Monica Denise Arnold, also popularly known by her mononym Monica, began her professional music career in 1993, aged just 13 years old under Rowdy Records. Following her signing, she released her debut album, “Miss Thang” in 1995. Her album, “The Boy is Mine”, was released in 1998 to both critical and commercial success. The lead single of the same name featured singer Brandy Norwood and went on to boost both singers’ career and earned them global recognition. She is also known for other number 1 hits such as “Angel So Mine” and “The First Night”.
She was born to M.C. Arnold Jr. and Marilyn Best as their only daughter. Her younger brother’s name is Montez. She had two children with her ex-fiancé Rodney Hill. In June 2010, she married Shannon Brown, an NBA player. They divorced in 2019, six years after their daughter Laiyah was born.
“The Boy is Mine” won the 1999 Grammy Award for “Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals”. In 1996, she was named “R&B Artist of the Year” at the Billboard Music Awards.
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Monica is a famous American singer, who was born on October 24, 1980. As a person born on this date, Monica is listed in our database as the 30th most popular celebrity for the day (October 24) and the 121st most popular for the year (1980).
People born on October 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Monica is the 795th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Monica's birthday, Monica is the 6109th most famous American and ranks 83rd in famous people born in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
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