Craig Melvin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01 Jul, 2018
Facts of Craig Melvin
Date of Birth: 1979 , May-20
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Craig Melvin
Birth Name Craig Delano Melvin
Father Lawrence Melvin
Mother Betty Melvin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Columbia, South Carolina
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Journalist
Working For NBC News and MSNBC
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $ 40000
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Weight in KG 84 KG
Married Yes
Married to Lindsay Czarniak (m. 2011)
Children N/A
Education Wofford College
Awards Emmy Award in 2006
Siblings Ryan Melvin and Rev. Lawrence Meadows
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Craig Melvin is one of the talented American journalist and news anchor. Melvin is working for NBC News and MSNBC as an anchor and correspondent. He also anchored MSNBC Love and co-anchored Today Sunday edition.

Regarding his personal life, Melvin is married to former WRC-TV sports reporter and a sports anchor of ESPN, Lindsay Czarniak with whom he shares a son and a daughter.

Early Life And Education Of Craig Melvin

Craig Melvin was born Craig Delano Melvin on May 20, 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, the United States. Melvin is American by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. He is the son of Lawrence Melvin and Betty Melvin. His parents raised him with his siblings, a younger brother, Ryan Melvin and an older brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows.

Melvin received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Wofford College in 2001.

Craig Melvin's Career

Craig Melvin started his professional career in journalism in 2001. The year, he joined WIS News 10, NBC as an anchor and reporter. Melvin worked there for almost 7 years and joined WIS in July 2001 and worked as a news anchor and reporter. 

In 2008, Melvin left WIS and joined WRC-TV in the same post. The same year, he also joined NBC news and since then he is working on the network.

From 2011, he also worked in 'Today' National Correspondent and anchor in NBC News. He anchored MSNBC's coverage for the Republic and Democratic National conventions and Election Night coverage for TVOne in 2012. 

 

Wake up right now and join me and @sheinelle_o for @todayshow

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The following year, he covered Asian Airlines, the deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, the George Zimmerman trial and the Sandy Hook shooting among others. 

Craig Melvin's Net Worth

As per Celerity Net Worth, Craig Melvin has an estimated net worth of $3 million. According to some sources, an NBC's news correspondent and reporter averagely earn a salary that ranges from $96,726 to $121,503 and $27,927 to $30,403 respectively. 

He bought a house in Westport, Connecticut in 2015. 

Craig Melvin's Personal Life, Wife, Kids

Craig Melvin is a married man. Melvin tied the knot to former WRC-TV sports reporter and a sports anchor of ESPN, Lindsay Czarniak. The couple met for the first time while working at NBC-affiliate station in Washington DC in 2008 during a commercial break. Eventually, the couple fell for one another and started dating secretly.

CAPTION: Craig Melvin with his wife, Lindsay Czarniak. SOURCE: Getty Image

On 15th October 2011, the couple exchanged the vows at the Church of the Holy City on 16th Street NW in a private ceremony attended by their friends and families. The couple shares two children together, a son Delano Melvin (2014) and a daughter Sybil ''Sibby'' Ann (2016). The couple is together for years without any rumors about their divorce. 

 

Merry Everything from the Melvins to your family!

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His wife, Lindsay Czarniak is an American sports anchor and reporter. She hosted SportsCenter at ESPN network from 2011-17. Before that, she worked six years with NBC affiliated WRC-TV based in Washington, DC.

She has been a pit reporter and studio anchor for TNT’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series coverage. She also hosted the syndicated The George Michael Sports Machine. She also worked as a presenter and sports desk reporter for NBC Sports coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.

Pennsylvania-born sports personality graduated from James Madison University with a major in online journalism. She started her career as an intern for WUSA in Washington, DC while she was still in college. After graduating, she began working as a production assistant for CNN news source. She is also a managing editor of usatoday.com. 

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