Michel’le Denise Toussant is a well-known R&B singer, rapper, and songwriter based in America. She is one of the most beloved singers among all, and she is popularly known for her late 80s and 90s meaningful and soulful songs that won the hearts of her fans. Michel’le has won many awards and got nominated for Grammy to give the Best Rap Performance and was among R&B Divas LA. She is a well-known singer and a motivator and influencer as she has influenced thousands with her story.
She has sung some melodious songs named ‘Something in My Heart’ and ‘No More Lies’, and these songs topped the Billboard chart. Even a biopic was made in 2016 titled ‘Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le’ where she was the only subject.
Michel’le was born in California in 1970 on 5th December. Her career started at an early age, at 16 years when she was auditioned for a vocalist. She was appointed by the producer and started her career by singing Ruthless records. She then began dating Dr. Dre where; she gets into an abusive marriage that people thought that she would get murdered because her condition was worse.
She is a strong and bold lady that even escaped the abuse of her marriage, but later again, she was abused and manipulated in her second marriage. She is an inspiration to women who suffer physical abuse.
After signing Ruthless records, she started giving top-notch songs that topped the charts. Her most popular singles include “Something in my heart” and “Nicety, ” which earned her success. Later, she collaborated with other records named 2Pac and many singers and rappers and made her career path great. She has even composed many songs and also got cast in many singles.
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In 1987, Michel’le started dating Dr. Dre, who was already married and even had a baby from his past relationship. The couple continued and became engaged. In 1991, Michel’le gave birth to the first child of Dr. Dre named Marcel. Unfortunately, there were fights between the couple because Dr. Dre was addicted to smoking and drinking and had unpredictable behavior. Dr. Dre started to abuse Michel’le physically, and he had even had many injuries on her face and body.
Somehow, Michel’le encouraged herself to live a peaceful life, and she started self-medicating and left Dr. Dre after knowing that he already got engaged to some other woman. She then married Suge Knight, who was also abusive and had volatile behavior. Her love life was full of obstacles, and she has suffered abusive relationships. She is also the mother of Knight’s daughter named Bailei. An author also wrote a biography on the struggling life of Michel’le and helped people to escape abuse and live a peaceful life.
The estimated net worth of Michel’le is approximately $500,000. She has collected her net worth by working as an actress and singer and also through her awards and some hit music.