Melissa Lee Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Salary, Family

Melissa Lee net worth

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Melissa Lee is a reporter, journalist, and news anchor for CNBC. Since January 2009, she has occasionally hosted Closing Bell when the anchor is unavailable. She has also hosted Options Action and is now the host of CNBC’s 5 pm ET daily show Fast M oney.

Lee took over as host of CNBC’s 5 pm 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.

NameMelissa Lee
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationJournalist, Reporter, News anchor
Age47 years
HusbandBen Kallo
Melissa Lee net worth 2022

Melissa Lee has hosted six CNBC documentaries:

Made in China: The People’s Republic of Profit
Coca-Cola: The Real Story Behind the Real Thing
Porn: Business of Pleasure
The $50M Con
Code Wars: America’s Cyber Threat
Bitcoin: Boom or Bust

As of 2013, Melissa 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.

Melissa Lee was born on November 4, 1974 (age 47 years) in Great Neck, New York, United States.

Lee’s grandfather immigrated from rural China 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. Lee grew up idolizing New York news anchor Kaity Tong, who inspired Lee to become a reporter.

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Lee started her professional journalism career as a reporter for her hometown newspaper, the Great Neck Record. She graduated with honors from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts in Government in 1995. She also served as Assistant Managing Edi tor of The Harvard Crimson.

Prior to joining CNBC in 2004, Melissa Lee worked for Bloomberg Television and CNN Financial News. Before her career in television, Lee was a consultant at Mercer Management Consulting. Her cases focused on the banking and credit card sectors.

Husband: Melissa Lee is married to her longtime boyfriend Ben Kallo, they had their wedding in the 2000s in a private ceremony. The couple has two children twins – a boy and a girl. Her husband Ben Kallo is an American citizen. He works as a senior analyst at Robert W. Baird.

Melissa Lee net worth

How much is Melissa Lee worth? Melissa Lee’s net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her salary for 2022 ranges from $162,574 to $475,483, but with bonuses, benefits, and various other compensation, she made significantly more than her salary in the year 2020.

Lee’s main source of income is from her career as a reporter, journalist, and news anchor. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is of the richest and most influential news reporters in the United States.