Craig Melvin Biography
Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina Craig Melvin is an American journalist, news anchor, and author. He is presently serving as a news anchor and reporter for both MSNBC and NBC News. It was in August 2018 that he joined NBC Today. In October the same year, he started co-hosting Today Third Hour. He officially became a permanent news anchor at NBC in 2019.
Craig Melvin Age
The news anchor came into this world on May 20, 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina. Melvin is aged 42 years as of 2021.
Craig Melvin Height
The 42-year-old appears to be of average height and moderate weight. He stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches which is1.69 in meters. About his body weight, he weighs approximately 84kgs.
Craig Melvin Family
A successful journalist, Melvin is originally from Columbia, South Carolina. His parents Lawrence and Betty Melvin named him Craig Delano Melvin at birth. Melvin has two siblings; Ryan Melvin and his deceased half-brother Rev Lawrence who died on December 9, 2020, after a long battle with colon cancer.
Craig Melvin Wife
Not only is his career successful, but his marriage is also a success too. The news anchor and his wife Lindsay Czarniak have been married for about 11 years since October 15, 2011. Melvin’s beautiful marriage has been blessed with two amazing children. Their firstborn child is a girl named Sybil born in November 2016. Their second child is a son named Delano born in March 2014. His wife Lindsay is also a journalist just like him. She is currently working for Fox Sports and has previously worked with ESPN.
Craig Melvin Education
The news anchor attended Wofford College. He pursued a bachelor of arts degree in government. While he was in college, he joined the Kappa Sigma Fraternity of which he is part of. Melvin was also a senior counselor at the South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys State Program.
Craig Melvin NBC
The 42-year-old is presently serving as a news anchor and reporter for both MSNBC and NBC News. It was in August 2018 that he joined NBC Today. In October the same year, he started co-hosting Today Third Hour. He officially became a permanent news anchor at NBC in 2019.
Before joining NBC, he was employed at WRC-TV where he started off as a news anchor in 2018. During his time in NBC and MSNBC, he has been able to cover major stories including the shooting of Michael Brown, the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, and the Charleston church shooting.
His passion for journalism goes way back to high school when he started working at WIS as a reporter. After joining college he had to leave his reporting job but went back after graduating. He returned as a news photographer and producer. During his time at WIS which is an NBC affiliate, he was able to create and produce his own show called Craig Cam.
Craig was later moved to news anchor position anchoring the weekend morning newscast and the weekend evening newscasts. He later started anchoring the weekday newscasts. After departing from WIS, Craig joined WRC-Tv in Washington as a weekend anchor.
Craig Melvin Book
As a successful author, Melvin has written several books. His first book is titled The Belle Hotel which was published in 2019 and his second book is titled Pops: Learning to be a Son and a Father published in 2021.
Craig Melvin Salary
The 42-year-old is reportedly earning an estimated net worth of $3 million a year. Melvin has worked for NBC for years and it is obvious that he would earn such a decent salary.
Craig Melvin Net Worth
Through his hard work and long successful career, Melvin has been able to garner an estimated net worth of $9 million.