Quick Facts of Melanie Janine Brown
- Full NameMelanie Janine Brown
- Net Worth$33 Million
- Date of Birth1975 /05 /28
- NicknameMel B
- Marital StatusDivorced
- BirthplaceHarehills, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
- Active Year1994–present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- Height5 feet and 4 inches (1.65)
- Weight59 Kg
- EducationIntake High School
- Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
Mel B aka Melanie Janine Brown is popular as the judge of America’s Got Talent. She came to the spotlight as the member of the popular spicy pop girl group Spice Girl, formed in 1990. Janine recorded several songs which include Hot ( 1 M sale), and L.A State of Mind (1500 sale). Besides, her singles are“I Want You Back (1998) “Word Up” (1999)”Tell Me” (2000) “Feels SoGood” (2000).
The X- factor judge Mel B had an estimated net worth of $50 Million back in 2015. What is her current net worth? What is her income source?
Who Is Mel B? Bio & Wiki
Mel B was born on 28th May 1975 in Harehills, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Currently, she lives in Los Angeles, California. She holds a British ethnicity and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her star sign is Gemini. Melanie is the daughter of Afro-Nevisian Martin Brown (father) and English Andrea Brown (mother).
The 44 years old Mel has grown up along with her younger sibling, Danielle Brown (sister). Further, she graduated from Intake High School. Later, Mel attended Leeds West Academy for her higher studies.
Mel B’s Personal Life
Mel B first married Jimmy Gulzar, a Dutch Dancer. Brown and Jimmy engaged on 13th May 1998. After four months of their engagement on 13 September 1998, the pair exchanged their vows in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
The pair share a beautiful daughter, Phoenix Chi Gulzar, born in February 1999. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2000 where Brown paid $2.8 Million alimony to Jimmy, during their divorce settlement. Jimmy Gulzar threated Melanie and attacked her sister as well. Later, he was found guilty.
After her first unsuccessful marriage Jimmy Gulzar, Brown married her second spouse Eddie Murphy. From her second marriage, Brown shares a daughter Angel Iris Murphy Brown born in 2012. Sadly her second marriage also did not last long and separated in early December 2006.
Moreover, Brown married a famous film producer Stephen Belafonte in a secret wedding ceremony in Las Vegas, on 6th June 2007. Stephen and Brown share a child Madison Brown Belafonte born in 2011. However, their relationship did not last long and divorced in 2017.
Besides this, Mel further dated Icelandic businessman Fjölnir Thorgeirsson. Moreover, she was also in a relationship with Christine Crokos. Currently, Brown is living a single life with her kids.
Melanie Janine Brown Controversy
In 2018, Mel B resolved her bitter divorce fight with Stephen with $80,85,610. Moreover, she spent $621,862 to destroy her sex tape. Further, she had to pay $37,30,500 for next three years and an additional $4.3 Million for the sale of their house to the Stephen.
Rumors of an open relationship and threesomes surrounded the ten-year marriage of Mel B and Stephen. Stephen further poked at the previous allegations of a threesome by posting a photograph with two women in social media.
Moreover, in 2008, Bunny Luann Lee, a playboy stated she had a relationship with Mel. Likewise, Mel accepted the statement and further said:
“I did have a four-year relationship with a woman. But I’ve been very happily married for seven years to a penis,”
How Much Net worth Does Mel Have?
Millionaire Mel B has an estimated net worth of $33 Million as of 2019. However, she had a net worth of $50 million back in 2015. Famous singer Melanie created a pop girl group called Spicy Girls along with Victoria Beckham, spouse of David Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, &and Melanie Chisholm.
Furthermore, the Spicy Girl garnered more than half a billion dollars in their 5 years tenure. In 2018, Brown became the judge of America’s Got Talent where AGT offered her $250,000 per month, signing the deal.
Moreover, Brown and her ex-husband Stephen sold their marital home for $5.55million, located in Hollywood Hills. Besides, Brown has a cars collection of luxurious cars such as Ferrari, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Range rover, etc.
Mel B’s Career
Melanie’s debut solo album Hot, I want you Back became a number one on the Uk Singles Chart. Similarly, her two singles “Spice Up Your Life” and “Too Much” broke the record in the musical industry. Moreover, while releasing her album in 1999, Brown collaborated with Sisqó, Teddy Riley, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis (Janet Jackson, Prince).
YouTube: SpiceWorld – Mel B’s “lost” boots
On 17th August 2009, Brown was announced as a visiting panelist on Loose Women’s weekly lunchtime series at ITV1. Furthermore, Brown was also chosen to substitute Marissa Jaret Winokur as the fresh presenter of Oxygen’s weight loss show Dance Your Ass Off in January 2010.