Who is Melika Payne?
Melika Payne is widely known for being the mother of Landon Brown and also as the wife of Carl Anthony Payne II. Now, Landon Brown is a widely known American film and television series actor known for making appearances in several blockbuster films, including “The Nightmare Pill (2018), Bobby Brown: Every Little Step (2022), and PostScript (2011).
Also, Carl Anthony Payne II is a popular American film and television series actor known for his aged-long contributions to the American film industry. He played the role of one of the main characters, Carl, along with other main characters, Jimmy Cox, Beth Cox, and Pam Gibson, on the sitcom show, “Rock Me Baby (TV series).” Rock Me Baby (TV series) is a sitcom show set in Denver, Colorado, under the production companies Flame Television and Warner Bros, producing twenty-two episodes between September 16, 2003, and May 25, 2004.
Carl is also known for playing Cole Brown on the FOX sitcom “Martin,” Curtis on the sitcom “George Lopez (2002–2003),” Myles Wilson on Tyler Perry’s “Young Dylan,” and Walter’ Cockroach’ Bradley on the NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show.”
On that premise, I will write about Melika Payne and other interesting facts you probably didn’t know about her. Before I continue, let’s take a look at her profile.
|Full name||Melika Michem Williams|
|Date of birth||April 10, 1969|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Age||54 years old|
|Known as||Carl Anthony Payne II’s wife|
|Husband||Carl Anthony Payne II|
|Son||Landon Brown, Malek Payne, Carl Anthony Payne III|
Melika Payne Biography
Melika Payne was born Melika Michem Williams on April 10, 1969, into the family of Mrs. Beverly, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America. She is 54 years old and known as Melika Williams or Melika Williams Payne. Her zodiac sign is Aries. As a Western United States and California state native, Melika holds American citizenship by birth and has an ancestry traced back to Africa – classified under the Afro-American ethnic group.
Melika Michem Williams has a black skin color, black kinky hair, and a pair of aesthetic black eyes. And although information about her early childhood and educational background is unknown, reports say that she spent her formative years in Los Angeles. She had her elementary and High School in undisclosed schools in California State.
Melika Payne and Bobby Brown were romantically hitched to each other between 1984 and 1987. While their short-lived romantic relationship lasted, the lovers had one child, Landon Brown (37 years), born on June 22, 1986, less than two years into their relationship, when Melika and Bobby were seventeen years old. After Bobby divorced Melika, Melika married Carl Payne, with whom she has two children – Malek Payne and Carl Anthony Payne III.
Other family members related to Melika Michem Williams are Angie Feisty Williams, who reports say is the CEO and owner of Feisty Boutique, Traci Williams, who is said to be an employee at Qalayah Creation, and Ea Williams.
Melika Payne Family
Melika Williams Payne and Carl Payne started dating soon after Melika Payne and her lover, Bobby Brown, parted ways. In December 1992, they got married in a wedding ceremony held in the United States, and they have been married for more than three decades and counting. Although their marriage has witnessed different issues, the lovers are still married and have two children, Malek Payne and Carl Anthony Payne III.
Regarding marital issues, Melika Payne filed for divorce from Carl Anthony Payne II at the Los Angeles County Superior Court in 2012 over marital problems she termed “irreconcilable differences.” Then, she requested sole physical custody of their two children, Carl Anthony Payne Jr., and Malek Payne.
However, she withdrew the petition, reconciled with Carl, and continued her marriage. Carl adopted Melika Payne’s son from her previous relationship, Landon Brown after their marriage was officiated. Landon was about five years old at the time and would start referring to Anthony Payne as his “other dad” from six because he played the role of his father to an extent.
Although a report published by an online News platform around the time Melika had filed for divorce from Carl Payne purported that Carl Payne was disappointed at Landon Brown at some point, we could not confirm the claim’s authenticity. Speaking more about the report, it says in part;
“… he’s left disappointed because Landon threw away the teachings he passed on, just to act like Bobby Brown.”A report that Alleged Carl Payne’s disappointment at his stepson, Landon Brown, says in part.
Carl Payne was born Carl Anthony Payne II on May 24, 1969, in the United States of America, in Trenton, New Jersey. He is 54 years old and has Gemini as his zodiac sign. He grew up in Trenton, New Jersey, and Clinton, South Carolina, and holds American citizenship by birth. He obtained his university degree from the prestigious Howard University and his high school diploma from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York. Notably, Melika Payne’s husband, Carl, also studied acting at an off-Broadway repertory theatre company known as “the First All Children’s Theater.”
In 1985 at the young age of sixteen, he started a career in the entertainment industry. He made his debut film and television series appearance with the 1985 film, “The Last Dragon,” where he played the role of Kid in Pizza Shop. Some of his recent movies are the 2020 film “Insecure” in the Episode: “Lowkey Feelin’ Myself,” the 2020 (still airing) TV series “Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan” where he plays the role of the main cast, Myles Wilson, and the 2022 film, “Kid’s Crew” as the recurring character, Sandman. He also played the role of an FBI agent, who would later become an FCC field agent, on “The Rickey Smiley Show.”
Melika Payne’s Son, Landon Brown
Melika Payne’s famous son, Landon Brown, was born on June 22, 1986, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States of America. He is 37 years old and has Cancer as his astrological sign. Landon was raised by his mother, Melika Payne, his father, Bobby Brown, and his stepfather, Carl Payne.
Other family members related to him are his paternal uncle, Tommy Brown, and paternal grandparents, Herbert Brown and Carole Brown. Landon Brown is a film and television series actor, singer, and assistant director. He stands five feet six inches tall and weighs 62 kilograms.
On Instagram under the username @la-inspire and on Snapchat @Barisford, Landon has been a contributing part of the American film industry. He has been in the industry for over a decade and a half and has appeared in over thirty movies. These are some of his movies,
- The Nightmare Pill (2018)
- Bobby Brown: Every Little Step (2022)
- The Nightmare Pill (2018)
- Being Bobby Brown (TV series 2005)
- Rock The Cradle (2008)
- The Tyra Banks Show (2006)
- Post Script (2011)
Remarkably, Melika Michem Williams does not care for fame as much as her ex-boyfriend, Bobby Brown, husband, Carl Payne, and son, Landon Brown, do. Since she rose to the spotlight because of her affiliation with famous people, she has stayed away from the media. She needs to have a known career portfolio and cares about keeping an online presence. Nonetheless, a report confirms that she worked as a regional sales associate at Health Net for nearly two decades.
She is on Facebook under the name Melika Payne, where she is almost non-active. She made her last post on July 2, 2019, and has not posted anything else since then. Otherwise, her son, Landon, confirms that she is on Instagram under the name MPagne and username @mmwill10 by tagging her on one of his posts. And although she has made twelve posts, Melika’s account is private. She is following 32 accounts and has only 41 followers.
She currently resides in Northridge, California, in the United States of America. And according to sources, she started riding the bike around her residential home and working out following her realization that keeping fit is an excellent way to live a longer and healthier life. Meanwhile, her son Landon Brown had also promised to take good care of her when she gets older, as he’s been doing even as of January 2023. In one of his interviews, Landon revealed this and promised to get her a handsome butler when she grows old.
In one of his Instagram posts on his account @la-inspire, with 12.2k thousand followers, 161 posts, and 522 followings, Landon Brown appreciated his mom in a post with the caption;
“I’m so thankful for who you are as a person, and with that, I could be in California right now to give you the biggest hug or whatever I needed to so that you could understand how endless my love for you is.”
On an Instagram post, Landon Brown appreciates his mom, Melika Michem Williams.
Looking more at his Instagram page and posts, we could not be more right to say that Landon loves his mom so much. In another post he made on May 8, 2022, Landon says that his “mom will kick your mom’s ass,” and he was talking about this as a fact and meant every bit of it. He does TikTok and short videos with his mom as well.
Melika Payne ex-Boyfriend
Melika Williams Payne was previously in a romantic relationship with Bobby Brown. Bobby Brown, born Robert Barisford Brown on February 5, 1969 (54 years old), in Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States, got hitched to Melika Payne in 1984. Bobby Brown is a widely celebrated name in the American music industry, especially in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He is an R&B singer, dancer, and songwriter best known for being one of the pioneers of a fusion of hip hop and R&B, otherwise known as “new jack swing.” In other news, he started his career in the then-popular R&B and pop group “New Edition,” a group of which he was a member from its inception in 1978 until December 1985, when he left.
The already father of seven children, Bobby Brown, got hitched to Kim Ward after he and Melika Payne went their separate ways. He had a daughter La’Princia Brown (born in 1989; 34 years old), and a son Bobby Brown Jr. (born in 1991; 32 years old). After Kim Ward, Melika Payne’s one-time boyfriend, Bobby Brown, got married to Whitney Houston, whom he was married to between 1992 and 2007. The couple had a daughter, Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown (American singer and reality television star), on March 4, 1993 ( Livingston, New Jersey, United States), who would later die from Lobar pneumonia on July 26, 2015, in Duluth, Georgia, United States. She (Bobbi Kristina Brown) was said to have been found unconscious in a bath in her residential home and was in a coma for months — she died six months later.
After Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown separated and Whitney took custody of Bobbi, Bobby got married to Alicia Etheredge in 2012, with whom he is still married. The couple has three two daughters, Bodhi Brown (born in 2015; 8 years old) and Hendrix Brown (born in 2016; 7 years old). Bobby Brown Jr. was found dead in his apartment in November 2020 — he was 28 years old at the time of his death.
Melika Payne Net worth
Melika Payne does not have an estimated net worth, but a report would purport that she has an estimated net worth of about $1 million. However, her husband, Carl Payne, has an estimated net worth of about $1 million. Her ex-boyfriend, Bobby Brown, has a net worth of about $2 million, whereas her famous son, Landon Brown, has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.
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