Melissa Lingafelt- Wiki, Age, Ethnicity, Husband, Height, Net Worth, Career

Melissa Lingafelt

Melissa Lingafelt is an American model, singer, and beauty pageant winner. Melissa Lingafelt has crowned Miss North Carolina Teen U.S.A. in 2006 and finished first in the Miss Teen U.S.A. pageant. She also goes by the stage name “Jimi Ono” when performing her music.

Quick Facts

Full Name:Melissa Lingafelt
Born Date:December 20, 1989
Age:34 years
Lucky Number:5
Lucky Stone:Turquoise
Lucky Color:Orange
Best Match for Marriage:Leo, Aquarius
Profession:American model, singer, and beauty pageant winner
Country:The U.S.A.
Height:5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
Marital Status:in-relation
Break UpTomas Dew
Net Worth$400k
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorDark Brown
Body Size33-24-34
Birth PlaceCharlotte, North Carolina
EducationHigh Point University
SiblingsTwo (Kyle Lingafelt, Mackenzie Lingafelt)

Melissa Lingafelt Biography

Melissa Lingafelt was born on December 20, 1989, in Charlotte, North Carolina, in the United States. Her current age is 34, and her given name is Melissa Gayle Lingafelt. Her birthplace is the United States of America. Lingafelt is of White ethnicity and was born under the sign of Sagittarius.

Likewise, she was one of three children born into a prosperous family. She was home-schooled and grew up with her siblings, Kyle Lingafelt and Mackenzie Lingafelt. She was even given a full scholarship to “High Point University,” where she planned to major in international business. Furthermore, when she was 16, she moved in with her then-boyfriend, Drake Bell.

Melissa Lingafelt Height, Weight

Melissa Lingafelt is a lovely young lady with a slim build. Lingafelt’s beauty and hourglass figure have won her many fans across the country. She is 5ft. 9inches (1.75m) tall and weighs approximately 54kg (119 lbs).

Her measurements are 33-24-34, with a bra size of 33B, a shoe size of 9 (U.S.), and a dress size of 4 (U.S.). Melissa left abdomen, right armpit, and left hand is all tattooed. Her skin is also fair, and she has dark brown hair and green eyes.

Melissa Lingafelt
Melissa Lingafelt With Her Ex-Boyfriend (Source: Pinterest)


Melissa Lingafelt’s professional career began after she won Miss North Carolina Teen U.S.A. in 2006, where she competed against 50 other girls. She was first recognized as the titleholder when she was a teenager. She then competed in the Miss Teen U.S.A. pageant, where she came in second place to Katie Blair. After receiving the most votes in the pageant, she was crowned “Miss Photogenic.”

She allegedly signed with Robert Black Agency/AZ as a Ford Model and modeled for several magazines and companies after that. She then appeared in Drake Bell’s 2006 video “Drake Bell: I Know” and the 2008 comedy film “College.” Similarly, as she was previously into E.D.M., she also has a singing career, and her song “I’m Alright,” which she co-wrote with RYNX, gained a lot of attention in 2018 as an unstoppable E.D.M. force.

Her songs include “Losing Feeling,” “R.I.P.,” “Baby Goat,” “Too Much,” “No Difference,” “Go Steady,” and “Hopelessly.” Furthermore, she updated her Soundcloud page in July 2020 with her new song, “Pesos.”

Melissa Lingafelt Net Worth

Melissa Lingafelt’s professional modeling career has earned her a comfortable living. Lengafelt also earns money from her numerous television and film appearances. Her net worth is estimated to be around $400,000 as of February 2024.

Melissa Lingafelt Husband, Marriage

Drake Bell was previously married to Melissa Lingafelt. Bell is an American actor and musician best known for his roles on Nickelodeon’s “The Amanda Show” and “Drake & Josh.” They began dating in 2006 when Bell was 20 and Ligafelt was only 16 years old.

Similarly, while they were dating, she competed in the “Miss Teen U.S.A.” beauty pageant in 2006. Before calling it quits in 2009, the couple dated for over two years and even lived together. She made headlines after posting a video on her Tiktok account with over a thousand followers accusing her ex-boyfriend, Drake Bell, of physically and verbally abusing her from 2006 to 2009.

She made a video with the caption, “This is the truth, in my opinion.” I hope that this message reaches young girls and that no one else has to experience what I did. #2020survivor”. Drake, on the other hand, denied all of the allegations and stated that he would not allow the offensive and defamatory allegations to go unchallenged and would take legal action.

In addition, she was once engaged to Tomas Dew. She is currently dating @BetterOffDead, a singer and producer who is always encouraging her on social media.