Who is Melanie Martinez?
Melanie Martinez (born April 28, 1995) is a popular American singer, songwriter, and actress as well as a visual artist. She became famous for the American TV reality show The Voice which was aired in 2012. Melanie is also an equally popular photographer. She is of Puerto Rican descent but was born in the USA.
Her debut single Dollhouse was released immediately after the show. Due to her popularity in the show, her song became viral and she became an overnight star. She was nominated for the best album award for Crybaby in 2016 and best music in film in 2018.
Melanie has released two albums so far. Due to her popularity, she has over 12 million followers on YouTube and has almost 9 million followers on Instagram. Today we will be learning about Melanie’s age, height, career, net worth, relationship, and full bio down below.
So let us get started.
|Real Name||Melanie Martinez|
|Date of Birth||April 28, 1995|
|Birth Place||Baldwin, New York, USA|
|Age||25 years old|
|Profession||Singer, Actress, Photographer|
|Height (approx.)||5 ft 2 inch or 1.58 m|
|Weight (approx.)||45 kg or 99 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
Where was Melanie Martinez born? Melanie Martinez was born in Astoria, Baldwin, New York. From an early age, she was a fan of pop music and Shakira, Brittany Spears, etc. Melanie had excellent vocals range and her friends and teachers were impressed by her singing.
Her musical lessons came from Plaza Elementary School. She also started writing her songs and poems from a very early age. Melanie was an emotional child and often started to cry. For that reason, she used to get bullied. After her success in Voice, she named her first album Crybaby.
She completed her graduation from Baldwin High School.
What is Melanie Martinez famous for?
Melanie was into singing from a very young age so she competed in MSG Varsity Talent Show but got eliminated in the second round. Not being disappointed she competed in the third season of the singing reality show “The Voice”. She was one of the popular contestants but got eliminated on the sixth week of live shows.
Melanie released her debut song titled “Dollhouse” in February 2014. As she was not contracted to any record labels music video of the song was from fan funds and the help of some friends. The song went viral and became a huge success. To pounce on the chance Atlantic Records signed her in a bumper deal.
After signing with record labels she teased fans with her debut album. Her debut album was titled “Crybaby” which was released in August 2015 but the first single of the album was released in July 2015 which was titled “Pity Party”. She also released a second single from the album titled “Soap’.
Her album CryBaby was also an instant success with no 6 on Billboard 200. She continued to make singles on Soundcloud which was titled Gingerbread and. Due to fans’ insane requests, she released the track on iTunes as well. Martinez released the music video of Cry Baby and in the middle of 2016 she released her second EP titled ” Cry Baby’s Extra Clutter”.
After her appearance as Cruella in Voice, the trend began to gather pace and many teen girls started to copy her. She was known and appreciated for her fashion sense so she signed with a Cosmetic company called Lime Crime in 2015. Her own perfume has been released and popular among her fans which are called “Cry Baby Perfume Milk”
Due to being a very popular and famous musician, she has been followed by many fans on her social media platform. She has more than 20 million followers in all of her social media combined.
What is the height of Melanie Martinez? Melanie stands at a height of 5 ft 2 inch and weighs about 45 kg. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She has blue color eyes and her hair color is dark brown.
Melanie’s ethnicity is Puerto Rican and Dominican mixed. She is bisexual but had to hide it for a long while before coming out. Melanie is also very fond of tattoos and has multiple tattoos on her body.
Who is Melanie Martinez dating now? As of now, Melanie Martinez is currently single but she has her past relationship. In 2017, she had a boyfriend Kenyon Parks but had not revealed when they broke up. In late 2019, Melanie and Oliver Tree were seen kissing so people began to assume they were dating.
But the couple started to unfollow each other on every social media platform in the middle time of 2020. Many of their fans believe that they have broken up. The couples have not revealed anything about dating and breaking up to date.
Melanie Martinez’s father’s name is Jose Martinez and her mother’s name is Mary Martinez. There is no information about her siblings yet. Her parent’s career path is still unknown and we will update you if any relevant information becomes available.
What was the controversy that Melanie Martinez was involved in? Melanie Martinez got involved in a major controversy in December 2017, when she was accused of sexual assault and rape by her former girlfriend Timothy Weller.
Martinez tweeted the response immediately. She mentioned their relationship was mutual consent and everything that happened between them was in consent with each other. Later she thanked her fans for standing for her and not falling for false accusations.
What is the net worth of Melanie Martinez? Melanie Martinez is a popular singer, actress, and photographer. She is famous all over the world from her appearance in The Voice and her records and albums.
Due to her popularity, Melanie has earned quite a lot of fortune and income. Her net worth as of 2020 is approximately $8 million. Melanie’s primary source of income is from her singles, record deals, brand deals, and merchandise collection. She also earns significantly from social media ads and subscriptions.
- Melanie Martinez was the part of 2012 edition of The Voice.
- Her first album name was Crybaby which was a nickname of hers in school
- Melanie’s net worth as of 2022 is approximately $8 million.
- She loves tattoos on her body.
- Once Melanie colored one side of her hair blonde and one side black to resemble as character Cruella from 101 Dalmations.
- Melanie Martinez and Claire Ronsinkranz are both popular young American singers.
Image Credit – @Melaniemartinez Instagram