Jillian Mele Biography
|Date of Birth:||1982 , September-17|
|Age:||36 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Jillian Bridget Mele|
|Birth Place/City||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Profession||News presenter and Journalist|
|TV Show||Fox & Friends First, Breakfast on Broad|
Jillian Mele, an American news presenter, and journalist is well recognized as a presenter of the famous show Breakfast on Broad at TCN Cable Network. She is also introduced as a sports presenter, better known as a Philly sports presenter. As of 2018, she co-hosts Fox & Friends First and is associated with the Fox News Channel (FNC). She has worked as an anchor for NBC Sports Philadelphia. Mele is a two time Emmy Award winner. She was on the desk along with co-host Rob Schmitt on Monday morning when they introduced a woman who they thought was Arizona congressional candidate Ann Kirkpatrick.
Early Life And Education Of Jillian Mele
Jillian Mele was born on September 17, 1982, under the birth sign Virgo. She is the daughter of Thomas Mele and Roseanna Mele in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
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She is close to her mother who is a certified nurse. She feels comfortable sharing everything with her mother. Along with her two brothers, she grew up in Glenside, Pennsylvania. As a kid, Mele loved to dance which she continued for 13 years. According to Mele, it was her favorite thing to do as a kid. She learned all kind of dance from the tap, jazz to ballet. Later she gave up dancing as her interest in other sports grew.
Jillian attended the University of Scranton for two years and later moved to the La Salle University where she majored in Art and Communication. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in May 2005. After graduation, she joined the Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia as an intern.
Jillian Mele's Career
After completing her studies, she began her career in journalism as a co-anchor for the evening news. Then she served as a weekday news presenter and sports anchor for WASM-TV in Presque Isle, Maine. Her official television career began as an intern in Comcast Sports Philadelphia.
She works as a news anchor for WIVT-TV in Binghamton, New York where she researched, hosted and produced their programs. Later on, she joined NBC 10 in Bala Cynwyd, PA as a host. In 2014, she won an Emmy award for her reporting.
The following year, she served as a Sports Anchor for CSN Philly hosting the morning sports talk show, Breakfast on Broad. She again won an Emmy for her work in Breakfast on Broad: Tailgate Special.
In 2017, she joined Fox News where she reports on news headlines and contributes to everyday segments for Fox & Friends morning show. Mele co-hosts the show with Rob Schmitt.
Besides her TV host, she was also involved in the host events outside. One of her most notable event outside the station is Eagles' Super Bowl parade in the years 2018 in Philadelphia.
Jillian Mele's Net Worth And Salary
Jillian Mele has an estimated net worth of $900 thousand. However, her exact salary is not disclosed but she earns a massive sum as an anchor.
According to sources an average salary of an anchor in the US is $83,300. The starting salary is $14,000 and goes up to $875,000 depending on the experience and the network. Also, she has an expensive and well-decorated house in Philadelphia.
Moreover, it is reported the Payscale, Mele’s average salary is around $71K where the FOX News’ news anchor’s wage package ranges from $35K- $172K. Moreover, she has a luxurious house in Philadelphia and lives a lavish life.
Jillian Mele's Personal Life And Dating
It becomes hard to believe that talented, as well as gorgeous Jillian Mele, is not taken, but it sure does seem that way. From her lifestyle, it is sure that she has made a deliberate decision on maintaining a private life from the public and social media.
In 2013, Mele replied to a tweet saying that her pick was Boston Bruins as her boyfriend plays for the team.
Well, other than that she has not mentioned anything about her boyfriend. She is also not married yet.
Mele loves to play golf and any other activities in the outdoors. Also, she has climbed Mt. Sinai in Egypt and trekked most parts of the Grand Canyon. Mele once mentioned that she doesn't know how to ride a bicycle.
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Mele loves animal and has a pet dog Corgi whose name is Tyler with whom she often posts photos on her Instagram account.
Jillian Mele's Body Measurements
Jillian Mele stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches, endowed with an hourglass figure. Her other measurements come in at; dress size at 6, shoe size at 7, bra size at 34C and weight that reaches 59 kg (129 pounds).
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Brown
- Age: September 17, 1982 (36 years)
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White