Melissa Downes Net Worth 2023, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Melissa Downes net worth

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Melissa Downes is an Australian broadcast journalist. She now is a co-presenter of Nine News Queensland alongside Andrew Lofthouse.

Melissa Downes Biography

NameMelissa Downes
Net Worth$3 million
Age49 years
Melissa Downes net worth 2023

Melissa Downes was born on September 17, 1973 (age 49 years) in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Downes graduated from Somerville House in 1988. She moved to Sydney to model for two years before returning to Brisbane to complete an Arts Journalism degree at the University of Queensland.


Melissa Downes first worked with Seven Brisbane where she was a reporter, and fill-in presenter and also co-hosted a live 5 pm local magazine show. After joining Nine Brisbane in 2001, Downes reported on the road and acted as a fill-in weekend presenter before assuming that role full-time in 2006.

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Downes has also worked as a reporter for the local magazine show Saturday Extra and a presenter of QTQ-9’s Nine Gold Coast News bulletin. In November 2008, Downes replaced Heather Foord as presenter of Nine News Queensland’s weeknight bulletin alongside Bruce Paige (and later Andrew Lofthouse from June 2009 onwards).

Her appointment came at a time in which the bulletin had lost its long-standing ratings lead in the Brisbane market, Nine News Queensland having finished second behind the rival Seven News Brisbane for the second year in a row, as well as losing all 40 ratings weeks in 2008. However, in recent years Nine News Queensland has regained the lead locally, winning 21 out of 40 weeks in 2013.

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Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. Melissa Downes is one of the richest and most influential journalists in Australia. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.


Melissa Downes is a happily married woman. She has been married to DJ Wendt, they had their wedding in Australia. The couple’s marriage ceremony took place in Brisbane. Her husband works as the owner of the music group The Ten Tenors. The couple has two children, daughters.

Melissa Downes net worth

How much is Melissa Downes worth? Melissa Downes worth is estimated at around $3 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a journalist and news presenter. Melissa Downes’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $350,000 dollars annually.