Melissa Francis Biography

Updated On May 26, 2019 Published On Mar 24, 2016
Facts of Melissa Francis
Date of Birth: 1972 , December-12
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Melissa Francis
Birth Name Melissa Ann Francis
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Television journalist
Working For Fox Business Network
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Brown Dark
Hair Color Brown Light
Face Color White
Weight in KG 54 kg
Famous for Journalist, Actress
Married Yes
Married to Wray T Thorn (m. 1997
Children Greyson Alexander Thorn
Divorce Not Yet
Education Harvard University
Awards Best Young Actress in a Family Film Made for Television Something About Amelia (1984
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
Movies The Dictator
TV Show Something About Amelia
Sisters Tiffany Ann Francis
Books Diary of a Stage Mother, Love Sucks, Bite Me!
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The graduate of Harvard University and the winner of Young Artist Awards for Best Young Actress in a Family Film Made for Television, Melissa Francis is a former child actress from the United States. She is now popular as a TV journalist and an anchor.

Melissa Francis' early life and education

A combination of talent and beauty, Melissa Francis was born as Vini Melissa Ann Francis in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is an American and is of white ethnicity. She was freed from her mother when she was just 15.

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Melissa grew up together with her elder sister, Tifanny Ann Francis, who was a commercial actor. Unfortunately, the beautiful lady died back in 2002

After her high school, Francis joined the Harvard University with a major in Economics. While she was there, she also served as the captain of the Harvard Polo Team.

During that time, she also worked at The Harvard College Economist magazine as an executive editor. She graduated from there in 1995.

Melissa Francis' career

When she was just six months, Melissa Francis appeared in the TV commercials of a Johnson & Johnson shampoo. Half a decade later, she starred in the TV movie The Ghost of Flight 401.

The following year, she portrayed the role of Jennifer Motley in the comedy movie, Scavenger Hunt. She was cast in the movie alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, Cloris Leachman, and Richard Benjamin.

Melissa Francis got her rise to fame after she began starring in the role of Cassandra Cooper Ingalls in the movie Little House on the Prairie. She was a cast of the movie alongside actors like Melissa Sue Anderson and Jonathan Gilbert

As a journalist, she began working at WFSB-TV (CBS) as a weekend morning anchor and general assignment reporter. She also worked at CNET as a correspondent. In May 2004, she joined CNBC as a general assignment reporter. From 2012, she began working at Fox Business Network as a financial news reporter and anchor.

Melissa Francis' personal life

In 1997, Francis got married to the love of her life, Wray Thorn. Wray Thorn is a normal man. As a married couple, they are parents to two children. Apart from that, she is also the mother of a surrogate child.

Besides her marriage to her husband, she is not involved in any kind of extra affairs, and he is her only husband and boyfriend. There is no sign of them getting divorced.

Melissa Francis' net worth

Francis generates her fortune as a writer, actress, and television personality. As of 2018, her net worth is considered to be $5 million. She makes in the neighborhood of $400 thousand annually form her TV shows.

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Born in Los Angeles, California, United States

December 12 , 1972

A combination of talent and beauty, Melissa Francis was born as Vini Melissa Ann Francis in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is an American and is of white ethnicity. 

Began her acting career

1973

Melissa Francis was just a little child when she made her acting debut. When she was just six months, she appeared in the TV commercials of a Johnson & Johnson shampoo. Half a decade later, she starred in the TV movie The Ghost of Flight 401

Won Young Artist Awards

1984

For starring in the role of Cassandra Cooper Ingalls in the TV series Little House on the Prairie, Melissa Francis got her first nomination in Young Artist Awards in 1982. She won this award for the first time in 1984 for Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.

Married to Wray Thorn

1997

Melissa Francis got married to the love of her life Wray Thorn. Wray Thorn is a normal man. As a married couple, they have been parents twice. Besides this married life, she is not involved in any kind of extra affairs. 

First child, Thompson Thorn

2007

Melissa Francis became mother for the first time in her life in 2007. She and her loving husband Wray Thorn welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a son and they named him Thompson Thorn

Second child, Greyson Alexander Thorn

April 26 , 2010

Melissa Francis became mother for the second time in her life in 2010. She and her loving husband Wray Thorn welcomed their second child together on 26th of April and that time it was also a son and they named him Greyson Alexander Thorn

Graduated from Harvard University

1995

After her high school, Melissa Francis joined Harvard University with a major in Economics. While she was there, she also served as the captain of the Harvard Polo Team. She graduated from there in 1995

Joined CNBC

2004

As a journalist, Melissa Francis began working at WFSB-TV (CBS) as a weekend morning anchor and general assignment reporter. She also worked at CNET as a correspondent. In May 2004, she joined CNBC as a general assignment reporter. 

Joined Fox Business Network

2012

Melissa Francis is now popular as a TV journalist and an anchor. From 2012, she began working at Fox Business Network as a financial news reporter and anchor. She is also famous for being the co host of the Fox News' commentary and Outnumbered.

Melissa Francis Net Worth

2018

Melissa Franics has an estimated net worth of $5 million and earns around $400 thousand annually.