Melissa Smith born June 4, , better known by her stage name Melissa Molinaro , is a Canadian-American pop singer, actress, dancer, choreographer, and model.
She has recently co-starred in Dolph Lundgren 's action film, Command Performance , and had a major role in Honey 2. She adopted her mother's maiden name Molinaro as her professional name in She is married to Bryan Kowalski and had a daughter with him called London Rose.
She began figure skating at the age of 3, gymnastics at age 5 and soon began attending Deborah's Stage Dance Door Performing Arts Academy. She was cast as the lead in on-stage productions like " Cinderella ", " Beauty and the Beast ", and " Cabaret ".
At the age of 18, Melissa auditioned for the girl pop group "Goddess", and became its lead singer. She was signed to a production deal with Interscope Records , and made her first recording demo. While Goddess never achieved greatness, Melissa continued to work consistently as an actor, dancer and model, appearing in several films, television shows, music videos and commercials.
She made the final eleven girls but when it came to the finale of the show, Melissa was cut. She won many challenges and was eliminated in episode seven, the episode just before the finale. She recorded her debut solo single "I Believed" with producer Rex Rideout, which was released independently with Records in on iTunes. Her music video to "I Believed" has collectively received nearly one million views on YouTube. Molinaro landed a lead role in an action movie starring and directed by Dolph Lundgren , Command Performance in which she plays Venus, a massive music star who becomes a hostage after a Moscow charity concert turns bloody.
News for Molinaro's purported resemblance to Kim Kardashian in the shoot. Molinaro also released her single "Dance Floor" on February 25, and the music video has over 2 million views on YouTube and features choreography by JaQuel Knight.
Her debut album is expected to be released in and features collaborations with multiple producers and songwriters. She guest starred as Nadine in the season finale of Second Generation Wayans. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Melissa Molinaro. Whitby , Canada. Bryan Kowalski m. February 24, Retrieved May 5, — via YouTube.
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