Melissa Wilson Biography | Wiki
Melissa Wilson is an American anchor and medical reporter for FOX 26. She joined the station in 2000 and celebrated 19 years of working for FOX 26 in October 2019. Melissa initially served as an evening co-anchor for the station at 9 p.m before switching to morning hours in 2010 since she needed friendly hours as a working mom. Before joining FOX 26, she was working for Florida News Channel as an anchor.
Melissa Wilson Age
She is a local of Texas, in the United States. Melissa celebrates her birthday every January 22. Due to her secretive nature, she has kept undisclosed her exact year of birth. Melissa is around 46 years old.
Melissa Wilson Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Melissa’s height is 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7m).
Melissa Wilson Education
She is a graduate of Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a bachelor of arts in telecommunications.
Melissa Wilson Family
She is a local of Texas, in the United States. Melissa’s mother is a nurse and knows everything about her. However, she has kept undisclosed the identity of her mother, father, and siblings. We will therefore update this section once there is a rise of new information.
Melissa Wilson Husband
She got married to her lovely husband David on June 6, 2003. Melissa and her husband dated for fifteen years before they exchanged their wedding vows. The couple are proud parents of two sons, Zach Wilson and Caleb Wilson. She is quite religious that she has taught in her son’s Sunday school classes. Melissa and her family have reared a leopard gecko, hermit crabs, fire belly toads, a hamster, two cats, and a puppy which keeps them busy in their homestead.
Melissa Wilson Son
She is a proud mother of two sons, Zach and Caleb. Melissa’s son, Caleb was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2013 when he was six years old. Caleb was born on May 29, 2007. Melissa suffered from pulmonary embolism when she was expecting her second-born son.
She believes that her condition attributed to her sons’ Leukemia. Melissa started to complain of weird aches, pains, and low-grade fever where he was later diagnosed with blood cancer. They got their son through cancer with love, laughter, and understanding. Melissa has a friend who launched a blog that documented their son’s journey in fighting leukemia.
Melissa Wilson Fox 26
She currently serves as an anchor and medical reporter for FOX 26. Melissa joined the station in 2000 and celebrated 19 years of working for FOX 26 in October 2019. Melissa initially served as an evening co-anchor for the station at 9 p.m before switching to morning hours in 2010 since she needed friendly hours for a working mom.
During her career as a journalist, she has interviewed Kofi Annan, Bill O’Reilly, Walter Cronkite, the President of Mexico, Vicente Fox, and among other prominent leaders. Melissa has also met Presidents Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, and George HW Bush, and also First Ladies Hillary Rodham Clinton, Laura Bush, and Barbara Bush.
Before joining FOX 26, she was working for Florida News Channel as an anchor. Melissa started her broadcast career in Wichita Falls as an evening anchor for KAUZ-TV. When she is not working, she loves to spend her time gardening and documenting special moments of her family and career in a scrapbook.
Melissa Wilson Awards
While working as a journalist, Melissa has received several awards including the Gracie Award and Lone Star Emmy Awards. She has been named as the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Houston by Houston Woman Magazine, Personality of the Year by American Women in Radio and Television, Living Legend by the Fair Care Center of Houston, and also she was named one of the Most Beautiful Reporters in Houston by the Houston Press.
Melissa Wilson Salary
She currently serves as the morning anchor and a healthy reporter for FOX 26. Melissa’s salary is $111,711 annually.
Melissa Wilson Net Worth
She has in a broadcast career for at least two decades, and therefore, there is no doubt that she has accumulated a decent fortune for herself over the years. Melissa’s net worth is $2 million.