Stephen Belafonte
Stephen Belafonte
Celebrated Name: Stephen Belafonte
Real Name/Full Name: Stephen Stansbury
Gender: Male
Age: 49 years old
Birth Date: 18 May 1975
Birth Place: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75m
Weight: 72kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Nancy Carmell

(m. 1997; div. 1999)

Mel B

(m. 2007; div. 2017)

Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes 2 (Madison, Giselle)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Stephen Belafonte Gay?: No
Profession: Film producer, director
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $2 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Stephen Belafonte is a film producer and director who is also famous as the ex-husband of singer and rapper Mel B. As a film producer, he is known for his work in the movies Bad Lieutenant: Port of Calls New Orleans, and M.O.P: Straight from the Projects. In 2017 Mel B filed for a divorce from Stephen accusing her of domestic violence in the ten years they had been married. The court also ordered him to stop circulating the sex tapes on his ex-wife.

Maybe you know about Stephen Belafonte very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Stephen Belafonte’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

The film director was born Stephen Stansbury in Los Angeles, California, on 18 May 1975. Many people have had doubts if he is the son of Harry Belafonte, but the answer is no. His father is called Thomas Stansbury, and his mother is Sherly Stansbury. Stephen officially changed his last name to Belafonte when he was at the University, and he has used it since then.

He has never disclosed any details about his childhood or family background to the public. His educational background is also known much, but we know that he graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 1997 after obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

Personal Life

Belafonte is currently single. He has been married two times and divorced two times. In 1997 he married Nancy Carmell, but after just a few months, they separated, finally divorcing in 1999. He then got married to Melania Brown, who is a singer and a rapper popularly known as Mel B in 2007. Their wedding took place at a private ceremony in Las Vegas.

After almost ten years of being in the marriage, Mel B filed for a divorce in 2016. She accused Belafonte of being abusive. They had a terrible legal battle, and the divorce was finalized in 2017. They have a daughter together named Madison Belafonte, who was born in 2011. Before his marriage to Mel B, Stephen had a daughter with his then-girlfriend, Nicole Conteras.

Belafonte has been accused of violence on several occasions, and one of his accusers was his former girlfriend, who stated that he used to beat her up. In 2010 he was involved in a fight in a club with two men, and one of them was seriously injured.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 18 May 1975, Stephen Belafonte is 49 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.75m tall, and his weight is 72 kg.


Belafonte initially wanted to be an actor, and after completing his studies, he joined the entertainment industry. His first project was as an associate producer in the 2004 movie by the title of Never Die Alone. The year turned out to be a great start as he later got a chance to produce a documentary called Prison Ball.

2005 was the best year of his career because that is when he came to the spotlight after producing the film Thank You for Smoking. The movie was a great hit, and it earned him international recognition. His success led him to co-produce another film the same year by the title of The Crow: Wicked Prayer.

Other notable films that he produced include Pity the Fools, Sister, Mutant, Bad Lieutenant, and many others. When it comes to television series, he has not been left behind, and he was the producer of Mel B: It’s a Scary World, a series by his then-wife Mel B.

Apart from being a producer, he made appearances on the series Dancing with the Star, and X-Factor, together with his wife Mel B. Belafonte, has been the producer of films which has gone ahead to become blockbusters, and that shows that his career is a success.

Awards & Achievements

Stephen has not won an award so far, but he has managed to make a name for himself in the entertainment industry and sustain it as well. He has a very big following on his social media platforms, and that means he has won the hearts of many.

Net Worth & Salary of Stephen Belafonte in 2024

Stephen Belafonte Net Worth
Stephen Belafonte Net Worth

The net worth of Stephen is recorded as $2 million as of May 2024, and it has come from his career as a film producer and director. He lives in a very lavish house and has a luxurious lifestyle. After the divorce from his wife, the court ordered her to pay him $6.5 million in spousal support. Once he gets this settlement, the figures on his value will certainly rise significantly.

Stephen Belafonte has been a film producer since 2004, and he has been very successful. Unlike his love life, where he has experienced little or even no success, his career is headed in the right direction, and that is the top.


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