Melanie Iglesias is a popular American actress, singer-songwriter, model, social media star, and TV personality. Melanie Iglesias has been featured in magazines such as World’s Most Beautiful, Esquire, and Vibe.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Melanie Iglesias came to this world on June 18, 1987, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is 33 years old as of 2020 and her zodiac sign is Gemini. She is of Puerto Rican, Italian, and Filipino heritage. Iglesias was raised by a single father after her parents divorced and her mother moved away.
Further, she has a sister and six brothers. They are often seen in her Instagram posts. She has not revealed their names. Moreover, she went to Tottenville High School, Staten Island.
Career and Professional Life
Melanie started modeling and was a contestant in season 13 of the hit reality show ‘America’s Next Top Model’. But the journey ended unexpectedly for her as she has booted off the show. She later revealed that host Tyra Banks incorrectly thought Melanie was more focused on music than modeling. She also explained that she didn’t “bring it” to the show because she was stressed and had jokingly made the statement that she would become more excited by a ‘hot dog’. This led to her exit from the show.
She started focusing on modeling and in 2010, Iglesias was voted Maxim’s Hometown Hotties winner. Similarly, in 2011, Maxim placed her on their annual list for the world’s most beautiful women, the “Maxim Hot 100”. She was also featured on a special edition cover of Maxim USA, which was on stand for three consecutive months. She was number 87 on FHM 100 Sexiest of 2015.
Melanie was next seen on TV in the series ‘Guy Code’ (2011 – 2012). She was featured in the premiere issue of World’s Most Beautiful, a 3D magazine photographed by celebrity photographer Nick Saglimbeni in 2011. Moreover, she won the number two slot in Vibe Magazine’s “30 Sexiest Celebrities Under 30”.
She appeared as the Royal Flush Girl in 265 episodes of the ‘World Poker Tour’. Melanie has appeared as herself on all three seasons of ‘Guy Code’ and was then cast in a spin-off show called Girl Code which airs on MTV every Thursday. Further, she is also starring in yet another Guy Code spin-off, Guy Court as the bailiff.
More about her career
The young actress achieved even more success by becoming the host of ‘Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave’ and appearing on popular shows like ‘Snack Off’ in 2014. She was even seen as a Guest DJ on the ‘Emmy Award’ winning talk-show ‘Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show’.
2014 continued being a massive year for Melanie, who was cast in shows like ‘Tosh.O’, ‘Noches con Platanito’, and was seen in the TV documentary ‘The Making of SlickforceGirl’ (2014 – 2017). Recognition continued to come her way as in 2015 she was listed at number 87 in the “FHM 100 Sexiest” list.
In 2016, she was cast in the YouTube musical ‘The Keys of Christmas’. In 2017, she was cast as Sparrow in the TV series ‘Roomiess’. The same year she also landed the recurring role of Tiffani in the series ‘Dead House’. She received critical acclaim for her performance. Iglesias continued pursuing modeling simultaneously and started gaining major traction on her social media accounts.
Consequently, she has more recently lent her acting skills to the popular TV series ‘Orange Is The New Black’. Additionally, realizing her longtime singing goals, she debuted her new song ‘Tell ‘Em’ on October 12, 2018. It has become hugely popular.
She also posts vlogs and skits on her YouTube channel, and her ‘flipbook’ videos are extremely popular. She also starred in her first feature film, released in March 2018, Abnormal Attraction. Furthermore, she appeared in Bryce Vine’s music video for “La La Land” in April 2019.
Reflecting on her love life, she has previously dated reality star Vinny Guadagnino and Ryan Guzman. But, as of now, she is single and enjoying her single life. She is much dedicated to her career and is growing her business. She is sure to attract many lovers with her amazing talent, charming face, and great personality.
Similarly, she has not been in any drastic rumors. Melanie has maintained a clean and good profile that reflects her image well maintained.
She has a graceful personality. Melanie has a lean and curvy body figure. She graces her body measurements of 35-23-34 inches. She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 52 Kgs. Moreover, she wears a shoe size of 8 (US) and a dress size of 2 (US). Her eyes are pretty dark brown in color and her hair is brown in color.
Social media and Net Worth
Melanie is active on social media sites with an impressive number of followers. Her ‘@melanieiglesias’ Instagram account has earned over 1.1 million followers. She is also active on Twitter with more than 561.6K followers. Her self-titled YouTube channel has amassed over 181K subscribers. Likewise, her official Facebook page has earned over 1.6 million followers.
She is an American model and actress who has a net worth of $200K. Melanie is still in the early phase of her career where she is making her presence be known. Her net worth is surely growing with the growth of opportunities.