Melanie Hamrick is an American ballet dancer popular for her relationship with English singer Mick Jagger. Additionally, at a young age, she joined the ‘American Ballet Theatre’ and became a prominent associate there eventually. Before debuting as a ballet choreographer in 2019, the talented dancer performed in several ballets for the theatre. Her ballet piece is a lovely combination of Mick Jagger’s dance and compositions, with whom she shares a special bond. She is the girlfriend of Mick and his son’s mother. She’s been his junior for over 40 years, but the age gap doesn’t seem to get in the way of their relationship.
The news of Melanie’s pregnancy met with a little apprehension from his side since the ‘Rolling Stones’ frontman already had seven kids from his previous relationships. But during the pregnancy, he vowed to be by her side and made legal arrangements to take care of the costs of their unborn child.
Caption: Melanie Hamrick and Mick Jagger
Melanie Hamrick: Early Life, Education, and Family
Hamrick was born to her parents in the year 1987, in Williamsburg, Virginia. Her father, John Hamrick, was the managing director of an engineering firm, while her mother, Anne Hamrick, was a housewife. In 2015, she lost her father. Melanie has two siblings, named Chris Hamrick and Rachel Hamrick, who are younger. Melanie received her first ballet lessons at the ‘Eastern Virginia School of the Performing Arts.’ She moved to Washington, D.C., after gaining some command of the craft. There she attended the ‘University Ballet Academy’ for five years.
Moreover, she polished her skills at ‘Kirov,’ under disciplinary and demanding mentors. Melanie participated in the ‘Youth America Grand Prix’ (YAGP), the largest ballet scholarship competition in the world, at the age of 12. She choreographed a piece for its anniversary celebration twenty years after performing in YAGP’s debut season.
Melanie Hamrick: Career and Achievements
Hamrick started her career as a professional ballet dancer with the summer accelerated programs at the ‘School of American Ballet.’ After serving at the institution for a few years, she joined the ‘American Ballet Theatre’ in September 2003. By joining the ‘corps de ballet’ of the ‘American Ballet Theatre’ in April 2004, Melanie advanced in the industry. At the age of 18, she received her first dance contract, and it was a Balanchine ballet. She has performed in several notable ballet routines for ABT since then. Some of them are ‘Sylvia,” Les Sylphides,” The Sleeping Beauty,” Romeo and Juliet,” The Nutcracker,” Lady of the Camellias,’ and ‘Don Quixote.’ She was also praised for her featured ballet roles, such as ‘From Here On Out,” Everything Doesn’t Happen At Once,” Duets,” Gong,” After You,’ and ‘AfterEffect’ (2015). She played a leading role in ‘Black Elegies.’ At ABT, the real estate mogul Brian Fisher and his interior designer funded all her appearances.
Caption: Hamrick as a dancer
Melanie Hamrick: Personal life and husband
Hamrick previously engaged to classical Cuban dancer, José Manuel Carreño. In addition, in May 2011, José proposed to Melanie. The ballet dancer was fairly open about her relationship and even posted on social media the details of her romantic engagement. The wedding of the couple was scheduled to take place on 15 March 2013, but in 2014, the engagement was finally called off.
After that, Melanie attended the ‘Rolling Stones’ concert in Japan a few months after her breakup. After the concert was done, she went backstage and met the band’s members. It was her first Mick Jagger interaction. They didn’t hit it off immediately, as, at that time, Mick was seeing L’Wren Scott. However, a couple of months after Mick and Melanie met, Scott, committed suicide. The paparazzi spotted him with Melanie on a luxury hotel balcony in Zurich just weeks after the ‘Rolling Stones’ legend lost his girlfriend. Their relationship had already begun by then, according to sources.
On 8 December 2016, Melanie Hamrick gave birth to a child. Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger, their son, is Mick’s eighth child and her first child.
Melanie Hamrick: Net Worth and social media
The dancer has a total net worth of $7 Million US dollars. Her main source of income is her profession as a professional dancer. Similarly, talking about her social media availability, she is available on Instagram as melhamrick.
Melanie Hamrick: Body measurements
The 33-year-old producer is very beautiful to look at. She holds charming facial features, dazzling brown eyes, and has fair skin. Additionally, he stands 1.67 meters tall and weighs around 58 kgs. Besides, her other body measurements are 34-25-35.