Melody Thornton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Dec, 2018
Facts of Melody Thornton
Date of Birth: 1984 , September-28
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Melody Thornton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Phoenix, Arizona
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Singer-songwriter, Model, Musician, Actor
Net Worth $4 million
Weight in KG 52 kgs (approx.)
Music Group The Pussycat Dolls
Siblings 1(Nicole Thornton)
Albums PCD, Doll Domination etc.
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Melody Thornton is an American singer-songwriter, dancer and a media personality who was part of the iconic group "The Pussycat Dolls." She became an icon as the member of the group for being the youngest among the Dolls. The talented American diva has performed Hip-hop, R&B and Soul songs with the Pussycat Dolls. She started her solo career after the group disbanded.

Early Life and Education of Melody Thornton

Melody Thornton was born on September 28 in 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona. Her star sign is Libra which describes her as a kind, gentle and beauty lover person. She is of mixed ethnicity as her father is African-American and her mother is Mexican and she holds an American nationality.

She has an older sister named Nicole Thornton. As a child, she studied at Papago Elementary School and completed her high school education from Camelback High School in Phoenix, Arizona in 2003. She was discovered as talent when she sang Mariah Carey's remake of Badfinger's Without You at a talent show organized by her school.

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Melody Thornton’s Professional Career

Melody Thornton joined the Pussycat Dolls increasing their vocal strength before after starting her career in music as a soprano singer. She heard about the audition for the Dolls through a show MTV Diaries which featured Christina Aguilera and she went for the audition and amazingly she got selected for the group.

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She was officially added to the group in 2003. They achieved worldwide fame and success in 2005 when they released their album PCD, which debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200 Chart. The album included hits like Don't Cha, Buttons, and Stickwitu. The group got nominated for a Grammy for the Stickwitu. Carmit Bachar left the Dolls in March of 2008 but still, they continued with five members. Thornton was nicknamed Baby Doll in the group as she was the youngest among them.

In 2010, the worldwide hit group Pussycat Dolls featuring Nadine Ellis and Nicole Scherzinger during its 15-year long existence disbanded and its members headed their separate ways. Thornton pursued a solo career after the group broke and released her first single on June 16, 2011. Besides, Thornton has also worked as a reality star; she appeared in the second series of the British E4 dating show Celebs Go Dating. In 2019, she will be participating in the eleventh series of Dancing on Ice.

Melody Thornton’s Net Worth

Thornton is a famous diva who rose to prominence from The Pussycat Dolls. She earned a handsome amount of money through her association with the musical group and also earns a good amount from her solo career. As of 2018, singer Melody Thornton has an approximate net worth of around $4 million. Her 

She also earns from royalties and image right payments. In addition, she also receives residual checks from her previous works.

Melody Thornton’s Personal Life

Melody Thornton (Baby Doll) is not dating anyone and is not married to anyone. Thornton was rumored to be in a relationship with comedy genius and legend Eddie Murphy but it was later confirmed that it was just a rumor. After this, she was linked with rapper Shad Moss and they were speculated to be dating, however, none of them addressed the speculation. Similarly, in 2010 she was linked with  Kanye West, the current husband of Kim Kardashian.

Thornton said that she had been single for 13 years during an interview with OK Magazine on the 15th February 2017. In another interview with the Daily Mail, she also mentioned that she only had one serious boyfriend in her lifetime, which was during her high school years and since then, she has been living a happy single life.

Melody Thornton’s Body Measurements

  • Height: Melody Thornton stands at 5 feet 3 inches
  • Weight: As of 2018, Melody Thornton weighs around 52 kg(approx.)
  • Age: She is 34 years as of 2018

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