|Born||in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA|
|Died||in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA (auto accident)|
|Birth Name||Elizabeth Smith|
|Nickname||Empress of the Blues|
|Height||5' 9" (1.75 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Bessie Smith was born on April 15, 1894 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Elizabeth Smith. She was married to Jack Gee. She died on September 26, 1937 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA.
|Jack Gee||(7 June 1923 - 1929) (divorced)|