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Missy Elliott Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sat May, 2016
Missy Elliott

Facts of Missy Elliott

Date of Birth: 1971 , July-1
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Melissa Arnette Elliott
Birth Name Missy Elliott
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Portsmouth, Virginia
Ethnicity Black
Profession Professional dancer
Net Worth $50 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Affair with Faith Evans, Tweety, Olivia Longott and Lil’ Kim
Married Unknown
Education Kyung Hee Cyber University
Albums The Cookbook
Nick Name Missy
Mother Patricia Elliott
Working For Movies and TV shows
Face Color White
Weight in KG 57 kg
Famous for Rapper ,Singer ,songwriter ,dancer ,record producer
Girlfriend Liza Koshy
Awards The British Soap Awards 2008
Siblings Yoon Ban-suk
Married to David Benioff (m. 2006)
Children Frances Pen Benioff, Molly June Benioff, Henry Benioff
Father Ronnie Elliott
Religion Protestant Christian
Body Measurements 36-26-34
Boyfriend Faith Evans, Tweety, Olivia Longott and Lil’ Kim
Movies My Black Mini Dress
Sisters Abbey Nolet
Breast Size 36B
Waist size 26
Hip Size 34
Shoe Size 8.5
Divorce N/A
TV Show Missing You
Music Group Baby V.O.X (1999 – 2005)

Quick Timeline of Missy Elliott

1971 Born in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
1990 Graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School
1991 Formed female R&B group, Fayze
1993 Released her first single, Brand New
1994 Sista released its debut album, 4 All the Sistas Around da World
1997 Released her debut album, Supa Dupa Fly
2001 Debut movie, Pootie Tang
2004 Won Grammy Awards
2002 Won ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards
2003 Won MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

Detail Timeline of Missy Elliott

July 1 , 1971

Born in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States

Missy Elliott was born in the humble class family as Melissa Arnette Elliott in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America to Patricia and Ronnien Elliott. She is an American and is of African and American descent.

1990

Graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School

While she was in her primary school, she scored above average in her intelligence test and this test promoted her two years ahead but later she decreased her performance. She attended Woodrow Wilson High School and finally graduated from there in 1990.

1991

Formed female R&B group, Fayze

After she completed her high school graduation, she began pursuing her dreams in music and rap. She formed female R&B group Fayze with her friend and began recording their demos. In the early 1990s, she performed the Jodeci songs a cappella and DeVante Swing was impressed by her performance.

1993

Released her first single, Brand New

She signed a recording deal with Elektra Records and her debut single Brand New was finally released in 1993.After being signed to Elektra Records, female R&B group Fayze changed their name to Sista and they began recording their debut album. 

September 24 , 1994

Sista released its debut album, 4 All the Sistas Around da World

In the early 1990s, she also wrote several songs for various music artists. Her musical group was signed to Timbaland and DeVante and they began recording their debut album and their debut album 4 All the Sistas Around da World was released on 24th of September 1994. 

July 15 , 1997

Released her debut album, Supa Dupa Fly

She left the musical group Swing Mo in the early 1996 and then she became collaborated with Timbaland and they wrote several songs together. She also began pursuing her solo career and her debut album Supa Dupa Fly was released on 15th of July 1997 her popularity reached the next level.

2001

Debut movie, Pootie Tang

She has not only appeared in TV series but also in several movies. She made her feature film debut in 2001 by starring the role of Diva in the comedy movie Pootie Tang. In 2004, she starred in the documentary Fade to Black.

2004

Won Grammy Awards

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the music world and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. She has also won this award several times in her life. She won this award for the first time in 2004 for Best Rap Solo Performance - Female.

2002

Won ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

In 2002, she got nominated in ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards for the first time in her life and she won this award that year for Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures. This is her only nomination in this award. 

2003

Won MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

She has also been honored with MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) once in her life and that was in 2003. She won this award that year for Video of the Year. Two years later she got nominated in Teen Choice Awards.

Content

Missy Elliott in now in her mid 40s but she is still living a single life. She is afraid of having a baby and starting a family. Information related to her affairs, boyfriend, married life and spouse is not true.

Missy was intelligent and versatile since a young age. While she was in her primary school, she scored above average in her intelligence test and this test promoted her two years ahead but later she decreased her performance. She was just four when she induced her interest of being a singer and performer. Her child hood days were spent in poverty and a frequent abuse from her father. Later she attended Woodrow Wilson High School and finally graduated from there in 1990. After that she began pursuing her musical dreams. She formed female R&B group Fayze with her friend and began recording their demos. In the early 1990s, she performed the Jodeci songs a cappella and DeVante Swing was impressed by her performance. She signed a recording deal with Elektra Records and her debut single Brand New was finally released in 1993. With the release of her debut album Supa Dupa Fly on 15th of July 1997 her popularity reached the next level. She has been earning lucrative amount of salary and her net worth is said to be around $50 Million.