July 16, 2024

AriesPedia

Be Informed Know your Celebrity

Craig Melvin NBC and MSNBC, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Colon Cancer, Wife

4 min read
Craig Delano Melvin was born on 20th May 1979, is an American broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC News and also MSNBC. In 2018 August,
Craig Melvin Image

Craig Melvin Image

Craig Melvin Biography

Craig Delano Melvin was born on 20th May 1979, is an American broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC News and also MSNBC. In 2018 August, Craig became a news anchor on NBC’s Today and, in 2018 October, a co-host of Today Third Hour prior to being made permanent in January 2019.

Craig Melvin Age: Birthday

Melvin is 43 years as of March 2022. Craig was born on 20th May 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America. Melvin celebrates his birthday on the 20th May of every year and his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Craig Melvin Height: Measurement

Craig stands at an average approximated height of 6 ft (182 cm). However, details regarding his other body measurements are not public yet available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.

Craig Family: Parents and Siblings

Craig Delano was born in Columbia, South Carolina to Lawrence and Betty Melvin. Melvin has a younger brother, named Ryan Melvin, and an older half-brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows, who died from colon cancer on 9th December 2020 at the age of 43.

Craig Melvin Brother Colon Cancer

Melvin has an older half-brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows, who died from colon cancer on 9th December 2020 at the age of 43.

Craig Melvin First Wife: Partner

Craig married Lindsay Czarniak then-ESPN sports anchor and former WRC-TV sports reporter on October 15th, 2011. They reside in Connecticut and have a son called Delano “Del” born in 2014 March and a daughter, called Sybil “Sibby” born in 2016 November.

Craig Melvin Education

In 2001, Craig received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Wofford College. In addition, Melvin is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity as well as served as a senior counselor for South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys State program.

Craig Melvin NBC / MSNBC / Today Show

Craig first joined NBC-affiliate WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina as a high school student, serving as an “Our Generation Reporter” from 1995 to 1997. After college, Melvin returned to WIS in 2001, July as a news photographer and producer, prior to becoming a reporter for the WIS’ morning news team, producing his “Craig Cam” live segments. Craig was later promoted to a news anchor for the weekend morning newscast and the weekend evening newscasts earlier to heading the Monday to Friday newscasts. At WIS-TV, Craig also created various series that covered issues affecting education as well as the homeless in Columbia, among others.

In 2008 July, Craig left WIS-TV to join NBC’s owned-and-operated station in Washington, WRC-TV, where he anchored the weekend evening newscasts. 3 years later, in 2011 July, Craig departed WRC-TV for MSNBC to become a daytime anchor, while also contributing as a reporter to NBC News. In 2012, Craig anchored MSNBC’s coverage of the national conventions for the Republican and Democratic parties, and also TV One’s Election Night coverage, in partnership with NBC News.

Melvin also covered the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012 December. In addition, Melvin covered the Moore tornado in May 2013 as well as the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 and the George Zimmerman trial in July. Melvin covered the shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014 and the murder of Hannah Graham in September 2014. In 2015, Craig covered the Charleston church shooting as well as the death of Freddie Gray in June. Melvin covered the mass shooting of Dallas police officers in July 2016 and was also among the NBC reporters covering the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August 2016. That same year (2016), Craig also succeeded José Díaz-Balart as the anchor of MSNBC Live.

Read More: Seth Ader ESPN Vice President of Brand Marketing- Ariespedia,

Melvin reported in 2018, from Pyeongchang County for NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics in Feb. Craig was also promoted to weekday news anchor on Today in September and formed the cast of hosts heading Today Third Hour in October. In 2020 December, Craig co-hosted NBC’s annual broadcast of the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.

Craig Melvin Salary and Net Worth

Craig receives an estimated salary ranging between $40,000 to $110,000 per year as a co-anchor for Today Show. However, the exact information about the salary he earns as of 2022 is not yet available. Melvin has an estimated Net Worth of between $3 million dollars and $10 million dollars as of 2022.

Craig Twitter

[timeline username=”CraigMelvin” theme=”light” width=”650″ height=”750″ title=”Craig Melvin Twitter”]

Most Commonly Asked Questions About Craig

How tall is Craig Melvin?

Craig stands at an average approximated height of 6 ft (182 cm).

Where is Craig Melvin?

Craig Delano Melvin is an American broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC News and also MSNBC.

How much does Craig Melvin make?

Craig receives an estimated salary ranging between $40,000 to $110,000 per year as a co-anchor for Today Show.

Who is Craig Melvin married to?

Craig married Lindsay Czarniak then-ESPN sports anchor and former WRC-TV sports reporter on October 15th, 2011.

How old is Craig Melvin?

Melvin is 43 years as of March 2022. Craig was born on 20th May 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America.

<