Melanie Martinez - Updated Jun 2024

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Astoria, USA

Melanie Martinez

Melanie Martinez is a prominent American singer, songwriter, photographer, and model. Melanie Martinez rose to fame after she appeared in the popular reality singing show The Voice. She is a successful singer and has gathered a huge fan following over a couple of years.

Early Life

Melanie Martinez was born on April 28, 1995. She was born in Astoria, New York, USA. Likewise, she was born under the star sign Taurus. She belongs to the American nationality and is 28 years old.

Talking about her parents, she was born to parents of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent. Her father’s name is Jose Martinez and her mother’s name is Mery Martinez. Similarly, she has two brothers named Joseph Timothy Martinez and Emilio Martinez. Melanie and her family moved to Baldwin, Long Islands when she was four years old. She grew up with her brothers in Long Island.

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Caption: Melanie during her early teens(source: Instagram)

Furthermore, Melanie picked up an interest in music at a very early age. She taught herself to play the basic chords of the guitar at the age of fourteen. Likewise, she grew up listening to Brandy, Tupac, Shakira, Britney Spears, and many more artists.


Melanie Martinez attended Plaza Elementary School. She credits Mr. Nadien for teaching her how to sing. Growing up she was very emotional and had a hard time expressing herself. Thus people and friends gave her the name Cry Baby which would later be an inspiration for her first debut album. Likewise, she attended Baldwin High School. She has graduated high school.

Melanie Martinez – Net Worth 2024

Likewise, she has a net worth of USD 1 million. Melanie has earned a huge sum of money through her musical career. In addition to her music, she also makes revenue through her YouTube channel where she has more than 12 million subscribers.

Career and Professional Life

Melanie has established herself as a very talented songwriter and singer. She is extremely talented as she is a brilliant photographer, painter, and model. She was already singing songs in her High school days.

Likewise, she auditioned for the reality singing competition ‘The Voice’. Melanie sang Britney Spears’s song Toxic for the audition. Three of the four judges pressed on the ‘I want you’ buzzer. She chose Adam Levine as her mentor and made her way through week five before getting eliminated.

After the show, she focused her time on songwriting. She released her debut single ‘Doll House’ on 9th February 2014. Her popularity in the show helped her attract an audience. Her debut single received positive feedback from her audience.

Later in the year 2014 April 7th, she signed in with Atlantic Records. Furthermore, on June 1, 2015, she released the single ‘Pity Party’. The album was gold-certified by RIAA.

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Caption: Poster of her album Crybaby(Source: Instagram)

Melanie’s song Playdate went on to become one of the most-played songs on Spotify. The song was originally released on the Cry Baby deluxe album back in the year 2015.

Similarly, Melanie has also involved herself to direct and make a movie. She directed the movie k-12 and released it in the year 2017. She has experimented with her photography and videography skills in movies.

Melanie has established herself as a multitalented and versatile singer, songwriter, and director.

Brand Endorsements

Melanie released two lipsticks under the names Cry Baby and Teddy Bear with the cosmetics business Lime Crime, Inc. in 2015 and 2016, respectively. She made an appearance in the “Cry Baby Perfume Milk” advertisement in October 2016.


Melanie Martinez has not bagged any sort of awards from the music community. However, she was nominated for the Billboard Music Awards in the year 2020.

Relationship Status

Melanie has identified herself as bisexual. Similarly, she has quite a bit of dating history. She was dating music producer Michael Keenan. The pair started dating in 2016 and Melanie also stated that Michael is her soulmate. However, the pair broke up and Meanie started allegedly dating Oliver Tree. Both Oliver and Melanie posted four pictures of themselves. One of those pictures showed the pair kissing each other which implied that the pair were dating.

However, both Oliver and Melanie have deleted those pictures, and Melanie has also unfollowed Oliver.


Melanie is not the kind of person to involve herself in controversies. She is of a shy and emotional nature. However, in June of 2015, her friend Timothy Heller accused her of sexual assault and rape. Furthermore, Melanie responded to the allegations stating Heller never said no to what happened between them.

Later on, she gave a second statement thanking her fans and wrote ‘I would never be Intimate without their absolute consent’.

Body Measurements

Melanie is a very gorgeous and attractive woman. The gap between her front teeth is her most notable feature. Similarly, she stands tall at 5 feet 2 inches and weighs 46 kg. Likewise, her body measurements (chest-waist-hips) are 33-24-32 respectively. Melanie has naturally brown hair and eyes.

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Caption: Melanie Martinez posing for a picture(source: Instagram)

Melanie Martinez – Social Media

Melanie Martinez is famous on social media and is active on it as well. She is active on Instagram and Twitter. Similarly, she has 9.1 million followers on her Instagram and 1.2 million followers on her Twitter account.