Monica Net Worth

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Monica Denise Brown net worth is
$20 Million

Monica Denise Brown Wiki Biography

Monica Denise Brown, commonly known as Monica, is a famous American songwriter, actress, singer, as well as a record producer. Monica debuted in the music industry when she was 15 years old, as in 1995 she released her debut studio album under the name of “Miss Thang”. Monica’s first attempt topped the music charts, and in addition to selling 1.5 million copies, spawned four singles, two of which, namely “Before You Walk out of My Life” and “Don’t Take It Personal”, became extremely popular. At the time, Monica was the youngest artist to have two singles that made it to the Billboard Top R&B music chart. Monica’s big breakthrough came several years later, in 1998, when she released her second studio album entitled “The Boy Is Mine”. A mixture of R&B and hip-hop soul, the album enjoyed a huge commercial, as well as critical success, and was praised for its creativity and the progress it showed from her first album. “The Boy Is Mine” went on to sell more than 2 million copies in the United States, and was eventually certified triple-platinum by the RIAA. In addition to her success as a singer, Monica also managed to launch a profitable acting career. She made her debut on television screens in 1996, when she made an appearance in a police drama called “New York Undercover”. Ever since then, she starred in “All That”, “Love Song” directed by Julie Dash, a drama series with Brittany Snow and Tom Verica entitled “American Dreams”, and in 2009 launched her own reality series under the name of “Monica: Still Standing”. A famous singer, as well as an actress, how rich is Monica? The sources state that Monica’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. Undoubtedly, most of Monica’s net worth and wealth came from her involvement in the entertainment industry.

Monica Net Worth $20 Million

Born in 1980, in Atlanta, Georgia, Monica studied at the North Clayton High School, together with a fellow rap artist 2 Chainz. When she was 11 years old, Monica’s talents were noticed by Dallas Austin, a record producer who had worked with such artists as TLC, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Pink. Soon after meeting with Austin, Monica was offered a record deal with “Arista Records”, which she eventually accepted. Monica began working in studio immediately, and in 1995 released her debut album called “Miss Thang”. When Monica became widely recognized in the music industry, she started working on many collaborations with other artists, including Nas, Jermaine Dupri, Kanye West, Jazze Pha and others. More recently, Monica made an appearance on a popular talent series called “The Voice”, where she advised to Cee Lo Green, who was one of the coaches on the show. In 2012, Monica came out with her eighth studio album entitled “New Life”, which peaked at #4 on the Billboard music chart and sold more than 69 000 copies during its debut week. A famous singer, as well as an actress, Monica has an estimated net worth of $20 million.

Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthMay 28, 1979
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Actor, Record producer, Television producer
EducationNorth Clayton High School
SpouseShannon Brown (m. 2010)
ChildrenRodney Ramone Hill III, Laiyah Shannon Brown, Romelo Montez Hill
ParentsM.C. Arnold Jr., Marilyn Best
SiblingsMontez Arnold, Cypress Best, Jermond Grant Arnold, Tron Best, So Gone, Angel of Mine, The Boy Is Mine, Montez Arnold, Cypress Best, Jermond Grant Arnold, Tron Best, So Gone, Angel of Mine, The Boy Is Mine
NicknamesMonica Denise Arnold , Monica & Dem Franchize Boyz , Monica Arnold , Mo , Monica Denise Brown
AwardsGrammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, BET Centric Award, So Gone, Angel of Mine, The Boy Is Mine, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, BET Centric Award, So Gone, Angel of Mine, The Boy Is Mine
Record LabelsArista Records, Jive Records
Albums“Monica: Still Standing” (2010), “The Boy Is Mine” (1998), “Miss Thang” (1995), “New Life”
NominationsGrammy Award for Best R&B Album/Record of the Year/Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist (2000), Soul Train Music Awards, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist (1996), MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year/Best R&B Video, BET Awards,...
Movies“ATL” (2006), “Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration” (2001, documentary), “Love Song” (2000), “Boys and Girls” (2000)
TV Shows“New York Undercover”, “All That”, “American Dreams”, “Monica: Still Standing” (2009-2010), “The Voice”
1My image is me. I talk for myself. I didn't become this person others wanted me to be.
1Starting to work on new album [February 2006]
2Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 32, a daughter Laiyah Shannon Brown on September 3, 2013. Child's father is her husband, Shannon Brown.
3(November 22, 2010) Married her boyfriend of 4 months Shannon Brown following a 4-week-long engagement.
4Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 27, a son Romelo Montez Hill on January 8, 2008. Child's father is her now ex-fiancé, Rocko.
5Gave birth to her 1st child at age 24, a son Rodney Ramone Hill III on May 21, 2005. Child's father is her now ex-fiancé, Rocko.
6Was in a relationship with Rocko from November 2000 to March 2010 and they were engaged from 2005 until their break up in 2010. They have 2 sons together.
7Is Ciara's god-sister.
8Her parents are both African-American.
9Won a Grammy award and MTV Video Music Award in 1998 for her #1 hit duet with Brandy Norwood, "The Boy Is Mine".
10Cousin of rapper Ludacris.
11Married Shannon Brown in a private ceremony on November 22, 2010 in Los Angeles. Had an "official" ceremony and reception in July 2011.
12Graduated high school at age 16 with a 4.0 GPA. She skipped ahead by studying year round with a private tutor. [1997]
13R&B singer.
14Wears a arm band around her left arm to cover a tattoo because she doesn't want to encourage young girls to get a tattoo.


Pastor Brown2009Lisa Cross
ATL2006Waffle House Waitress (as Monica)
American Dreams2003TV SeriesMary Wells
Felicity2001TV SeriesSarah Robinson
Love Song2000TV MovieCamille Livingston
Boys and Girls2000Katie
Beverly Hills, 902101999TV SeriesMonica
Brandy & Monica: The Boy Is Mine1998Short
Monica: The First Night1998Short
Living Single1996TV SeriesMarissa


Trainwreck2015performer: "The Boy Is Mine" - as Monica
The Best Man Holiday2013performer: "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" - as Monica
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night II2009Video performer: "I've Got to Have It" - as Monica / writer: "I've Got to Have It"
CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I2009Video performer: "I've Got to Have It" - as Monica / writer: "I've Got to Have It"
Big Momma's House2000performer: "I've Got to Have It" - as Monica / writer: "I've Got to Have It"
Spice Girls: Live in Your Living Room1998TV Special performer: "The Boy Is Mine"
Soul Food1997performer: "Slow Jam"


Monica: Still Standing2009TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes


The Hot 102011TV Series special thanks - 1 episode


The Chew2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Real2016TV SeriesHerself
The Talk2016TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2011-2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself - Guest
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHerself - Presenter (as Monica)
WWE Smackdown!2013TV SeriesHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20122012TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
The 2012 Billboard Music Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2006-2012TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Watch What Happens: Live2012TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999-2012TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself
The Hot 102011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Voice2011TV SeriesHerself - Adviser
Khloé & Lamar2011TV SeriesHerself
Minute to Win It2011TV SeriesHerself - Audience Member
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Vevo: Area Codes2010TV SeriesHerself
Black Girls Rock2010TV MovieHerself (as Monica)
TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival2010TV MovieHerself (as Monica)
Kourtney & Kim Take Miami2010TV SeriesHerself - R&B Singer
BET Awards 20102010TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
Chelsea Lately2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Mo'Nique Show2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
SOS Saving OurSelves: Help for Haiti2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
The BET Honors2009TV MovieHerself (as Monica)
Monica: Still Standing2009TV SeriesHerself
2009 Soul Train Awards2009TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
The 1st Annual Noble Awards2009TV MovieHerself - Performer
BET Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
Battleground Earth: Ludacris vs. Tommy Lee2008TV SeriesHerself
Gerald Levert: A Celebration of Life2006TV MovieHimself (as Monica)
BET Hip-Hop Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2006TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1999-2006TV SeriesHerself
Access Granted2006TV SeriesHerself
Ciara Goodies: The Videos and More2005Video documentaryHerself (segment "Goodies")
Faking the Video2004TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Essence Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Monica)
The 31st Annual American Music Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Vibe Awards2003TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
AMA Red Carpet Party2003TV SpecialHerself - Co-Host
2003 Radio Music Awards2003TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHerself
American Juniors2003TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
The New Tom Green Show2003TV SeriesHerself
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The Early Show2002TV SeriesHerself
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration2001TV Special documentaryHerself
MTV 20: Jams2001VideoHerself (segment "Angel of Mine") (as Monica)
'Twas the Night Before Christmas2000TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration2000TV Special documentaryHerself (as Monica)
Hollywood Squares2000TV SeriesHerself
Brak Presents the Brak Show Starring Brak2000TV SeriesHerself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '991999TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
The 21 Hottest Stars Under 211999TV MovieHerself - #19
The 41st Annual Grammy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
All That1997-1999TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The 26th Annual American Music Awards1999TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
The 1998 Billboard Music Awards1998TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
The 25th Annual American Music Awards1998TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-1998TV SeriesHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1998TV MovieHerself (as Monica)
MTV Video Music Awards 19981998TV SpecialHerself - Performer (as Monica)
Classic Whitney1997TV MovieHerself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards1997TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
Beverly Hills, 902101997TV SeriesHerself
New York Undercover1996TV SeriesHerself
The 23rd Annual American Music Awards1996TV SpecialHerself (as Monica)
Soul Train1995TV Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

106 & Park Top 10 Live2006TV SeriesHerself

Nominated Awards

2011GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B AlbumFor the album "Still Standing."

Known for movies

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