Maria Brink is metal singer, pianist and songwriter. She is now frontwoman of band In This Moment.
Maria Brink was born in Schenectady, New York, on December 17, 1977. Maria Diane Brink is her full name. There is no informations about her childhood.
She didn’t revealed much. One of known facts from her childhood is that her father sexually abused Maria when she was child.
First band in which she was a singer is Albany-based band named Pulse. She was singer in this bend when she was 18. When this band broke up she packed up her stuff and went cross country to follow dreams that she had. Just 6 weeks after she and her son settle down in Los Angeles.
Chris and Maria first met on audition that she went to. At first, because she is woman, he did not wanted to audition her. After he heard how good singer she is, he regarded for stereotyping her. So she become member of the band Dying Star, along Jeff and Chris. They recorded song Drifting, which is now known as In This Moment demo. This band also broke up after just two gigs.
In 2005 Maria and Chris Howorth formed alternative metal band called In This Moment. Former crew was: Maria Brink, Chris Howorth, Jeff Fabb, Blake Bunzel and Josh Newell. Now other members of band are: Travis Johanson, Kent Diimmel and Randy Weitzel. At start bend decided to record demos and post them on social network MySpace. Bend was discovered by Rob Nicholson, and he become first manager of the band.
On March 20, 2007, they released first album called Beautiful Tragedy, with singles Prayers and title song Beautiful Tragedy.
This band released second album called The Dream in 2008. This album got positive reviews. After releasing this album, bend was part of tour with Mudvayne, Five Finger Death Punch, Filter and Papa Roach. First tour as headlining band was called A Winter to Remember Tour, with Agraceful, In Fear and Faith and Motionless in White.
Next album was called A Star-Crossed Wasteland and it was announced in February 2010, on Maria’s official site. Album is published on July, 2010. In April 2010, before releasing album, Maria was awarded at the Revolver Golden God awards for the Hottest Chick in Metal.
Band In This Moment released several more albums: Blood in 2012, Rise of the Blood Legion: Greatest Hits (Chapter 1) in 2015 and Ritual in 2017.
There is so little informations about personal life of Maria Brink. Is known that she have son Davion, Maria gave him birth when she was only 15 years old. Name of a father of her son is unknown. She share lot of love with her son, and she is raising him as a single parent.
She doesn’t share much of her personal life, but is known that she was in relationship with Jonathan Miller, and they broke up in 2010.
Full name: Maria Diane Brink
Nick name: Maria
Date of birth: December 18, 1977
Birth place: Schenectady, New York
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: singer, songwriter
Personal Life and Family
Ethnicity: White (Caucasian)
Father name: Unknown
Mother name: Unknown
Sister name: Unknown
Marital status: Not married
Boyfriend name: Unknown (her ex boyfriend is Jonathan Miller)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Children: Davion Smith
Personal Look and Measurements
Height: 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight: 116,8 lbs (53 kg)
Body measurements: Unknown
Bra size: Unknown
Hair Color: Dyed blonde
Eye color: Blue
Waist size: Unknown
Hip size: Unknown
Net Worth and Salary
Net worth: $1 million
Maria Brink is active on social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. She also have her official site.
On Facebook she have around 350K likes on her page. Link is: https://www.facebook.com/mbwonderland/.
On Instagram she have 284K followers. Link is: https://www.instagram.com/mariabrinkofficial/?hl=en.
Her Twitter account have around 110K followers. Link is: https://twitter.com/MariaBrink?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor.
Her official site is: http://www.mariabrinkswonderland.com/.
She also have online store called Maria Brinks Wonderland. Link is: http://mariabrinkswonderland.bigcartel.com/.
Interesting Facts about Maria Brink
Maria’s songs are mostly autobiographic. Song Daddy’s Falling Angel is about period in her life when her father abandoned her and her mother. When she wrote songs He Said Eternity and All For You, she had her son in thoughts. Song Legacy of Odio is dedicated to her best friend’s death.
Maria Diane Brink was born and raised in Schenectady, New York on December 17, 1977. Her childhood was really hard, but she was strong enough to came out of that. When she was only 15 years old, she gave labor to her son Davion Smith. Name of father of her son is unknown.
At 18 years she become member of band Pulse. After that she resides to LA with her son, and in 2005 she was one of creators of band called Dying Star. This band lasted shortly, and they expanded it and rename it to In This Moment.