Craig Melvin was born Craig Delano Melvin, a well-known broadcast journalist working as an anchor for NBC News and MSNBC. In August 2018, Melvin became a news anchor on NBC’s Today, and in October 2018, he became a co-host of Today Third Hour before being made permanent in January 2019.
Craig Melvin Age
Craig Delano Melvin was born on May 20, 1979, in Columbia, South Carolina, in the United States. He is 41 years old as of 2020.
Craig Melvin Body Measurements
Melvin stands at a height of 5′ 6½” (1.69 m).
Melvin weighs 84 Kg.
Craig Melvin Parents, Family, and Siblings
Melvin is a son to Lawrence and Betty Melvin. He has an older half-brother, Rev. Lawrence Meadows, and a younger one, Ryan Melvin.
Craig Melvin Wife
Melvin is married to Lindsay Czarniak. The couple exchanged vows on October 15, 2011, and their marriage is blessed with two children a son and a girl. Melvin’s wife Lindsay is a sports anchor and reporter working for Fox Sports as a studio host for NASCAR coverage and a sideline reporter for NFL games. The family lives in Connecticut.
Craig Melvin Children
Melvin and his wife Lindsay are parents of their two children, a son named Delano “Del” born in March 2014, and a daughter, Sybil “Sibby” born in November 2016.
Craig Melvin Salary
For his position as an anchor for NBC News and MSNBC, Melvin receives an annual salary of $3 million U.S dollars.
Craig Melvin Net Worth
Melvin has a whopping net worth of $6 million. He has gathered his wealth from his successful career as a broadcast journalist.
Craig Melvin Education
Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Melvin studied at Wofford College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. He is a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and also has served as a senior counselor for South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys State program.
Craig Melvin Career
Melvin first joined NBC-affiliate WIS-TV in 1995 while still a high school student, working as an “Our Generation Reporter” until 1997. In July 2001, he made a return to WIS after his college as a news photographer and producer, but later became a reporter for the station’s morning news team, producing his “Craig Cam” live segments.
Melvin was later promoted to a news anchor for the weekend morning newscast and the weekend evening newscasts before heading the weekday newscasts. He left WIS-TV in July 2008, to join NBC’s owned-and-operated station in Washington, D.C., WRC-TV, where he anchored the weekend evening newscasts.
After three years Melvin left WRC-TV in July 2011, and joined MSNBC to become a daytime anchor, while also contributing to NBC News as a reporter. He was also promoted to weekday news anchor on Today in September In 2018 and formed the cast of hosts heading Today Third Hour in October.