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
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