Quick Facts of Melissa Arnette Elliott
|Melissa Arnette Elliott
|Date of Birth
|01 July, 1971
|Portsmouth, Virginia, The USA
|Rapper/Singer/Songwriter/ Record Producer
|5 feet 2 inches
|Woodrow Wilson High School
|Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
The 48-year-old Missy Elliott became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Besides being a rapper, she is a songwriter, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist. One of the best-selling rappers in Nielsen music, Elliott has won four Grammy Awards and sold over 30 million records in the U.S. Elliott has been active in the entertainment industry for the past 30 years. Now, let’s know some additional details about her personal as well as professional life.
Missy Elliott’s Net Worth: $50 million
The “Work It” rapper has a net worth of $50 million as of 2020. Along with her musical awards, Elliott also has a powerful presence in the industry overall. Also, the primary source of her income is the music industry. Unlike Elliott, another female rapper, Sonya C, has a decent net worth of $100,000. Apart from the albums, Missy earns substantial money from tours, shows, campaigns, and other stuff. She has merchandise where different kinds of apparel are available.
The discography of American rapper, singer, record producer, and songwriter consists of six studio albums, three completion albums, one extended play, seventy-four singles (including forty-four as a featured performer), and twenty solo music videos.
The album’s first single, “Lose Control,” won a Grammy for Best Short Form Video and was nominated for Best Rap Song. “Lose Control” also garnered Elliott six 2005 MTV VMA award nominations (winning Best Dance Video and Best Hip-Hop Video). Elliott won Best Female Hip Hop Artist at the 2005 American Music Award and was nominated for Best International Female Artist at the 2006 BRIT awards.
Is Missy Elliott Married?
Missy Elliott’s sexual orientation is bisexual, and she has dated both men and women in the past. From 1996-1998 she had a relationship with the singer Nicole Wray. Then she began dating a singer, Tweety. Further, she also had a relationship with Olivia Longott and Trina. In the past, there was a rumor of Missy being in a marital relationship with her friend, Sharaya J. However, the story turned out to be false.
Interviewing with several magazines, she often gives herself apart from marriage and giving young ones. The 48-year star rather wants to adopt a child, as she is afraid of the pain of giving delivery. Although the aging star’s single appearance makes the limelight, she chooses to live with her mother. Furthermore, the singer often shares her bad memories of her ex-marine father and never forgets the domestic violence induced with the singer’s mother.
Missy actively involves in charity programs as well. In 2004, she joined MAC Cosmetics to promote their Viva Glam campaign. In 2007, she appeared on ABC’s Extreme Makeover and awarded four scholarships for a weight loss program to four underprivileged teens.