Some people are born to become a legend and no matter what no one can stop them what so ever. Similar was the case with the legendary artist Machel Montano. He is a famous Trinidadian soca singer and actor, who rose to fame from his super hit and unique songs. Apart from being a singer, Machel also works as a songwriter and producer as well.
Machel is not an ordinary singer who sings to earn money and be famous. He dreams big to make soca music famous all over the world and rank it top among other mainstream music genres and thus gets called the ‘King of Soca,’ as he has both Caribbean flavor as well as international standard in his voice.
Machel's Hit Songs Contribute To His Rising Net Worth
Machel Montano summons his net worth by working as a singer and actor. Though his exact net value has not yet disclosed, he gets paid a good sum of money for his job.
It also got reported that Machel Montano got paid $100,000 for Music Masters Concert in Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival. The source also said that the demand made by Machel was $200,000 but the organizers could not pay the enormous sum. They further said Machel used to get paid just $3,000 to perform at any event in The Bahamas before and the event was huge for him.
Machel began singing from a very tender age of nine and was popular since then from his song Too Young To Soca. Machel then joined a band in 1984 along with his brother and other group members, and within no time he featured in a favorite TV show named as Star Search. His song Dream Girl was his greatest success back then and increased his popularity and made him first and the youngest contestant to win the Caribbean Song Festival in Barbados.
Some of his most famous songs and albums until now are One Wine, Big Truck, Music Farm, It's Carnival, Flame On, Mr. Fete, Float, Epic, etc. His new documentary released in 2018 where he talks about all his life story, his struggles, his good and bad moments.
Machel Has Kids; What About His Wife?
There are some conflicting theories which suggest that Machel was a married man and had a wife. But, he is yet to confirm those rumors, and as of today, he relishes single life and wants to have a woman who is very flexible, understanding and also very open-minded.
Machel has always dreamt of being a family man like his father. He has been a great father for his three kids,
Back then he also revealed that he was the father of three kids, Nicholas (born in 1998), Melanie (1999), and Malaya Journey (2000).
Machel Montano with his ex-girlfriend Kavelle (Photo: urbanislandz.com)
Talking about his recent relationships, Machel made the newspaper headlines after rumors claimed that he was planning his wedding with his then-girlfriend, Kavelle Keir.
Urbanislandz even claimed that Machel and Kavelle were once married. But Machel divorced his then-wife Kavelle. Following the split, his rumored ex-wife went to have a relationship with singer Popcaan.
Apart from that, he often posts pictures with celebrities. He has shared a picture with fashion entrepreneur Anya Young Chee and said that she should have been his wife.
Machel Montano was born on 24 November 1974 in Port of Spain Trinidad. He holds Trinidadian nationality and belongs to African ethnicity.
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Machel, age 44, is a very humble guy who not just wants to do something good for his people back in his hometown but also cares about everyone who is in need of financial support and thus he donated $100,000 to the children's life fund in Tdad.