|Celebrated Name:||Mayte Garcia|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Mayte Jannell Garcia|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Birth Date:||November 12, 1973|
|Birth Place:||Fort Rucker, Alabama|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Prince Rogers Nelson (1996 – 2000)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Gia)|
|Is Mayte Garcia Lesbian?||No|
|Profession:||model and dancer|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
It is a passion that drives us to become the people we end up being in life. Many times, what we initially embrace as our passion and our career-route might not be what will work for us, but once in a while, it might work. For Mayte Jannell Garcia, she is a well-known actress, dancer, and singer. She is an American by birth and has been able to achieve a lot in life. Being in a position of working with famous artists like Britney Spears. This is enough to show how successful and lucky Mayte has been in her career as a singer and a dancer.
Maybe you know about Mayte Garcia very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mayte Garcia’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Mayte Garcia was born on the 12th of November in 1973. She was born in Fort Rucker, Alabama, army base. Although she is an American by birth, her parents John and Janelle (simply known as Nelly) both are of Puerto Rican descent.
Mayte was brought up in both the United States and Germany alongside her sister Janice. Most of her summer holidays were spent with her extended family living in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Garcia attended General H.H. Arnold High School, which is located in Western Germany. She started belly dancing at a very young age. In 1981, she was featured on That’s Incredible at the age of 7 years old for being the youngest professional belly dancer.
At the age of 16 years old, she met Prince in Barcelona after Prince watched a tape of Garcia’s dancing. At the age of 17, she graduated from high school in Germany, and Prince became her legal guardian. Upon moving to Minneapolis, she was helped to settle in her own apartment by Prince and a member of his team.
Prince and Garcia started their sexual relationship when Garcia was just 19 years of age after she was instructed by Prince to get on birth control. They courted for four years and finally got married on 14th February in 1996. They welcomed their first child on 16th October in 1996, but unfortunately, he was suffering from Pfeiffer Syndrome type 2 and needed a ventilator to breathe. Six days after his birth, Amir passed away, which made the two get into depression and denial.
After Amir’s death, Garcia suffered several miscarriages, which affected their relationships, ending into a divorce in 2000. She dated Wade Robson briefly in 2001 before getting into another relationship with drummer Tommy Lee for two years. They got engaged in 2002 but broke the engagement in 2003. There is no information about her current relationship, only that she has an adopted daughter named Gia, whom she adopted in 2013.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 12th November in 1973, Mayte Garcia is 50 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2023. Her height is 1.67 m tall, and her weight is 53 kg.
Garcia’s successful career revolves around Prince. Her mother made a videocassette of her dances and requested some members of Prince’s New Generation dance group to pass it to Prince. Prince loved it and requested to meet with Garcia a few minutes after viewing the video as he was on tour in Germany. The two kept in touch after their meeting, but Garcia couldn’t do much as she was still in school at that time.
After graduating from high school, she joined the NPG dance group at the age of 18. She was hired to be part of his dancer in his Diamonds and Pearls tours. This was the beginning of her successful career as a dancer. Apart from working with Prince, she has also worked with Britney Spears as the choreographer in her belly dancing routines, among others.
As an actress, many of her roles involve dancing. She has appeared in several films, one of them being the Hindi film Dus which was released in 2005, where she was featured as a dancer. Mayte was also featured in Firehouse Dog in 2007.
Awards & Achievements
Although Mayte hasn’t received any awards and nominations as yet, we cannot ignore her success in her career life. Although she is an actress and a model, she has received a lot in her career as a dancer.
Net Worth & Salary of Mayte Garcia in 2023
As of December 2023, Mayte’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million, much of which she has earned through her career as a dancer. Apart from dancing, Mayte is also a successful actress. Apart from several films she has been featured in, she has also appeared in several television series, some of which include; Big Shots in ABC, Army Wives in 2008-2009, and Rizzoli & Isles, among others.
Apart from being a dancer, actress, and model, Garcia is also an author. She released her first book entitled “The Most Beautiful: My Life With Prince. Her book talks much about her personal and professional relationship with Prince.