Melissa is a married woman. She became engaged in July 2006 to her Slepper Cell co-star Alex Nesic. He proposed her in the South of France. The couple eventually married some years later. They together have one child. He is being a very loving and caring spouse to her. She is not involved in any other kind of extra marital affairs. Her first stage debut took place when she was 9, it was in To Kill a Mockingbird. After this, she became a regular on her local stage. When she was 14, she started her modeling career after she was scouted by Eileen Ford in a jewelry shop. However, she quit modeling to take an undergraduate degree in Art History at the University of Virginia. After her graduation, she returned to full time acting. She is earning a huge salary from her acting career and her net worth is also expected to be high but the actual figure is unknown.