Is Melissa Francis married? Yes, she is. Her husband’s name is Wray Thorn who is best known for being a Managing Director at Two Sigma Ventures. The pair celebrated their wedding on May 29, 1997, and has already spent over two decades of happy conjugal life. From their relationship, the pair is blessed with three children together including a daughter named Gemma and two sons named Greyson and Thompson. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Francis:
Who is Melissa Francis?
Born as Vini Melissa Ann Francis, she landed the planet on December 12, 1972, which makes his age be 48 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is an American actress, staunch free-market advocate, author and a successful television anchor. She is mostly known noted for being a commentator for Fox News (FNC) and the Fox Business Network (FBN). Previously, she has also worked for CNBC.
Early Life and Education
Francis was born in 1972 and her place of birth is in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. Talking about her family background, she was born to the American parents where her father is said to be a small businessman and her mother is a homemaker.
She spent her childhood days mostly with her older sister named Tiffany Ann Francis (born on March 25, 1969) who died on July 4, 2002. Tiffany was an actress noted for her appearance in Champions: A Love Story as Laura and Goosehill Gang and the Vanishing Schoolmate as Trudy. Regarding her education and academic achievements, she attended Harvard University from where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics in the year 1995.
Career and Professional Life
Francis started her career when she was just six months old during which she made her appearance in a Johnson & Johnson shampoo commercial. For two seasons, she was the part of Little House on the Prairie where she played the role of Cassandra Cooper Ingalls. In 1984, she played the role of Beth Bennett in television film Something About Amelia. The following year, she appeared in Hotel and CBS Schoolbreak Special.
In 1986, she was starred as Sarah Bishop (main role) in Morningstar/Eveningstar for seven episodes. She appeared as Young Cynthia in 1988 American supernatural slasher film Bad Dreams. She was also seen as a television reporter in science fiction action thriller Race to Witch Mountain. During her acting career, she has appeared in about 100 commercials.
Moving towards her journalism career, she has previously worked for CNBC and CNET as a reporter. She moved to Fox Business Network which was announced on December 2, 2011. She turned as the recurring co-host for the talk and news commentary program named Outnumbered in 2014. She is also considered for anchoring FNC’s Happening Now newscast.
Melissa Francis is married to asset manager Wray Thorn since May 29, 1997. The couple has extended their family life by welcoming three children. Their second child named Greyson Alexander Thorn was born on April 26, 2010. She also authored a book called “Diary of a Stage Mother’s Daughter: A Memoir” in November 2012 where she has presented her experience as an overbearing mother. Her book mainly related to her childhood experience called Lessons from the Prairie was published in April 2017.
Former child actress Melissa Francis stands at a perfect height of 5 feet and 6 inches or 1.68 m. She weighs about 54 kilograms which makes her physically balanced as per her height. She has a perfect body measurement of 34-28-36 inches. Blessed with blonde hair, she is blessed with light brown colored eyes.
Salary and Net worth
American news anchor Melissa Francis has an estimated net worth of 8 million USD. She started her career from the time she was six months old by appearing in a television commercial. In the past, she has worked for CNBC and CNET as a reporter. She has experienced a successful career as a television news anchor and a writer as well.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of news anchor Melissa Francis is prepared by various wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. Join her on Twitter @MelissaAFrancis where she is being followed by more than 230k followers. Likewise, she is also active on Instagram @melissaafrancis where she is being followed by over 51k followers.