Melanie Hamrick Wiki
A former ballerina and choreographer, Melanie Hamrick was born under the zodiac sign of Cancer on 17 July 1987, in Williamsburg, Virginia USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is White. Despite a career in ballet dancing, she’s probably only known as the girlfriend of the famous lead vocalist of The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger. Melanie rose to prominence after she gave birth to his eighth child, a son named Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger.
Early life, education, and career
Raised in Williamsburg alongside her siblings Rachel Hamrick and Chris Hamrick, by their parents, father John, who is an engineering firm director, and mother Anne, who is a housewife, Melanie had a happy childhood.
From an early age, she had an interest in ballet and dance, thus she started practicing at a young age, at the Eastern Virginia School for the Performing Arts.
Melanie attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2005, enrolled at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington DC, where she trained for five years.
She signed her first contract with Balanchine Ballet, and in 2004 became a member of the American Ballet Theatre, where she made appearances in ballets such as “The Sleeping Beauty”, The Nutcracker”, “Sylvia”, and “Romeo and Juliet”, among others. After 15 years with the American Ballet Theatre, she debuted in Russia in April 2019, then after that she retired from ballet, at age of 32.
Love life and relationships
There were various rumors concerning Melanie, people were calling her a gold-digger, since she was in her 30s, and Mick was in his 70s when they started dating in 2014.
Before they met, Melanie was engaged to her long-term boyfriend, Jose Manuel Carreno, but they separated in 2014. Mick was also in a relationship with L’Wren Scott, a model and fashion designer, who committed suicide in March 2014, however, it was later confirmed that she’d been diagnosed with long-term depression.
Subsequently, Melanie and Mick met in Tokyo, Japan, after one of Mick’s band concerts – Melanie was backstage waiting to meet him, and Mick called her to go out for a dinner.
They started dating, and on 8 December 2016, she gave birth to their son.
The couple is apparently enjoying their love life, and for now there are no signs that they will change their marital status; Mick promised her child support of $15,000 per month, and bought a luxury house for her and their son for around $2 million, in The Lake Club, Lakewood Ranch Florida.
Hobbies and other interests
Melanie is the founder of the Live Arts Global organisation, and she works as a producer and choreographer. She still occasionally dances ballet, and takes care of her body by working out every day; she likes swimming and outdoor activities.
She’s into traveling, and thanks to her career, has traveled all around the world.
Melanie has an Instagram account, which is being followed by nearly 45,000 people; she mostly posts photos featuring her work, and some photos of her son, and her boyfriend Mick.
Age, height, and net worth
Melanie’ is 34 years old, has long, dark brown hair and dark brown eyes, weighs around 132lbs (58kgs), and is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall with vital statistics of 34-25-35.
As of January 2022, her net worth has been estimated at close to $7 million.
Who is Mick Jagger?
Sir Michael Philip ‘Mick’ Jagger was born under the zodiac sign of Leo on 26 July 1943, in Dartford, Kent England; he holds British nationality and his ethnicity is White. He’s a singer-songwriter and film producer, but known best as one of the founders of the popular rock band The Rolling Stones.
Raised in a middle-class family alongside his younger brother Chris, by his father Basil Fanshawe ‘Joe’ Jagger who was a physical education lecturer and gymnast, and his mother Eva Ensley Mary, who was a hairdresser, Mick was a humble kid.
He loved to sing, and was singing around the house all day. He was in a choir, and music was a big part of his life, although his father was hoping that he would follow in his footsteps.
Mick attended Dartford Grammar School, which has now opened the Mick Jagger Centre as an honor to him, and then upon matriculating in 1961, he enrolled at the London School of Economics to study finance and accounting, but he left his studies to launched his music career with his band.
The Rolling Stones was formed sometime in 1962, and made their first appearance on 12 July in one of the London’s jazz clubs, Marquee Club – members were Mick, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Dick Taylor, Ian Stewart and Tony Chapman.
They released their debut album “The Rolling Stones/ England’s Newest Hit Makers”, in 1964, and the rest is history; the band is still active after six decades, and have released 30 studio albums during their career. In 1989, the band was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, and in 2004 into the United Kingdom Music Hall of Fame, while Mick Jagger was knighted for his services to music in 2003, and is formally addressed as ‘Sir’.
Speaking about his personal life, he became a father for the first time in 1970, when his daughter, Karris Jagger was born from his relationship with Marsha Hunt. From 1971 until 1978, Mick was married to Bianca Perez-Mora Macias, and they have one daughter together, namely Jade Sheena Jezebel Jagger; according to sources, the reason for their divorce was Mick’s affair with the former Playboy model Bebe Buell.
Mick then dated American model Jerry Hall, and they had an unofficial marriage ceremony in 1990, subsequently having four children together, – Elizabeth Scarlet, James Leroy Augustin, Georgia May Ayeesha, and Gabriel Luke Beauregard Jagger.
While he was in a relationship with Jerry Hall, Mick had an affair with an Italian model and singer Carla Bruni, but he was also seeing Brazilian model, Luciana Gimenez, who gave birth to his seventh child, Lucas Maurice Morad Jagger, in 1999.
In 2000, he was in a relationship with English super-model Sophie Dahl, but in the following year, he met L’Wren Scoot, and they were in a relationship until she committed suicide in 2014. According to sources, she left all of her wealth to him, and he used that money of around $9 million to set up a scholarship for students of the Central Saint Martins College, in London.
Mick is 78 years old, with light brown hair and blue eyes; he weighs around 154lbs (70kgs) and is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall. Mick takes care of his body, as he works out three hours per day, six days a week, including dancing ballet, doing Pilates, and jogging.
As of January 2022, his net worth has been estimated at $550 million.