• Mel B is a famous music star
  • She was part of the famous girl group The Spice Girls
  • Learn more about what she's been up to lately

Mel B's real name is actually Melanie Janine Brown, who was born and raised in Leeds, England. By 1994, Brown, Geri Halliwell, Victoria Beckham, and Mel C all responded to an advertisement for an audition at Danceworks Studios in London. When Emma Bunton joined the group, they eventually moved to Los Angeles and would become part of one of the most famous international pop girl groups ever.

This is Mel B aka Scary Spice today

When moving to L.A., their manager coined the name Spice Girls. By the time their debut album was released in 1996, it became an immediate mass success, being certified multi-platinum in 27 countries. The album, Spice, became the best-selling female group album of all time.

Mel B, poses as she arrives for the opening ceremony and the screening of the film La Verite (The Truth) on August 28, 2019 during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Venice Lido

By 1998, the girl group was slowly splitting up. Geri aka Ginger Spice left the group, and by 2000, they all parted ways. So what is Mel B up to now? Well, she's done SEVERAL gigs here and there in the entertainment industry. 

She's been a judge and panelist on various competition shows all around the world, including: 

  • The X Factor Australia (2010-2012, 2016)
  • Britain’s Next Top Model (2012)
  • The X Factor UK (2012-2016)
  • Stepping Out (2013)
  • Americas Got Talent (2013-2018)
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race (2015)
  • Loose Women (2018)
  • America’s Got Talent: The Champions (2019)

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The most recent show she's a part of is ITV's Celebrity Juice, a comedy show that includes other celebs participating in absurd games they must complete! 

In her personal life, Mel B has three kids, each with three different men, including actor Eddie Murphy

We can't wait to see more of Mel B in the future!