Susan Moonsie is an American singer who has been in the music scene for a very long time and was a member of Vanity 6 and then Appolonia 6. Also an actress, she has remained hidden from the public for many years, since her career ended in the 1980s.
While a alot about her is not known, there have been claims that she was married to American famous actor, David Garfield until his death. Here is the truth about her:
Quick Profile Of Susan Moonsie
- Full name: Susan Vashtie Moonsie
- Other names: Susan Moonsie-Mohan, Susie, Little Susie
- Gender: Female
- Date of birth: 21 January 1964
- Age: 58 years old
- Nationality: Trinadian
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Religion: Christianity
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Susan Moonsie’s Husband: Kris Mohan (Ex-husband)
- Susan Moonsie’s Children: Aaron Mohan and Amara Mohan
- Famous for: Being a singer and actress
Biography of Susan Moonsie
It was in Minneapolis, Trinidad and Tobago that Susan Moonsie-Mohan was born on January 21, 1964, which means she is now years old. The singer was, however, brought up in Minneapolis, the United States.
Raised by a father who was a school teacher, she fell in love with music at a very young age and by the time she was 12, she had already started writing songs. Fortunately, she met Prince in a local disco and she showed him her lyrics. He was impressed by what she had to show. Susan was 16 at the time.
When she was 17, she started her first musical group, The Hookers together with her sister Loren and Cavallo. At the age of 23, she joined the famous group, Vanity 6 together with Brenda Bennett and Vanity, but the group did not last very long before giving way after the release of its first and only album, Vanity 6 in 1982.
In 1983, Denise Matthews, Vanity, left the group to start her solo career. This led to the end of the group which then turned to Apollonia 6 as Apollonia (Patricia Kotero) joined. In 1984, the group released 2 albums, “Sex Shooter” and Blue Limousine”. Unfortunately, Susan and the group did not last beyond that year.
Apart from her musical career she also had a brief career as an actress. She appeared in the 1984 film, Purple Rain.
Was She Ever Married To David Garfield?
According to reports, Susan Moonsie got married to famous American actor, David Garfield. It was claimed that the marriage lasted for 6 years before Garfield lost his life in 1994 at the age of 51. More so, it was also reported that Susan Moonsie was not the first wife of the actor who before her, was married to a woman known as Sonja M. Lukic. They got married in 1974 ad remained together until Sonia’s death in 1984. The marriage was blessed with two children.
Contrary to this claim, Susan Moonsie made it clear that she was never married to the late actor at any point in her life, as against the reports made by various online platforms including Wikipedia and IMDB.
Who Is Susan Moonsie’s Real Husband?
As regards her love life, Susan Has done a great job in keeping a better part of her information to herself. However, it is known that she was married to a man known as Kris Mohan. Unfortunately, the union was not to last forvere at it later came to an end in divorce.
More so, the marriage was blessed with two amazing children, Aaron Mohan and Amara Mohan. While aron was born on November 19, 1989, it was in 1993 that Amara was born.
Susan Moonsie Was Prince’s Girlfriend In The Past
As regards her love life, Moonsie reportedly dated Prince. The two had something to do with each other at various points between 1980 and 1985. It was in 1980 that they were said to have gotten very close and then in 1981, she became his main girlfriend.
In 1982, another woman came into the picture; Denise “Vanity” Matthews, and then in 1983, Prince was said to have been infatuated with Vanity, and so Susan decided to end the relationship. However, there were those who claimed they were still close until 1984 when Prince started dating Susannah Melvoin.
However it is, Susan and Prince remained close until his death in 2016. More so, she was said to be the inspiration behind some of his songs including When Doves Cry (1984) and Private Joy (1981).
Where is Susan Moonsie Today?
Now referred to as Susan Moonsie-Mohan, the former actress and singer shares her time between Brazil, her home country, and the United States. Althugh she is no longer in the entertainment business, she still has a lot of other things going on for her. She has a restaurant in Trinadad which she has operated for many years.
Her son, Aaron Mohan is also a chef. According to him, he started cooking since he was in high school in his mother’s restaurant.
In 2020, the former singer and her son bought the popular Fort Lauderdale restaurant Hardy Park Bistro, in Florida which they still operate.