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Are you a regular viewer of NBC news? If yes, then you surely heard about, Craig Melvin is an American journalist working as an anchor and news correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. He has also anchored MSNBC's coverage for the Republican and Democratic National conventions in 2012. Craig also covered Asiana Airlines 214 crash on his news in 2013.
Birth Details and Academics
Being born to Melvin's family, Craig holds American nationality and belongs to an African-American ethnic group. Craig was born on 20th, May 1979 in Columbia, South Carolina, the United States of America to Lawrence Melvin (father), and Betty Melvin (mother).
His parents raised Craig Melvin in Columbia along with his two siblings; Rev.Lawrence Melvin ( older brother), and Ryan Melvin (younger brother). Craig was born under the zodiac sign Taurus.
Further, he attended Columbia High School and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wofford College.
Craig Melvin used to work as a teen reporter for WIS News 10. He joined the local news channel, WIS News 10 just after graduating from college in 2001.
Whereas, he also worked as a weekday anchor, a feature reporter, and a weekend news anchor for many NEWS channels. Later in 2011, he joined MSNBC as a daytime anchor. He also worked as a co-host for MSNBC Live Weekend.
Recently, Craig is a part of NBC news. He started working as a news anchor for NBC News in 2012 and later became an anchor there. Similarly, his most noticeable show for NBC news was 'Weekend Today' where Craig was co-anchor till 2018.
Throughout his journalism career, he interviewed many famous personalities such as; Nicki Minaj, Feidin Santana, and Bill Clinton. Similarly, he has worked with a journalist like Kasie Hunt, Andrea Mitchell, Katy Tur, Lester Holt, and many more.
Achievements and Awards
Craig is one of the famous journalists and has also earned and nominated on many awards. Craig won Emmy award as a successful reporter in 2006 and is also listed in the best anchor name by the South Carolina Broadcaster’s Association.
Wife: Lindsay Czarniak
The 40-years-old reporter Craig is no more single as he is a happily married man. He tied the knot with his long term girlfriend turned wife Lindsay Czarniak on October 15, 2011. Their wedding ceremony was held on Washington D.C. in Church of the Holy City with a reception following at the Hay-Adams Hotel.
Lindsay is also a sports anchor, and former sports reporter works for ESPN. Lindsay and Craig met each other in Czarniak’s segments on NBC4 in 2008.
As of now, the couple is living a blissful life and seems happy on each other's relationship. They also flaunt romantic pictures on their social sites and also spend their quality time together.
Two Children; Son and a Daughter
As of now, Lindsay and Craig are blessed with two children. Their first child a son named Delano "Del" was born in March 2014 and their second child a daughter named Sybil "Sibby" took birth in November 2016.
Craig, Lindsay, and their children are living happily. Both their child seems very happy with them, and the duo are also enjoying their parenthood.
Body Statistic and Social Media Profile
40-years-old Craig has a fit body and seems healthy as well. He stands at an average height of 6 feet 0 inch or 183 cm and weighs normal.
Additionally, Craig is also a prominent figure in social networking sites. He has his mark Instagram account followed by 147 K people. Likewise, his tweets on Twitter are liked by more 6,703 people and is followed by 76.1 k people.
American journalist, anchor, reporter, Craig Melvin has a remarkable wealth of $3 million. His earning is mostly from his profession as a journalist. Looking at his Instagram, we can say, Craig is living a lavish life.
How much salary does he earn?
As per the sources, the average wage of a journalist in America is $25.5 K - $71.7 K per year, and we hope Craig is also earning the same remuneration.
Likewise, his wife Lindsay has a total net worth of $3 million. Both husband and wife are enjoying their combined wealth and are currently residing in Connecticut living a luxurious life.