Marília Mendonça’s biography: husband, songs, net worth, death

Marília Mendonça was a popular Brazilian singer and Latin Grammy Award winner who had made a name for herself in the music industry across the world at 26.

However, the painful death of Marília Mendonça has sparked painful reactions from many of her fans and followers across the world.

According to the reports, Marília Mendonça died in a plane crash on Friday after sharing video from the flight via her social media handle.

The reports via Marilia’s Twitter handle revealed that four other people also lost their lives in the plane crash, and they include Marília’s music producer, Henrique Ribeiro; Abicieli Silveira Dias Filho; and the plane’s pilot and co-pilot.

It was revealed that Marilia and the rest of her crew were going to Caratinga, where she was to perform on Friday night before the plane crashed around Rio de Janeiro’s North.

Marília Mendonça was one of the biggest singers to come out from the North American continent and gained prominence after winning the Latin Grammy Award for Best Sertaneja Music Album in 2019. Marilia was so good that her YouTube channel had close to 14 billion views.

Celebrities and prominent people across the world have since been sending their condolences to the citizens of Brazil and her family.

This article is focused on what you should know about Marília Mendonça, continue reading to see more.

Profile Summary

Name Marília Mendonça
Real Name Marília Dias Mendonça
Gender Female
Birthday 22 July 1995
Age 26 years (2021)
State of Origin Cristianópolis, Goiás
Nationality Brazilian
Race Latino
Religion Christian
Occupation Musician
Net Worth $17 million

Marília Mendonça’s Biography

Her full name is Marília Dias Mendonça andsje was born on the 22nd of July 1995 to Mario Mendonca and Ruth Dias in Cristianópolis, Goiás, Brazil.

There are no details of her siblings online, but she is Brazilian by birth and celebrated her 26th birthday in July 2021.


There are not details available on Marília Mendonça’s education history available online.


Marília Mendonça has been interested in singing since when she was very young, she began to write songs when she was only 12 and had written songs for some Brazilian singers like;

  • Minha Herança (João Neto & Frederico)
  • Muito Gelo
  • Pouco Whisky (Wesley Safadão)
  • Até Você Voltar
  • Cuida Bem Dela
  • Flor e o Beija-Flor (Henrique & Juliano)
  • Ser Humano ou um Anjo (Matheus & Kauan)
  • Calma (Jorge & Mateus) and
  • É Com Ela Que Eu Estou (Cristiano Araújo).

However, Marília Mendonça didn’t pursue a career in music in 2014 when she released her first eponymous EP and went on to drop her debut single “Impasse” with features from Henrique and Juliano in 2015.

Marilia would then release her debut album “Marília Mendonça: Ao Vivo” in March 2017, and it saw hit singles “Sentimento Louco” and “Infiel” and Brazilian singers like duo Henrique and Juliano.

Her song Infiel gained a lot of attention as it topped the chart as the fifth most performed song on radio in Brazil, thus bringing her to the limelight.

Personal life

Marilia was once in a relationship with Brazilian businessman Yugnir Ângelo; the reports revealed they were engaged in 2016 but ended the relationship in August 2019.

But in 2019, Marília Mendonça dropped a new update that she was dating singer and songwriter Murilo Huf; the two singers welcomed their son Leo in December 2019.


Marília Mendonça died in a plane crash on the 5th of November 2021.

Net worth

Marília Mendonça was reportedly worth $17 million.