Melissa Knowles Biography
Melissa Knowles is an American anchor/reporter/correspondent working for CNN News where she serves as a correspondent for “Morning Express with Robin Meade. Previously she was tenured at Yahoo! as host for the “Trending Now,” show.
Melissa Knowles Age
Knowles is 41 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 23, 1982, in Houston, Texas, United States.
Melissa Knowles Height
Knowles stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Melissa Knowles Family
Knowles was born to her loving parent Lonnie R Knowle and her mother whose name is not available. Her father is a licensed criminal defense attorney in Houston who has tenured for more than four decades. She has 6 siblings and together they call themselves the Magnificient 7. She has 3 sisters Tiyane Q, Ayanna, and Marisa K. Knowles, and 3 brothers Brian, Mike, and Malcolm. Tiyane is currently a lawyer and also a registered yoga teacher and resides in Plano Texas while Ayanna serves in Houston, Texas at Me, Myself, and I and resides in Houston, Texas.
Melissa Knowles Husband
Knowles got married to her loving husband Scott Bernstein on 11th November 2017 and is blessed with a son named Beckham Henry Bernstein who was born on 10th September 2018 in Atlanta.
Melissa Knowles’s Net Worth
Knowles has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a correspondent.
Melissa Knowles Salary
Knowles earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Melissa Knowles Education
Knowles went to Southern Methodist University where she graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts degree at the Meadows School of the Arts.
Melissa Knowles Career
Melissa Knowles is an American journalist working for CNN/HLN, where she served as a correspondent for “Morning Express with Robin Meade” based in Atlanta. Prior to her joining the HLN on-air team, she tenured at Yahoo!, hosting “Trending Now,” Super Bowl XLVII, and The Summer Olympic Games in London.
Previously, Knowles tenured for BET News as a correspondent, covering the 2013 presidential inauguration. Earlier on she tenured for Fox Sports as a sideline reporter/anchor covering the Detroit Pistons. Knowles also anchored the weekly college sports show “Big 12 This Week” on ESPNU, which broadcasts nationally centered around the Big 12 Conference. Knowles has also been featured for the past five years, on the sidelines of many college basketball, lacrosse, and football, games on the family of networks of ESPN.
It was during undergraduate studies at Southern Methodist University that Knowles majored in journalism. Aside from her being a student at SMU, she also tenured for The Daily Campus as a staff writer. There she became one of the founding members of the student-driven campus newspaper of the daily TV news program, “The Daily Update” which airs on SMU-TV.
A few months after her graduation she was tenured for Channel One News serving as an anchor, which was an educational network that airs in schools all across the U.S. Knowles is a die-hard sports fan, an avid reader, and would suit up for the Cowboys at free safety if they’d let her. During her free time, Knowles also enjoys Pilates, and yoga and also loves cooking.
Melissa Knowles CNN Beyonce
Despite all rumors, Knowles is not related to the American singer/songwriter Beyonce. This was during her interview on TVONE in the Sister Circle show where she stated that she is not related to Beyonce. She further proceeds on saying that despite their sharing the same surname and same origin, she has no idea about their relationship.
Melissa Knowles CNN News
Knowles is working at CNN News where she works alongside other famous CNN News meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Max Foster
- Dr. Sanjay Gupta
- Poppy Harlow
- Laila Harrak
- Susan Hendricks
- Erica Hill
- Michael Holmes
- Pedram Javaheri
- Van Jones
- Brianna Keilar
- Lynda Kinkade
- John King
- Alison Kosik
- Don Lemon
Melissa Knowles Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 23.4K followers on Instagram, over 16K followers on Facebook, and over 15.2K followers on her Twitter accounts.