Melissa Francis Biography

Biography by Sahra MishraPublished on 20.Sep.2014
Facts of Melissa Francis
Date of Birth: 1972 , December-12
Age:45 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
NameMelissa Francis
Birth NameMelissa Ann Francis
Birth Place/CityLos Angeles, California
EthnicityWhite Ethnicity
ProfessionTelevision journalist
Working ForFox Business Network
Eye ColorBrown Dark
Hair ColorBrown Light
Face ColorWhite
Weight in KG54 kg
Famous forJournalist
Married toWray T Thorn (m. 1997
ChildrenGreyson Alexander Thorn
DivorceNot Yet
EducationHarvard University
AwardsBest Young Actress in a Family Film Made for Television Something About Amelia (1984
Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
MoviesThe Dictator
TV ShowSomething About Amelia
SistersTiffany Ann Francis
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Melissa Ann Francis is an American television journalist who is currently working for the Fox Business Network. She is one of the elegant and very experienced female journalists in news network. She has earned a good reputation and dignity as an author and in journalism as an anchor.  She has also occasionally appeared in FBN’ Cashin' in the program as a fill-in host. Since 2012, she is running her show called Money with Melissa Francis in Fox Business Network.

Early Life and Education

Francis was born on December 12, 1972, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is an American by nationality belonging to the white ethnicity. She has an elder sister named Tiffany who is a commercial actor.

Francis has graduated from Harvard University with Bachelor of Arts in economics in the year 1995. Looking at her family background, which is not mentioned but can be speculated that she must have been born in the family who was involved in the entertainment field, so it has become easy for the Francis sisters to enter the world of television entertainment since such as early age.


Regarding Francis’ professional life, she started her acting career in the television since she was six months old appearing in a Johnson & Johnson shampoo commercial. She has been active in this field since her childhood days.

Francis appeared in the movie Scavenger Hunt in 1979. She has also appeared in several films such as Man, Woman, and Child in 1983, The Ghost of Flight 401 in 1978, Champions: A love story in 1979, Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love in 1979, Joe’s World 1979-1980, Mork & Mindy 1980.

Later, she appeared in the television movies and series like a year in the Life and ALF in 1988 and Hardball in 1990. She also appeared in 1988 movies called Bad Dreams.

Francis had a break for some years before appearing in her new movie in 2009 titled Race to Witch Mountain and The Dictator in 2012. Her career in journalism started up with CNET as a correspondent for finance, technology, and consumer business. 

Afterward, since 2012, Francis has been involved as a financial news reporter and anchor for Fox Business Network. Besides being an actor and a successful journalist, she is also known as an author.

Francis has written a book titled Diary of a Stage Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir, based on the trials, tribulations, and joys of having an overbearing mother.

Personal Life and Affairs

Francis has reached the age of 44 now. She is a very attractive and popular journalist, both by her looks and talent. She is a married woman. She is enjoying her marital life, with her husband Wray Thorn who works as an assets manager.

Francis has two children from him, and the happy family lives in New York. Since there is no problem in her marital relationship, there is no rumor about her divorce with him. Both the couple understands and is supportive thus has been able to balance their personal and professional life.

In addition, Francis is the inspiration to many of the struggling and young journalists. Her biography is available on the different internet sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. Along with her pictures, there are many articles available on her all over the internet.

Body Measurements, Net Worth and Salary

Francis has an amazing height of five feet and six inches having the body weight of 54 kg. She has a beautiful body measuring the size of 34-28-36 inches giving her the shape of an inverted triangle. 

Social Media

Francis is active on Twitter. She also can be followed in her Twitter account so her fans can be updated with her recent activities.