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Maya Jupiter is an Australian-Mexican rapper. She is a former member of the Hip-hop band, Foreign Heights. She is married to Aloe Blacc and she is the mother of two kids.

Relationship Facts of Maya Jupiter

Maya Jupiter is married to Aloe Blacc {Compare Couple}.
She is mother of Two(Mandela).
Maya Jupiter is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Maya Jupiter?

Maya Jupiter is married to Aloe Blacc. Aloe is also a rapper by profession. They exchanged vows in 2010.

Together they have two children, a daughter, and a son. Their first daughter, Mandela was born in 2013, he was named after Nelson Mandela, an African leader.

She was pregnant with her second son in 2015.

Who is Maya Jupiter?

Maya Jupiter is an Australian-Mexican rapper. She is a former member of the Hip-hop band, Foreign Heights.

Last, Feb 22nd, 2019, she appeared in Marrickville, NSW for her show.

Who are the parents of Maya Jupiter?

Maya Jupiter was born Melissa Martinez on the 21st of December 1978 in La Paz, Mexico. Her father is Mexican, and her mother is Turkish.

Her parents moved to Melbourne, Victoria when she was one year. Later, they went to Sydney when she was four years.

She was raised along with her elder sister in Busby, Sydney. Her family environment always inspired her to become a singer.

During primary school, she was the Captain of her school. Also, in her secondary school, she was the Prefect and Sports Captain.

Maya Jupiter- Career

Melissa started her career at the age of 18 as a performer in an R&B club, in Sydney. She adopted her stage name Maya Jupiter, which reflects her Mayan heritage.

maya jupiter and aloe blacc
Caption: Maya Jupiter and aloe Blacc (Source: Pinterest)

Later, in 1988, she learned more about Australian hip hop at Urban Xpressions Festival. During the time, she was highly inspired by the Australian Hip-POP activist, MC Trey.

In 2003, she released her first album, Today under the recording label mother tongue. The track, Mamacita of Today was dedicated to her own mother. Some of her albums along with the year are-

Never Said YesIt Goes On
2010Maya Jupiter
2018Never Said Yes

In 2003, she performed in her first music festival the Bellingen Global Music Festival in association with the Latin band, Son Veneno. She also performed in the music festival including Homebake and Bacardi Festival with the band.

Later, in 2006, she joined the Hip-hop band, Foreign Heights which includes rap artists like MC Trey and DJ Nick Toth.

Together, they released their self-titled debut album in Australia. They also performed in the music festival, Big Day Out.

Media Appearances

Maya first appeared in the movie, Lantana in the role of a dance instructor.

Later, in 2003, she hosted the show, Soul Kitchen for the V channel. Later, in 2004, she hosted the weekly radio music show, Hip Hop Show for the national radio station Triple J’s.

Apart from it, some of her film appearances are-

2017Artist Profile: Maya Jupiter Herself
2009B430(TV series )Presenter
2005Spicks and SpecksHerself

Maya Jupiter’s Awards

-2017, honored with Justice For My Sister Collective

-2017, Tiyya’s Owliya Community Leadership Award

-2018, East LA Community Corporation’s Mujer Guerrera Award

What is Maya Jupiter’s net worth?

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million US. Her earnings as a rapper are in the range of $28k- $143k US.

Apart from it, she also earns through her concert.

Social Media

She has 6k followers on Facebook, 3k on Twitter, and 6.3k on Instagram.

Apart from it, she has 777 subscribers on her YouTube channel,  Maya Jupiter with 34 videos.

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