Melika Payne is a well-known African-American media personality. Payne is also famous for being married to a TV actor named Carl Anthony Payne II and for appearing in The Cosby Show.
Melika Payne Wiki/Bio
Melika Payne was born on April 10, 1969, making her 54 years old now. She grew up in Los Angeles, California, USA, and is an American citizen.
Unfortunately, there isn't any information available about Payne's parents and siblings in the media. She has graduated from university, but she hasn't shared where she studied and graduated from; she's kept that information private.
How Wealthy is Melika Payne?
Melika Payne is well-known in the entertainment world because she's married to actor Carl Anthony Payne II and is the mother of Landon Brown, a singer and songwriter. It's believed that Payne has around $1 million net worth.
Payne's husband, Carl, is also an actor, comedian, director, and producer. He's most famous for being part of The Cosby Show and Martin. He even won two Grammy Awards in 1990 and 1993. Carl's earnings are also estimated to be around $1 million.
Melika Payne's Professional Background
Melika Payne started her career in the early 2000s. During that time, she worked in roles related to sales and customer service. Payne was well-known for her great customer service skills and her ability to make customers happy. She continued in these roles for several years before moving to her current position as a regional sales associate at Health Net.
Apart from her professional work, Payne is also the owner of Feisty Boutique, a clothing store located in Northridge, California. Interestingly, she's connected to Angie Feisty Williams, who is the CEO and owner of the boutique.
Melika Payne's Husband
Melika Payne's spouse Carl Anthony Payne II is an actor from America. You might recognize him as Cole Brown on the TV showMartin and Walter "Cockroach" Bradley on The Cosby Show.
Payne II was born on May 24, 1969, in Clinton, South Carolina. He learned acting at a place called First All Children's Theater. He finished school at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York and Howard University.
Carl is mostly known for playing Cole Brown on Martin and Cockroach on The Cosby Show. He also acted as Reynaldo St. James on The Game, which is a show on BET. Payne II has done lots of things in entertainment like directing and making music videos, web series, and short films.
Payne II even does stand-up comedy and has traveled around the country making people laugh. He was in a series called For Richer or For Poorer with LeToya Luckett and Rockmond Dunbar. Carl played an FBI agent turned FCC field agent on The Rickey Smiley Show.
Carl has also been in movies like The Last Dragon, Ed, Overnight Delivery, The Breaks, Swirl, and Get Money. You might have seen him in a music video for Bobby Brown's song "Girl Next Door." He also wrote the story for the movie Swirl, which came out in 2003.
Melika Payne's Married Life
Melika Payne is well-known for being an African-American media personality. Payne is famous for being married to actor Carl Anthony Payne II. They've been married for more than 30 years and have three kids together.
Before getting married to Carl II, Payne was in a relationship with singer Bobby Brown from 1984 to 1987. They had a son named Landon Brown in 1986. After that, Melika married Carl in December 1992. They have two sons named Malek Payne and Carl Anthony Payne III.
In 2014, Melika started the process of getting a divorce from Carl II, saying they couldn't find a way to fix their differences. However, they later worked things out and are still together.
Carl Payne, talking about his long marriage with Melika, shared that talking to each other and "growing together" have been important. He also gave advice to couples, suggesting they should know how to argue and choose when to fight.
Melika's oldest son, Landon Brown, is into singing and songwriting and has shown up on TV a few times. Her other sons, Malek Payne and Carl Anthony Payne III keep a low profile and don't use social media much.