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Smokey Robinson Has Been Married Twice: Meet the Motown Singer’s Wife Frances and Ex-Wife

Music has always been extremely important to Smokey Robinson. After all, it’s what led him to meet his first wife, Claudette Rogers, whom he welcomed two children with. Though his first marriage didn’t work out, the Motown hitmaker did not give up on love. He went on to marry his second wife, Frances Glandney, in 2002.

Smokey and Claudette’s divorce was finalized in 1986. The Kennedy Center honoree moved on with Frances, but still kept a cordial relationship with his first love over the years. He is often pictured on his daughter’s Instagram account, hanging out with his kids and grandkids, and spending time with the ones who mean the most to him. 

“Smokey and I had a very, very good relationship first and then marriage. And we were great friends,” Claudette told in February 2020. “Smokey is remarried now, so of course, we can’t have the same kind of friendship we had before.”

Keep scrolling to learn more about Smokey’s two marriages.