Her mother is Mexican and her father is an African-American.
The second lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls after Nicole Scherzinger.
She left High school and saw the Pussycat Dolls on MTV and heard they were auditioning for a new band member. Melody went along to the audition and made sure she was noticed and was welcomed aboard in December 2003.
Her talent was first discovered at an elementary school talent show when she sang "Without You".
Has an older sister named Nichole.
Mother, Elia, and father, Theolph.
Personal Quotes (3)
[responding to the fact that the group has begun being billed as the Pussycat Dolls Featuring Nicole Scherzinger during the group's show in Arizona] Thank you for supporting me even though I'm not featured! You know what I'm saying?
The first time I saw The Pussycat Dolls was on Christina Aguilera's "MTV Diary". I loved the concept.
Being the only Latina and African-American in The Pussycat Dolls means a great deal to me. I think a lot of the audience can relate to me, and that adds to the Dolls.