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Melissa Schuman Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Children, Family

Melissa Schuman Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 52 kg
Date of Birth August 21, 1984
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Hazel

Melissa Schuman is an American singer, musician, actor, dancer, writer, and editor who rose to acclaim as a member of the pop girl group Dream. Formed in October 1998, the group’s discography includes albums and tracks like It Was All a DreamReality, He Loves U Not, and others. In addition to her musical pursuits, she has also branched out as an actor and has been cast in various on-screen projects such as Anna’s DreamLove Don’t Cost a Thing, The Hollow, Silent Scream, TigerRecipe for DisasterWindow TheoryPool Guys, and Actress(es): A Web Series.

Born Name

Melissa Amber Schuman

Nick Name

Mel

Melissa Schuman as seen while performing on the My2K Tour in Broomfield, Colorado on August 21, 2016
Melissa Schuman as seen while performing on the My2K Tour in Broomfield, Colorado on August 21, 2016 (jenniferlinneaphotography / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

San Clemente, Orange County, California, United States

Residence

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Melissa Schuman trained at Scott Sedita Acting Studios and Groundlings School in Los Angeles, California.

Occupation

Singer, Musician, Actor, Writer, Editor, Dancer

Family

  • Father – Jerome Schuman
  • Mother – Leisha (Prutsman)
  • Siblings – Melissa has 4 younger sisters.

Manager

Melissa Schuman has been repped by BTY Management.

Genre

Pop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Bad Boy Records

Build

Slim

Melissa Schuman in an Instagram post in November 2019
Melissa Schuman in an Instagram post in November 2019 (Melissa Schuman / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

52 kg or 114.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Melissa Schuman has dated –

  1. Nick Carter (2002) – It was RUMORed that she had a fling with singer, musician, actor, and dancer Nick Carter (a member of the vocals group Backstreet Boys) in the year 2002. The duo co-starred in the 2004 film The Hollow as well as recorded a song titled There for Me in 2004. However, things took a turn many years later on November 21, 2017, when Melissa Schuman claimed that she was r*ped by Nick Carter in 2002. Carter denied the accusation and the case filed by Schuman was dismissed by the Los Angeles District Attorney in September 2018 as the statute of limitations had passed.
  2. Gregory Smith (2003) – Melissa Schuman had a short-term romance with Canadian actor, writer, and director Gregory Smith in 2003.
  3. Brandon Henschel (2005-Present) – In 2005, she started going out with dancer Brandon Henschel and they tied the knot on June 7, 2006, in San Diego, California. Then, Melissa announced on Twitter on February 19, 2010, that they were expecting their first child, a boy, together. Their son Elin Elijah was subsequently born on July 18, 2010.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Melissa Schuman is of German and Portuguese descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Mezzo-Soprano vocals with 3 and a half octave range

Religion

Christianity

Melissa Schuman as seen while taking a selfie in October 2019
Melissa Schuman as seen while taking a selfie in October 2019 (Melissa Schuman / Instagram)

Melissa Schuman Facts

  1. Melissa uses she/her pronouns.
  2. Her fellow Dream members included Holly Blake-Arnstein, Ashley Poole, Diana Ortiz, and Alex Chester.
  3. With Dream, Melissa Schuman released the group’s debut studio album It Was All a Dream on January 23, 2001, via Bad Boy Records and it included songs like This Is MeI Don’t Like AnyoneHe Loves U NotWhat We Gonna Do About UsDo You Wanna Dance, Miss YouMr. Telephone ManIn My DreamsHow LongMiss You, and others. The album peaked at #6 on the US Billboard 200 chart, at #11 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart, and at #15 on the US Top Internet Albums (Billboard).
  4. It was announced in 2002 that Melissa Schuman was leaving Dream in order to focus on her career as an actor.
  5. She brought to life the character of Zoe Parks (Paris’ best friend) in the 2003 teen comedy film Love Don’t Cost a Thing, starring Nick Cannon, Christina Milian, Kenan Thompson, Kal Penn, and Steve Harvey.
  6. Melissa Schuman was cast as Amber in the 2004 teen horror film The Hollow.
  7. Alongside Scott Vickaryous, Shanti Lowry, Tobiasz Daszkiewicz, Thomas Zellen, Michael McKiddy, and Walter Harris, Melissa co-starred as Nicole in the 2005 independent slasher film Silent Scream.
  8. She has been an advocate for victims of s*xual abuse.
  9. Melissa Schuman has been featured in many magazines including Harper’s Bazaar, CosmoGirl, and TeenStyle.

Featured Image by jenniferlinneaphotography / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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