Quick Facts of Melissa McKnight

  • Full NameMelissa McKnight
  • Date of Birth10 March, 1965
  • NicknameMeli
  • Marital Status Divorced
  • BirthplaceEngland
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionModel, Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseAnthony Esposito, Matt LeBlanc (2003-2006)
  • Children3 (Tyler, Jacqueline, Marina)
  • Horoscope Pisces
Melissa McKnight

The former model and actress, Melissa McKnight is best known for being the ex-wife of Matt LeBlanc. She is also known for her outstanding performance at the 2001 TV show VH1: All Access which was appreciated by critics.

Melissa keeps all of her personal life and that of her kids far away from the media. She shared a daughter named Marina with her former spouse. After the separation, her ex-husband, Matt started dating Andrea Anders.

Read the article to know about Melissa McKnight’s bio, net worth, age, wiki, married, divorce and daughter.

Melissa McKnight’s Bio, Wiki (Age)

Melissa McKnight was born on March 10, 1965, and this makes her 54-year-old as of 2019. She is English by birth as she was born in England and when she was small her family moved to the US so she acquires United States citizenship. She holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity.

At a very young age, Melissa entered the entertainment world as a young model. As Melissa gained huge popularity at that period, she then tried her luck in acting. While modeling she also appeared in various magazines as a cover girl.

Finally, in 2001, McKnight made her first acting debut in the movie, Triangles and Tribulations. After that, she appeared in various movies out of which she came to the spotlight for her performance in Television show VH1: All Access. Moreover, in 2005, she also appeared in The31Annual People Choice Awards.

Well, McKnight has gained huge popularity for her successful career as a model as well as an actress. However, she keeps all of her personal information within herself.

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Married Twice In Life

Melissa McKnight has been married and divorced twice. She was first married to her husband Anthony Esposito in a private wedding ceremony. From her first marriage relationship, Melissa has two children – Tyler and Jacqueline. However, after being in a marriage relationship for a long time, the couple couldn’t keep their married life and separated their ways.

Melissa with her former husband, Matt at Beverly Hilton Hotel on 2nd March 2000                              Image Source: Zimbio

After her first divorce, Melissa married Matt LeBlanc– an American actor, comedian, host, and producer. They met each other in 1997 through their mutual friend Kelly Phillips and her husband Lou Diamond Phillips. And after dating for some years, the couple exchanged their vows in May of 2003. Prior to their wedding, Matt admitted in an interview:

Relationship with McKnight and her children gave me stability. They’re great kids. It’s been a fantastic experience. I’m very grateful for them in my life. Because before them, I was out at the bars, I was chasing chicks all over the place, I had kind of a reputation.

YouTube: Melissa McKnight with Matt Leblanc

In 2004, Melissa and Matt were blessed with a daughter- Marina. However, Marina suffered from seizures at 8 months, and fortunately, the condition went away by the time she was 2 years old.

At the same time, McKnight and Matt ended their relationship and filed for a divorce in 2006. Later, NBC spokesperson confirmed their divorce. During the time of their separation, Matt was in an affair with Andrea Anders since January. Later, the reason for their divorce proved to be Matt’s relationship with Andrea.

Currently, McKnight is spending her single and happy life with her children. So far, she has never been a part of rumors and controversies.

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Melissa McKnight’s Net Worth

Making the right money is a lifelong process as it takes a lot of small, smart decisions to grow your wealth. No wonder Melissa McKnight seems to be unstoppable at making smart decisions.

The star has built her career so much that it has paid off profitably. She earns a really fat salary and supposedly earns an excellent six-figure salary and her net worth is said to be quite huge. But she has kept her life secretive and this is the reason that the exact amount of her net worth has not been revealed yet. However, her ex-husband, Matt Lebance’s net worth is $60 Million.

Youtube: Melissa McKnight with ex-husband Matt LeBlanc


Moreover, in 1995, Matt was banking a cool $22,500 per episode of Friends, which shot up to $75,000 in 1996. And in 2002-2003 episodes of Friends he earned a staggering $24 Million. As the couple was in a marriage relationship for a very long time, Melissa might have received a good spousal amount after their divorce. With no doubt, McKnight is leading a lavish life with her family.