Birth Name: Melanie Adele Martinez
Place of Birth: Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 28, 1995
Ethnicity: Dominican Republic, Puerto Rican
Melanie Martinez is an American singer, songwriter, actress, director, photographer, and screenwriter. She appeared on the third season of the show The Voice.
Melanie is the daughter of Mery and Jose Martinez. She was raised on Baldwin, Long Island. Melanie has said, “I’m Puerto Rican and Dominican but I don’t speak fluent Spanish.” A picture of Melanie with her parents and brother can be seen here.
Melanie’s maternal grandfather was named Juan Vargas.
One of Melanie’s grandmothers was named Lydia Rivera.