Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott

Singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actress, dancer
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Missy Elliott

Melissa "Missy" Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist. She embarked on her music career with all-female R&B group Sista in the early-mid 1990s and later became a member of the Swing Mob collective along with childhood friend and longtime collaborator Timbaland, with whom she worked on projects for Aaliyah, 702, Total, and SWV. Following several collaborations and guest appearances, she launched her solo career on July 15, 1997 with her debut album Supa Dupa Fly, which spawned the top 20 single "Sock It 2 Me". The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, the highest charting debut for a female rapper at the time.

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Full name at birth
Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott
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Claim to fame
Get Ur Freak On
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Date of birth
1 July 1971
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Place of birth
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
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Age
50
Occupation
Rapper, Singer, Dancer, Actress, Record Producer, Songwriter
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 2" (157 cm)
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Weight
121 lbs (54.9 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Her smile
  • Curly hair
  • Sharp jawline
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
Woodrow Wilson High School
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Talent agency
Monami Productions
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When you turn on your radio, you don`t always want to hear about someone shootin` some person. Even if that`s the lifestyle they live, people don`t always want to hear it.
  • Also an R&B singer-songwriter, hip-hop emcee, producer, and record label executive.
  • Was also a part of DeVante DeGrate production teams along with Timbaland (Tim Mosley) and R&B crooner Ginuwine.
  • Mentions Lauryn Hill in the song "The Rain" from her album "Supa Dupa Fly" in the line "Begin, I sit on hills like Lauryn.".
  • References friend Eva Pigford, winner of "America's Next Top Model" (2003), in her song "On & On" from the album "The Cookbook," in the line, "Top Model diva, but my name not Eva."
  • Her favorite karaoke song is Sheena Easton`s "Sugar Walls.".

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