Melissa Lee Bio, Wiki
Melissa Lee is an American reporter and news anchor. Currently, she is a reporter and news anchor for CNBC. Since January 2009, Melissa has occasionally hosted Closing Bell when the anchor is unavailable. Furthermore, she has also hosted Options Action and is now the host of CNBC’s 5 pm daily show Fast Money and Money in Motion, Currency Trading. Since February 9, 2015, Melissa is one of four hosts for Power Lunch.
In addition, Melissa was the interim host after Ratigan’s departure, until April of the same year when she was appointed permanent host. She is also a holder of two Emmy Award nominations for Business News. Prior to joining CNBC in 2004, Melissa served for Bloomberg Television and CNN Financial News. Before her career in television, she was a consultant at Mercer Management Consulting.
Melissa Lee Age
She was born on November 4, 1974, in Great Neck, New York, United States. Melissa is
Melissa Lee Height
She is a woman of average height. Melissa stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx. 1.72 m).
Melissa Lee Family
Her grandfather immigrated from rural China to Buffalo, New York in the United States, along with his wife and children. Melissa’s parents were also American citizens. Thus, she comes of Asian ethnicity but her Nationality is American-Chinese. Moreover, Melissa’s hometown is in Great Neck, New York, the USA. She has however remained silent regarding her parents or whether she has any siblings.
Melissa Lee Husband
Melissa is a married woman. She married her long-time boyfriend Benjamin Kallo on 18th August 2017. However, Melissa has stayed tight-lipped about her wedding details. Benjamin also appears on TV some time. By profession, he serves as a senior research analyst at Robert W. Baird & Co. Moreover, Melissa and Benjamin went to Jungle Safari as part of their honeymoon trip. Together, the couple is blessed with twins a son, and a daughter, however, their names are not known.
Melissa Lee Education
She graduated with honors from Harvard College and received a Bachelor of Arts in Government in 1995. Moreover, Melissa also served as Assistant Managing Editor of the Harvard Crimson. Melissa grew up idolizing Kaity Tong, a New York news anchor who inspired her to become a reporter. Lee commenced her professional journalism career as a reporter for her hometown newspaper, the Great Neck Record.
Melissa Lee CNBC
Melissa is the host of CNBC’s “Fast Money” which airs from Monday to Thursday, 5 PM-6 PM. It originates from the Nasdaq’s MarketSite studio in New York’s Times Square. “Fast Money” gives the information normally reserved for the Wall Street trading floor, enabling one to make decisions that can make money. She is also the host of “Options Action,” which airs on Friday, 5:30 PM a weekly half-hour program that explains the advantages of options trading.
In addition, Melissa is a member of the ensemble cast of CNBC’s “Power Lunch”. Previously, she was co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” and host of “Money in Motion Currency Trading.” Furthermore, Melissa also covered investment banking, hedge funds, and private equity for the network. Prior to joining CNBC in 2004, she served for Bloomberg Television and CNN Financial News.
Melissa Lee Fast Money
Melissa is the host of CNBC’s “Fast Money” which airs from Monday to Thursday, 5 PM-6 PM. It originates from the Nasdaq’s MarketSite studio in New York’s Times Square. “Fast Money” gives the information normally reserved for the Wall Street trading floor, enabling one to make decisions that can make money
Melissa Lee Twins
Melissa was on maternity leave after giving birth to twins on December 28, 2019. However, the twin’s names have not been released.
Melissa Lee Ben Kallo
Benjamin Kallo is the husband of Melissa, they got married on 18th August 2017. Together, the couple has twins.
Melissa Lee Salary
She is a CNBC’s correspondent, there is no doubt, therefore, she earns a decent salary. Melissa‘s average salary is $500,000 per year.
Melissa Lee Net Worth
She earns her income through her career as a CNBC reporter. There is no doubt therefore, she has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Melissa‘s estimated net worth is $5 million.