- Date of Birth:
- November 12, 1973
- 5' 4"
- Fort Rucker
Mayte Garcia (born Mayte Jannell García in Fort Rucker, AL on November 12, 1973) is an American belly dancer, actress, singer, choreographer and former wife of Prince. She choreographed the belly dancing routines for Britney Spears‘ 2001 music video “I’m a Slave 4 U” and her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards. García has guest starred on various television series, such as Psych, The Closer, Las Vegas, Nip/Tuck, and Keeping Up with the Kardashians. In 2009, she was a judge on the first season of Oxygen’s Dance Your Ass Off. On June 25, 2012, she began appearing as a principal cast member on VH1’s reality show Hollywood Exes.
Best Known For:
Mayte Garcia is best known for being the former wife of pop star Prince.
Mayte Garcia and Prince announced their divorce in 1998. On their third wedding anniversary, the marriage was annulled. They formally divorced in June 2000. She had a son with Prince, Boy Gregory (born October 16, 1996), who was born with Pfeiffer syndrome and died a week after birth. After leaving Prince, Garcia had a relationship with Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee from 2000 until 2002. Currently she lives in Los Angeles with her adopted daughter Gia.