Quick Facts of Melissa Block

  • Full NameMelissa Block
  • Date of Birth1961 /12 /28
  • NicknameBlock
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceUnited States of America
  • EthnicityWhite
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourHazel
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseStefan Fatsis
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter

Melissa Block is a renowed American broadcast journalist and a famous television reporter.  She is popular for co-hosting NPR’s All Things Considered news program from 2003 to 2015. She became a special correspondent for NPR in August 2015, responsible for extensive profiles of newsworthy personalities, and long-form reports and series on topical topics.

Melissa gained good fame from her career as a newscaster. Her successful profession had earned her staggering net worth and a handsome salary. If so, what’s her Net Worth? Who is she married to? to know all the details about Melissa’s personal and professional life, read the whole article.

Melissa Block’s Net Worth

The exact figure of Block’s net worth is not disclosed, however, she has worked in the field of journalism for so long, so her net worth is around $1 million. The significant part of her wealth comes from her successful profession as a journalist. Some sources said that she gets a salary of around $19500 to $214000. Looking at her career success, we can assume that she earned an income of around $50000 to $100000 annually.

With passing years in her journey, she gained wide fame from her shows and her viewers started knowing her more than ever. Apart, she is a family-oriented person and she often travels exotic places with her family. No doubt, the reporter is living a rich and luxurious life, however, the details about her house and cars are not available in the media.

About Melissa Block

Melissa Block was born on December 28, 1961, in the United States of America. The 59 years old reporter was raised by her American parents, so for sure, she is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She is a private person and shares only limited information about her personal life in the media. There is no further information about her parents and siblings.

Melissa Block in her early teens
Melissa Block in her childhood days, Picture Source: Block’s Instagram

In addition, Block graduated from Radcliffe Collge. Also, she enrolled at Havard University and she was Fulbright Scholar at the University of Geneva. After completion of her education, Melissa starter her NPR career in 1985 as an editorial assistant for ATC. In the same way, she rose to fame as ATC’s senior producer.

She was an NPR reporter and interviewer in New York from 1994 until 2002. Her coverage after the attacks on September 11 helped NPR receive a Peabody Award in 2001. In 2008, she recorded an interview in Chengdu, China while the area hit by a 7.9 magnitude earthquake. She won a Peabody Awad, and duPont-Columbia Award for her earthquake coverage. Ted Koppel, Robert Krulwich, Scott Stanford, and Anna Foster are some other renowned journalists.

Husband- Stefan Fatsis

Melissa Block, 51, walked down the aisle with her parents to get married to Stefan Fatsis. Well, he is also an author and journalist. Both of them worked in the same field and during the time of their works they met each other. The duo started their conversation in a short time and after a few days, the duo went out on a date.

Melissa Block with her partner
Melissa Block with her husband, Stefan Fatsis, Photo Source: Block’s Instagram

Stefan and Melissa started dating and soon their relationship went on to the next level. As a matter of concern, Stefan proposed his wife using scrabble tiles after a seven-course lunch in Paris. After some time of being together as a couple, they decided to tie the knot. The love birds shared their big day with their families and close friends.

Melissa Block with her daughter and husband
Melissa Block with her husband and their daughter, Picture Source: Block’s Instagram

Even after spending several years, they are head over heels in love and often travel together. In the long marriage span, the duo became the parents of a daughter Chole Fatsis. They frequently share Chole’s picture on their social media, i.e Instagram.