Those individuals are indeed versatile who manage to gain perfection in every sector they engage. One of such personality is Melissa Francis who has intrigued the fans with her acting skills in television series and movies, outstanding presentation in news channel and prolific writings. Melissa Francis is an American actress and television personality who is famous for appearing on Fox Business Network and Fox News Channel.
Melissa Francis first appeared on television while she was six months old in a Johnson & Johnson shampoo commercial. She also featured in many television series including, ‘Champions: A Love Story’ ‘Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love,' and ‘Mork & Mindy’, ‘Little House on the Prairie’ and ‘Something about Amelia’ as a child artist. The actress also featured in hit television series, ’Bad Dreams’ and ‘St. Elsewhere’.
Moreover, Melissa joined financial news reporter and presenter for Fox Business Network in January 2012. She previously served as a financial news reporter for CNBC and as a correspondent for CNET’s broadcast unit.
She currently appears as a recurring co-anchor of Fox News Channel's, ‘Outnumbered’ since 2014.
She has authored a book named ‘Diary of a Stage Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir’ based on trials, tribulations, and perks of having an overbearing mother.
The remarkable journalist, Melissa Francis reportedly enjoys a splendid net worth of $8 million. The host accumulated the amount of her work in the television series and movies.
Also, her endeavors and salary from the news channel and earnings from great selling books have contributed in enhancing her worth.
Melissa Francis is happily married to Wray Thorn, a managing director at Two Sigma Ventures since 1997. Melissa and the director tied the knot after sharing a beautiful relation for a particular time.
In an interview with US Weekly, the anchor revealed that she married Wray because he thought her feet aren’t ugly. However, it’s not known whether the actress said those in humor or was serious about the statement.
The duo has come a long way now and is parents to three beautiful children, sons, Greyson and Thompson and daughter, Gemma.
Melissa and her husband conceived their youngest child through surrogacy due to her severe hereditary condition called Factor V Leiden. A doctor informed her about her genetic condition that created difficulty for her to have kids during first two pregnancies as well but seems her motherly instincts won over everything.
Moreover, the lovely couple used to live in a Chelsea loft with the children previously. However, the parents of three changed their residence in June 2010 after they found a beautiful Carnegie Hill condo which was being built. Melissa and Wray family’s requirements were expanding with their growing children who were also the prime reason for their relocation.
According to some wiki sources, Melissa Francis was born on December 12, 1972, in Los Angeles, California to American parents. She has a sister named Tiffany Ann Francis. The anchor completed her graduation with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Havard University in 1955.
She also worked as an executive editor of The Harvard College Economist magazine and was captain of the Harvard Polo Team. The journalist stands tall at the height of 5 feet 6 inches with attractive personality.