Stephen Belafonte Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Born on 18 May 1975, Stephen Belafonte is a producer, actor, and director, also known for being married to Melanie Brown – Mel B of The Spice Girls. He faced many hardships in his early years, but overcame them all to reach his dreams of being in Hollywood.

Have you ever wondered how rich Stephen Belafonte is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, Belafonte is estimated to be worth over $5 million, earned through his career as a director and producer in Hollywood.

Stephen Belafonte Net Worth $5 Million

Born in Hollywood, California to Thomas Stansbury, he changed his last name to Belafonte at a young age, apparently to promote his chances of having a career in Hollywood, a dream he had all of his life. After he finished school, he went to Loyola Marymount University and graduated in 1997, after which he spent some time going from job to job, all the while dreaming of his future as an icon in Hollywood. He worked minimum wage jobs such as a waiter and dishwasher before he finally caught his break. This happened in 2004, with the release of “Never Die Alone” (2004), on which he served as an associate producer for the film, and after that his career was launched, and his net worth was established.

Belafonte went on to serve as associate producer on the film “Thank You for Smoking” (2005), which received considerable critical acclaim as well as being financially successful, and served to heavily bolster Belafonte’s net worth. In that same year, he also co-produced the movie “The Crow: Wicked Prayer” (2005). By 2006, his career in Hollywood was in full swing.

The next year, Stephen was the executive producer for the film “Sisters” (2006), as well as producing an episode of the TV series “I Pity the Fool” (2006). The success of these films led to Belafonte serving as producer of the film “Mutant Chronicles” (2008), which although not critically acclaimed, has become somewhat of a favorite among science fiction lovers, and it did fairly well at the box office for an independent film, becoming another movie that heavily contributed to Belafonte’s net worth.

Belafonte then returned his attention to TV, and produced an episode of “Singing Office” (2008). The next year he went back to Hollywood and produced the film “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” (2009), which was Belafonte’s biggest film to that point, and during which he had the chance to brush shoulders with industry icons such as Nicolas Cage, Val Kilmer, and Werner Herzog. It also became the biggest contributor to his wealth.

Belafonte has continued to produce films and TV shows; in 2010, he executively produced two episodes of “Mel B: It’s a Scary World” (2010). He has also starred in “Dancing with the Stars” (2011) and “The X Factor” (2011). To this day, he continues to produce various films in Hollywood.

In regards to his personal life, Stephen Belafonte has been married to Melanie Brown –- since 2007; they have a daughter together, and two other children – a daughter from his previous marriage to Nancy Carmel(1997-99), and he also had a daughter with Nicole Contreras.

Quick Facts

Birth date: May 18, 1975
Birth place: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession:Film producer
Education:Loyola Marymount University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Mel B (m. 2007), Nancy Carmell (m. 1997–1999)
Children:Madison Brown Belafonte, Giselle Belafonte
Parents:Thomas Stansbury
Siblings:Jeremiah Stansbury
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Not related to Harry Belafonte.
2Father, with Melanie Brown, of daughter, born on September 2, 2011 at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Hospital.
3Has a daughter with ex-girlfriend Nicole Contreras.
4Brother-in-law of Danielle Brown.


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Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mel B: It's a Scary World2010TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans2009producer
Mutant Chronicles2008producer
Singing Office2008TV Series producer - 2008
I Pity the Fool2006TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Sisters2006/Iexecutive producer
Thank You for Smoking2005associate producer
The Crow: Wicked Prayer2005co-producer
Prison Ball2004Documentary producer
Straight from the Projects: Rappers That Live the Lyrics - 3rd Ward, New Orleans2004Video documentary producer
Never Die Alone2004associate producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Straight from the Projects: Rappers That Live the Lyrics - 3rd Ward, New Orleans2004Video documentary
Straight from the Projects: Rappers That Live the Lyrics - Brownsville, Brooklyn2003Video documentary

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The X Factor2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
Mel B: It's a Scary World2010TV SeriesHimself
Let's Dance2009TV SeriesHimself - audience member
Dancing with the Stars2007-2008TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2008TV SeriesHimself

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