Craig Melvin Biography and Wiki
Craig Delano Melvin is an American award-winning journalist who currently serves as a broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC News and MSNBC. He became a news anchor on NBC’s Today in August 2018. Later in October 2018, he became a co-host of Today Third Hour before being made permanent in January 2019.
Craig Melvin Age and Birthday
Melvin was born on 20 May 1979 in Columbia, South Carolina, the United States of America. He is 42 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Taurus.
Craig Melvin Height and Weight
Melvin is a handsome man of average stature. He stands at an average height and has maintained moderate body weight. His exact body measurements shall be updated once we have them from a credible source.
Craig Melvin Wife, Married, Children
On October 15, 2011, Melvin married Lindsay Czarniak, a former ESPN sports anchor and former WRC-TV sports reporter. They have a boy, Delano “Del,” who was born in March 2014, and a daughter, Sybil “Sibby,” who was born in November 2016.
Craig Melvin Parents and Siblings
Melvin was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to Lawrence and Betty. He was raised by both his parents. Melvin has a younger sibling, a brother called Ryan Melvin. In addition, he had an older half brother, Lawrence Meadows, who passed away on 9 December 2020 at the age of 43. He died from colon cancer.
Craig Melvin Education
Craig was elected as the first African-American president of Key Club International, an international service organization for high school students, in 1996.
He graduated from Wofford College with a Bachelor of Arts in government in 2001. He is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and has worked as a senior counselor for the Palmetto Boys State program in South Carolina.
Craig Melvin NBC News
Melvin began his career at NBC station WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina, as a “Our Generation Reporter” from 1995 to 1997 while still in high school.
Following college, he returned to WIS in July 2001 as a news photographer and producer before joining the station’s morning news team as a reporter and producer of his “Craig Cam” live pieces. He went on to become a news anchor for the weekend morning and evening newscasts before taking over the weekday newscasts.
Melvin has made several programs for WIS-TV, including ones about education and the homeless in Columbia, among other topics. Melvin departed WIS-TV in July 2008 to join WRC-TV, NBC’s owned-and-operated station in Washington, D.C., where he hosted weekend evening newscasts.
Melvin left WRC-TV three years later, in July 2011, to join MSNBC as a daytime anchor, while still contributing as a reporter to NBC News. Melvin hosted MSNBC’s coverage of the Republican and Democratic national conventions, as well as TV One’s Election Night coverage, in cooperation with NBC News, in 2012.
Craig Melvin Salary
Craig Delano Melvin is an American award-winning journalist who currently serves as a broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC News and MSNBC who earns an annual salary of $3 million.
Craig Melvin Net Worth
Craig Delano Melvin has a net worth of $9 million. This includes all of his known assets and investments.