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Melissa Heholt biography


Born on October 10,1987 Melissa Heholt is an event planner of American Origin.  She was a teacher at the starting of her career but after realizing that teaching can’t make anyone rich she decided to switch her work & she became an event planner. She had married to  She Jermaine Lamarr Cole. He is a famous American-German artist with a nickname as J.Cole. Melissa is a businesswoman & executive director of the “Dreamville Foundation” of J’Cole’s.


Melissa Heholt is the eldest of her three sisters. From a young age, she got an environment of doing care of her younger sisters, so she was having a high affection towards children. Hence she became a teacher but this was not her real career as soon after realizing the potential of teaching she decided to leave this profession rather than opening an event management company. She is having a degree in business & also she is graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health administration.


After that much long journey of life in teaching, her decision to do event planning was going to open a new path in her life. At first, she started doing an internship in a lifestyle & marketing agency. After being an intern there for two months she got hired there as a freelancer. After doing a job there for some time she builds her own company ‘Statice Events’ in 2014. According to Melissa “Statice Events” is a play on words of “status” & also a flower with meaning success.

Her company Statice Events is an intimate event-planning company that also covers all the plannings from the selection of venue to event day coordination.


“I have been very involved with this organization as their Executive Director, helping to establish the organization and coordinate its events and programs,” Melissa said in an interview.

Dreamville Foundation was established in October 2011 by J.Cole as he had experienced life in New York. 

Successful rapper J.Cole had grown up his dreams to become a rapper, the singer at a

very early. He wants young people also to grow up the same type of big dreams to touch the high sky. So with aim of upliftment of youngsters of his hometown Fayetteville, North California, he established Dreamville Foundation. 

Melissa Heholt is the executive director of this Foundation.


Very little is known about Melissa Heholt’s childhood and early life. She is an American, oldest of four children, and has spent a considerable part of her life in New Jersey. She attended St. John’s University in Queens, New York, where she met her future husband, BET Hip-hop Award-winning rapper J. Cole. They had an almost decade-long relationship before getting married in 2015. According to reports, they have a daughter together.

Both Heholt and Cole are incredibly private about their personal lives and for a long while, no one besides people who are close to them had any idea about their marriage. There were rumors back in 2014 that the couple had been engaged but there was no confirmation. They married secretly and no entertainment news outlet reported it.

However, on January 18, 2016, during an interview with director Ryan Coogler (‘Creed’ and ‘Black Panther’) for the #MLKNow event, it was revealed that Cole is married to Heholt. Coogler asked Cole how getting married “changed” him, immediately became aware of the blunder, and apologized by stating he had never conducted an interview before. Cole, in his usual calm and collected manner, replied “That was like one thing to not do. But it’s all good… They know now.”

Resources are very limited telling about her early life. According to resources she was born on October 10, 1987. She had attended St. John’s University in Queens, New York.


➡️Makini Regal Design was the fashion company from where she has completed her internship.

➡️She has also been involved in organizing Public speaking programs in New York & North California.

➡️Her favorite actress is Emma Stone, her favorite place in London & favorite color is Black. 

➡️Her net worth is $700,000 in 2018.


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Author & Published Date

Diwakar Tiwari

Date of Publish – January 3, 2020