Work and success is not the only thing that brings celebrities to the limelight. Sometimes, relationships and an extramarital affair can also bring one to the radar of focus. Facing the same scenario is Stephen Belafonte. He has been the talk of the town due to his two prominent divorce.
At first, Stephen was married to Nancy Carmell in 1997. But, his married life with Nancy did not last that long as the pair separated in 1999; after two years of marriage.
Then after, Stephen started dating the famous musical artist, Mel B, the member of the band Spice Girls. She is the judge of the Australian and British X-Factor show.
Understanding each other via dating, the pair exchanged marital vows as husband and wife on 6 June 2007. Interestingly, they became parents of their first daughter Madison, on 2 September 2011.
Stephen Belafonte attends an event with Mel B before the divorce in 2017 (Photo: eonline.com)
Stephen's family was just fortifying when Mel accused him of abusing her physically and verbally. She also stated that he got their Nanny, Lorraine Gilles pregnant. Moreover, Mel blocked Stephen from the joint bank account.
While going through the sad situation, Mel said to mirror.com on 25 May 2017 that her late grandfather was watching over her through the hard times.
With all the bitterness, Mel filed for a divorce. The divorce papers were finally settled in December 2017 with the agreement of Mel paying a total of 3 million pounds to Stephen and dividing the equal sum of money after selling the property.
Who Is Stephen Belafonte?
Stephen is a film producer. He was born as Stephen Stansbury in 1975 in Los Angeles. He celebrates his birthday every 18 May
He stands at a tall height and holds Caucasian ethnicity. Raised by a single mother from a young age, Stephen is one of the seven children. Interestingly, he chose the surname Belafonte by himself later.
For his academics, Stephen went to Loyola Marymount University. He initiated his career as a director of different video documentaries and also featured in films like Never Die Alone.
Later, he started a film production company called Remag. With quality skills and knowledge, he worked in movies like Thank You for Smoking, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans and Mutant Chronicles. With a job of a film producer, Stephen has a wealthy net worth of one million dollars.
Stephen Belafonte Dating?
Well, yes! Stephen appears to have moved on from his last divorce as he has a new girlfriend. And, his girlfriend is none other than the Television host and fashion designer, Jessica Rich.
The couple went for a dinner date in March 2018. They were also spotted holding hands in their date.