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Mayte Garcia


Actress, vocalist, dancer, choreographer, and one-time wife from the legendary pop vocalist Prince. She choreographed music movies for Prince, Graham Central Place, and Chaka Khan. At age group eight, she made an appearance as a tummy dancer in an application called That’s Amazing! She was briefly romantically associated with Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe. She wedded Prince in 1996; both fulfilled when Garcia auditioned being a online backup dancer. She choreographed Britney Spears’ “I’m a Slave 4 U” music video.

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Full Name Mayte Garcia
Date Of Birth November 12, 1973
Place Of Birth Fort Rucker, AL
Height 1.67 m
Profession Dancer
Education Wiesbaden American High Schoo
Nationality American
Children Boy Gregory Nelson, Gia Garcia
Parents Janelle "Nelle" Garcia, John Garcia
Siblings Janice Garcia
Music Groups The New Power Generation
Nominations Goodreads Choice Awards Best Memoir & Autobiography
Movies Firehouse Dog, Love Don't Cost a Thing, Dus, Life Is Hot in Cracktown, Q: Secret Agent, El Vacilon, Choices, EGO
TV Shows Hollywood Exes, Across The Hall, Dance Your A... Off
Star Sign Scorpio

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1Possesses a rare ability to balance a katana (samurai sword) on her head. She can be seen doing it in Prince's music video for his song "Seven".
2She taught Britney Spears belly dancing moves for her music video "Slave 4 U" and her memorable live performance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
3Engaged to rocker Tommy Lee. (2002)
4Son, with Prince, born with the rare skull disease Pfeiffer's syndrome, and unable to breathe without a ventilator. The child was taken off life support on 23 October and died. [October 1996]



2 Broke Girls2016TV SeriesDr. Nancy Gonzales
Kingmakers2015TV MovieSylvia Walden
Hollywood Today2014TV Series
The Whole Truth2011TV Series
Army Wives2008-2009TV SeriesJennifer Connor
Life Is Hot in Cracktown2009Murietta (uncredited)
CSI: NY2009TV SeriesAmalia Nelson
Q: Secret Agent2008ShortErica
Glow Ropes: The Rise and Fall of a Bar Mitzvah Emcee2008Party Guest (uncredited)
La Pasion de la Decision2008TV SeriesLola (2008)
Big Shots2007TV SeriesLori Hodge
Firehouse Dog2007Pep Clemente
Psych2007TV SeriesDarcy
TV: The Movie2006Lakin Girl #3 / Cantalope
El vacilón: The Movie2005Flight attendant
Las Vegas2005TV SeriesDesiree
The Closer2005TV SeriesAmelia Pruitt
Nip/Tuck2004TV SeriesRalyn
Love Don't Cost a Thing2003Dancer
The Sacrifice of Victor1995Video as Mayte



Dance Your Ass Off2010TV Series guest judge - 1 episode



Faux Show2015TV MovieHerself
Kris2013TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Tweet Out2013TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Exes2012TV SeriesHerself
The Xtra Factor2010TV SeriesHerself
Dance Your Ass Off2009-2010TV SeriesHerself - Judge / Herself - Guest Judge
Undateable2010TV Mini-Series documentary
The Daily Blend2005TV SeriesHerself
The Drop2005TV SeriesHerself
Across the Hall2004TV SeriesHerself
Vibe1998TV SeriesHerself
28th NAACP Image Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
Today1996TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show1996TV SeriesHerself
3 Chains o' Gold1994VideoHerself (as Mayte)
Prince: The Hits Collection1993Video documentary
The Arsenio Hall Show1993TV SeriesHerself
Gett Off1991VideoHerself (uncredited)

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