Victoria Monet - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 2, 2022

Victoria Monet
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Best Known For: Monopoly (song)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $800K

Personal Details

Born on : May 1, 1989 (age 34)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Victoria Monét McCants
Birth Place: Georgia, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: L'Tanya Chestang-Cubit
Siblings: N/A
High School: Performing arts high school
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (African-American, French)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: John Gaines
Children: 1

Hazel Moné
t Gaines (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.62 meter (5 feet 4 inch)
Weight: 46 kg (101.41 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 6.5 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Victoria Monet?

Victoria Monet is a singer and songwriter by profession and American by nationality. She has written songs for Ariana Grande, Nas, T.I., Lupe Fiasco, Chrisette Michele, Coco Jones, Diddy Dirty Money, Janelle Monáe, and Jasmine V. Monet is also known for Ariana Grande collaborated song Monopoly.

Victoria Monet – Age, Parents, Siblings

Victoria Monet’s birth took place on May 1, 1989, in Georgia, United States. She was born as Victoria Monét McCants to an African American mother named  L'Tanya Chestang-Cubit and a French father whose identity has not been revealed. She also has a sibling- a half-brother named Michael Cubit, Jr.

As her parents separated when she was young, her mother made the hard decision to leave her with her grandmother. Monet’s mother worked three jobs to afford an education.

Source: Twitter (young Victoria Monet with her mother and grandmother)

Education, Ethnicity

Growing up, she was fascinated with performing arts and soon she took an interest in singing and dancing. She sang in the youth choir at her church while also performing in a city dance team. She studied at the local performing arts high school.

Her ethnicity includes French and African-American.

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Victoria Monet – Boyfriend, Children, Sexuality, Husband

In November 2018, Victoria Monet came out as bisexual via Twitter. She was in a relationship with songwriter and producer Tommy Brown. She was in a relationship with her boyfriend for six years, which later ended in a breakup.

She is currently in a relationship with her boyfriend John “Push” Gaines who is a professional speaker, author, leadership consultant, and mentorship expert. She announced her pregnancy in December 2020 and gave birth to daughter Hazel Monét Gaines born on February 21, 2021. 

Victoria Monet is yet to marry and take a husband.

Source: Instagram (Victoria Monet, John “Push” Gaines with daughter HAzel - posted March 2022)

Victoria Monet – Career

Before fame

While at the local performing arts high school Victoria Monet taught at two different dance studios, rehearsed with the local dance group Boogie Monstarz and worked at a local bank. Soon, she developed a new passion for poetry while educating herself on the production world.

She began her professional career in 2008. She had added Rodney Jerkins (aka Darkchild) on Myspace who later invited her to audition for a new girl group he was forming, Purple Reign in Los Angeles. A year later, the group landed a record deal with Motown but was eventually dropped by the label.

Source: Billboard (Victoria Monet)

Worked in

Eventually, in 2014, her songs were sold to artists like Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Ariana Grande, Nas, T.I., B.o.B, Chrisette Michele, Mario, and Diddy Dirty Money, among others. Already an established songwriter, she was offered a record deal by Craig Kallman, CEO of Atlantic Records.

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On October 30, 2014, Monet’s debut EP Nightmares & Lullabies: Act 1 was released. This was followed by the release of the follow-up EP Nightmares & Lullabies – Act 2 on June 17, 2015.

In 2016, along with JoJo, she was the opening act for Fifth Harmony on The 7/27 Tour. In 2016, she released the singles Do You Like It and Better Days with Ariana Grande. The same year, Victoria Monet served as an opening act along with Little Mix on the Dangerous Woman Tour. 

On February 23, 2018, she released her third EP Life After Love, Pt. 1 followed by EP Life After Love, Pt. 2 on September 28, 2018. She again collaborated with Ariana Grande on the 2019 song Monopoly.

Worked with

Victoria Monet has worked with Camila Cabello, Ally Brooke, Normani, and Lauren Jauregui.

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Source: Teen Vogue (Victoria Monet, Ariana Grande)

Victoria Monet – Net Worth, Salary

Victoria Monet’s net worth is estimated to be around $800,000 while her salary has not been estimated. 

Victoria Monet – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On Social media, she is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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