R&B and pop singer whose 2001 debut single, "A.M. to P.M.," peaked at #3 on the UK Singles chart. Also an actress, she earned her first lead role in the 2003 teen comedy Love Don't Cost a Thing.
She chose to use her mother's last name so as to be eligible for a wider variety of roles. She appeared in advertisements for Wendy's and had a role in a production of Annie.
In 2015, she began playing the character Vanessa on the FOX comedy series Grandfathered. She won an Imagen Award in 2013 for her role in A Snow Globe Christmas.
She dated Nick Cannon from 2003 to 2005. She married The Dream on September 4, 2009 and they divorced in October 2011. She and The Dream had a daughter together named Violet. She began dating M. Pokora in 2017. Their son Isaiah was born in January 2020. Milian and Pokora welcomed another son named Kenna in April of 2021. The couple wed in December of 2020.
She had a small role in the movie Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, which starred Jennifer Garner.