Craig Delano Melvin is a television personality on NBC and MSNBC. Melvin was the first African American to be crowned president of ‘Key Club International.’ Craig is also a member of ‘Kappa Sigma Fraternity and is a Senior Counsellor at Palmetto Boys State Program. Craig Melvin’s net worth is $6 million. read below to know his income sources and salary.
He stands at 6ft tall, weighs 84kgs, has brown hair and black eyes.
Melvin began his career as a Journalist on WIS TV Columbia, South Carolina, between 1995 to 1997. He was still in High school when he got the chance to manage a segment titled ‘Our Generation Reporter.’
In 2001, he was Photographer and Producer of WIS TV’s morning show, ‘Craig Cam.’ Craig later moved to WRC-TV in Washington DC in 2008.
He finally settled at MSNBC and NBC as an Anchor and Reporter, respectively. Over the years, Melvin earned a reputation for hosting the ‘Today’ show and the ‘Third Hour’ on NBC.
Melvin has covered a number of big stories such as ‘Michael Brown’s Shooting’ in August 2014, ‘The Murder of Hannah Graham’ in September 2014, and ‘The Summer Olympics’ in Rio 2016.
In 2020 he was a co-host at the NBC channel annual broadcast of the Lighting of the ‘Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.’ Craig has won a number of awards such as ‘Associated Press Award’ in 1996, ‘Emmy Awards’ for WIS TV Best newscast between 2003 and 2005. The following year, he was named ‘News Anchor’ of the year at the Emmy Awards.
Age and Education.
Melvin was born on 20th May 1979 in Columbia, South Carolina, which makes him 41-years old at the moment. He has two other older siblings. Exploring his educational background, he went to Watford College to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Arts.
Net worth and Salary.
Reports suggest that Craig is on a lucrative network deal currently. He is estimated to be earning around $3 million every year as a salary for his work on television.
As things stand, Craig Melvin’s net worth is $6 Million. Melvin lives in Connecticut with his family in a three-storied lavish mansion. It comes fully equipped with a private home gym, wine cellar, and playroom for the children.
Wife and Children.
Melvin is married to ESPN sports Anchor Lindsay Czarniak. They finally got married in 2011 after Lindsay had turned down his proposal a couple of times. The two are blessed with two children, a son Delano “Del” Melvin, and a daughter Sybil “Sibby” Melvin. They were born in 2014 and 2016, respectively.
Parents and Siblings.
Craig was born to Lawrence Melvin and Betty Melvin. He had two brothers Ryan Melvin and the late Rev Lawrence Meadows. His late brother, Rev Meadows, sadly died of colon cancer on 9th December 2020.