Monica is an American vocalist, musician, entertainer, and financial specialist, who is notable for singing at the 1996 Olympics at age 15 and furthermore for her presentation collection, “Miss Thang”(1995) following her marking with Rowdy Records. She additionally got acknowledgment for her few other hit collections including the worldwide blockbuster “The Boy Is Mine”(1998), “After the Storm”(2003), “The Makings of Me”(2006), and “Still Standing”(2010).
Monica’s prominence further expanded with her jobs in series, “Living Single”(1996), “Felicity”(2001), “American Dreams”(2003), and her own exceptionally evaluated BET series, “Monica: Still Standing”.
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She is likewise perceived as perhaps the best metropolitan R&B female entertainers to arise in the mid to late 1990s as she is the most youthful recording act to at any point have two sequential outline beating hits on the Billboard Top R&B Singles diagram, just as the principal craftsman to top the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs graph over the range of three continuous decades(1990s, 2000s, and 2010s).
Monica was born on October 24, 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Her original name is Monica Denise Arnold. Her identity is American. Monica has a place with African-American identity while Scorpio is her zodiac sign.
Monica was born as the lone little girl of her folks, Marilyn Best(mother) and M.C. “Billy” Arnold Jr(father). Her mom, Marilyn was a Delta Air Lines client care agent and previous church vocalist while her dad, Billy was a repairman who worked for an Atlanta cargo organization.
She was raised alongside her more youthful brother, Montez, and relative, Jermond Grant, on her dad’s side and two maternal stepbrothers, Tron and Cypress. She went to North Clayton High School with rapper 2 Chainz.
Monica had an interest in singing since her youth that at 2 years old, she emulated her mom’s example with standard exhibitions at the Jones Hill Chapel United Methodist Church in Marilyn’s old neighborhood Newnan, Georgia. In the middle of the time-frame of her folks’ 1984 partition and 1987 separation, she had a few issues however she kept preparing in singing herself and prevailed upon 20 nearby singing rivalries all through her initial high school years.
By the age of 10, she turned into the most youthful individual from “Charles Thompson and the Majestics”. Furthermore, through her mom’s second union with Reverend Edward Best, she is identified with rapper Ludacris and is a cousin of record maker Polow da Don.
Monica started her expert vocation at 11 years old when she was offered a record manage Dallas Austin’s Arista Records-conveyed name “Boisterous Records” in 1991.
She endorsed in the name in 1993 and delivered her triple platinum-affirmed debut collection named “Miss Thang” in July 1995 including singles “Don’t Take It Personal” and “Before You Walk Out of My Life”.
Monica then, at that point endorsed in with Clive Davis’ Arista Records, working with whom she got a lot of acknowledgment with Diane Warren-composed tune, “For You I Will”, from the “Space Jam” soundtrack(1996).
In May 1998, Monica worked alongside Brandy and delivered a two part harmony tune, “The Boy Is Mine”, that became both the biggest hit of the late spring and the biggest hit of 1998 overall in America.
Her subsequent collection named “The Boy Is Mine” was delivered on July 14, 1998, which turned into Monica’s biggest-selling collection, becoming confirmed triple platinum.
In 2000, Monica made her film debut with the job of Camille Livingston in “Adoration Song”.
She additionally contributed theme vocals for “I’ve Got to Have It”, a joint effort with Jermaine Dupri and rapper Nas.
On October 21, 2002, her third collection named “All Eyez on Me” was delivered, which was her first delivery on guide Clive Davis’ recently established J Records name.
On June 17, 2003, her fourth collection named “After the Storm” was delivered that appeared at number one on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop collections diagram.
Her fifth collection named “The Makings of Me” was delivered in 2006 including the single, “Everytime tha Beat Drop” that appeared at no. 1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop collections diagram.
In August 2008, Monica showed up in the Peachtree TV unscripted TV drama extraordinary, “Monica: The Single” with her tune, “Actually Standing”. Following its prosperity, Monica joined the creation of the BET network for her own series, “Monica: Still Standing”.
She likewise joined the cast of Rockmond Dunbar’s 2009 dramatization film, “Minister Brown”.
Her 6th collection named “As yet Standing” was delivered in 2010 including the lead single, “Everything to Me”, turning into her most noteworthy outlining collection in years.
That very year, in 2010, Monica joined Trey Songz on his Passion, Pain and Pleasure Tour, her first North American show visit in quite a while.
In 2011, Monica joined the presentation period of NBC’s world ability show, “The Voice” as a counselor to artist mentor Cee Lo Green.
In April 2012, her seventh studio collection, “New Life”, with singles, “Anything(To Find You)” and “Until It’s Gone”, was delivered marking her first delivery with RCA.
In October 2013, Monica showed up on the soundtrack of Malcolm D. Lee’s Christmas satire dramatization, “The Best Man Holiday”.
In December 2015, her eighth studio collection, “Code Red” was delivered which got blended audits. On the side of the collection, Monica set out on her first performance show visit in quite a while, The Code Red Experience to advance Code Red.
In the wake of going through almost twenty years with her long-lasting mark, “RCA Records”, Monica reported her takeoff in November 2016.
In December 2018, Monica delivered the number “Be Human” to present The Be Human Foundation, a non-benefit association established without anyone else.
In January 2019, she delivered “Responsibility”, the main single on her own name, Mondeenise Music, trailed by the arrival of “Me+You”.
On August 22, 2020, it was declared that the most recent Verzuz fight would be among Monica and Brandy which is because of occur on August 31, 2020, at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
Moreover, she likewise has showed up in a few series including “Living Single”(1996), “Felicity”(2001), “American Dreams”(2003) and furthermore movies, “Young men and Girls”(2000), “Love Song”(2000), and “Minister Brown”(2009).
Monica has been hitched only once to date. Monica’s sole marriage was with NBA player Shannon Brown. Earthy colored Shannon Brown is an African-American previous expert b-ball player with whom Monica met interestingly when while they shot her music video for her subsequent single “Love All Over Me” in June 2010.
Soon after, Monica reported her commitment to Brown through her Twitter account, posting a photograph of a rose-cut precious stone ring. Hence, the couple got hitched in a mysterious service at their Los Angeles home on November 22, 2010, trailed by a subsequent wedding before close family on July 9, 2011.
On September 3, 2013, Monica brought forth her third youngster and first kid with Brown, named Laiyah Shannon. In any case, after right around eight years of marriage, Monica petitioned for legal separation from Brown in March 2019 and got settled in October.
Already, Monica has been in a few connections incorporating a 1999 relationship with her ex, Jarvis Weems during which her profession went to a stoppage. The couple together went to the gravesite of Weems’ brother, who had died in an auto collision at age 25 of every 1998. Weems then, at that point, abruptly, put a firearm to his head and serious self destruction.
Monica momentarily dated rapper, C-Murder, up until he got detained for homicide in 2003. Soon after Weems’ self destruction, she met rapper Rodney “Rocko” Hill, a previous SWA official and land chief, and started dating that very year however their relationship finished in 2004. A couple of months after the fact, Monica and Hill resuscitated their relationship and she became pregnant with their first youngster.
On May 21, 2005, she brought forth their first child, Rocko and on Christmas Eve 2007, they became connected indeed, instantly before the introduction of their second kid on January 8, 2008. The child was named Romelo Montez Hill, after Monica’s more youthful brother, nonetheless, they headed out in different directions in mid 2010.
Monica has very great profit from her expert profession as a vocalist, lyricist, entertainer, and financial specialist. Having her vocation began since 1995 with the arrival of her introduction collection, Monica has made considerable progress up driving her fruitful profession for more than 35 years currently, without a doubt figured out how to acquire a solid fortune from her few collections, melodies, and appearances on series and motion pictures.
With every last bit of her types of revenue, Monica has an expected total assets of around $15 million.
Monica is a dazzling Black woman who has shocking looks even in her late 30s. With her relieving voice and beguiling character, Monica has figured out how to win a few hearts from one side of the planet to the other. She stands tall with a stature of 5ft. 7inch.(1.72 m) while her body weighs around 60kg(132 lbs).
She has a very much kept up with thin body physical make-up of estimation 33-24-34 creeps with 4(US) as her dress size and 10(US) as her shoe size. She has a dim composition with dark hair and earthy colored eyes.