Craig Melvin Wiki: Wife, Children, Net Worth, Salary, Height

By Aditya Rana | Updated On: 28 Sep, 2020
Craig Melvin Wiki: Wife, Children, Net Worth, Salary, Height

Quick Information

Date of Birth May 20, 1979 Age 42 Years 0 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Lindsay Czarniak (m. 2011)
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $3 Million Dollars Ethnicity African-American
Social Media Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Children/Kids Delano Melvin (Son)
Education Wofford College Parents Betty Melvin (Mother), Lawrence Melvin (Father)
Siblings Ryan Melvin, Rev. Lawrence Meadows (Brother)

MSNBC anchor and the husband of a sexy journalist, Craig Melvin, has already spent one and a half-decade in the journalism field. Craig is currently working at MSNBC as a news correspondent and as an anchor.

Known for his voice and the popular show "Weekend Today," Craig has been crediting the media sector with his outstanding performance covering several news and reports regarding various issues.

Craig's Net Worth And Career

Craig Melvin accumulates his net worth and fortune from his professional career in media and networking. As per, Craig has an estimated salary of $6 million, along with a salary of $3 million. His career in the journalism field has credited him the lots of wealth with a considerable salary.

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Right after the graduation, Craig got a job in WIS as a reporter and an anchor. He worked there for seven years. In 2008, he joined WRC as a weekend news anchor. And this turned out to be the best decision as he met the love of his life, Lindsay Czarniak, sports anchor of ESPN.

As his contract at WIS was only for three years, he joined NBC Network in 2011. There, he got a chance to cover many individual stories such as the Democratic and Republican National Convention and the Election Night. He also included the news of the tragic crash of Asiana Airlines 214. You might not know, but he is also the Emmy Award winner. But he did not win this award after joining NBC. He got that award long before he joined the network (in 2006).

In October 2018, he became a news anchor of NBC's Today, and after two months, he became a co-host of Today Third Hour. In his 15 years long career, he has seen many ups and downs in his career, but he never got upset from this turmoil and took the flight to reach in this height.

Congressional Families Program 

Craig was honored with the Distinguished Service in Journalism Awarded by The Prevent Cancer Foundation's Congressional Families Awards on 24 September via a virtual ceremony. Craig has used his platforms to raise awareness about colorectal cancer, highlight the importance of screening and family conservations. With his investigation skills, he was able to discover a rarely discussed family history and learn about an alarming broader trend of colorectal cancer. Sadly, his brother was diagnosed with colorectal cancer at the age of 39.

The program also honored actor/comedian/producer Ken Jeong with the Excellence in Cancer Awareness Award. Charitable gaming organization Games Done Quick was presented the Special Recognition Award, and congressional spouse Terry Loebsack was presented the Congressional Families Leadership Award.  

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 The Congressional families have worked together to stop cancer all across the country for nearly 30 years.

Craig's Married Life

Craig Melvin's love life traces his married relationship with his wife, Lindsay Czarniak, with whom he relishes the marital bond of about seven years. His spouse, Lindsay, is also well-known as an American sports reporter and host who serves at MSNBC and NBC News. The couple first met in WIS and fell for each other. After they savored the dating life for several periods, Craig proposed her co-pilot of his life's flight. Eventually, the duo reportedly got married in 2011 and have been the complementary part of each other's life.

In their seven years of marriage, the duo has been blessed with two sons with whom they relish their family life.

Craig Melvin with his wife and kids (Photo: Craig's Instagram)

As of now, Craig leads a happy family life with his wife and children, and there are no traces of their possible separation or divorce. 

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Short Bio

Born in 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, the United States, Craig Melvin celebrates his birthday on 20 May. He belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He pursued his education from Wafford College and earned a Bachelors degree in Arts. He was born to his parents, Lawrence and Betty Melvin, who raised him along with his two brothers, Ryan Melvin and Rev.