Facts of Mel B
|Full Name||Mel B|
|Birth Name||Melanie Janine Brown|
|Profession||Singer, Model, Rapper, & Songwriter|
|Birth City||Harehills, Leeds, West Yorkshire|
|Father Name||Martin Brown|
|Mother Name||Andrea Dixon|
|Education||Leeds West Academy|
|Date of Birth||May 29,1975|
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Singer Mel B?
Professionally known as Mel B is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, model, and TV personality who is best known as a member of the girl group Spice Girls during 1990s.
She and the other members Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Victoria Beckham, and Geri Halliwell became one of the best-selling female groups of all time with over 85 million records sales. Together, they released hit songs and albums like Spice, Spiceworld, and others. As of 2019, Mel B's net worth is estimated at around $33 million.
Mel B Net Worth is $33 Million- Income Sources, Earnings, And Career
Mel B has been professionally active in the industry for about a quarter of the century. B has an estimated net worth of $33 million as of July 2019.
Her primary source of income is her multiple careers as a singer, songwriter, model, and television personality.
From Debut Album "Spice" to a Music Sensation
Melanie's music career began with a band known as Touch who was teamed up with music manager Simon Fuller at that time. Mel was teamed up with Mel C, Geri Halliwell, and Victoria Beckham who later got signed with Virgin Records.
The band released their debut album titled Spice which became a huge commercial success and debuted at no. 1 in more than 17 countries. The album was also certified multi-platinum in 27 countries. Similarly, their first single Wannabe peaked at no.1 in 37 countries.
They released their second album Spiceworld in 1997 with singles like Spice Up Your Life, Too Much, and more. The album sold over 20 million copies worldwide. In a similar way, the group starred in their own film, Spiceworld: The Movie which became one of the most-watched movie grossing $100 million worldwide.
She has worked with producers like Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Sisqo, and Teddy Riley to date. The success, however, is not constant and because of series of unsuccessful albums like Forever, the band members started investing in their solo careers and disbanded.
Mel released her debut album titled Hot in November 2000. The album’s lead single, Tell Me, peaked at no.4 in the UK with about 40,000 copies sells in the first week and sold 100,000 copies making it one of the best sellers in 2000. Her other singles include Feels So Good, Lullaby, and others.
As a television personality, Mel has appeared in several movies and TV shows like Coronation Street, Bo’ Selecta1, Access Hollywood, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Stepping Out, Black Dynamite, Running Wild With Bear Grylls, and more. She appears are the judge on America’s Got Talent: The Champions.
Endorsements Deals, Instagram Earnings, And Charity
Mel B also earns a decent sum of money from her sponsorships and endorsements deals. As a model, she has appeared on the cover page of various magazines like You, and more.
She has 1.5m followers on Instagram and 1.07m on Twitter. As per Influencer, she earns $3,132 to $5,221 per paid from Instagram.
B is also involved in different kind of charity and fundraising programs. But information regarding her involvement is not out to the public yet.
Assets, House, Cars, Lifestyle, Insurance, And Expenses
The singer is living a decent lifestyle with her family. She previously lived in a four-storied mansion in West Hollywood whom she owned with her ex-husband Stephan Belafonte. The house covered 6,000 sq.ft with 4 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and other features.
The house was listed on the market with the asking price of $5.9M in 2019 and was sold for $4.3 million. She rides around expensive cars like Black Bentley Continental GTC worth $292,432, Ferrari California costing around $265,802, and a Cadillac Escalade ESV which price starts from $354,403.
Mel B might have done her health, property, life, house, and cars insurance but the details are not revealed.
Tax Payment And Legal Issues
The 44-year-old singer was reported to owe $350,000 to $650,000 in back taxes. She also filed to court claiming her being unable to repay her debts.
Mel B’s Personal Life- Age, Height, Family, Relationship, Husband, Children, And Divorce
Melanie Janine Brown was born on 29th May 1975 in Harehills, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. She was born to parents, Andrea Dixon, and Martin Brown. Brown holds English nationality and comes from Afro-American ethnicity. She went to Intake High School where she learned performing arts.
As of 2019, Melanie is 44 years old and stands 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) tall in height.
Marriage, Husband, Boyfriends
Regarding her relationship, Mel has been married twice in her life. She was married to Dutch dancer Jimmy Gulzar. The couple dated for a while and got engaged on 13th May 1998. The duo got pregnant with their first child and tied the knot on 13th September 1998. They welcomed their daughter Phoenix Chi Gulzar on 19th February 1999.
Brown filed for the divorce in 2000 due to personal reasons which were finalized in late 2000. She won the custody of her daughter and paid an alimony settlement of $2.8 million.
She also dated Hollywood actor Eddie Murphy in 2006. The duo welcomed a child, Angel Iris Murphy Brown born on 3rd April 2007. Brown and Murphy separated on December 2006. They reached a paternity settlement of $7 million.
She then started dating Stephen Belafonte and got married secretly in a private ceremony on 6th June 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
They renewed their marriage vows in the presence of families and friends on 8th November 2008 in Hurghada, Egypt. Brown welcomed her third child, daughter Madison Brown Belafonte on 1st September 2011.
Mel filed for the divorce with Belafonte in March 2017 and separated in December 2016. She accused Belafonte of physical and emotional abuse. Their divorce was finalized on 15th December 2017.
Mel was also romantically involved with Icelandic businessman Fjolnir Thorgeirsson from 1996 to 1997 and Christine Crokos from 2002 to 2006. She also revealed that she had a physical relationship with the fellow band member Geri Halliwell while they were in a band together. Geri, on the other hand, denied all the allegations.