After completing her primary education, Ordway went to Georgia State University. Shortly after that, Melissa was chosen to participate in a reality television show, The Assistant. Well, the television show proved to be an inspiration for her and she went to Los Angeles to continue her acting and modeling career.
In Los Angeles, Ordway was signed by a modeling agency named, Nous Model Management. The following year, Ordway modeled for several other companies as well which also includes Old Navy. Similarly, she also featured on the cover Los Angeles Wedding Magazine. Later in her career, Melissa appeared on numerous television shows like The Chicago Code, Miami Magma, Hollywood Heights, The League, 90210, The Young and the Restless, The Price Is Right and many others.
Similarly, Melissa also appeared in movies like In Time, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, Ted, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Odd Thomas and many other.
Moving on to her personal life, Melissa was involved in a love affair with an American singer, Justin Gaston. After dating for a couple of months Melissa and Justin Gaston tied the knot. Currently, the couple is enjoying their married life and are living a happy life along with their daughter, Olivia Christine Gaston. Further The the couple is expecting their second child.
Melissa Ordway belongs to a white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Melissa who has successfully established herself as one of the preeminent actresses earns a tremendous amount of salary through her career. Most of her income comes from her movies and television series. Melissa has a net worth of $2 million.