What is Monica's net worth? Inside 'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly' host's massive estate and luxury cars
From an illustrious career to personal tragedies, here's a look at 'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly' host Monica's life
For all you true crime fans, there is a new show on the block — 'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly'. The latest series follows the stories of crimes committed that involve the rich and the famous and how fame can more often than not lead people down dangerous paths.
Hosted by Grammy award-winning artist Monica, the new VH1 show deep dives into multiple high-profile crimes. If this series makes it to your watch list, you should also consider 'If I Can't Have You: The Jodi Arias Story', 'The Serpent', 'Who Killed My Son?' and 'Finding Yingying'
Who is Monica?
Monica Denise Arnold was born October 24, 1980, and raised in College Park, Georgia. Her singing career began at the age of 10 when she joined a traveling gospel choir. Monica has sold 5.3M albums in the United States and she is one of the most successful urban R&B female vocalists from the '90s. She is the youngest recording act to have ever had two consecutive chart-topping hits on the Billboard Top R&B Singles chart, as well as the first artist to top the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart over three consecutive decades, having consistently done so in the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s. Throughout her career, she took on television roles and has been a part of projects such as 'Living Single', 'Felicity', 'American Dreams', 'Boys and Girls', 'Love Song' and 'Pastor Brown'.
Monica has had her fair share of tumultuous relationships overs the years. She was involved with rapper C-Murder, who was incarcerated for murder in 2003. In the '90s, she was dating Jarvis Weems. In 2000, the couple was visiting Weems' brother's grave who died in an accident in 1998. Out of nowhere, Weems pulled out a gun and committed suicide on the spot. "I continued talking to him. I continued telling him that I loved him, God loved him, and it was gonna be OK." the artist said, as reported by ABC. "When I asked him, did it hurt, you know, he tried to say something back. But, I touched him. And I could still feel life in him. And that allowed me not to give up," she said.
She then went on to date Rodney Hill, a former SWAT officer and real estate manager. Although the pair broke up in 2004, Monica soon learned that she was pregnant. She gave birth to her first child in 2005. The couple began dating again, shortly before the birth of her second child with Hill. However, they soon parted ways in 2010 when she met NBA player Shannon Brown. The pair married in an intimate ceremony in 2010 and even had a lavish second wedding in 2011. The couple has one daughter together, Laiyah Shannon. However, the pair eventually split in 2019, with the artist gaining primary custody of their daughter.
What is her net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Monica has a net worth of $8M. Being a popular artist, Monica has multiple assets to her name. In 2009, she purchased a home in Atlanta for $420,500. In 2016, she listed her 6,288 square foot Atlanta house on the market for $550,000 and later sold the same for $450,000 in 2017.
Following her 2019 divorce from Brown, the artist had to move out of her Fayetteville, Georgia home, seeing that Brown won it in the settlement. She did, however, retain possession of two luxury cars — a 2018 Maybach Mercedes and a 2016 Range Rover.
'Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly' premieres on Monday, June 7, 2021, at 10pm ET/PT.