Melissa Knowles


Melissa Knowles

Facts of Melissa Knowles

Name Melissa Knowles
Date of Birth January 23, 1982
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Gender Female
Birth Country Houston, TX, USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Profession Correspondent
Net worth $1 Million
Salary $147,774
Marital Status Married
Spouse Scott Bernstein
Children Beckham Henry Bernstein
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.79 m)
Weight 55 KG
Body Measurement 34A-26-34 in
Education Plano Senior High School
TV Show Morning Express with Robin Meade


American actress Melissa Knowles rushed out of her own thinking and found there is a big difference in walking alone or together. So that’s why she began to collaborate with the best ones in acting to break her silence in the big walls of cinemas.

Knowles was born on 23rd January 1982 in Houston, Texas, United States. She is half-African and half-American by her ethnic background and holds American citizenship. Her father, Lonnie R. Knowles is an attorney, who runs a law firm in Texas.

Melissa has six siblings, including three brothers and three sisters in overall. One of her brothers, Brian Knowles is a blog writer and her another brother, Malcolm L. Knowles is a Writopia Lab developer. Her beautiful sisters are Tiyane Q. Mike Knowles, Ayanna Knowles, and Marisa K. Knowles.

On the other hand, Knowles enrolled at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in 2001. Four years later, she earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) degree with honors in 2004. So, what is she doing nowadays? Where is she now? See more glimpse of Knowles’ personal life in the following segments.

Salary & Net Worth

Melissa Knowles made her debut from the promising role of a Freeway reporter in the action thriller movie, Live Free or Die Hard in 2007. She then guests appeared in an episode of the reality-TV show, Tailgate Takedown’s Alabama vs. Florida in 2010

After working for a few years in the entertainment industry, Knowles pursued the field of news. She first interned as a staff writer for The Daily Campus newspaper. Later, she worked for a news network, BET News, and for an online news website, Yahoo!. She is now serving as a correspondent for CNN-affiliated network, Headline News with an on-air team.

Knowles earns a subsequent amount of salary from her profession. Meanwhile, an on-air correspondent for HLN receives an average income of $147,774 from the percentile of $92,377 $203,171. So, her annual remuneration might be in a similar range. She currently has a net worth of $1 Million as of 2020.

Relationship Status

The 38-year-old, Melissa has been married to an American film and television producer, Scott Bernstein since 11th November 2017. Their wedding ceremony was held in Atlanta Georgia, where the bride wore a white lace v-neck off-the-shoulder gown, and the groom donned in a slim-fit black tuxedo.

Scott Bernstein and Melissa Knowles Wedding
Scott Bernstein and Melissa Knowles Wedding
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A few months later, the newly-wedded couple announced that they were expecting their first child via Instagram in March 2018. Melissa then gave birth to a baby boy, Beckham Henry Bernstein on 10th September 2018. After finding the bundle of joy when Beckham arrived, they are living a blissful life in Atlanta, Georgia. Also, read about Hala Gorani‘s married life.


The prize-winning journalist, Melissa is fond of loving animals because she adores the greatness and existence of every living creature on Earth. So, she possesses an Africanis dog breed, Rocky.

Melissa Knowles pet, Rocky
Melissa Knowles pet, Rocky
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Currently, the price of an Africanis dog breed ranges from $300 to $500 because it usually found in the South African parts. Nonetheless, it can be found at an average price of $420 from a good breeder at a local pet shop nearby.

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