Stephen Belafonte | Biography

Posted On: 05 Jun, 2014


Stephen Belafonte | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 18, 1975
Age 42 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Melanie Brown
Girlfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity Black
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth N/A
Height 1.83 m (approx.)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Two Daughters: Madison Brown Belafonte, Giselle Belafonte

Stephen Belafonte was born on May 18, 1975 (age 41 years old) in Hollywood, USA. He was born to Thomas Stansbury. When at school, he changed his last name from Stansbury to Belafonte.

After completing his school, he went on to study at Loyola Marymount University. He graduated from there in 1997. After graduation, he stepped into the world of entertainment.

Besides acting, he has also been a director as well as a producer. He is most famous for his movie Thank you For Smoking which was released in the year 2005.

In 2009, Stephen was involved in the production of a movie called The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call.

Much is not known about his parents. His father was Thomas Stansbury. He is an American citizen and of black ethnicity.

He is considered a very handsome and sexy man in Hollywood. And much of this credit went to his personality, appearance and built as well. Regarding his height, he is over 6 feet tall, muscular and handsome.

He has done some other job besides being in the entertainment line. Before his career, he started as a waiter cleaning tables and dishes in hotels in different parts of the city.

After he was into film line, he varied his nature of work from acting to directing as well as an assistant producer.

He has been in many official as well as unofficial relationships. He was previously married to Nancy Carmell in 1997. But it did not work out between them, and so the couple got divorced just a couple of years later in 1999.

After that in the June of 2007, he married his current wife, Melanie Brown. The couple has been together since, and they also have a daughter together. His daughter was born on 2011 in Cedars-Sinai Hospital.  

The couple first met on the set of a movie called Talk. At that time, Melanie was pregnant. Then they became good friends for seven years before finally getting married in 2007. Mel b and Stephen Belafonte are still together, and their marriage is successful.

On every May 18 of each year, Stephen celebrates his birthday with his dear ones: family and friends.

Harold George "Harry" Belafonte, Jr was also known as Harry Belafonte was born on 1st March 1947 in New York, USA. He is a well-known actor/ director as well as songwriter/singer as well as a social activist.

He was titled as King of Calypso because of his highly popular and influential style of Caribbean music. His best musical solos The Banana Boat Song is considered to be his best song so far.

Apart from the Caribbean style of music, he has performed in many different genres including blues, folk, gospel, show tunes, and American standards.

Apart from his musical career, Harry has also done a lot of hit films such as 1957's Island in the Sun, Carmen Jones (1954), and Robert Wise's Odds against Tomorrow (1959).

But Stephen Belafonte and Harry Belafonte are not related to each other in any way possible. Some speculations that proposed that the first adopted his surname from the latter have also been shut false.

This biography has been written referencing several sites including Wikipedia. You can also see other sites like a wiki to know more about him.