Melanie Martinez is a famous American singer, songwriter, musician, video director, and photographer. She is most well-known after appearing on American television vocal talent show ‘The Voice.’ She released her first super-hit single, ‘Dollhouse.’ After signing with Atlantic Records, Melanie Martinez released her first EP also called ‘Dollhouse.’ Following, she released her first studio album, ‘Cry, Baby.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Melanie Martinez as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
The full name of Melanie Martinez is Melanie Adele Martinez. Melanie was born on 28th of April in the year 1995 in Astoria, Queens, in the US. Her parents, Murcy Martinez and Jose Martinez, have Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry. When Melanie was four years old, the family moved to Baldwin, New York, Long Island. Martinez graduated from Baldwin High School.
Melanie Martinez grew up listening to Biggie Smalls, Brandy, Britney, Christina Aguilera, Shakira, Spears, The Beatles, and Tupac Shakur. Since her childhood, Melanie Martinez wished to be a singer.
Melanie Martinez studied at Plaza Elementary School. She learned how to sing from Mr. Nadien, her teacher. Also, while in kindergarten, Melanie Martinez wrote poetry. Melanie Martinez was so that her friends referred to her as ‘Cry Baby.’ She had a few friends since she preferred to stay at home to practice painting and photography.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
At age 14, Melanie Martinez taught herself how to play the guitar. She studied chord diagrams of her favorite songs that were online. She added her poetry to one of the chord diagrams and composed her own song. Yet, she claimed the song was popular due to the guitar.
Melanie Martinez first appeared in public in the MSG Varsity Talent Show, ‘The Voice’ (2012). Her musical styles include alternative, electro-pop, pop, and indie rock. Also, Melanie Martinez plays the guitar,
Melanie Martinez released her first EP called ‘Dollhouse’ (2014) that ranked no.4 on the US Heatseekers chart. After signing with Atlantic Radio, she released her first studio album, ‘Cry Baby’ (2015). This album was ranked no.6 on the Billboard 200 chart and no.10 in Canada.
Melanie Martinez released her EP called ‘Pity Party’ (2016) and ‘Cry Baby’s Extra Clutter’ (2016). Also, Melanie Martinez succeeded with her singles, ‘Carousel,’ ‘Pity arty’ and ‘Soap.’ These ranked no.4 on the US Bubbling Under Hot 100 singles chart. Melanie’s single ‘Mrs. Potato Head’ ranked no.5 on the same chart.
In February 2017, Melanie’s album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her songs ‘Cry Baby’, ‘Mad Hatter,’ ‘Mrs. Potato Head’, ‘Pacify Her,’ ‘Sippy Cup,’ and ‘Soap’ from her album ‘Cry Baby’ are certified Gold by RIAA. Her songs ‘Dollhouse’ and ‘Pity Party’ are platinum certified platinum by the RIAA.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Melanie Martinez is $2.5 million. Melanie Martinez earns an annual income of $800,000. Most of her wealth for her net worth comes from her profession as a singer and songwriter. Melanie Martinez appears on the reality television series, ‘The Voice.’ Melanie Martinez earned much from her released EP, albums, and singles. She is well recognized in the music industry, and her fame has led to endorsement deals. Melanie Martinez joined the cosmetic Company ‘Lime Crime Inc.’ She released ‘Cry Baby,’ ‘Teddy Bear’ and ‘Cry Baby Perfume Milk.’
Melanie Martine car spent $50,000 to purchase her new Mini Cooper luxury car. Already, she owned a Ford luxury car. Both cars are worth $100,000. She owns a house worth $680,000.
Melanie Martinez has used her fame and teamed up with ‘Lime Crime Inc,’ a cosmetic Company. On 17th August 2015, Melanie Martinez released ‘Cry Baby’ (blue lipstick). On 9th March 2016, Melanie released ‘Teddy Bear’ (brown lipstick). On 25th October 2016, Melanie Martinez released ‘Cry Baby Perfume Milk’ soon after her first record was released.