Michel’le (Michel’le Denise Toussant) Bio, Age, Height, Career, Abuse and…..

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Michel’le Biography

Michel’le is an R&B American singer and songwriter. She is best known for her songs from the late 1980s to early 1990s. Her most notable songs were two Billboard R&B chart-toppers “No More Lies” and “Something in My Heart”. She’s known for her high-pitched vocals. Additionally, she was a main cast on the reality series, R&B Divas: Los Angeles. Michel’ le Toussaint was born on December 5, 1970, in Los Angeles, California.

Michel’le Denise Toussant Age

She was born on December 5, 1970, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Her zodiac birth sign is Sagittarius. She was born as Michelle Denise Toussant. Michel’le is forty-eight years of age as of 2018.

Michel’le Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 4inches tall. Unfortunately, her weight is still under review. Otherwise, she has an African American skin tone with black hair and black eyes.

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Michel’le Relationships/ Marriage

This hot celebrity had been dating Dr. Dre as her boyfriend. But the relationship didn’t go on well even though they have a son called Marcel.

The relationship had to be forbidden because Michel’le went on stating publically that Dr. Dre had been abusing her physically and that went on to the extent that he even broke her nose and ribs.

With this level of violence and trauma going on around, Michel’le might have had no option rather than to leave the man he once loved so dearly.

Later in 1999, she got married to Suge Knight. He stayed with her as her husband for eight long years and got divorced later.

The relationship was also not saved by the fact that they had a daughter together. We can say that sexy Michel’le has had ups and downs in her life for so many reasons. More about her can be read in Wikipedia.

Michel’le Career

Michel’le was originally a featured female vocalist on World Class Wreckin’ Cru’s 1987 single “Turn Off the Lights”. This was after she was called at the last minute to record vocals for Mona Lisa, who could not make it to the studio.

Michel’le was signed to Eazy-E’s Ruthless Records. In 1989, she released her self-titled debut album, produced entirely by then-boyfriend Dr. Dre. The album contained “No More Lies” and the hit singles “Nicety” and “Something in My Heart”. Michel’le was certified Gold on April 25, 1990, with 1.3 million copies sold overall to date.

 During the Suge Knightshakedown incident, Jerry Heller was forced to sign over Dr. Dre, The D.O.C. and Michel’le. She scored a nomination for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group at the 33rd Grammy Awards for her part in the single cut “We’re All in the Same Gang”  which also included Ice-T, MC Hammer, Young MC, JJ Fad as well as NWA members Dr. Dre, MC Ren and Eazy E.

In 1998, she released her second album, Hung Jury, on Death Row Records but it garnered little attention and no hit singles. As of 2013, worldwide sales for the album stood at 171,000 copies. Michel’le also provided vocals on 2Pac’s song “Run the Streets” on his album All Eyez on Me, and Tha Dogg Pound’s song “Let’s Play House” on their debut Dogg Food. Following Dr. Dre’s departure from Death Row Records, Michel’le and Dr. Dre parted ways.

Michel’le contributed to the soundtrack Dysfunktional in 2003. She has since confirmed through several media outlets that she’s been working on new material and looking for a label for her third album. A trailer video for Michel’le’s single “Freedom To Love” can be seen on YouTube. She has new singles, titled “It Still Hurts” and “Nothing”.

In 2013, Michel’le was part of the cast of TV One’s R&B Divas LA.

Her character was left out of the 2015 film Straight Outta Compton, even though she played a role in N.W.A. She was included in a notorious N.W.A diss track on Ice Cube’s 1991 double platinum effort, Death Certificate. This was in a reference to a video the group made with the female singer. This omission gave her the opportunity to tell her story.

On October 15, 2016, Lifetime aired a biopic about Michel’le’s life called Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le. She was portrayed by Rhyon Nicole Brown. It tells the story of her abusive relationship with Dr. Dre and Suge Knight. It also talked of her experiences with Ruthless Records, and the journey she went through to find herself. Her intentions with the biopic are to help encourage other victims of domestic violence.

She was cast as herself in the stage play Love Jones: The Musical.

Michel’le Abuse

Michel’le was engaged to Dr. Dre; they have a son, Marcel (born 1991). When Michel’le began dating Dr. Dre he had just had a baby and had another one on the way. Marcel was her first and his fifth child. After their son was born their relationship became more strained due to Dr. Dre’s drinking, infidelity, and abuse. She has gone on record stating that Dr.

Dre was physically abusive throughout their relationship, with injuries including a broken nose (which she had to have surgically corrected), a cracked rib and five black eyes. Michel’le recalled on The Breakfast Club that, after the first time he hit her, they cried together in bed, and he said, “I’m really sorry,” but the abuse continued despite his apology. After one argument Dr. Dre shot at Michel’le, missing her by inches.

She left the bullet in the door for him to see and stated that “he never tried to shoot me anymore. Thank God. But the beatings were — it was a lot… His last wife, I just couldn’t do it anymore. It’s too much.” Things got so bad that she began to self medicate with prescription pills and alcohol. Michel’le left Dr. Dre after she discovered he was engaged to another woman.

At Michel’le’s lowest point with Dr. Dre, Death Row Records CEO/co-founder Suge Knight stepped in to help get her clean by sending her to rehab. In 1999, Michel’le married Suge while he was in prison. She filed for divorce six years later.

Michel’le claims to have discovered that her marriage to Suge was invalid through the divorce process because he was still married to his ex-wife Sharitha. Michel’le stated Suge hit her once, dislocating her jaw. They have a daughter, Bailey, who was born in 2002. In 2009, Michel’le went to court over unpaid spousal and child support from Suge.

In 2015, after Dre was criticized for omitting his past of abusing women in the film Straight Outta Compton, he issued a statement to The New York Times apologizing to the women he has hurt. Michel’le did not think the apology was genuine and said she believed he released the statement to protect his brand. “He apologized to the public.

I don’t think that was an apology to me because if it was, he would’ve either called me without the public and said ‘Michel’ le, I am so sorry for what I did to you 20-something years ago,’ that’s an apology,” she said.

Attempted Suicide

In 2015, Michel’le revealed that she attempted suicide two years prior. She had reached a breaking point because Suge was controlling her life. Michel’le claimed that he was the reason why she didn’t sing for seven years. She said, “Looking back I didn’t even know I was depressed, I was just so used to feeling that way and thought that was what life was. I tried telling my family and friends but they just blow you off and say: ‘Yeah right’ they don’t know what it is, so they just don’t want to be around that.”


Michel’le Denise Toussant Net Worth

Michel’le has a net worth of around $1 million dollars, the affluence, and luxury that she has surely come off from the talent and rhythm that she has in her voice.