Monica

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Monica Denise Arnold
  • Birth Place: College Park, Georgia, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/24/1980, Scorpio
  • Profession: Singer
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Monica Fast Facts:
  • Began singing in the church choir when she was 4 years old.
  • Was discovered at the age of 12 by music producer Dallas Austin.
  • Had her first hit single with "Don't Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days)" in 1995.
  • Was the youngest female singer ever to have two back-to-back No. 1 hits on Billboard's R&B chart ("Don't Take It Personal" and "Before You Walk Out of My Life").
  • Her 1998 duet with Brandy, "The Boy Is Mine," spent 13 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard charts.
  • Witnessed her boyfriend Jarvis Weems commit suicide in 2000.
  • Another boyfriend, Corey "C-Murder" Miller, was sentenced to life in prison for a 2002 murder.
  • Also models and acts.
  • Monica Relationships:
  • Shannon Brown - Husband
  • Rocko - Ex-significant Other
  • Rodney Ramone Hill III - Son
  • Romelo Montez Hill - Son
  • M.C. Arnold Jr. - Father
  • Corey "C-Murder" Miller - Ex-significant Other
  • Jarvis Weems - Ex-significant Other
  • Marilyn Best - Mother
  • Edward Best - Stepfather
  • Laiyah Shannon - Daughter
  • Montez Arnold - Brother
  • Monica Awards:
  • 1998 Grammy: Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals - Winner

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