Emeline Michel

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Emeline Michel’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Emeline Michel

Place Of Birth

Gonaives, Haiti


55 years old

Birth Date

March 22, 1967

Star Sign


Emeline Michel Facts

Child Star?




Net Worth

$5 million



Chinese Year

Year of the Sheep

About Emeline Michel 

Emeline Michel is a Haitian singer, who was born in Gonaïves and is well-known as 'The Joni Mitchell of Haiti'.

Emeline Michel's songs unite native Haitian rara music with pop, jazz, and samba in modern styles. Emeline Michel is a well-accomplished songwriter, versatile vocalist, dancer, and producer.

Emeline Michel has performed for more than 20 years, including appearances at various venues like Carnegie Hall, The United Nations, and Milan's Teatro Manzoni. Her appearance at Carnegie Hall won many hearts. Emeline Michel began singing with the gospel choir in the church of Gonaïves. After studying at the Detroit Jazz Center, Emeline Michel returned to Haiti, where her music career out bloomed.

Emeline Michel's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Emeline Michel's net worth?

According to available resources, Emeline Michel's net worth is $5 million.

How much does Emeline Michel earn per year?

Emeline Michel's annual earnings are under review.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Emeline Michel?

Emeline Michel's height is unknown.

How old is Emeline Michel?

Emeline Michel is 55 years old as of 2022, as she was born on March 23, 1967.

Childhood And Education

On March 23, 1967, Emeline Michel was born in Gonaïves. As a child, she gave her first performance in her family's church's gospel choir. Emeline Michel was first introduced to Haitian drumming soon. She began taking traditional Haitian dance lessons when she was 12. Before returning to Haiti, Emeline Michel studied at the Detroit Jazz Music Center during her college.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Emeline Michel dating? 

Like most celebrities, Emeline Michel tries to keep her personal and love life private. Emeline Michel is currently single.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 1986, Haiti observed an outburst of creative output, especially in traditional Haitian music. During this time, Emeline Michel was persuaded by artists like Boukman Eksperyans, a Grammy-nominated group that blends voodoo instrumentals with rock n' roll and their style is familiar as roots music or mizik rasin.

MTV introduced Emeline Michel to U.S. audiences as the 'Joni Mitchell of Haiti' after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. As a singer and activist, Michel has performed at the UN and MTV's concert 'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief with Many Rivers To Cross'.

Charity Work

Emeline Michel has used her international acclaim to emphasize social issues such as domestic abuse, poverty, and women's rights abuses. These ideas reflect in her songs such as 'Viejo' and 'Donnie', a song that directly addresses the domestic abuse victims, such as 'Lanmou se lonè, se respè: Love is an honor, respect'. At the United Nations and MTV concert, Michel has performed as a singer and activist 'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief.'

What awards has Emeline Michel won?

Emeline Michel has received numerous awards, including Best Production for Cordes et Ame in 2000, and the Haiti Musique en Folie Award for Best Haitian Album.

In 2017, she has also achieved the Catherine Flon Award.

Other Interesting Emeline Michel Facts And Trivia

  • Emeline Michel is known as the ruling Queen of Haitian Song. She is one of the premier Haitian songwriters and one of the most breathtaking performers and versatile vocalists of her generation.
  •  To gain control of both the artistic and business aspects of her career, Emeline formed her own production company called Cheval De Feu in 1999.
  • Emeline Michel recorded great albums and appeared on concert stages all over the Caribbean, Europe, and North and South America, singing in French and Haitian Creole over the past two decades.

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