A&E’s docuseries Bobby Brown: Every Little Step featured the daily life of the Brown family and among other members, Bobby’s son Landon Brown was getting a little more attention from the viewers. Naturally, they then wanted to learn everything about him; especially about his mother, Melika.
So, who is Melika Payne? Get to know her age, job, and more as this article proceeds.
Meet Landon Brown Mother, Melika Payne
Melika Payne will kick any other mom’s ass! Well, at least this was what Landon Brown said.
According to him, his mother Melika was his best friend, his teacher, his drill sergeant, and his champion. He loves her more than anything in this world and in everything he does, he does it for her.
“I’m so thankful for who you are as a person, and wish 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,” Landon dedicated an IG post to her.
Also, Landon added that he would always make sure to take good care of her when she grows old and get her a handsome butler.
Guess, Melika has nothing to worry about. Having a son like Landon is more than a mom could ever wish for.
Melika Payne And Bobby Brown’s Relationship
Melika Payne and Bobby Brown officially started dating in 1984. The duo then welcomed their son Landon Brown on Jun 22, 1986. Sadly, the pair couldn’t see eye to eye on many things and soon went their separate ways after 3 years of togetherness in 1987.
Landon was 2 at the time.
But even though they were never married, the two seem to have parted ways on amicable terms. They remained friends later and went on to co-parent their child.
According to Melika, Bobby was always a present and devoted dad.
After their split, Bobby then went on to marry the late singer Whitney Houston in 1992. The duo then welcomed a daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, and divorced in 2007.
In 2012, Bobby then found love again with the American producer Alicia Etheredge and married her.
Together, Bobby and Alicia share three kids — Cassius, Bodhi, and Hendrix.
Besides Whitney and Alicia, Bobby has also dated a handful of A-listers including Janet Jackson, Karinne Steffans, Kimberly “Kim” Ward, Madonna, and Karyn White.
Melika Payne Husband Now
According to “new.amomama.com,” Melika Payne is now (as of 2022) married to her husband Carl Payne Jr. The two share 2 handsome grown-up sons, and lives happily together in their Northridge, CA home.
However, life hasn’t always been for this husband-wife. Melika and Carl got married back in 1992. After sharing 2 decades of togetherness the duo then called it quits in 2012, with Melika filing for divorce in 2014 in LA County Superior Court citing irreconcilable differences as the reason.
At the time, the duo share only one son, of whom Melika demanded sole physical custody and joint legal.
Fortunately for Carl, Melika reconsidered and withdrew the divorce petition soon after. The couple then worked hard on their married hard and now, they are close to their 30th wedding anniversary celebration.
Taking a little about Melika’s husband, Carl Payne Jr is an actor who followed in his dad’s footsteps and even co-starred with him in the 2017 film, Misguided Behavior. Besides that, Carl has appeared as “Myles Wilson” in Young Dylan (2022), “Councilman Davis” in 5th Ward (2020), “Todd” in Last Call (2019), “Reggie Baker” in Step Up: High Water (2019), “Luke Winters” in One Love (2014) and many more.
Is Melika Payne On Instagram?
Yes, find her on Instagram @mmwill10.
Also, here’s her Facebook @melika.payne.
Melika Payne Age
Melika Payne was born on April 10, 1969. That made her 53 years of age in 2022.
She is only 2 months younger than Bobby Brown.
Trivia: With aging, Melika understands the value of exercise. So, she often gets on her bike for cardio and rides around the town. And for this, Landon is very proud of her.
Melika Payne Job
Unlike most of the stars Bobby has dated, Melika Payne’s job lies far from the entertainment industry. She was a regional sales associate who worked at Health Net for almost 19 years.
How Much Is Melika Payne Net Worth?
Melika Payne garnered a net worth of under $1 million by 2022.
Likewise, her husband Carl and her ex-boyfriend Bobby, then, flaunted $1 million and $2 million net worth respectively.
Where Is Melika Payne From?
Melika hails from Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
But as of 2022, she resided n Northridge, CA.
What Is Melika Payne Maiden Name?
Melika’s maiden name is “Williams.”
Her full name is Melika Michem Williams.
Some of her known family members are Ea Williams, Angie Feisty Williams (owner of Feisty Boutique), and Traci Williams (a Qalayah Creation employee).
Does Melika Payne Appear On A&E’s Every Little Step?
No, Melika doesn’t appear on A&E’s docuseries Bobby Brown: Every Little Step.