she had been suffering from a bitter legal dispute over her spouse’s creation, assets, and legacy.
Profile, Lifestyle & Affairs
Currently, Peter is suffering from advanced dementia. This revelation was first made during an investigation conducted by The New York Times in 2019. According to Max’s stepson, Mary used to hit her husband for his wealth.
In fact, many household staff also said the same. On the other hand, Mrs. Max denied all these accusations and claimed that Peter’s son actually kidnapped his father. However, the voice mail was just a goodbye note for her close family members and friends.
The police told that Max’s dead body was found in her Upper West Side apartment about 8:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Boyfriend, Spouse & Children
The 52-year-old Mary Max tied the knot with her husband “Peter Max Finkelstein”. Their wedding ceremony was a private affair that took place in 1997. Earlier, the artist wedded his first wife “Elizabeth Ann Nance” in 1963.
The 81-year-old artist also shares a son named Adam Cosmo Max and a daughter named Libra Astro Max with Nance. However, their marriage didn’t last long and they divorced in 1976.
Later, Peter remained in a nine-year-long relationship with girlfriend “Rosie Vela” (musician and model). They also broke up in 1985.
Furthermore, Mr. Max also dated his ex-partner “Tina Louise” (actress). Mary was his last spouse but they didn’t share any children together. On June 09, 2019, she passed away by suicide and used nitrogen asphyxiation.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Mary Balkin.|
|Famous for||Being the Wife of Peter Max (artist).|
|Age (As of 2018)||52 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||October 20, 1966.|
|Date of Death||June 09, 2019.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||New York, USA.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||not available.|
|House In||New York City, New York, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: NA.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 48 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||32-23-34.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Name not Known.
Mother: Ruth Balkin.
|Siblings||Brother: Daniel Balkin.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married since 1997.|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend Peter.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Peter Max.|
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelors degree.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Julia Roberts.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500K US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Mary Max
- Wikipedia: Peter Max’s wife, Mary Max was born on the 20th of October 1966 (age is 52 years old) in New York, USA.
- She grew up in Buffalo, New York, USA.
- Max’s mother name was Ruth Balkin and she is now 94-year-old. But we have no information about Mary’s father.
- She also had a sibling i.e. a brother Daniel Balkin.
- Mary’s lawyer, John Markham, revealed that her last voice message did not about her dispute with her family.
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- Instead, she left farewell words for her mom, bro, husband, and her closest friends.
- Mary Max used to live at Riverside Drive and 84th Street at the time of her death.
- In 1996, she first met her future-husband while walking on a Manhattan sidewalk.
- As a businesswoman, she looked after Peter’s works in various studios due to his mental disability.