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The recipient of the Grammy Award, BET Award, and 2 BMI Pop Awards, Monica Denise Arnold, professionally known as Monica is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She is well known for her debut album, “Miss Thang” and for singing at the 1996 Olympics at age 15.
She is the youngest recording artist to ever have two consecutive chart-topping hits on the Billboard Top R&B Singles chart and is also recognized as one of the most successful urban R&B female vocalists. She had all of us get mesmerized by her beautiful voice and charming smile.
Height / Weight / Age
She seems tall with a height of 172 centimeters and 5’7” in feet & inches. Born on, October 24, 1980, this beautiful lady has turned 42 years old. She possesses a healthy, lean, and fit figure with a weight of 60 kilograms and 132 lbs in pounds.
Her body is complemented by her beautiful brown eyes and her silky long black hair. Her figure measurements are 33 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 34 inches hips.
She has quite good earnings from her professional career as a singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman and has come a long way up leading her successful career for over 35 years now. She managed to earn a healthy fortune from her several albums, and songs and her estimated net worth is around $15 million approx.
Education / Family
Monica was born and raised up in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. She is born to her father M.C. “Billy” Arnold Jr who worked for an Atlanta freight company as a Mechanic and her mother Marilyn Best who was a Delta Air Lines customer service representative.
She grew up with her brother Montez and three half-brothers Jermond Grant, Tron, and Cypress. She completed her schooling at North Clayton High School.
|Birth Name||Monica Denise Arnold|
|Birth Place||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Date Of Birth||October 24, 1980|
|Height||In centimeters – 172 cm
In feet inches – 5’7”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 60 kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Actress, and Businesswoman,|
|School||North Clayton High School|
|Home Town||Atlanta, Georgia, United States.|
|Fathers Name||M.C. “Billy” Arnold Jr
|Mothers Name||Marilyn Best
Half Brother – Jermond Grant, Tron, and Cypress
Career / Fashion And Style
She started her career at the age of 11 years in 1991. In July 1995, she released her triple platinum-certified debut album titled “Miss Thang” which includes singles “Don’t Take It Personal” and “Before You Walk Out of My Life”. After that, she signed in with Clive Davis’ Arista Records and got much recognition with the song “For You I Will” in 1996.
She released a duet song “The Boy Is Mine” in 1998 with Brandy. On July 14, 1998, she released her second album titled “The Boy Is Mine”. Monica made her film debut with the film “Love Song” in 2000. Her third album titled “All Eyez on Me” was released in 2002. Her fourth album titled “After the Storm” was released in 2003.
In 2006, she released her fifth album titled “The Makings of Me” which includes the single, “Every time tha Beat Drop”. She appeared in the reality show special, “Monica: The Single” in 2008. She appeared in the 2009 drama film, “Pastor Brown”. In 2010, she released her sixth album titled “Still Standing”.
She joined the debut season of NBC’s reality talent show, “The Voice” in 2011. Her seventh studio album, “New Life” was released in 2012. Her eighth studio album, “Code Red” was released in 2015. She announced her departure in November 2016 from her longtime label, “RCA Records”.
She released the ballad “Be Human” to introduce The Be Human Foundation in 2018. Monica released “Commitment”, the first single on her own label in 2019. Apart from singing, she also appeared in many series and films such as “Boys and Girls”(2000), “Love Song”(2000), “Living Single”(1996), “Felicity”(2001), “American Dreams”(2003) and “Pastor Brown”(2009).
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
She has been married just once to date with NBA player Shannon Brown, an African-American former professional basketball player. On November 22, 2010, the couple got married in a secret ceremony at their Los Angeles home and a second wedding in front of close family on July 9, 2011.
She was blessed with her first child with Brown, named Laiyah Shannon in 2013. She filed for divorce from Brown in March 2019 after almost eight years of marriage.
Previously, she was in several relationships with Jarvis Weems and also dated rapper, C-Murder. Later, she dated a former SWA officer and real estate manager, Rodney “Rocko” Hill. She became pregnant with her first child with Hill and gave birth to their first son, Rocko and on Christmas Eve in 2005. In 2008, she gave birth to their second child named Romelo Montez Hill.
Rodney “Rocko” Hill
|Children||Daughter – Laiyah Shannon
Son – Rocko and Romelo Montez Hill
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|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
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|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Monica Brown
- Her full birth name is Monica Denise Arnold.
- Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
- She belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.
- She won 20 local singing competitions in her early teenage years.
- She received Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
- She is the first artist to top the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart over the span of three consecutive decades.