Famous as a singer, model, and reality television personality, she competed on season two of NBC's The Voice; was featured in advertising campaigns for Noxzema and Kohl's; and appeared on VH1's Rock of Love.
During her childhood, she performed in numerous musical theater and Renaissance Fair productions.
In her teens, she had major intestinal surgery to help alleviate severe ulcerative colitis.
Born and raised in Berrien Springs, Michigan, she is of paternal European ancestry and maternal Afro-Caribbean descent.
The Voice judge Cee Lo Green praised Martin's unique voice and chose her as a member of his team.