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Melvin Glover was born on the 15th May 1961, in The Bronx, New York City, USA, and is a record producer, rapper and songwriter, best known to the world for being a part of the rap group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, with which he released two studio albums “The Message” (1982), and “On the Strength” (1988). His career started in 1978.
Have you ever wondered how rich Melle Mel is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources it has been estimated that Mel’s net worth is as high as $1.5 million, earned through his career in the music industry. Aside from being a part of the Grandmaster Flash and Furious Five, Melle has collaborated with other musicians, including Chaka Khan, Afrika Bambaataa and Keith LeBlanc, among others, which also improved his wealth.
Melle Mel Net Worth $1.5 Million
Melle is a native of The Bronx, but has stated that his mother is Cherokee, which makes him half American native Indian. His growing up and education aren’t familiar in the media, however, his career beginnings have been exposed to the smallest details.
His career beginnings trace back to the late ‘70s, when he started calling himself MC (master of ceremonies), and in that way became the first rapper to have the prefix MC. He started the Furious Five group with his brother Nathaniel Glover – better known as Kid Creole – Scorpio, Rahiem and Cowboy. They added a DJ, Jospeh Saddler, better known as Grandmaster Flash, and started recording.
Their first release called “Supperrapin”, was in 1979 under Enjoy Records, and then they soon signed a recording contract with Sugar Hill Records. In the beginning, they became popular for their songs “Freedom” and “The Birthday Party”. The single, “Freedom”, became extremely popular and eventually achieved gold status, which only increased Melle’s net worth. In 1982 they released their debut studio album, called “The Message”, which reached No. 8 on the US R&B chart, and peaked at No. 53 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.
Unfortunately, the group divided in two, with Melle Mel assuming the name Grandmaster Melle Mel, followed by Cowboy and Scorpio, and continued to release music, until the two fragments reunited for their second studio album, entitled “On the Strength”, released in 1988. However, the album was nowhere near the success of its predecessor, which resulted in permanent disbanded of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.
When it comes on Melle Mel’s group, they released three albums – “Grandmaster Melle Mel and the Furious Five” in 1984, “Stepping Off” (1985), and “Piano” (1989). Melle Mel had other projects, including the album with Scorpio called “Right Now”, released in 1997, then collaboration with pop star Lady Gaga “The Portal In The Park”, and a solo album in 2007 entitled “Muscles”, which also increased his net worth.
Most recently, he reunited with Scorpio and the two released the single “Some Kind of Sorry” (2016), under the name Grandmaster’s Furious Five ft. Melle Mel & Scorpio.
Regarding his personal life, information about Melle’s marital status and any children remains unavailable to the public.
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|Genesis: Together and Apart||2014||TV Movie documentary writer: "The Message"|
|Think Like a Man Too||2014||performer: "White Lines" - as Grandmaster Melle Mel / writer: "White Lines" - as Melvin Glover|
|22nd Annual Trumpet Awards||2014||TV Special performer: "The Message" / writer: "The Message"|
|Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues||2013||performer: "White Lines Don't Do It" / performer: "White Lines re-recorded master" - as Grandmaster Melle Mel / writer: "White Lines Don't Do It", "White Lines re-recorded master" - as Melvin Glover|
|Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap||2012||Documentary writer: "The Message"|
|I Want My Name Back||2011||Documentary performer: "World Tour"|
|I Melt with You||2011||performer: "White Lines Don't Do It" / writer: "White Lines Don't Do It" - as Melvin Glover|
|Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay||2008||writer: "Check Yo Self Remix" - as Melvin Glover|
|Littleman||2006||writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover|
|Everybody Hates Chris||TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2005|
|White Chicks||2004||writer: "White Girls" - as Melvin Glover|
|Mean Girls||2004||as Melvin Glover, "Fire"|
|Cold Case||2004||TV Series writer - 1 episode|
|Shaun of the Dead||2004||as Glover, "White Lines"|
|American Wedding||2003||writer: "The Message" - as Melvin Glover|
|I Love the '80s||2002||TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode|
|25th Hour||2002||performer: "White Lines Don't Don't Do It" / writer: "White Lines Don't Don't Do It" - as Melvin Glover|
|Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4||2002||Video Game performer: "I'm a Star"|
|Grand Theft Auto: Vice City||2002||Video Game writer: "The Message"|
|Paid in Full||2002||performer: "Grndmza", "Round by Round", "Blaze" / writer: "Grndmza", "Round by Round", "Blaze" - as Melvin Glover|
|Gilmore Girls||2002||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|Empire||2002||performer: "White Lines Don't Don't Do It"|
|Glitter||2001||writer: "The Message"|
|In Too Deep||1999||writer: "Quiet Storm Remix" - as M. Glover|
|Soul Music Festival: Part IV||1998||TV Movie performer: "8th Wonder", "The Message", "Rapper's Delight" - uncredited / writer: "The Message" - uncredited|
|Doctor Dolittle||1998||performer: "Ain't Nothin' But a Party" - as Grand Master Melle Mel|
|Grosse Pointe Blank||1997||performer: "White Lines" - as Grandmaster Melle Mel / writer: "White Lines" - as Melvin Glover|
|Basquiat||1996||performer: "White Lines" - as GrandMaster Flash Melle Mel / writer: "White Lines" - as Melvin Glover|
|Above the Rim||1994||as Grand Master Melle Mei, "Anything"|
|Black to the Promised Land||1992||Documentary "Back on the Block"|
|The Freshman||1990||writer: "NEW YORK, NEW YORK" - as Melvin Glover|
|Police Academy 6: City Under Siege||1989||performer: "What's The Matter With Your World" - as Mele Mel / writer: "What's The Matter With Your World" - as Mele Mel|
|Miami Vice||TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1985 writer - 1 episode, 1985|
|Beat Street||1984||performer: "Beat Street Breakdown" / writer: "Beat Street Breakdown"|
|Downtown 81||1981||performer: "Rapture"|
|The Lost Book Of Rap||2013||Short post-production||Grand Master|
|Vamp Bikers DOS||2015||Thunder|
|California Dreamers||2013||Muscle Mel|
|Kings of Hip Hop: The Founders||2004||Video|
|Who's the Man?||1993||Delroy (as Grand Master Melle Mel)|
|Police Academy 6: City Under Siege||1989||Rap Man #1 (as Melvin Glover)|
|Check the Rhyme||2016||Documentary||Himself|
|22nd Annual Trumpet Awards||2014||TV Special||Himself|
|Late Night with Jimmy Fallon||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|The Big Picture||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Unsung||2012||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Reach Around Radio||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|The Trouble with Cali||2012||Himself|
|Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap||2012||Documentary||Himself|
|I Want My Name Back||2011||Documentary||Himself|
|Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation||2011||TV Movie documentary|
|American Revolutionaries: DMC||2011||TV Movie||Himself|
|2009 Soul Train Awards||2009||TV Special||Himself|
|The Mo'Nique Show||2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Russell Peters: Red, White and Brown||2008||TV Special||Himself - Announcer (as Mele Mel)|
|Hip Hop Legends||2007||Video|
|Chappelle's Show||2006||TV Series||Himself|
|The Man Whose Arms Exploded||2005||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors||2005||TV Movie||Himself - Honoree (as Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five)|
|Hip-Hop Honors||2004||TV Special||Himself (uncredited)|
|4th Annual BET Awards||2004||TV Special||Himself|
|Howard Stern||1997||TV Series||Himself|
|Rap: Looking for the Perfect Beat||1995||TV Movie||Himself|
|The Word||1994||TV Series||Himself|
|Here Come the Drums||1993||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Soul Train||1983-1990||TV Series documentary||Himself - Guest / Himself|
|Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones||1990||Documentary||Himself|
|Saturday Night Live||1990||TV Series||Himself - Musical Guest|
|Rapmania: The Roots of Rap||1990||TV Movie documentary||Himself (as Grandmaster Melle Mel)|
|Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid||1986||Video documentary||Himself (as Grandmaster Melle Mel)|
|The 27th Annual Grammy Awards||1985||TV Special||Himself|
|Beat Street||1984||Himself (as Grandmaster Melle Mel)|
|And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop||2004||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself|
|Beef II||2004||Video documentary||Himself|
|Police Academy 6: City Under Siege - Unholy Alliance: A Retrospective||2004||Video documentary short||Rap Man #1 (uncredited)|
|Top of the Pops||1995||TV Series||Himself|
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|1||Performs the rap portion of Chaka Khan's 1984 hit "I Feel For You."|
|2||Former lead rapper for Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.|
|3||Legendary MC from the early days of hip-hop.|
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