Melissa Lee Biography
Melissa Lee is an American journalist who serves as the news anchor and reporter at H. She joined this network in 2004 where she now hosts CNBC’s “Fast Money” from Monday to Thursday starting at 5 PM to 6 PM ET and on Friday from 5 PM to 5:30 PM ET. She also hosts “Options Action,” a show which airs on Friday from 5:30 PM ET). In addition to her career, she is a member of the ensemble cast of CNBC’s “Power Lunch” (M-F, 2 PM-3 PM ET).
Melissa Lee Age
Lee turned 47 years old in 2021 during her birthday. She was born on November 4th, 1974, in Great Neck, New York, in the United States of America. She usually celebrates her birthday every year on November 4th.
Melissa Lee Height
Lee has a body height of 5 feet 8 inches which is equivalent to 1.73 meters. Her other body measurements such as body weight, dress size, shoe size, waist, and bra size are now unavailable.
Melissa Lee Education
Lee enrolled and graduated at Marlboro High School in 2012 and 2016 respectively. She later graduated with honors from Harvard College with a bachelor of arts in government in 2020. She as well served as Assistant Managing Editor of the Harvard Crimson.
Melissa Lee Family, Siblings
Melissa was born on November 4th, 1974, in Great Neck, New York, in the United States of America. Her grandfather immigrated from rural China to Buffalo, New York in the United States, along with his wife and children. Lee’s father graduated from Columbia University and then moved to Great Neck, New York where she grew up idolizing New York news anchor Kaity Tong, who inspired Lee to become a reporter.
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.
Melissa Lee Husband
Melissa is a married woman. She married her loving and caring husband Benjamin Kallo on 18th August in the year 2017 through a wedding ceremony which was held in New York City and later went on a honeymoon on an exotic jungle safari. Ben is a financial analyst in Robert W. Baird frequently comes online in CNBC News. The couple happily welcomed their twins( a son and a daughter) in 2019.
Melissa Lee Twins
Melissa is a proud mom of twins ( a son and a daughter born in 2019) whose names have not been released. She posted pictures of her babies on Twitter on March 25th, 2020.
Melissa Lee Salary
Having been hosting CNBC’s “Fast Money” from Monday to Thursday starting at 5 PM to 6 PM ET and on Friday from 5 PM to 5:30 PM ET, Melissa earns an average annual salary of $122,202. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update his exact salary once it is available.
Melissa Lee Net Worth
Melissa’s net worth is estimated to be $6 Million as of 2022. She has earned all of her wealth for many years she has been working mainly as a journalist and in the other businesses, she has invested in.
Melissa Lee CNBC
Melissa serves as the news anchor and reporter at CNBC. She joined this network in 2004 where she now hosts CNBC’s “Fast Money” from Monday to Thursday starting at 5 PM to 6 PM ET and on Friday from 5 PM to 5:30 PM ET. She also hosts “Options Action,” a show which airs on Friday from 5:30 PM ET). In addition to her career, she is a member of the ensemble cast of CNBC’s “Power Lunch” (M-F, 2 PM-3 PM ET).
Before occupying his present position, Lee was co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” and host of “Money in Motion Currency Trading.” She as well covered investment banking, hedge funds, and private equity for the network. During her time in this network, Lee has covered numerous memorable stories such as;
- In 2013, Rise of the Machines: one-hour documentaries for the network,
- In 2011, Code Wars: America’s Cyber Threat
- In 2009, Porn: Business of Pleasure and Coca-Cola: The Real Story Behind the Real Thing
- In 2008, Made in China: The people’s republic of Profit from Beijing and Shanghai, a one-hour documentary
As a result of her successful career at CNBC, Lee has received numerous awards such as;
- In 2010, Gracie Award for Outstanding Host-News
- In 2009, Gerald Loeb Award nomination for CNBC Special Report: “Is Your Money Safe? The Fall of Lehman Brothers,”
- In 2003, she was nominated for her reporting on the proxy voting of mutual funds.
Before joining CNBC, she had worked for Bloomberg Television and CNN Financial News. Before she was hired to work in television, she was a consultant at Mercer Management Consulting where she focused on the banking and credit card sectors.
Melissa Lee Residence\Housing
Melissa has not revealed her place of living may be due to security purposes.
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