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Full NameMariah Tresvant
First NameMariah
Last NameTresvant
ProfessionCelebrity Child
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameRalph Tresvant
Father Professionsinger, songwriter, actor, and record producer
Mother NameShelly Jean Tresvant
Gender IdentityFemale
SibilingsNa’quelle Tresvant-Smit, Ralph Jr. and Dakari Tresvant
Date of BirthSeptember 12

Mariah Tresvant is the star kid, famous for her father, Ralph Tresvant, an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer known as the lead singer of the R&B group, New Edition.

Ralph Tresvant’s journey from singing to acting  

He began his singing journey performing at talents show with Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, and Michael Bivins.

When his group was spotted by a local producer and songwriter, Brooke Payne, he named the group as New Edition, and Maurice Starr later signed the group in his independent Streetwise Records Label.

There, his first debut album, ‘Candy Girl,’ was released.

Due to money dispute, New Edition left Starr and started recording with MCA records, from where he got the opportunity to release his self-titled debut in 1950

The album had reached at number 9 on Billboard 200, was certified two-times Platinum by RIAA, and was sold two million copies

Some of his other hit albums were Under ‘The Blue Moon’ and ‘Heart Break.’ 

His singles songs were also used by movies such as ‘Mo’Money’ and ‘The Preacher’s Wife.’

 Apart from singing, he has also acted in movies such as ‘Knight Rider,’ ‘Krush Groove,’ ‘Barbershop Blues’ and ‘Triple Cross.’

Got married to childhood inamorata

The love story of Mariah’s father and mother, Shelly Jean Tresvant, started in their early adolescent days.

The couple knew each other when they were only 11 years of age and was romantically involved since then. 

After dating for 16 years, Ralph finally got married to his childhood inamorata in 1993.

They enjoyed their married life delightfully till 1995, and then afterward, their loving relationship started fading away.

Mariah Tresvant with mother and siblings.
Mariah Tresvant with mother and siblings. Source:

Divorce of parents

Unfortunately, the long relationship of her parents could not be maintained permanently and ended tragically

Only after three years of tying the knot, her parents got divorced in 1996

The reason for their separation was due to the extramarital affairs of her father.

After separation, he lived happily with his new wife, leaving her mother in devastating drug addiction

In 2017, the news came around, which mentioned that Shelly was addicted to crack cocaine and was seen straying off the path.

It was also reported that she has become homeless in Atlanta.

Second wedding with fan

Her father's second wedding was with Amber Serrano, a virtual artist, and visual art design.

She used to be a fan of him and admired New Edition

She started seeing him when she was only 13 years of age as a fan, but later their relationship reached a new level as a couple.

The couple dated for eight years before exchanging their vows and ring.

The marriage was organized in a double wedding ceremony on September 18, 2004, with his New Edition group member Ricky Bell and wife, Amy Correa

They are blessed with a son from their togetherness.

Mariah Tresvant's father, Ralph Tresvant, and stepmother, Amber Serrano.
Mariah Tresvant's father, Ralph Tresvant, and stepmother, Amber Serrano. Source:

Husband is now dating another woman

Ralph's relationship with Amber has also come to an end after 16 years of being husband and wife. 

Amber’s husband is now dating another woman, Monique Debarge.

She was the ex-wife of R&B star EI Debarge and has four children from their togetherness. 

The couple has not yet revealed when they have started dating and been together.

Monique herself has disclosed their relationship in her Instagram account by posting a photo of them with a post depicting that they had embarked on a new relationship from New Year 2020

Net Worth

The net worth of her father and his competitor and friend, Bobby Brown, who he had previously worked in the same group, is:

Net worth- Ralph$ 8Million
Net worth- Bobby$(2-5) Million

Blessed with three siblings

Mariah is blessed with three siblings, two from the same parents and one from the stepmother.

Among that one is sister, Na’quelle Tresvant-Smit, and next brother, Ralph Jr. Similarly, her next half brother is Dakari Tresvant.

The siblings share a good bond and are seen hanging out together. 

Her siblings are also following their father's footsteps and are the singer.

Mariah Tresvant with her siblings and father, Ralph Tresvant.
Mariah Tresvant with her siblings and father, Ralph Tresvant. Source: Instagram

Age and birthday

  1. Her age is under review.
  2. Every September 12, she celebrated her birthday.

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Updated On Sun Mar 20 2022 Published On Tue Oct 20 2020 By shaumya

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