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Missy Elliott Net Worth, Career, Personal Life And Other Details

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Missy Elliott is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and music producer from America. She is the first female rapper who has been awarded the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Her albums have sold over 30 million records in the United States and other parts of the world.

Net Worth

Missy Elliot has a net worth of $50 million. The rapper and singer have acquired her net worth with her musical career. She is also a music producer and has produced many albums and songs for various artists. Her net worth is expected to grow as she is still active in the industry.

Early Life

Melissa “Missy” Arnette Elliott was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, on July 1, 1971. She is the only child of her parents. She was brought up in a catholic family that went regularly to the church. She sang local church choir at an early age. She lived in Jacksonville, North Carolina, but after suffering from domestic abuse from her father, Missy and her mother fled from there when Missy was just fourteen years old. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1990.

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Music Career

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Elliott became a part of the all-female R&B group Fayze. The members of the group included her friends La’Shawn Shellman, Chonita Coleman, and Radiah Scott. The group renamed itself Sista. Elliott also collaborated with many artists on their projects.

Missy Elliot created tracks for artists like SWV, 702, Aaliyah, Total, and Destiny’s Child. She signed a deal with East West Records, and created her own imprint called The Goldmind Inc. Her debut solo album “Supa Dupa Fly” earned the Platinum status. Her album “Supa Dupa Fly” was nominated for Best Rap Album but she lost to Puff Daddy’s “No Way Out” at the Grammy Awards.

Elliott’s sixth album “The Cookbook” was a massive success and earned the nomination for the Best Rap Album at the 2005 Grammy Awards. Elliot has produced No. 1 single like Keyshia Cole’s “Let it Go” (2007), Jazmine Sullivan’s “Need U Bad” (2008), and Monica’s “Everything to Me” (2010). Many of the singles produced by Elliott were nominated for Grammy Awards.

She collaborated with many other artists like

  • The Pussycat Dolls
  • Demi Lovato
  • Cole, Eve
  • G-Dragon
  • Little Mix
  • Kelly Rowland
  • Faith Evans
  • Ariana Grande

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Other Work

Missy has been doing a lot of other work besides her stint in the music industry.  Elliott has appeared on several television shows and a few films. She appeared in shows like:

  • “All That” (1997),
  • “Family Matters” (1997)
  • “The Wayans Bros.” (1998)
  • “Party Monsters Cabo” (2009)
  • “What Chilli Wants” (2010)

She also created her own reality television show “The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott” in 2005. She also lent her voice in the animated film “Shark Tale” (2004), and has appeared in films such as “Honey” (2003), “Fade to Black” (2004), and “Just for Kicks” (2005).

Personal Life

 Elliott is very secretive about her personal life. She revealed in June 2011 that she was absent from the music industry because she was suffering from some medical issues. She crashed into a car because she suffered from leg spasms. Missy was diagnosed with Graves’ disease, which is a hyperthyroidism disorder

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