Don’t Call Her Shorty! The Truth About Mel B’s Height That Might Surprise You

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Melanie Brown, famously known as ‘Scary Spice’ and recognized for her contributions to The Spice Girls, as well as her roles as a judge on both America’s Got Talent and Australia’s The X Factor, stands at a height of 5 feet 4 ½ inches (163.8 cm).

Mel B and Heidi Klum: A Height Comparison

Melanie Brown, standing at 5 feet 4 ½ inches (163.8 cm), and Heidi Klum, who boasts a height of 5 feet 9 inches (175.3 cm), both graced the Melanie Brown, standing at 5 feet 4 ½ inches (163.8 cm), and Heidi Klum, who boasts a height of 5 feet 9 inches (175.3 cm), both graced the “America’s Got Talent: Fantasy League” Red Carpet event at Hotel Dena in Pasadena, California, on September 20, 2023 (Credit: Faye’s Vision / Cover Images)

Melanie Brown (Mel B) stands at a height of 5 feet 4 ½ inches (163.8 cm), while Heidi Klum’s height is approximately 5 feet 9 inches (175.3 cm).

Therefore, Heidi Klum is noticeably taller than Mel B by about 4.5 inches (around 11.5 cm).

Mel B’s height is just around the average for a British woman. Mel B wears a shoe size of 8.5 in the US, which translates to a UK size of 6.5, a European size of 39, an Australian size of 6.5, a Japanese size of 25.5 cm, and a Mexican size of 6.5.

Melanie Brown - aka Mel B - on stage in her Mel B's Brutally Honest & Fabulous ShowMelanie Brown – aka Mel B – on stage in her Mel B’s Brutally Honest & Fabulous Show in London, on September 1, 2019 (Credit: WENN / Avalon)

Mel B’s Personal Life: Marriages, Divorces, and Engagements

Mel B has been married three times. Her first marriage was to Dutch dancer Jimmy Gulzar in 1998. They had one daughter together, Phoenix Chi Gulzar, and divorced in 2000.

Her second marriage was to film producer Stephen Belafonte in 2007. They had one daughter together, Madison Brown Belafonte, and divorced in 2017.

Mel B settled her bitter divorce battle with Stephen Belafonte in 2018 and had to pay her former husband £6.5 million.

As part of this settlement, their sex tapes involving threesomes with socialite Lady Victoria Hervey were to be destroyed.

Mel B is currently engaged to hairdresser Rory McPhee. They have been together since 2019.

Mel B, the famous British singer and TV personality, has shoe size 8.5 feetMel B, the famous British singer and TV personality, has shoe size 8.5 feet (Credit: WENN)

Mel B’s Most Interesting Facts

Net Worth:Melanie Brown is a talented and successful entertainer with a net worth of $6 million.
Full Name:Melanie Janine Brown
Born:Mel B, whose birth name is Melanie Janine Brown, was born on May 29, 1975, in Harehills, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, U.K.
Husbands: Rory McPhee and Mel B announced their engagement on October 28, 2022. Prior to this, Mel B had been married twice before, first to Stephen Belafonte from 2007 to 2017, and then to Jimmy Gulzar from 1998 to 2000.

Throughout her life, Mel B has also been in several notable relationships, including Eddie Murphy in 2006, Christine Crokos in 2005, Max Beesley from 2000 to 2002, Fjolnir Thorgeisson in 1997-1998, Peter Andre in 1996, Geri Horner in 1994, and with Victoria Hervey and Maksim Chmerkovskiy. She also had a brief encounter with Luann Lee in 2008.
Did Mel B have a baby with Eddie Murphy?Yes, she has 3 children with 3 different men. Mel B has three daughters:

Phoenix Chi Gulzar (born February 19, 1999) with Jimmy Gulzar

Angel Iris Murphy Brown (born April 3, 2007) with Eddie Murphy

Madison Brown Belafonte (born September 1, 2011) with Stephen Belafonte
Weight:130 pounds (59 kg)
Shoe Size:Melanie Brown, also known as Mel B, has shoe size 8.5 in the US and size 39 in the EU, which is considered to be on the larger side for women's shoe sizes.
Is Mel B short or tall?Melanie Brown, also known as Mel B, is 5'4 1/2" tall (163.8 cm). This is considered about average for an adult female in the United States, where the average height is 5'4" (162.6 cm).
Nationality:Mel B is British. She has lived in the United States for many years, but she remains a British citizen.
Source of Wealth:Melanie Brown has achieved success in a variety of fields, including music, acting, television, and modeling.
Ethnicity:Mel B is biracial. Her mother is English, and her father is black and from Nevis, an island in the Caribbean.
Siblings:Mel B has one younger sister, Danielle Brown. Danielle is an actress and has appeared in several films and television shows, including Emmerdale Farm, Moulin Rouge!, and Paradise Heights.

Mel B Quotes That Will Make You Laugh, Think, and Feel

“I live my life on self-belief and I live it partly on going with the flow.” – Mel B

“I’m just me. I’m just very opinionated. I react to whatever I see. If it’s good, it’s good. If it’s bad, it’s bad. I don’t mince my words.” – Mel B

“Love me or hate me, Scary Spice is back.” – Mel B

“I collect art. I just recently bought two gorgeous photographs of Marilyn Monroe by international photographer Eve Arnold and I know it sounds horrible but when she dies all her pictures are going to be worth triple. But I won’t tell you how much I got them for – let’s just say it was a lot.” – Mel B

“If my senses don’t feel right then I don’t do it.” – Mel B

“I know about investment. It’s really obvious – you buy property, let it sit for a couple of years and then sell it and reinvest.” – Mel B

“I know I’m not everybody’s cup of tea. I’m just me.” – Mel B

“When somebody says something as a joke, the British press take things and twist them.” – Mel B

“I work out two or three times a week, whether it be a run or a workout class, a hike… I really try and mix it up a little bit so that it keeps me interested. I have a gym in my house, so if all else fails, I’ll get on the running machine and book a movie or some crappy reality TV and just zone out.” – Mel B

“I think everybody can be as fit as they can be for their particular body if they work out and eat healthily.” – Mel B

“We always knew Victoria was going into fashion, Mel C was going into music, Emma went into radio, and I wanted to do a bit of everything.” – Mel B

“I’ve always been pretty independent, no matter what situation: good, bad, ugly, happy, sad. I dig deep, and I get over it.” – Mel B

“I’m well-travelled so I can see places coming up. I went to St. Croix in the West Indies at Christmas and it had been hit by a really bad tornado. Values there have gone down but I guarantee they will be up again in eight years. So I’ll get in now while it’s cheap as chips.” – Mel B

“I’m always down for a Spice Girls reunion. I love the Scary hair and platforms. Any time of day or night I’ll be there.” – Mel B

“Whether I was dancing around the house with headphones on or on stage with the Spice Girls… I learned firsthand that dancing was the key to shedding off the pounds and keeping them off.” – Mel B

“I’ve always said that kids should enhance your life, not hinder your life, so I just try to make the most out of being with my kids. You have to have a life for yourself somewhere in the mix of being a wife and mum.” – Mel B

“I would love to have twins. I think there’s something nice about having two babies, and they’re there for each other their whole entire life.” – Mel B

“My mum enrolled me in this free dance class because I had so much energy in the night-time, and she just wanted me to go to sleep. I ended up falling in love with dancing, singing, acting, the whole entertainment world. Then, my mum ended up taking on an extra job so she could fund me to take singing lessons or go to drama classes.” – Mel B

“A question is a question at the end of the day. It’s up to me if I want to answer them.” – Mel B

“Half the struggle is just getting yourself to the gym or getting yourself in your workout gear and ready for action.” – Mel B

“Look, everything that you experience as a kid is the foundation of how you are today. I was brought up in a working class family in Leeds and when it comes to money both my parents worked hard and instilled the same attitude into me.” – Mel B

“Sometimes I can be tactful and sometimes not. It all depends on the mood I’m in.” – Mel B

“I live on my gut instinct.” – Mel B

“The way that I live my life is on spontaneity.” – Mel B

“Hopefully, next year if we can get everything sorted out and together.” – Mel B

“I’m overly excited to finally announce this amazing global partnership deal back home with EMI Music. I know I have mentioned doing music in the past but for legal reasons I was not in a position to release any new music.” – Mel B

“I didn’t want my daughter to grow up in that intense attention – wherever we went, we’d get paparazzi. There are bigger, better superstars in America, so I thought, ‘I’ll go there for a quick holiday, and relax.’ And my holiday just turned into me loving it and wanting to stay there longer and longer.” – Mel B

“Running strips you and works your core, mixing it up with different exercises so your body doesn’t get used to one thing, so you can really get intense with your workout. I never like to stick to one thing; otherwise, you don’t really see that many results.” – Mel B

Mel B Sizzles in Pink Ahead of America’s Got Talent Debut

In 2013, as the newly appointed judge for Season 8 of ‘America’s Got Talent,’ which premiered on June 4, Melanie Brown (widely known as Mel B) appeared on the set of ‘Extra’ at The Grove in Los Angeles on May 30 to discuss her latest role.

Melanie Brown looking hot in a pink midi dress by Alexander McQueen before appearing on the entertainment news show ExtraMelanie Brown looking hot in a pink midi dress by Alexander McQueen before appearing on the entertainment news show Extra at The Grove in Los Angeles on May 30, 2013 (Credit: RHS / WENN)

She looked hot in a pink midi dress by Alexander McQueen, which she paired with complementing pink-and-red striped pumps by Charlotte Olympia.

Melanie Brown wearing pink-and-red striped pumps by Charlotte OlympiaMelanie Brown wearing pink-and-red striped pumps by Charlotte Olympia (Credit: RHS / WENN)

While I immensely love Mel B’s feminine dress, her pumps captured me. The color-blocked stripes in red and fuchsia pink are so girly and charming.

They matched her dress perfectly, and the suede material they’re made of makes them look luxurious.

Melanie Brown sporting luxurious pink-and-red Charlotte Olympia pumpsMelanie Brown sporting luxurious pink-and-red Charlotte Olympia pumps (Credit: RHS / WENN)

Like other “Priscilla” pumps, this pair features about 2 inches of island platforms and approximately 5 3/4 inches of heels.

These Charlotte Olympia pumps are from the Spring 2012 collection. Not surprisingly, they have sold out in all colors online.

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