Also Known As: Melanie Janine Brown • Born: 05/29/1975

Melanie Janine Brown, known as Mel B or Melanie B, has had a multifaceted career in the entertainment industry. Born on May 29, 1975, in Harehills, Leeds, she rose to prominence in the 1990s as a member of the iconic pop girl group Spice Girls, where she earned the nickname Scary Spice. Mel B achieved immense success with the Spice Girls, becoming one of the best-selling female groups ever, with over 100 million records sold worldwide. Beyond her music career, Mel B has ventured into various facets of entertainment, including acting, television personality, and talent show judge. Since 2007, she has been a familiar face on television screens, participating in shows like “Dancing with the Stars” and serving as a judge on talent competitions like “The X Factor” and “America’s Got Talent.”

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Diverse Talent

Mel B isn’t just a singer and television personality; she’s also an actress who has appeared in movies and TV shows like “The Seat Filler” and “Burn It,” showcasing her versatility in the entertainment industry.

Reality Star

Mel B’s reality TV appearances extend beyond talent shows. She has participated in shows like “The Masked Singer” and “The Masked Singer Australia,” captivating audiences with her lively personality and infectious energy.

Women Empowerment

Mel B is a passionate advocate for women’s empowerment and has used her platform to raise awareness about issues like domestic violence. In 2022, she was honored with the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).

Height: 5′ 5 ”(165cm)

Nationality: British

Show(s): AGT: Fantasy League

Network(s): NBC

Guest Appearances: Step It Up and Dance,

Britain’s Next Top Model, Project Runway, RuPaul’s

Drag Race

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Children: Phoenix Chi Gulzar, Angel Iris Murphy, Madison

Father: Martin Brown

Mother: Andrea Brown

Siblings: Danielle Brown

Latest TV Shows

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