Melanie Martinez

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Melanie Martinez is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She gained attraction after appearing in the American version of The Voice in 2012 before debuted with Cry Baby (2015) studio album.

As a musician, she has sold 2.5 milion certified albums and 15.5 milion certified singles in the US, according to RIAA.

Career

Before auditioning for The Voice, Melanie Martinez participated in a talent competition named Varsity Talent Show. She sang The Beatles and The Four Tops’ song.

She  auditioned for The Voice in 2012 and chose the singer Adam Levine to be her coach.

She was eliminated by the audience vote during week five. After performing on The Voice, Melanie launched her first single called Dollhouse in 2014.

In the same year, the singer signed a contract with Atlantic Records and released an EP called Dollhouse. The song got gold certification from the RIAA.

She produced a single titled Pity Party and Soap in June and July 2015. Melanie eventually released her album Cry Baby in August. It ranked #6 on the Billboard 200 and got Platinum certification.

In 2019, she directed and produced a film titled K-12 and appeared in a web series named Extra Credit.

This singer was nominated for the Billboard Music Awards for the Top Soundtrack category in 2020.

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Profile

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 158 cm (5’2″)
  • Weight: 48 kg (99 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Body Measurements: 33-24-32 (Bust -33, Waist -24, and Hips -32 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 5.5 (US)
  • Dress Size: 4 (US)

Family

  • Father: Jose Martinez
  • Mother: Mery Martinez
  • Brother: Joseph Timothy Martinez
  • Sister: –
  • Boyfriend: Oliver Tree Nickell

Boyfriend & Dating History

Michael Keenan

She started dating Michael, her producer and musician, in 2015.

Not much is known about their relationship unless that they reportedly split up in early 2016, for undisclosed reasons.

Brandon Flynn

In 2016, she’s rumored to date Brandon, a model and actor. That being said, neither side has ever addressed the speculation.

Oliver Tree

She and Oliver, who’s a rapper, had been friends for some times and they had shown social media interactions several time before their relationship was revealed.

The couple announced that they’re officially dating around September 2019, by posting pictures from their Alternative Press along with relationship confirmation.

A year later, in July 2020, she unfollowed his Instagram account and the pair deleted their entire photos from their respective Instagram page.

She confirmed their separation via Instagram Story on May 2021, stating that they broke up on good terms.

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated by multiple sources to be around $8 million to $10 million. She appeared to earn most of her income from her singing career.

Singing

She has released a total of three studio albums, Cry Baby (2015), K–12 (2019), and Portals (2023). She also has released an EP in 2020 titled After School.

As cited from Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), she has sold 2.5 milion certified albums and 15.5 milion certified singles in the US.

Controversies

Being Accused of Sexually Assaulting Her Friend

On early December 2017, a woman named Timothy Heller who claimed to be her friend, tweeted that Melanie had assaulted her sexually and raped her.

Melanie posted a response to the accusations, refuting them by saying that they “horrified and saddened” her. She also stated that the accuser never said no to what [they] chose to do together.”

She gave a second statement less than a week later, thanking her fans for for saying that the allegations were “false” and stating that she’d never be intimate to another person without their absolute consent.”

Facts

  • Melanie is bisexual.
  • She is of Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry.
  • Growing up, Melanie’s favorite show was Ren & Stimpy.
  • Dylan Sprouse is the her celebrity crush.
  • Melanie still has her baby teeth.
  • She has stitches on her hand and chin.
  • She is allergic to red apples and doesn’t like eating vegetables.
  • Melanie loves eating chocolate chip cookies and other types of chocolate.
  • Cookies and cream is her go-to ice cream flavor.
  • She likes watching American Horror Story and Stranger Things.
  • Her favorite book is Go Ask Alice, and her favorite film is Alice (1988).
  • Her best-loved visual artists are Nicoletta Ceccoli and Mark Tyden.
  • Five and three are her lucky numbers.
  • Melanie has many tattoos; her favorite is a rabbit called Whinnie.
  • Her favorite songs for her works are After School, Test Me, and Mrs. Potato Head.
  • She is often compared to Lana Del Rey and Dresden Dolls.
  • Her musical influences include the Beatles, Zooey Deschanel, and Neutral Milk Hotel.
  • When she feels anxious, she peels her cuticles.
  • She raised a donation for Cancer Research UK in September 2014.
  • Melanie designed a toy and sold it for donations to NZ Charity in 2016.
  • In 2017, Timothy Heller reported her for rapping and sexual assaulting.
  • She rejected the statement by saying Melanie would never be intimate without her partner’s consent.
  • Her boyfriend appeared in the Alternative Press 2019, in which she became the guest editor.
  • Her ideal type is…

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Movies

  • K–12 (2019), as Cry Baby

TV Shows

  • Extra Credit (YouTube Premium ⏐ 2019–2020), as herself
  • The Voice (NBC ⏐ 2012), as herself (contestant)

Quotes

“I believe everyone should be equal, and we should all love and support each other and express ourselves the way we want to express ourselves and be whoever we want. That’s my motto.”

“I used music as therapy and embraced being a cry baby.”

“Everyone is allowed to be vulnerable. I think women and men and dogs and cats and ants and aliens can all express themselves and be vulnerable.”

“I want to encourage people to be themselves and express themselves however they want. Melanie Martinez I really like milk. I’m a dairy queen.”

“I love Sia and how she hides her face. If I could pull off doing that, I totally would.”

“I was always called a cry baby, and I was one. I cried a lot as a child. In fact, I still cry a few times a day. I’m still a cry baby.”

“I always cling to things that remind me of being a kid again.”

“Part of the problem with America is that letting go of emotions is viewed as a weakness, but it’s my strength. That enabled me to write my songs.”

“I would love to collab with The Weeknd, for sure.”

“When I’m done with my last album, I want to make a movie with Tim Burton telling the story of all of the albums connected. That’s my biggest dream.”

“I’ve always been a fan of telling honest stories.”

“I want to put out as many albums as I can before I die.”

Pics of Melanie Martinez

1. Melanie looks feminine with the pink dress

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2. Melanie wears scary makeup

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3.She looks like a doll!

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4. Her dress blends well with her hair

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5. She incorporates two dolls for her hair accessory

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FAQs

Who is Melanie Martinez?

She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. 

Who is Melanie Martinez’s real name?

Her real name is Melanie Martinez.

What makes Melanie Martinez famous?

She’s famous because of her appearance in the American version of The Voice in 2012 before debuted with Cry Baby (2015) studio album.

Where is Melanie Martinez from?

She was born in New York City, New York, United States.

How old is Melanie Martinez?

She was born in 1995, and she is 28 years old as of 2023.

When Melanie Martinez celebrates her birthday?

She celebrates on the 28th of every April.

How tall is Melanie Martinez?

Her height is 5’2″ or 158 cm.

Who are Melanie Martinez’s parents?

Her father’s name is Jose Martinez and her mother’s name is Mery Martinez.

Is Melanie Martinez married?

She is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether she is in a relationship or not.

Who is Melanie Martinez’s ex-boyfriend?

Her ex-boyfriends are Michael Keenan and Oliver Tree. She also used to be rumored to date Brandon Flynn.

How rich is Melanie Martinez?

Her net worth is around $8 million to $10 million.

What is Melanie Martinez nationality?

Her nationality is American.

Melanie Martinez’s dream of becoming a singer has come true. She has built huge popularity and following.