Melanie Chisholm Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Melanie Jayne Chisholm

Nick Name

Melanie C, Mel C, Sporty Spice

Melanie Chisholm at 30th Sony Radio Academy Awards held at the Grosvenor House on May 14, 2012.
Melanie Chisholm at 30th Sony Radio Academy Awards held at the Grosvenor House on May 14, 2012.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Whiston, Merseyside, England

Nationality

English

Education

Melanie completed her schooling from Fairfield High School.

She attended Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts, Sidcup, Southeast London for a diploma course in dance, singing, drama, and musical theatre (Dropped just before completing her three-year course).

She then went to Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, London to get qualified as a teacher in tap and modern theatre dance.

Occupation

Singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman

Genres

Rock, pop, pop-rock

Labels

Virgin, Red Girl

Family

  • Father – Alan Chisholm
  • Mother – Joan Chisholm O’Neil
  • Siblings – Paul O’Neil (Younger Half Brother), Stuart (Older Step Brother), Liam (Older Step Brother), Emma (Younger Step Sister), Jad (Younger Step-Brother), Declan (Younger Step Brother)
  • Others – Dennis O’Neil (Step-Father), Carol (Step Mother)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 6 in or 168 cm

Weight

130 pounds or 59 kg

Boyfriend / Spouse

Melanie dated –

  1. Damon Albarn (1997) – Melanie met the British musician, singer and songwriter Damon Albarn during the Europe Music Awards in 1997. They dated around that time for a couple of months.
  2. Robbie Williams (1997) – In 1997, Melanie and Robbie Williams had not more than a month-long affair during the time, when both of them were at the peak of their careers.
  3. Anthony Kiedis (1998) – After her stint with Robbie Williams, Melanie dated American musician and the lyricist for the band “Red Hot Chilli Peppers” Anthony Kiedis in 1998. He also wrote a song for her called “Emit Remmus.”
  4. Jason McAteer (1998) – Melanie has always been a Liverpool Football club fan and supporter. She met the soccer star, The Republic of Ireland midfielder Jason McAteer in early 1998. But most of the time the duo left it off as to be a RUMOR.
  5. Jason J. Brown (2000) – Chisholm then dated the former member and lead singer of the English band “Boy and Five” in the year 2000.
  6. Thomas Starr (2001-2012) – The Spice Girl diva met the property developer Thomas Starr on a holiday in Barbados through a mutual friend. They commenced dating in 2001. Melanie gave birth to her daughter (her first and only child) with Thomas on November 22, 2009, named, Scarlet at the Portland Hospital in London.
  7. Matt Cardle (2013) – The reports of Melanie and the English pop rock recording artist Matt Cardle came out in mid 2013, while they kept closed tongued about their months’ old romance. According to an insider, they have split now.
Melanie Chisholm Street Style - Leaving the Union Chapel in London in December 2013.
Melanie Chisholm Street Style – Leaving the Union Chapel in London in December 2013.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Her 12 tattoos
  • Long hair
  • Golden tooth

Measurements

34-25-34 in or 86-63.5-86 cm

Dress Size

6 (US) or 38 (EU) or 10 (UK)

Melanie C at the opening of Liverpool's 30 James Street.
Melanie C at the opening of Liverpool’s 30 James Street.

Bra Size

32B

Shoe Size

8.5 (US) or 39 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

TV commercial for Pepsi (1997).

She has also appeared in Polaroid commercial in the past.

Manager

She is signed with 45 Management / Red Girls Records, Ltd.

Religion

Born in a Protestant family, Melanie has not been vocal about her religious beliefs in public.

Best Known For

She is one of the five members of the band “Spice Girls.” She is well known for her singles like “When You’re Gone and “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother (This single is by The Hollies).”

First Single

Her first single was in collaboration with Brian Adams, the smashing hit song “When You’re Gone” in 1998.

First Album

Melanie released her first solo album Northern Star in 1999.

First Film

Chisholm made her big screen debut in Spiceworld The Movie (1997) as herself along with her other bandmates.

First TV Show

She appeared in adult sketch show Bo’ Selecta! in the episode titled “Melanie C” (2003), playing various roles.

Personal Trainer

She has fabulously toned six-pack abs and biceps. Having completed a triathlon, she used to have six sessions a week for preparation. Regularly, she does exercises four times in a week. She does running, cycling, swimming, and yoga. Melanie has converted her diet in 80/20 diet principle as on weekends, she doesn’t grab her diet unlike on weekdays.

In February 2015, Melanie shared her workout clip on Instagram.

Melanie Chisholm six packs abs.
Melanie Chisholm six packs abs.

Melanie Chisholm Favorite Things

  • Singers – Madonna and Stevie Wonder
  • Song from Spice Girls – What Do You Think You Are
  • Song (Other) – Song 2 by Blur
  • Video by Spice Girls – Say You’ll Be There
  • Video (Other) – Vogue by Madonna
  • Artist of all time – Stevie Wonder
  • Football Team – Liverpool Reds
  • Footballer – Steve McManaman
  • TV Show – Brookside
  • Movie – Toy Story and Pulp Fiction
  • Color – Red
  • Food – Chinese
  • Perfume – Angel
Source – Tripod.com, IMDb

Melanie Chisholm Facts

  1. She is a qualified teacher in tap and modern theatre and dance.
  2. She has a country home in Catbrook, Monmouthshire worth one million pounds.
  3. She is an avid supporter of Liverpool Football Club.
  4. Melanie has finished London Triathlon twice.
  5. She has won 4 Brit awards (1997) with Spice Girls.
  6. Melanie Chisholm is an artist with the second most number one (#1) singles in the UK and is the only female to reach at number one spot as a part of a quartet (four members or music instruments), quintet ( the group containing five members), and a duo and solo.
  7. While in Spice Girls, she used to wear a tracksuit and had a ponytail sported the attitude of a tomboy, which made her famously known as Sporty Spice.
  8. She got the nomination in the category of Best Female during Brit Awards in 2000 at Earl’s Court.
  9. Melanie has sung with actor Bruce Willis at Planet Hollywood in 1998.
  10. She used to practice judo before taking up singing as a career and still practices it.
  11. Her half brother Paul O’Neil is a British Touring Car driver.
  12. Visit her official website @ www.melaniec.net.
  13. Connect with Melanie on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Instagram, and MySpace.

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