Melissa Arnett Elliott is a sprightly personality and is a professional rapper, dancer and record producer. In the decade of 90s, Elliott set on the musical journey with her all female R&B group called ‘Sista’. Professionally, Elliott is also known as ‘Missy Misdemeanor Elliott’. Later on, Missy Elliott joined the ‘Swing Mob’ along with her childhood friend and collaborator ‘Timbaland’.
This is how she tied her seat belt to the monumental success that she got as a musician. The net worth of Missy Elliott is a whopping $55 million. Her tale of success is truly inspiring. Missy Elliott’s $55 million fortune is not just a number but a resounding nod to her extreme consistency and hard work. To know more about how she reached the zenith of success, let’s have a look her biography and income profile.
Missy Elliott was born on 1st July, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia. She went to ‘Woodrow Wilson High School’. She is the only child of mother Patricia Elliott and father Ronnie. Her mother was a power company dispatcher and father was a Shipyard Welder in US Marine. Missy had a rather hard life as a child.
She has a violet domestic life as her father constantly abused her mother physically. Elliott herself was threatened with a gun. It was until the glass of despair filled up to the brim that her mother left the house forever with Missy. She recalls that she derives a great deal of strength from her mother.
It was a rumor that Missy tied a knot to her longtime boyfriend Sharaya J. According to many popular media news channels, the two dated for a long time. After 5 years of being together the duo was rumored to get married in the year 2013. Missy always said that she does not want to give birth to children as she has always been apprehensive about labor pain. Therefore, she prefers to adopt babies better.
Her career took off in early 1990s with the R&B group. This group was called ‘Fayze’ and was later renamed as ‘Sista’. Later Fayze moved to New York City and was signed by ‘Elekta Records’. Elliott also worked for swing mob from where she moved on with Timbaland and started songwriting and creating some of her most beautiful music.
The production was called ‘Aaliyah’. The duo wrote many out of world songs for an album called ‘One in a Million’. In between her seventh album, Missy found great success in her writing and production. She raced fast to the top of the Billboard Hot Digital Songs. Besides, Missy Elliott is also a philanthropist and has worked for PETA.
Missy Elliott was awarded the VH1 Hip Hop Honors in 2007. She has sold over a 30 million albums worldwide and has bagged five Grammy Awards.
How much is Missy Elliott Net Worth in 2017
The Net Worth of this American Pop Singer is a whopping $55 million US dollars as of 2017. Missy ‘Misdemeanor’ Elliott earned herself the money and fame not only through her bomb rap performances but also through her outstanding lyrics and music. She is surely an inspiration to all as somebody who changed her stars. Some of the super hit albums that earned her big bucks are ‘Supa Dupa Fly’, ‘Da Real World’, ‘Miss E… So addictive’, ‘Under Construction’, ‘This is not a Test’ and ‘Cook Book’.
Missy Elliott won hearts worldwide with her music. Her songs have lit many days and many nights over so many years. She started out from the scratch and reached the zenith of success. Today she stands tall as one of the greatest rap artist of America. Missy Elliot has also humbly served the world with her philanthropy. Also, she has helped PETA with a lot of its endeavors. Her name will go down in history as one of those people who knows how to get things done their way. Her flamboyant persona still continues to inspire all.