Mel B or Melanie B is a famous English singer and songwriter who became famous as she was the former member of the pop music group ‘Spice Girls.’ Melanie is also a television personality, actress, and model. Here is a quick summary of Mel B’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Mel B Early Life
Melanie Janie Brown, popularly known as “Mel B” or “Melanie B” was born on May 29, 1975, in Harehills, Leeds. Her father, Martins Brown is believed to be from Caribbean island nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. Her mother, Andrea Brown is an English. She grew up in Leeds with a younger sister.
Right from childhood, Mel was very good in music and was interested in different forms of arts. Even in the school, she took part in various extra circular activities related to arts. She was an average student, with not much interest in studies.
Melanie studied performing arts at Intake High School in Leeds before entering the entertainment industry.
After joining ‘Spice Girls,’ Mel B dated a few famous guys. First, she started dating, Fjölnir Thorgeirsson, an Icelandic Businessman. The couple dated for almost a year and then broke up. Then she started a romantic fling with a Dutch dancer, Jimmy Gulzar. The Couple was in very much love and dated for a quite while.
Finally, Jimmy and Melanie decided to get married after a few years of dating. After, getting married to Jimmy, Melanie changed her stage name to “Melanie G.” Together the couple has a daughter. After two years of marriage, the couple got divorced.
Melanie then dated Max Beesely, an actor for more than two years. After a long break, Melanie started going out with a film producer, Christian Crokos. The couple were in a relationship for four years and lived together in Los Angeles. Due to their differences, the couple decided to end their relationship. She was also in a relationship with Hollywood actor, Eddie Murphy.
Melanie was single for quite a long time until she met film producer, Stephen Belafonte. The couple married secretly in Las Vegas and together has one child. This was the longest relationship Melanie ever had, and the couple was married for almost nine years, until recently in 2017, they got divorced.
Mel B Career
Soon after ‘The Stage’ audition, Melanie got selected for the all-girls pop music group called ‘Spice Girls.’ Soon, the group signed a contract with ‘Virgin Records’ and released their first ever single called ‘Wannabe.’ The song became an instant hit globally and was the biggest-selling female group song.
After the success of their first song, ‘Spice Girls’ released their debut album and it was a mega-hit. Commercially, it was a huge success, selling more thirty million copies across the globe. Some of the songs in the album were very much appreciated by a lot of audiences around the world.
After their second album, ‘Spice Girls’ split and Melanie B started focusing on solo career. Using her talent, in no time, she released her first single with Missy Elliot, which captured the first position on the UK Chart. Mel B was working hard and soon came up with her solo album, from which three singles reached top five.
Mel B’s second album, however, failed to impress her fans and overall the album was a big failure. So, Mel B decided to change her path of career and became a television presenter on the show, ‘This Is My Moment.’ Mel B then diverted her attention to acting and soon got an opportunity to work in a sitcom, ‘Burn.’
Melanie B has also appeared as a lead actor in numerous films and starred in various television shows as an actor and presenter. Mel B is also an author and her talent can be seen in her autobiography, ‘Catch A Fire.’ She also owes her own line of clothing. Mel B participated in ‘Dancing With The Stars’ and after the reunion with ‘Spice Girls,’ she performed at the Olympics.
Awards & Achievements
Mel B is a talented person with numerous skills. One of her personal biggest achievement would be being listed in the ‘One of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World’ list. She is also the winner of special awards at the ‘Brits Awards’
Net Worth of Mel B
The estimated net worth of Mel B is approximately $10 million. Her main source of income has been her earnings from her different television shows. Besides that, she earned a hefty income by selling her solo albums, and she received a great amount of share when she was with the ‘Spice Girls.’
Melanie Brown or Mel B is one of the beautiful and talented singers with her perfect body measurements. She started her career as a singer and songwriter but currently, as a television personality, she is enjoying a whole new level of success. Melanie is currently single and at the moment focusing on her career.