Melissa Lee Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Salary, CNBC and Net Worth

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Melissa Lee Biography

Melissa Lee is an American journalist who currently hosts the CNBC Closing Bell, Options Action and the f CNBC’s 5pm ET daily show Fast Money and Money in Motion: Currency Trading.

Melissa Lee Age

Melissa was born on November 4, 1974 in Great Neck, New York United States of America.She is 45 years old as of 2020.

Melissa Lee Height

Melissa stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Melissa Lee Education

Lee went to Havard College where she graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Government in 1995. She also served as Assistant Managing Editor of the Harvard Crimson.

Melissa Lee Family

Lee’s grandfather was born in China who immigrated to Buffalo, New York in the United States, along with his wife and children. Lee’s father graduated from Columbia University and then moved to Great Neck, New York. Her mother and siblings are not known.

Melissa Lee Husband

Melissa is happily married to her husband Ben Kallo. The couple got married in August 2017 and had their first child in 2019.

Melissa Lee Salary

Lee earns a salary of $74996 dollars a year. This is estimated from the average pay scale for anchors and reporters at CNBC.

Melissa Lee Net Worth

Melissa has an estimated net worth of $5 Million dollars as of 2021. This is estimated from her career as a journalist, which is also her main source of income.

Melissa Lee CNBC-Career

Lee began her career working for a certain hometown newspaper in Great Neck Record. She joined CNBC in 2009 and since then has occasionally hosted Closing Bell when the anchor is unavailable. She also hosts Options Action and CNBC’s 5pm ET daily show Fast Money and Money in Motion: Currency Trading.

Lee took over as host of CNBC’s 5pm ET daily show, Fast Money when Dylan Ratigan left CNBC for companion network MSNBC on March 27, 2009. She was the interim host after Ratigan’s departure, until April of the same year when she was appointed permanent host. Lee has received two Emmy Award nominations for Business News. As of 2013, Lee hosts 3 CNBC programs: Fast Money, Options Action, and Money in Motion: Currency Trading. Since February 9, 2015, Lee is one of four hosts for Power Lunch.

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