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Melissa Knowles Biography

Melissa Knowles

Facts of Melissa Knowles

Date of Birth: 1982 , January-23
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch

Quick Timeline of Melissa Knowles

1982 Born in Houston, Texas
2002 went to Georgetown University
2013 Joined the BET Networks
2004 Joined the Channel One News
2014 Joined the CNN
2017 Engaged

Detail Timeline of Melissa Knowles

January 23 , 1982

Born in Houston, Texas

Melissa Knowles was born on January 23, 1982, In Houston, Texas. Born in a middle-class family, Melisa was raised by her parents and grew up along with her siblings.

2002

went to Georgetown University

After completing her higher level education, Melissa went to Georgetown University to study Institute Political Journalism, Broadcast Journalism in 2002. But she left the University in the same year and graduated from Southern Methodist University in broadcast journalism in 2004.

2013

Joined the BET Networks

As an intern, Melissa joined the BET Networks as News Correspondent in January 2013. She worked for a year and went to KTVT-TV as a Freelance Reporter in 2014.

2004

Joined the Channel One News

As an intern, Melissa joined the Channel One News as an anchor in November 2004. She worked for one year and seven months and went to ESPN as an anchor in August 2007.

2014

Joined the CNN

In December 2014, Melissa joined the CNN as a correspondent for The Daily Share on HLN. After a year, she started to work as a News anchor and since then she is working as a news anchor on CNN.

2017

Engaged

Knowles is currently engaged to Scott Bernstein. The couple reportedly dated for almost a year before getting engaged on 6th July 2017.

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Melissa Knowles is an American television host, reporter, and actress well-known for her work on CNN. She is famous for working as the correspondent for Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLS.

Melissa Knowles was born on January 23, 1982, and is currently 36 years old. She was born in Houston, Texas, the United States. Knowles belongs to an African ethnicity and holds an American nationality. 

After completing her high school education, Melissa went to George town University and earned a degree in Political Journalism and Broadcast Journalism. Similarly, she achieved her B.A degree in Broadcast Journalism from Southern Methodist University. At the beginning of her career, Knowles served in the campus newspaper, The Daily Campus.

Firstly, Melissa Knowles worked as an anchor on Channel One News. Following this, she worked at ESPN as an anchor. After leaving ESPN, Melissa worked as a host of summer Olympic Games and host of Trending Now in Yahoo.

Later, Melissa worked for BET Networks as a News Correspondent where she covered the 57th Presidental Inauguration and 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington. Besides, Melissa also served as a Freelance Reporter in KTVT-TV where she worked for less than a year.

Following this, Melissa went to CNN as a Correspondent for The Daily Share on HLN and worked for a year and ten months on the post. Currently, Knowles works as a news Anchor in CNN. Besides, Melissa has worked in Thriller Action movie, Live Free or Die Hard.

Moving on towards Melissa Knowles' personal life, Knowles is currently engaged to Scott Bernstein. The couple reportedly dated for almost a year before getting engaged on 6th July 2017.

Knowles and Scott's love affair is going strong even today. Currently, Knowles and her fiance are enjoying a romantic relationship; however, the couple hasn't revealed anything regarding their plans to get married.

Till this date, Melissa has worked with numerous companies through which she has collected a big chunk of money. Her annual salary is estimated to be around $75,000. As of 2018, Melissa Knowles' net worth is around $4.5 million.