Melanie Janine Brown was born on May 29, 1975, and grew up there. She is also known as Mel B or Melanie B, a British television writer, singer, and actress. Brown was originally known in the 1990s as a member of the female vocal group Spice Girls. She was nicknamed Scary Spice. With over 85 million records sold worldwide, the group is one of the best-selling singers in history.
Melanie Janine Brown was born in Harehills, Leeds and grew up in Burley Town, Andrea (Dixon’s last name) and Martin Brown’s daughter. Her father comes from the Caribbean island of St. Kitts and Nevis. Her mother is British. Through her mother, Brown is the first cousin of an actor and director named Christian Cook. Mrs. Cook, Di, Brown’s mother, Andrea is a sister. Before Brown went into the entertainment industry, she studied performing arts at Leeds High School. She worked as a dancer in Blackpool, Lancashire. After watching the audition in the newspaper, Brown began her music career in the band Touch. This group left the first management team and joined music manager Simon Fuller.
After leaving the group, Brown released her debut solo album titled Hot. Other singles on the album like “Tell Me” and “Feels So Good” are among the top 10 in the UK. After being contacted by the independent label AmberCafé, she released her second solo album LA State of Mind, which produced the single “Today”.
Brown has appeared on television several times. In 2007 she participated in the fifth season of the American dance competition “Dancing with the Stars” and finished second with professional colleague Maksim Chmerkovskiy. Between 2011 and 2016, she was a guest and main commentator on the Australian and English versions of The X Factor. She also co-hosted the Australian version of Star and Dance for Season 1 in 2012. Brown has been an American Got Talent judge since 2013. She became a coach and mentor at The Voice Kids Australia in 2014. Since 2016 she is a host of the English version of Lip Sync Battle and a rapper named Professor Green.
Name: Mel B
Age: 43 years old
Born on: May 29, 1975
Born in: England, UK
Father: Martin Brown
Mother: Andrea Brown
Net Worth: $ 33 million
Ethnicity/Race: Afro-Nevisian, English