Stephen Belafonte was born on 18 May 1975 in Hollywood, Los Angeles California, United States and studied at Loyola Marymount University. His parents Thomas Stansbury and Sheryl Stansbury and six siblings relocated to Point Pleasant, New Jersey when he was 12. He again moved back to Los Angeles at the age of 18 and also changed his surname from Stansbury to Belafonte.
Stephen Belafonte Career Details
After the completion of graduation, Stephen set up a film production company called Remag. He has produced various movies like Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, M.O.P.: Straight from the Projects. His major films are Thank You For Smoking, The Mutant Chronicles and Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, starring Nicolas Cage and Eva Mendes. He also ventured into TV series ‘Pity The Fool’.
Stephen Belafonte Dating History And Marriage Details, With Divorce
He married Nancy Carmell at Los Angeles in 1997. After 2 months of marriage, she moved to her native Honolulu and applied for separation. After that, he had a relationship with the model Nicole Contreras. In 2004, Nicole Contreras gave birth to a daughter Giselle, the year before, Stephen was charged with beating Nicole at their home.
In February 2007, Stephen start dating with Mel B on a set of a film named Talk. After dating her 5 months, in June 2007, they got married at Las Vegas. They announced their marriage in front of family and friends in Egypt. Mel B gave birth to their girl Madison on 1 September 2011.
In the year 2017, Melanie Brown had filed for divorce citing “irreconcilable differences” and asked for joint legal custody of daughter Madison and also requested that spouse support for Stephen is dismissed. After the announcement of divorce, reports showed that Stephen was involved in a secret red wine-fuelled threesome with Mel B and socialite Lady Victoria Hervey.
Afterwards, Mel approached the court to obtain a court order banning her separated husband from distributing any sex tapes or such explicit things featuring the Spice Girl and she also prevented Stephen to gain access on their bank accounts, taking control of her £40million wealth after claiming he controlled how it was used all the way through their marriage.
It was reported that Mel was paying Stephen, an amount of £30,500 a month as an emergency spousal support and she is also covering his legal fees to the sum of £106,900 in July 2017. She has also claimed in divorce documents that Belafonte made arrangements for a sham marriage for their German-born nanny so she could stay in the US and continue an affair. Mel also claimed that she was hospitalized in 2014 because she was beaten by Stephen. The AGT star’s declaration for the restraining order states the film producer Stephen used to show aggressive behaviour and physically violent during their ten-year marriage.
Hollywood singer Mel B says that she can raise her children better alone. Mel B has another daughter Phoenix from her ex-husband Jimmy Gulzar, and daughter Angel from comedian Eddie Murphy and Madison from Belafonte.
According to the website Metro.com, UK, Mail B (42) wrote a very strong message on Instagram on 24 September about ‘single parenthood’. She wrote that she talked to her 18-year-old daughter on that day and told her that she have learned so much from life that she cannot trust others to respect her feelings, even when she respects them.
Singer Mel B has been suggested to write a book to share her experiences with her bitter experiences throughout the year about her divorce with Stephen Belafonte.
According to the report ‘Dasan.co UK’, the report stated that the publishers have contacted former ‘Spice Girl’ band member Mel and agreed to pay $ 7 million in advance for the project.
“She is making notes and has been suggested to write a book”. Many of his life’s controversies and experiences last year are enough for his autobiography. “The name of the book is not decided yet, which may be a version of his earlier autobiography ‘Catch a Fire’. This book was released in 2003.
Singer Mel B, currently engaged in a divorce dispute with her husband Stephen Belafonte, has confirmed her relationship with her hairstylist, Gary Medatian. The former Spice Girls member shared her photo with Medatian on Instagram on Friday, according to the website ACShobies.com. In the picture, Mel B is seen kissing Meditian’s neck. With this, he wrote, “Love of my life, thank you for believing in me.” Meanwhile, Medtian also expressed his love for Mel B on his Instagram account.