Janet Shamlian CBS, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Children, Salary and Net Worth

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Janet Shamlian Biography

Janet Shamlian is an American journalist who currently serves as a CBS News correspondent based in Houston, Texas since July 2019. She reports for CBS News programming, including CBS This Morning, the CBS Evening News, and the network’s 24/7 streaming news service CBSN. Prior to CBS News, Shamlian was a correspondent for NBC News and reported for The Today Show, NBC Nightly News and MSNBC.

Janet Shamlian Age

Shamlian is 60 years old as of the year 2022, she was born on 14 May 1962, in Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America. Her birthday is on May 14th every year. She is an American by nationality and she belongs to the white ethnicity.

Janet Shamlian Height

Shamlian stands at a moderate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m). She is of slim build and she looks elegant in her appearance.

Janet Shamlian Body Measurements and Weight

She has dark brown hair and a pair of dark brown eyes in color. She weighs 60 kg (132 lbs). Her body measures 35-25-35 inches.

Janet Shamlian Education

Shamlian attended Maine South High School in Park Ridge, Illinois. She then joined the Missouri School of Journalism Columbia in 1980 and graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. However, Shamlian was the commencement speaker in 2016.

While she was attending High School in Park Ridge, Illinois, Shamlian worked as a reporter at WMTH, a local radio station run by student reporters, and Southwards, her high school newspaper. However, reporting the latest happenings from the halls of her high school was not enough for her.

Janet Shamlian Family

Shamlian was born in Oak Park, Illinois and raised in Park Ridge, Illinois United States of America by her parents. She is of Armenian and Irish descent. She competed nationally in figure skating while growing up in Park Ridge. However, details regarding her parents and siblings are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.

Shamlian’s love for broadcast news goes back to her childhood. When she was young, Shamlian would transform her family’s kitchen into a studio space as she would use a soup can microphone to deliver the nightly news broadcast, giving her version of the day’s events to her parents every night.

Janet Shamlian Husband

Shamlian is married to Leroy Melcher III, who is an American real estate lawyer/businessman. Shamlian met LeRoy who lived right behind the KHOU-TV station. She jokes that’s the only reason they met because she worked all the time. The couple married in 1991 in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares five adorable children. Shamlian and her family reside in Houston, Texas United States.

LeRoy Melcher III is 63 years old as of 2022. He was born in 1959 in Houston, Texas. He completed his IB.A. in 1982 from the University of Colorado. Later, he joins the Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor at The University of Texas School of Law in 1985. LeRoy is an American by nationality and is of white descent.

Janet Shamlian Children

Shamlian together with her husband are blessed with five children; three daughters and two sons. However, she has not disclosed the names and ages of his children. We are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.

Janet Shamlian Salary

Shamlian earns an average annual salary of $65,672, but the range typically falls between $52,676 to  $86,621. This is according to CBS News anchor/reporter salaries. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update her exact salary once it is available to the public domain.

Janet Shamlian Net Worth

Shamlian’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2022. She has accumulated her fortunes through her primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses she has invested in.

Janet Shamlian CBS

Janet is a CBS News correspondent based in Houston, Texas. Shamlian’s reporting is featured on all CBS News broadcasts and platforms including “CBS Mornings,” the “CBS Evening News” and the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News’ premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service.

Shamlian has covered many of the most important domestic and international stories of our time throughout the course of a three-decade career. She most recently covered the mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart for CBS News.

She has covered Hurricane Katrina, the storm that wreaked havoc in Moore, Oklahoma, and the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Florida. She was the first American journalist to arrive at the scene of the 2016 Bastille Day terror attack in Nice, France, where she and her family were on holiday. In 2007, Shamlian conducted the first evening network broadcast interview with Michelle Obama, the wife of then-presidential candidate Barack Obama, on NBC Nightly News.

Shamlian began her career at WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids where she worked as a general assignment reporter for three years. She then joined KHOU-TV, CBS’ affiliate in Houston as a reporter and anchor. Shamlian reported for a decade at NBC News, where she reported for “Today,” “NBC Nightly News” and MSNBC before joining CBS News. Earlier in her career, Shamlian reported at WBBM-TV, CBS’ station in Chicago and also worked as a weekend news anchor at KPRC-TV in Houston.

Janet Shamlian Body Measurements and Facts

  • Full Names: Janet Shamlian
  • Career / Profession: Journalist
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Age: 60 years old as of the year 2022
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Date of Birth: 14 May 1962
  • Place of Birth: Oak Park, Illinois
  • Birthday: May 14th
  • Body Measurements: 35-25-35 inches
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m)
  • Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs)
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Husband/Spouse: Leroy Melcher III
  • Children: Five Children
  • Net Worth: Estimated to be in the range of $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2022
  • Salary: Average annual salary of$65,672

Janet Shamlian House

Janet resides in Houston, Texas, United States of America.

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