Betty Davis (Betty Mabry - born July 7, 1945) is an American funk, rock and soul singer.
She was also Miles Davis's second wife.
She worked as a model, appearing in photo spreads in Seventeen, Ebony and Glamour.
In her time in New York, Mabry met several musicians including Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone.
Mabry met Miles Davis in 1966 and married him in September 1968.
In just one year of marriage she influenced him greatly.
The Miles Davis album Filles de Kilimanjaro included a song named after her and her photo on the front cover.
In his autobiography, Miles credited Mabry with helping to plant the seeds of his future musical explorations by introducing the trumpeter to psychedelic rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix and funk innovator Sly Stone.