English pop singer who performed with the Spice Girls under the stage name Scary Spice. She pursued a solo career before the Spice Girls Reunion. Her song "I Want You Back" charted at #1. In 2013, she became a judge on America's Got Talent.
She worked as a dancer at a resort hotel. Her first group was called Touch, which regrouped as the Spice Girls.
She made tabloid news for her brief relationship with comedian Eddie Murphy in 2006; they had one child together in 2007.
Her full name is Melanie Janine Brown. She was married to Jimmy Gulzar from 1998 to 2000. She married her second husband Stephen Belafonte on June 6, 2007. She and Stephen separated in 2016. She has three daughters named Angel, Madison and Phoenix.