Melody Thornton Biography

Updated On Mar 06, 2019 Published On Mar 06, 2019
Facts of Melody Thornton
Date of Birth: 1984 , September-28
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Melody Thornton
Birth Name Melody Thornton
Nick Name Baby Doll
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Phoenix, Arizona
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actress, Singer, Songwriter
Net Worth $4 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 32-26-34 inches
Weight in KG 52 kg approx
Famous for The Pussycats Dolls
Married No
Education CamelBack High School
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Music Group The Pussycat Dolls
TV Show Celebs Go Dating
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Melody Thorton aka Baby Doll is an American singer-songwriter, TV personality and dancer who is best known as a member of the popular pop group The Pussycat Dolls. She later began her solo career and released her popular singles which include Smoking Gun, Sweet Vendetta and Bulletproof.         

Early Life Of Melody Thornton

Melody was born in Phoenix, Arizona on 28th September 1984 under the birth sign Libra. She holds American nationality and belongs to Mixed ethnicity as her mother is Mexican and father is African-American. 

Thornton was raised alongside her older sister Nicole Thornton. She went to Papago Elementary School as a child. For her high school education, she attended Camelback High School located in Phoenix in 2003

Melody Thornton's Professional Career

Melody's talent was discovered at a young age when she sang Mariah Carey's remake Without You at a talent show organized by her school.   

Thornton went for the audition for the Pussycats Dolls after she heard about the audition via a show MTV Diaries featuring Christina Aguilera

In 2003, Thornton was officially added to the group. They earned worldwide fame when they released their album PCD in 2005 which debuted at number 5 on the US Billboard 200 Chart. The group got nominated for the Grammys for their song Stickwitu

Their album includes songs Buttons, Don't Cha, Beep, Hush Hush, Sway and others. Melody was called Baby Doll as she was the youngest member in the group.   

The pop band featuring Nadine Ellis, Jessica Sutta, Kimberly Watt, Ashley Roberts, and Nicole Scherzinger after its 15-years existence disbanded in 2010. After that, Melody pursued a solo career and released her first single, Sweet Vendetta on 16th June 2011.        

On 5th March 2012, Thornton released her first mixtape P.O.Y.B.L which contained 10 tracks among which four were written by Melody.   

Besides singing, Thornton has also appeared in the second series of the British E4 dating Show, Celebs Go Dating. As of 2019, Melody participated and finished in fifth place in the eleventh series of Dancing on Ice alongside partner Alexander Demetriou

Melody Thornton's Net Worth And Earning

Melody has earned a hefty amount of money from her singing career with the musical group as well as her solo career. She also receives residual checks from her previous works and also earns from her royalties and image right payments.   

Although Melody has not revealed her exact salary, sources estimated her net worth to be around $4 million as of 2019.   

Melody Thornton's Personal Life

The 35-year-old (2019) Baby Doll is not married and is currently single. However, she has been indulged in a few relationships prior. Thornton was rumored to be dating comedy legend, Eddie Murphy although the rumor was never confirmed.         

In 2008, Melody was linked to rapper Shad Moss and was rumored to be dating, however, none of the party confirmed the news. 

Likewise, Melody was linked to power rapper Kanye West after they were spotted at the Marc Jacob's women's store holding hands. However, the pair never opened up about their relationship to the media. Kanye is currently married to reality queen Kim Kardashian

Body Measurements And Online Presence

  • Height: She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 3 inches or 160cm. 
  • Weight: She weighs around 52 kg approx or 114lbs. 
  • Figure: Her body measurement read 32-26-34 inches
  • Eye Color: L

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    Born in Phoenix, Arizona

    September 28 , 1984

    Melody was born on 28th September 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona. She holds American nationality and belongs to Mixed ethnicity. Thornton was raised alongside her elder sister, Nicole Thornton. 

    Graduated from Camelback High School


    During her childhood, she attended Papago Elementary School. She then enrolled and graduated from the CamelBack High School located in Phoenix in 2003. 

    Joined the pop group The Pussycat Dolls


    Melody got selected for the musical group the Pussycat Dolls and became an official member in 2003. 

    Pursued her Solo Career


    After the group disbanded, Thornton released her first mixtape P.O.Y.B.L on 5th March 2012. She also took part in the eleventh series of Dancing on Ice and was placed Fifth. 

    Estimated to be $4 million


    Melody's net worth is estimated to be around $4 million as of 2019. 

    Dated Shad Moss


    In 2008, Melody was linked to rapper Shad Moss and was also rumored to be dating rapper Kanye West.