Melvin Edmonds Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Melvin Edmonds

Biography / Wiki

Melvin Edmonds was a famous American Singer, musician, and songwriter. Melvin was born on 2nd November in Indiana, USA. He founded the music group “After 7” in 1987 with his brother Kevon Edmonds and Keith Mitchell. After 7 became popular and rose to fame in the 1990s with hits like “Can’t Stop,” “Ready or Not” and “Heat of the Moment.”

to their name. In 1988, the group signed with Virgin Records, and its self-titled album was platinum-certified. Melvin Edmonds is deemed one of the best R&B vocalists of the ’90s and his latest album “Timeless” released in 2016 was still loved by his fans. Melvin was facing frequent health issues in recent years and also had a stroke in 2011.

He passed away on 18th May 2019. His son, also named Melvin confirmed his death to the news. After 7 co-founder Keith Mitchell also posted on the group’s Facebook page confirming the sad news.

The cause of his death was not revealed but was known to be followed by a short illness. Melvin will always be remembered as the voice of the 90s and his latest album resonated with his work as his music and voice will always and truly be ‘Timeless’.

Height / Weight / Age

Apart from being a fantastic singer, Melvin was also good looking. He stood 5’10 tall and rocked the stage with his performance and his dashing looks. He wore a shoe size 9 and his body measurements were 41-32-34. Melvin also looked good in 2016 after his comeback to After 7 for their album Timeless. He left the world in 2019 at the age of 65.

Net Worth

Following a successful music career, Melvin Edmonds’ net worth is estimated to be $1.2 Million. With his hit music, he earned pretty well and was receiving Royalties for his creations. Along with his salary income, which is known to be between $20K-25, he kept earning with his concerts and public performances over the years.

Education / Family

Melvin completed his education at North Central High School before pursuing his career in Music. He used to sing songs with Keith Mitchell on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University, where they were the members of the IU Soul Revue.

He belongs to a musical family and his brother Kenny Edmonds won 11 Grammy awards. His father Marvin Sr. died in 1972 and his mother passed away in 2012. One of his brothers Melvin Jr. also died in 2011.


Melvin Edmonds

Nickname Melvin
Birth Place Indiana, USA
Date Of Birth November 2, 1953
Date of Death 18th May 2019
Age 65
Height In Centimetres – 178 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5’10”

Weight In Kilograms – 68 Kgs
In Pounds – 150 pounds
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Profession Singer, Musician, and Songwriter
Sexual Orientation Straight
School North Central High School
College Indiana University College
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Indiana, USA
Fathers Name Marvin Edmonds Sr.
Mothers Name Barbara Edmonds


Melvin Edmonds with his family
Melvin Edmonds with his family
Brothers Marvin Jr., Michael, Kevon, Kenny, and Derek Edmonds
Sister No

Career / Fashion And Style

Melvin had a successful music career. His music group After 7 landed three singles in the Top 20 of Billboard magazine’s Hot 100 chart in the early 1990s”Ready or Not”: “Can’t Stop,” and “Heat of the Moment. In the Top 10 of Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart list, a 2016 comeback album, “Timeless,” sent three songs, “Runnin ‘Out,” “I Want You” and “Let Me Know” into the Top 10. Before signing with Virgin Records, Melvin worked at Chrysler Corp. in Indianapolis.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Girlfriend Not known
Marital Status Married
Wife Not known
Children Son – Melvin, Chris, Jason Edmonds

Daughter – Courtney

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Melvin Edmonds’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Hugh Jackman
Favorite Actress Emma Watson
Favorite Colour Black
Favorite Holiday Destinations North Carolina
Favorite Food Italian
Favorite Things To Do Travel and Watch movies

Melvin Edmonds

Some Interesting Facts About Melvin Edmonds

  • After 7 won an NAACP Image Award for best new male artist or group in the year 1990 and their single “Can’t Stop.” earned them a nomination for a Grammy the same year in the category of Best R&B Performance by a duo or group.
  • After the release of the group’s third album, “Reflections,” in 1995, Melvin exited the line-up of After 7.
  • His son Jason joined Kevon Edmonds and Mitchell in After 7 and after Kevon’s solo debut, 1999’s “24/7.” the group re-emerged as a touring entity.
  • Melvin was brought back into the group for their album “Timeless” in 2016 and for the first time, the group became a quartet.
  • He is the Ex-brother-in-law of Tracey E. Edmonds.
  • Melvin’s brother Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds has won 11 Grammy awards.
  • The Edmonds has been described as Indiana’s most prominent music family, since the Jackson 5.
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