Melanie Martinez is a renowned American singer and songwriter. He got recognition after appearing on an American television vocal talent show “The Voice” as a contestant in 2012. She started her career at a very young age and proved her skills and talent with her amazing performances.
As of 2024, Melanie Martinez's net worth is estimated to be $8 million.
|Melanie Adele Martinez
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|April 28, 1995
|Place of Birth
|Astoria, New York, the United States of America
Melanie Martinez was born on the 28th of April, 1995 in Astoria, New York, the United States of America. Her parents’ names are Jose Martinez and Mery.
She got her early education from Plaza Elementary School. She started looking forward to a singing and acting career after getting enrolled in Baldwin High School. She also took singing classes from a music teacher there named Mr. Nadie. She also started writing poetry in her teenage.
She also won singing competitions and learned to play guitar as well.
Apart from singing, she was passionate about painting and photography in her childhood. She used to paint and capture photos to express her emotions.
She was known as the most emotional girl in her childhood. Her class fellows used to call her “Cry Baby”. She would often cry whenever she felt overwhelmed.
Melanie Martinez was studying in her junior year of high school when she participated in a talent show. She got eliminated in the second round but didn’t lose hope and kept moving forward positively.
She gave the audition for the reality talent show “The Voice”. She sang the song “Toxic” by Britney Spears for her audition and got chosen by the judges instantly. She picked Adam Levine as her coach and moved to the next round “Battle Rounds”.
In the next round, she sang against Caitling Michelle and moved to the next round. After clearing the third round, she entered into “Live Shows”.
Melanie Martinez got a lot of public votes for her songs “Too Close” and “Seven Nation Army”. She passed five rounds but got eliminated in the sixth week. However, she rose to prominence after performing live in this talent show.
After that, she started working to create her own original material. She invested most of her time in 2013 in writing lyrics.
In 2014, Melanie Martinez released her debut single “Dollhouse” with a music video. All of her initial musical projects were funded by her fans and friends. She didn’t have to pay any charges for styling or any other thing.
After the success of Dollhouse, ‘Atlantic Records’ signed her. Later in 2015, Melanie Martinez released the first single of her debut album “Pity Party”. The second single “Soap” was released on the 10th of July, 2015.
The debut Studio album of Melanie Martinez was “Cry Baby” which got immediate success. It ranked in 6th position on the music chart “US Billboard Album 200”.
In 2016, Melanie released a greetings song for her fans on Soundcloud named “Gingerbread Man”. The song was also added to iTunes as a single. In 2016, she released the music videos of Alphabet Boy and studio album Cry Baby on music channels.
The same year in December, she released two music videos for other singles ‘Pacify Her’ and ‘Mrs. Potato Head’.
In 2017, her debut album was certified Platinum by “The Recording Industry Association of America”.
In 2020, Melanie Martinez released her second album K-12. It contributed to Melanie martinez net worth altogether.
Melanie Martinez is famous as a fashion icon as well. She got inspired by the character Cruella Di Vil of the movie ‘101 Dalmations’ and dyed her hair half blond and half black. It became a trend after she appeared like this on the show “The Voice”.
She also collaborated with a cosmetic company “Lime Crime” and launched two exclusive lipsticks named Teddy Bear and Cry Baby.
She also released a fragrance in 2016 with the name “Cry Baby Perfume Milk”. The label ‘Atlantic Records’ distributed this fragrance later and became the first label ever to do that.
Melanie Martinez’s album got a top spot on music charts around the globe. It was ranked in the first position on “US Billboard Top Alternative Albums” and sixth position in the list of “Spanish Albums”.
Her debut album was certified silver by UK “BPI” and platinum by “RIAA”. It got the tenth position on the music chart “Canadian Albums (Billboard)” and 44th position in the “US Billboard 200 Year-end Chart”.
Melanie Martinez is obsessed with tattoos. She has a few of them on her body. One tattoo includes two hearts, one is blue and the other one is pink. She has another tattoo on her arms which has a slice of cheese on a red lacy heart.
Melanie Martinez also has a strange interest in toys and dolls. She has a vintage collection of them from the 50s and the 60s.
Another interesting fact about Melanie is that she is bisexual.
Melanie Martinez is a social media queen. She has 11.4 million followers on Instagram, 1.3 million followers on Twitter, 13, 970, 569 listeners on Spotify, and 13.6 million subscribers on YouTube.
Her Instagram account is named “Littlebodybigheart” where she posts snippets that represent her life, interests, and a lot more. She also posts pictures of her live performances, dances, and music videos.
She is also a famous YouTuber whose channel contains all the singles and songs of her albums.
Currently, Melanie Martinez is single and not interested in seeing anybody.
She has been in a relationship in the past with a music producer, Michael Keenan. She started dating Michael in 2015 and the relationship lasted for three years till 2018.
Next year, she was seen hanging out with Oliver Tree. However, they decided to part ways next year in 2019.
Melanie Martinez has also dated a number of women, one of which is Timothy Heller.
She has also been in a relationship with a woman named Timothy Heller who accused her of sexually assaulting her. She shared the tweet in the response in which she said that she is saddened by the allegations. She also added that whatever happened between the two was with mutual consent.
Melanie Martinez is a fabulous singer and songwriter. She has a unique style of singing that everyone appreciates. She is a fashion icon and trendsetter with millions of followers. She has achieved a lot of milestones in her life, but still, she has a long way to go. Melanie Martinez’s net worth is computed to be around $8 million.
Melanie Martinez has sometimes been associated with other Singers such as Sofia Carson, Issa Rae, Tapasee Pannu, Michael Blackson, Kanika Kapoor, Karen Gillan, Sonakshi Sinha, Evanna Lynch, and Himanshi Khurana.