Who is Tracey Hinds? Everything About Macy Gray’s Ex-husband?

Tracey Hinds is the ex-husband of Macy Gray, the award-winning singer. Hinds was born in the 1960s and was a mortgage broker at the time he started dating Gray.

Hinds and Gray were together before she became famous and had a whirlwind four-year romance during which they welcomed three children. They later split up and moved on with their respective lives. Tracey Hinds has since flown under the radar while his ex-wife has gone on to become a famous singer.

Tracey Hind’s Bio

  • BIRTHDAY: 1960s
  • BIRTHPLACE: United States of America
  • ETHNICITY: African American

How Old Is Tracey Hinds?

Macy Gray is 56 years old, it is safe to assume that her ex-husband, Tracey Hinds, must be in that same age range. Beyond this, however, there is not much background information about the man. His place of birth is not known. His family information is also not there.

It is, however, known that Tracey Hinds is African American and has American nationality. He also worked as a mortgage broker at the time he met Macy Gray.

He and Macy Gray Welcomed Three Kids in The Space of Four Years

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The couple with one of their children Image Source

Tracey Hinds and Macy Gray first ran into each other in Los Angeles around 1994. At that, Gray was still performing in jazz cafes in the city, and they struck up a friendship. They later started dating and welcomed two kids in quick succession.

Their first, a daughter named Aanisah, was born in January 1995, while their second, a son named Mel, was born in December of that same year as well. Following this, the couple decided to take a breather from having kids. They also went ahead to get married on the 7th of March 1996.

They Divorced after Two Years of Marriage 

Tracey Hinds and Macy Gray got married with the hope that their union would last forever, but that was not to be, as they split and formally divorced in 1998. The reason for this is not available.

Tracey Hinds may have divorced Macy Gray because they had grown apart. There may have also been infidelity involved, but this remains speculation. The only thing that is for sure is that the marriage between Macy Gray and Tracey Hinds lasted just two years before they divorced.

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Macy Gray with two of the couple’s children Image Source

Is Tracey Hinds a Female?

Tracey Hinds is not female or transgender. Any speculation in this regard may stem from the fact that Tracey is traditionally a female name, and there are many female Tracey Hinds that abound on the internet today. However, the Tracey Hinds that was married to Macy Gray, is neither transgender nor is he female. He is male.

How Many Albums Has Tracey Hinds Released?

Tracey Hinds has released zero albums as he is not a musician. The person that is the musician is his ex-wife, Macy Gray. Gray began her career in the 90s by singing backup for other musicians and performing at jazz cafes in Los Angeles. She later dropped her debut album, On How Life Is, in 1999. The album was a smash hit. It sold three million copies globally. It also spurned several hit singles, such as I Try, Still, and Why Didn’t You Call Me.

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Macy Gray with son, Tahmel Image Source

The accolades did not stop there. I Try fetched Macy Gray, a Grammy award for best female pop vocal performance, and she also went on to land several movie roles in movies such as Spider-Man and For Colored Girls. It was indeed a smash debut, and many expected Macy Gray to continue on that same trajectory, but it was not to be.

Even though she continued dropping albums, her life was derailed by drug issues, and her albums didn’t live up to expectations. Macy Gray later got her life back on track and continues to pursue her music. Distinguished by her raspy voice, she has dropped no less than ten studio albums. She has also been featured in several movies and has her own music school.

Macy Gray Discography

  • On How Life Is
  • The ID
  • The Trouble with Being Myself’
  • Big
  • The Sellout
  • Covered
  • Talking Book
  • The Way
  • Stripped
  • Ruby


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