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Leeds, Yorkshire, England, UK
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Soundtrack, Actor/Actress, Producer
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Melanie Janine Brown (born 29 May 1975), professionally known as Melanie Brown and Mel B, is an English pop singer and songwriter turned actress and television personality best known as one of the members of the girl group the Spice Girls, one of the most successful female groups of all time. She was given the nickname "Scary Spice" by the British media because of her outrageous, "in-your-face" attitude, `loud` Leeds accent, throaty laugh, manner of dress (which often consisted of leopard-print outfits), and her voluminously curly hair.
Born on the 29th May 1975 in Leeds, England, Melanie Brown became a member of The Spice Girls in 1994. Their three albums sold than 40 million copies worldwide and they had nine singles at number 1 in the UK.
"Hot" was her first solo album, released on 9th October 2000. It entered the UK charts at #28. Despite producing 2 Top 5 singles (3, if you include the hit "I Want You Back"), the album only ever re-entered the chart once after dropping out of the Top 100 - peaking at #95 when "Feels So Good" was being promoted in February 2001. To date, the album has sold about 50,000 copies in the UK. The album sold 8,000 copies in its first week.
After she parted with Virgin Records, she started a new successful career as TV presenter and actress. In 2001, her own show "This Is My Moment" (2001) was a great success and, after the second series, she made a documentary about Africans voodoos.
In 2002, she was one of the protagonists of the BBC3`s sit-com "Burn It" (2003) and made her theater debut with "The Vagina Monologues" in London.
She has a lead role in two upcoming movies: the horror LD 50 Lethal Dose (2003) and the comedy The Seat Filler (2004) (with Kelly Rowland of Destiny`s Child).
From April to September 2004, she played the role of "Mimi" in the famous musical "Rent" on Broadway.
In 2005, Melanie released her second solo album, "L.A. State Of Mind", featuring the single "Today". Both the single and the album flopped...
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SpouseStephen Belafonte (6 June 2007 - present)
Jimmy Gulzar (13 September 1998 - January 2001) (divorced) 1 child
Daughter, with Jimmy Gulzar, Phoenix Chi was born. [19 February 1999]
Winner of the 1997 MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video, "Wannabe".
Winner of the 1997 MTV Europe Music Award for Best Group.
After a struggling solo career, Virgin Records and Melanie B parted company in July 2001. The Spice Girl says she wants to concentrate on her television career
Made her London West End theatre debut in Eve Ensler`s "The Vagina Monologues" in February 2002.
Her younger sister is Danielle Brown
Has had 9 UK number one singles as part of The Spice Girls.
Has had a solo number one single: "I Want You Back" featuring `Missy "Misdemeanor` Elliott`.
Also had four other solo UK top 20 hits: "Tell Me" (#4), "Feels So Good" (#5), "Lullaby" (#13) & "Word Up" (#14).
Has a bestselling autobiography called "Catch A Fire".
She was born to an English mother and a Nevisian father.
Gave birth to her second daughter, Angel Iris Murphy Brown, on April 3 2007 in Santa Monica, California. The baby`s father is Eddie Murphy.
Former pupil of Intake High School (Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK).
A former member of The Spice Girls along with Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, and Geri Halliwell.
Winner of two awards at the Billboard Awards in 1997 with the Spice Girls.
Winner of three American Music Awards in 1998 with the Spice Girls.
Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1997, along with the four other Spice Girls.
Winner of a special award at Brit Awards in 1998.
Daughter of Andrea Brown.
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Intake High School
Full Name at Birth
Melanie Janine Brown
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Has tattoos, Black hair
Martine McCutcheon (they did the Make A Wish Singalong together - Dec 2007)
Recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress, author, television presenter, talent competition judge and model
Melanie Chisholm (singer), Victoria Beckham (singer), Emma Bunton (singer), Geri Halliwell (singer)
Melanie Janine Brown (born 29 May 1975), better known as Mel B or Melanie B, is a British recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress, author, television presenter, talent competition judge, and model. Brown rose to fame as a member of the girl group the Spice Girls, in which she was known as Scary Spice. She is known as Mel B to distinguish her from her Spice Girls bandmate, Melanie C.
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Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Paradigm Agency, B|W|R Public Relations
(1997) TV commercial: Pepsi-Cola, (2000)PSA TV commercial for Commission for Racial Equality., (2010) TV commercial: Appeared in an infomercial, hosted by Christopher Steele and Rebecca Cardon, for the "Ab Rocket Twister" fitness machine., (2012) TV commercial: Jenny Craig weight loss system, (2013) TV commercial: AB Rocket Twister exercise machine., (2014) TV commercial for Costa Bingo "Godzilla"
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R&B, hip hop, pop, dance-pop
Virgin, Amber Caf√©, EMI Music Australia
Spice Girls, Missy Elliott
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Melanie Brown is married to Stephen Belafonte, they have been married for 4 months (since 6th June, 2007).
She was married to Jimmy Gulzar from 1998 to 2000.
She also dated Luann Lee in 2008, Eddie Murphy in 2006, Christine Crokos in 2005, Max Beesley from 2000 to 2002 and Fjolnir Thorgeisson in 1997.
Melanie Brown is rumored to have hooked up with Maksim Chmerkovskiy and James Howarth.
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