Living legend Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott has successfully reached the summit of success, garnering fame and amazing net worth. She is a highly celebrated female artist who has received five Grammy Awards with many nominations and honors.
Do you know that Missy is the first female singer initiated into the Songwriters Hall of Fame? She is also the only female singer to have six of her albums platinum-certified.
Well, there might be many things that you might not know about Missy and her life away from her professional career. If you are one of those who can't help but be curious about her personal life, then you are in the right place.
Missy Elliott Dating, Partner, Married
The forever supporter of the LGBTQ community, Missy, is reluctant in giving the glimpse of her love life. However, being a public figure, Missy has always been surrounded by rumors related to her link-ups, break-ups, and her sexuality.
Back in 2005, the rapper was speculated to be dating the America's Next Top Model winner Eva Pigford. Not long after the rumors of their budding romance surfaced, Missy’s manager, Mona Scott, cleared out the rumors.
Missy Elliott accepting MTV's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award on 26 August 2019. (Photo Credit: people.com)
Again in 2011, MediaTakeOut.com asserted that Missy broke up with singer Keri Hilson to date another woman. In response to the allegation, Keri slammed the website for circulating fake news. Furthermore, she confirmed that she had no personal relationship with Missy.
Similarly, Missy was linked with several renowned personalities like 50 Cent’s girlfriend Olivia and Real Housewives of Atlanta star Eva Marcile.
In the year 2019, the legendary singer is likely to be single. Missy, who is unmarried even at the age of 48, doesn’t seem to be relishing a romantic relationship with her partner. We hope that we could someday see her enjoying a relationship like that of a husband and wife with her soulmate.
Early Life: Family And Parents
The talented singer Melissa Arnette Elliott aka Missy was born as the only child to her parents, Ronnie Elliott and Patricia Elliott. Talking about her parents’ professional background, her father was a U.S. Marine, and her mother was a power-company dispatcher.
Since Missy grew up in an active church choir family, she began singing at a young age. By the age of 4, she already knew that she wanted to become a performer.
During the childhood days, Missy faced domestic abuse by her father. When she was a kid, she refused to stay over at her friends’ place as she was frightened that she would find her mother dead after returning home.
Growing up, Missy saw many hardships; she was also molested by a cousin when she was just eight years of age.
The MTV Video Vanguard Award winner, Missy Elliot was born on 1st July 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S. Life in Virginia was very hard for Missy as she saw many hardships as a little girl. At the age of 14, she fled with her mother and lived in the Hodges Ferry neighborhood of Portsmouth, Virginia.
Talking about Missy’s education, she attended Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth, Virginia. As per wiki, she graduated in the year 1990. She also has received an honorary doctor of music degree from the Berklee College of Music. She was awarded the degree at the college's commencement ceremony on 11 May 2019.
Today, Missy is one of the celebrated artists in the world and is blessed with immense success and fame. As of September 2019, she has a whopping net worth of $50 million.
Missy stands tall at the height of 1.57 m, i.e. 5 feet 2 inches.