Melissa Knowles Bio, Age, Height, CNN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Melissa Knowles Bio, Wiki

Melissa Knowles is an American journalist working for CNN serving the station as a reporter and anchor. She has been working with this station since  2014. 

Melissa Knowles Age

Knowles is 40 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 23, 1982, in Houston, Texas, United States.

Melissa Knowles Height

Knowles stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Melissa Knowles Education

Knowles took a keen interest in journalism during her undergraduate studies at Southern Methodist University. She was a staff writer for The Daily Campus, the student-driven campus newspaper, and is one of the founding members of the daily TV news program, “The Daily Update” which airs on SMU-TV. In 2004, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from SMU at the Meadows School of the Arts.

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Melissa Knowles Career

Knowles works as a reporter at CNN. She is a reporter for “Morning Express with Robin Meade” on HLN, based in Atlanta. She worked at Yahoo!, where she hosted Super Bowl XLVII and “Trending Now,” The Summer Olympic Games in London.

Before, she worked as a reporter for BET News and reported on the presidential inauguration in 2013. Prior to she worked at Fox Sports reporting for the Detroit Pistons as an anchor/sideline reporter. In the past five years, she could also be seen on the sidelines reporting on many college footballs, basketball, and lacrosse games on the ESPN family of networks.

Mere months after graduating from SMU, she obtained her big break in TV but she almost followed in her parent’s footsteps to attend law school. She worked as an anchor for Channel One News, the educational network that airs in schools all across the U.S. Knowles is a die-hard sports fan, an avid reader, and would suit up for the Cowboys at free safety if they’d let her. Presently lives in Atlanta, Knowles practices yoga and Pilates, and enjoys cooking in her spare time.

Melissa Knowles CNN

Knowles works at CNN where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Don Lemon
  2. Abby Phillip
  3. Bianca Nobilo
  4. Robin Meade
  5. Victor Blackwell
  6. Christiane Amanpour
  7. Becky Anderson
  8. Jim Acosta
  9. Dana Bash
  10. Guillermo Arduino

Melissa Knowles’s Net Worth

In Knowles’s career as an anchor and reporter, she has accumulated a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Melissa Knowles Salary

She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Melissa Knowles Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Knowles is the daughter of Lonnie R. Knowles and an American mother. Her father is a criminal defense attorney in Houston, Texas. She has six siblings, Three brothers, and three sisters. Her sisters are; Tiyane Q, Ayanna Knowles, and Marisa K. Knowles and her brothers are; Brian Knowles, Mike Knowles, and Malcolm L. Knowles. They call themselves the Magnificent Seven. Her sister, Tiyane Q. is a lawyer and a registered yoga teacher. She lives in Plano, Texas. She also graduated in 2011 from Saint Louis University School of Law. Ayanna Knowles is working at Me, Myself & I Company and she lives in Houston, Texas.

Melissa Knowles Husband/ Spouse

Knowles married Scott Bernstein on November 11, 2017. Her husband is from Atlanta, Georgia the same place where they currently reside. The couple had a surprise wedding. On September 11, 2017, Melissa and her husband invited her friends and family to what seemed like some sort of a party only for it to turn up to be a wedding party.

Melissa Knowles Kids

Knowles and Bernstein welcomed a son, Beckham Henry Bernstein, on 10 September 2018. The family currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

Melissa Knowles related to Beyonce

Melissa Knowles is an American news personality who serves as a correspondent for Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN. However, Beyonce Knowles is an American singer, songwriter, and actress, born on the 4th of  September 1981 in Houston, Texas, United States.

As Melissa and Beyonce share the same surname Knowles and are both American-born and raised in Houston, Texas, fans have speculated them to be related. Neither of the personalities has shared any details on sharing any bond, so we are unsure if the Knowles are related to blood or not.

Melissa Knowles Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 14.9Kfollowers, around 15Kfollowers on her Facebook page, and about 22.1K followers on her Instagram account.