|Name||Madison Brown Belafonte|
|Date Of Birth||1st September 2011|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Popular For||Daughter of Mel B and Stephen Belafonte|
Madison Brown Belafonte is the celebrity child born to Singer, Actress, and TV personality Mel B and Film/Television Producer & Director Stephen Belafonte. The kid has appeared on many red carpets alongside her mother, including Disney’s Alice Through The Looking Glass. Unfortunately, Madison’s parent has separated. Since she is a minor, the public is curious to know who has custody of this little angel. In this article, learn about Madison Brown Belafonte and her parents:
Madison Brown Belafonte’s Birthday
Madison Brown Belafonte is eleven years old and was born on 1st September 2011 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 1st September every year.
Madison Brown Belafonte’s Parents
Madison’s mother, Mel B, and father, Stephen Belafonte, began dating in February 2007. Within a few months of their relationship, they secretly married on 6 June 2007 in Las Vegas. The following year on 8 November, they reaffirmed their commitment in front of their families in Hurghada, Egypt.
After four years, the couple was blessed with a baby girl, Madison Brown Belafonte, on 1 September 2011, Belafonte’s first and his wife, Mel B’s third daughter.
Nevertheless, after a decade of their marriage, Brown and Belafonte separated in December 2016. Brown was reportedly ordered to pay Belafonte temporary spousal support of $40,000 monthly.
In March 2017, Brown filed for divorce three months later, asking for joint custody of their daughter, Madison, as well as to terminate the spousal support she’s been paying. Further, she accused Belafonte of being emotionally and physically abusive during their 10 years of marriage.
In court, Belafonte’s representative said that Brown had spent all her Spice Girls’ wealth approximately $50 million due to the couple’s affluent lifestyle. The divorce was finalized on 15 December 2017.
Besides, she has two older half-sisters named Phoenix Chi (19 February 1999) from Mel’s past marriage with dancer Jimmy Gulzar and Angel Iris (3 April 2007) from her mother’s past relationship with legendary comedian Eddie Murphy.
Brown is currently engaged to Rory McPhee meanwhile, Belafonte seems to enjoying his single life.
Who has custody of Madison Belafonte? Does Mel B have custody of Madison?
After the divorce was finalized, Stephan was ordered to see her daughter only twice a week for two hours. Further, he was monitored in a room because Mel said he was abusive and could hurt Madison.
Since 2021, Madison has lived with her daddy in Los Angeles, disclosed by Stephen through his Instagram. He wrote,
“Never give up a fight for your beautiful child the payoff is worth more than every…..”
That means Stephan has won the custody of Madison.
And also, the online tabloids published the father-daughter spent the lockdown together before winning custody. Stephen threw a girly mocktail party in LA for her 9th birthday. Madison and Stephan have developed a deep bond.
Stephen often shares adorable pictures with her little girl on his Instagram.