Michelle was born in London, England, and spent her childhood in Barbados, West Indies, and Muskegon, Michigan. She spent 15 years in advertising at Burrell Communications, the largest minority-owned advertising agency in America. She has appeared in numerous African movies, and is a recording artist and best-selling author of over 40 books. She is happily single, and is the joyous “mommy” of three Shih Tzu’s; Matisse, Micah, and Laila. Michelle resides in Ghana, West Africa.