Melissa Knowles

Melissa Knowles (CNN) Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Salary, Family

Melissa Knowles Biography

 Melissa Knowles is an American anchor and correspondent,  based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is an anchor for the CNN-owned basic cable news channel HLN. Knowles hosts The Daily Share, Weekend Express, and Morning Express on HLN.

She presently works at Morning Express on HLN alongside Robin Meade. The basic cable news program HLN is owned by CNN. She started her employment with ESPN in 2007 and continued there till June 2011. Knowles later started working at Yahoo in November 2011! Her stay there lasted till June 2013. She reported on significant stories for Yahoo, including Trending Now and the 2012 Summer Olympics.

In 2013, Knowles covered the presidential inauguration while working as a correspondent for BET News. She has previously served as an anchor and sideline reporter for Fox Sports while covering the Detroit Pistons.

Additionally, Knowles hosted ESPNU’s “Big 12 This Week,” a nationally broadcast weekly collegiate sports program that focuses on the Big 12 Conference. Melissa has covered several college football, lacrosse, and basketball games for the ESPN family of networks from the sidelines over the past five years.

Melissa Knowles Age

Melissa is 40 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 23, 1982, in the USA.

Melissa Knowles Family

Knowles was born and brought up in the USA by her African father Lonnie R. Knowles The father is a criminal defense attorney in Houston, Texas licensed for 38 years now, and an American mother. She has six siblings, three sisters and three brothers.

Her three sisters are Tiyane Q, Ayanna Knowles, and Marisa K. Knowles. Her three brothers are Brian Knowles, Mike Knowles, and Malcolm L. Knowles. Melissa and her siblings call themselves the Magnificent Seven.


Knowles earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2004 from Southern Methodist University. During her time at the university, she was a staff writer for The Daily Campus, the student-driven campus newspaper. She was also one of the founding members of the daily TV news program, “The Daily Update” which airs on SMU-TV.

Melissa Knowles Height

She stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches

Melissa Knowles Husband

Knowles is happily married to her husband Scott Bernstein. The two tied knot on November 11, 2017, as a surprise wedding. The couple are blessed with a  son they named Beckham Henry born on September 10, 2018.

 Is Melissa Knowles Related to Beyonce

Knowles discussed the Beyonce relationship allegations on the Sister Circle show on TVONE. Despite being from the same region and sharing the same last name, she claimed to not know whether Beyonce and she were connected.

Melissa Knowles Salary

CNN  News’ Melissa receives an annual salary of $85,000-$95,000 from her career as a news journalist. She has an estimated net worth of $200,000-$500,000 as of 2022, from her successful career.

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