Emily Calandrelli Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Jul, 2019
Facts of Emily Calandrelli
Date of Birth: 1987 , May-18
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Emily Calandrelli
Nick Name Emily
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Morgantown, West Virginia
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity White
Profession TV Host
Famous for host of Xploration Outer Space in the Fox Xploration Station
Married Yes
Married to Tommy Franklin (m.2017)
Education West Virginia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
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Emily Dawn Calandrelli is an American TV host who is famous for hosting Xploration Outer Space in the Fox Xploration Station. Emily is a talented woman and won numerous academic awards during her early age. Not only she works as a host, but she has also written a book called Ada Lace to introduce youth to science and technology.

Early Life And Bio Of Emily Dawn Calandrelli

Emily Dawn Calandrelli was born in Morgantown, West Virginia, the United States on May 18, 1987. She was born under the zodiac sign Taurus which predicts his traits to be patient and loyal.

Emily holds an American nationality and belongs to the White American ethnicity. She grew up in West Virginia and attended West Virginia University. While she was a student, she won numerous academic awards.

In 2009, Emily was named to the USA Today all-academic team, won the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and was voted as Ms. Mountaineer. Emily completed her education from West Virginia University with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering in 2010. 

After that, she went to Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received an M.S. degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics as well as an M.S. degree in Technology and Policy in 2013.

Emily Dawn Calandrelli’s Career

After graduation from the University of West Virginal University Virginia, she started working in Washington D.C. for the US Representative, Alan B. Mollohan.

Professionally, she is a professional speaker who speaks on the topics of space exploration, scientific literacy, and equality of the sexes in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

In 2014, she started hosting Xploration Outer Space in the Fox Xploration Station for the educational block. In 2017, she made several appearances on Netflix episodes of Bill Nye Saves the World.



Besides, she contributes as a writer at TechCrunch.  Emily has also written the Ada Lace series of chapter books. Her books introduce youth to science and technology.

Emily Dawn Calandrelli’s Net Worth

Emily is an award-winning host and TV show presenter who is associated with Fox Xploration Station and is believed to have a net worth in thousands of dollars. She has produced a show named Nye Saves the World which helped her increasing her fortune. Though her exact income is not revealed yet, we believe she earns an impressive salary from her multi-dimensioned career.


According to PayScale, the average salary of a TV host is about $55,294. Their salaries generally range from $28k to $123k. She recently brought a Toyota Mirai which generally cost about $60,000.

Emily Dawn Calandrelli’s Personal Life-Who Is Her Husband?

Emily Calandrelli is currently aged 31 and is a married woman. She got married to her long-time boyfriend Tommy Franklin. They tied the knot in August 2017. She announced her marriage through her Instagram where she shared a picture showing the couple hugging each other while they shared a kiss.



They live a happy married life as of now. She often shares the blissful moments through her social media. They have even gone to a different country for their vacation.

Calandrelli first met her husband during their NASA  internship at Ames Research Center in California in 2008. Sometimes after they met, they began dating each other. They dated for almost 8 years before they decided to take their relationship to the next level. They got engaged in September 2016 at Golden Gate Bridge and got married a year later.

In the below-shown video, Emily Calandrelli’s shares her experiences in TED talk.



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