Mel Metcalfe is known as an American producer and actor. He is known for his performance in Holiday on the Moon (1994), The Art of the Doll Maker (1999), and The Priestess (2007).

Mel is also well-known as an ex-husband of Portia de Rossi and a filmmaker and sound engineer who worked on projects like Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Aladdin, and The Lion King.

Quick Wiki
Full NameMel Metcalfe
Date of BirthN/A
Birth PlaceUnited States of America
ProfessionProducer, Actor, Sound Engineering
SpousePortia de Rossi (1996-1999)
Renee Kappos
Weight75 kg
Height6 feet 1 inches
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Net Worth$2 million


Mel Metcalfe has not provided information regarding his birthdate and birthplace to date. He also has not given any information about his family background and also educational background.

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How did Mel start his Career?

Mel Metcalfe started his career in 1981 in the sound department while working on “Fear No Evil” by Embassy Pictures. Mel has also worked as a re-recording mixer, followed by working on “Isabel’s Choice” in 1982.

He is also a part of the sound department for five episodes of “The Winds of War,” which follows the story of the trails of the Henry and Jastrow families during the early years of World War II.

In 1984, Metcalfe also worked as the re-recording mixer for “A Streetcar Named Desire,” playing Ann-Margret, Treat Williams, and Beverly D’Angelo. Later on, he has a re-recording mixer for “Silent Night, Deadly Night,” “The Rating Game,” and “Space,” a mini TV series.

Mel well-known worked in the 90s is “Pretty Woman” with Julia Robert and Richard Gere, which gathered substantial positive feedback from critics, cinematography, and the viewers. The story has based on a man who hires an escort for some social events, only to fall in love with her.

He also has worked on Aladdin as a re-recording mixer for “Hocus Pocus.” His recent work involves 101 Dalmatians 2: Patch’s London Adventure, Mulan 2: The Final War, The Princess, The Frog, and The Makeover, published in 2010. Mel’s hard work and dedication towards his passion and work got the media’s attention.

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Awards and Nomination

Mel Metcalfe has been nominated for three Oscar awards for his dedication to the movie like “Beauty and the Beast,”  “Aladdin, and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. He has also gathered a Primetime Emmy Award for “The Jesse Owens Story” in Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Limited Sequence or a Special in 1987.


Who is Metcalfe married to?

Mel Metcalfe is a happily married person. Previously, Mel has tied a knot with Portia de Rossi in 1996, but their marriage did not run and ended with divorce in 1999. Mel and Portia first met in 1996. Later on, they fell for each other and then tied a knot after few years.

After that, he started dating Renee Kappos, who has already hooked up with Portia’s brother Michael Rogers. Mel has later married his longtime partner, Renee, and moved to the same complex where Mel and Portia lived.

Renee and Mel have an issue regarding their marriage and ended their relationship due to some sexuality. Later on, Renee dated Francesca Gregorini, and Portia de Rossi is dating Ellen DeGeneres, host and comedian.

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Rumor and Controversies

There is a rumor about Portis’s homosexuality. One of the reasons for divorce was Portis’s sexuality. Portis was a constricted lesbian who has afraid to admit it. In 2010, she confessed that she was scared to expose as a lesbian during the interview. And, another reason for Mel and Portis’s divorce was an affair with Portia’s sister-in-law.

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Mel Metcalfe and Jesse Metcalfe

Mel Metcalfe is frequently confused with Jesse Metcalfe. Jesse Metcalfe is an American actor known for the role in the movie Desperate Housewives. There is confusion between Mel and Jesse due to their similar names.


Social Media

Mel Metcalfe is not engaged in social media account. Being a public figure also, he mostly keeps his professional and personal life secret on some topics.

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Net Worth

Mel Metcalfe is a well-known sound engineer. With hard work and passion, he has achieved such an outstanding achievement. Mel’s appropriate net worth is around $2 million. His average salary is about $55,152 per year as his average salary.



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