Melanie Craft is an author and novelist who is famously identified as the fourth wife of American billionaire Larry Ellison. The ninth-wealthiest person of the United States, Larry is widely known as the co-founder of the multinational computer technology corporation, Oracle Corporation, located in Austin, Texas.
On the other hand, as an author, she has written several novels named A Hard-Hearted Man in 1998, Trust Me, Man Trouble in 2004, which of them have got amazing decent ratings from readers. Even though she is now a divorced woman, she continues her career in her own way.
She was born in the year 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She has a sister named Kira Craft. So far, she has studied at Oberlin College in anthropology. Today let's talk about their failed marriage, as well as her current relationship status.
Melanie Craft's Unsuccessful Marital Life
Melanie Craft is known as the ex-wife of Larry Ellison. They tied the wedding knot on December 18, 2003, in the hush-hush wedding ceremony. Their big day took place at his Woodside estate in San Francisco in the presence of their loved ones and friends.
On their wedding day, the founder and former CEO of Apple, Inc., Steve Jobs served as the best man and Tom Lantos officiated. Before marrying each other, they enjoyed their eight-year courtship. They have talked about getting married but never set a date. The timing just seemed right, they said.
During their togetherness, they used to travel around the world. However, their marriage has lasted for seven years as they had divorced in 2010. Following their split, she has taken his cars and mansions as divorce alimony. From their marital life, they did not share any kids together.
Larry Ellison Was Previously Married Thrice Before Craft
Ellison, the tenth-wealthiest in the world, was in a marital relationship and divorced four times with different women. His first nuptials with Adda Quinn, was lasted for seven years from 1967 to 1974.
Then Larry went to marry for the second time with Nancy Wheeler Jenkins in 1977 and they spilt in 1978. She gave up any claim to his Software Development Laboratories company for $500. His third wife is Barbara Boothe, the former receptionist at Relational Software Inc. (RSI).
Ellison and Boothe share two children, a son, David Ellison, born on January 9, 1983, and a daughter, Megan Ellison, born on January 31, 1986. Both of them are successful film producers. David is the founder and CEO of Skydance Media. And Megan is the founder of Annapurna Pictures who has produced a number of films, such as Zero Dark Thirty and Her.
What Is The Current Relationship Status of Melanie Craft?
Craft, a native of Pittsburgh, is now supposed to be single. In fact, she prefers to stay away from the media or the public.
On the other hand, her ex-husband, Larry Ellison, who has $93.9 billion worth, is officially off the market. He is in a loving love relationship with Nikita Kahn, the 30 years old. She was born in 1991 and is a philanthropist and an animal rights activist.
However, with a huge age gap, the lovey-dovey pair have been enjoying each other company without any conflicts. Recently on July 26, 2021, they hosted the party at Ellison's restaurant, over the ocean in Malibu, California.