Melissa Lee Biography
Melissa Lee is an American Host working with CNBC News where she serves the station as a Host of CNBC’s “Fast Money” which originates from Nasdaq’s MarketSite studio in New York’s Times Square. The program airs every Monday-Thursday from 5-6 PM ET, and on Friday from 5-5:30 PM ET.
Melissa Lee CNBC
Lee works with CNBC where she serves the station as a host of “Fast Money.” She airs the program Fast Money which gives the audience information normally reserved for the Wall Street trading floor which enables them to make decisions that can make you money. She also hosts the program “Options Action,” airing Friday at 5:30 PM ET. This is a weekly half-hour program that explains the advantages of options trading.
Asides from that, she is also a member of the ensemble cast of CNBC’s “Power Lunch” airing Monday- Friday 2-3 PM ET. Previously, she was working as a co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” and host of “Money in Motion Currency Trading.” She has also covered investment banking, private equity for the network, and hedge funds.
She has reported one-hour documentaries for the network which include “Rise of the Machines(2013),” “Code Wars: America’s Cyber Threat” 2011,” Coca-Cola: The Real Story Behind the Real Thing”(2009), and “Porn: Business of Pleasure” (2009).
The year 2008 saw her report and anchor a one-hour documentary, “Made in China: The people’s Republic of Profit,” from Beijing and Shanghai. Additionally, she also reported extensively for the network on China from the country’s growth to its challenges to the opportunities for U.S. businesses.
The year 2007 saw her being recognized for her report, “The $50M Con,” about a college student-turned scammer who ran a fake hedge fund and was ultimately caught by the FBI. The year 2013 saw her being nominated for her reporting on the proxy voting of mutual funds.
Melissa Lee Career /Education/Awards
Prior to joining CNBC in the year 2004, she was working for Bloomberg Television and CNN Financial News. Prior to kick-starting her career, she was a consultant at Mercer Management Consulting. Her cases focus on the banking and credit card sectors. She is a proud graduate of Havard College where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in government. Lee also served as Assistant Managing Editor of the Havard Crimson.
She is happy to have received a 2010 Gracie Award for Outstanding Host-News and a Gerald Loeb Award nomination in the year 2009 for CNBC Special Report: “Is Your Money Safe? The Fall Lehman Brothers,” for which she co-anchored. She also has been nominated for two Emmy Awards in Business News.
Melissa Lee CNBC
Lee works at CNBC where she works alongside other famous CNBC anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Trish Rega
- Carmen Rita Wong
- Darren Rovell
- Dee Dee Myers
- Cory Johnson
- Kathleen Hays
- Sara Eisen
- Contessa Brewer
- Morgan Brennan
- Jim Cramer
- Kate Rogers
Melissa Lee Age
Lee is 46 years old as of 2020. She was born on November 4, 1974, in Great Neck, New York, U.S.She celebrates her birthday on the 4th of November every year.
Melissa Lee Height
Lee stands at a height of 5 Feet 8 Inches.
Melissa Lee Family
Lee has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Lee has any siblings.
Melissa Lee Husband
Lee is a married woman. She is married to Ben Kallo. The couple has twins; a son and a daughter. Lee is very private about her personal life therefore less is known about them.
Melissa Lee Net Worth
Lee has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Melissa Lee Salary
Lee earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.