Melvin Robert Biography
Melvin Robert is an American prominent anchor on Good Day LA from 6-9 am. He is an Emmy, Golden Mike, and LA Press Club award-winning journalist who joined the GOOD DAY LA family in 2023. Currently, he serves as a Senior Correspondent and weekend co-host on the Emmy award-winning nationally syndicated entertainment news magazine EXTRA, airing on FOX 11 at 7 pm.
Prior to working at FOX, he worked with Spectrum News 1 SoCal as a member of their original talent team. Moreover, he is an actor and is known for L.A.’s Finest (2019), Hacks (2021), and Rob Cantor: Shia LaBeouf Live (2014).
Melvin Robert Age
He was born on August 25, 1983. Therefore he is 39 years old as of May 2023. And he celebrates his birthday every year on August 25.
Melvin Robert Height
He stands at an approximate height of 6ft 1 inch (1.85m).
Melvin Robert Family
He has kept his personal life off the limelight. And he was born and raised in Inglewood, California. However, he has not shared any information about his parents. But news online shows he was raised together with his brother. His family-owned F&M Market is on the corner of Arbor Vitae Street and Van Ness Avenue. Moreover, his grandparents were one of the black families to move to Inglewood, in the 1960s.
Melvin Robert Wife
Despite being a prominent figure, he has kept his love life very secretive. He has not shared any information about his relationship status. Therefore, it is not known whether; he is single, in a relationship, or married. It is also not known whether he has kids or not.
Melvin Robert’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million. This awesome net worth, he has accrued mainly from his career as a journalist, singer, and actor.
Melvin Robert Salary
His journalistic career generates him a decent income. He thus has an annual salary of between $40,000 and $110,000.
Melvin Robert Education
He received his education at Loyola High School where he graduated in 2001. After graduating from high school, he attended Loyola Marymount University where he graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Also, he holds a master’s degree in Educational Studies from the same university focused on Human Development and Counseling.
Melvin Robert Career
He is currently an anchor on Good Day LA from 6-9 am, joining the Good Day LA family in 2023. There, he serves as weekend co-host and Senior Correspondent on the Emmy award-winning nationally syndicated entertainment news magazine EXTRA, airing on FOX 11 weeknights at 7 pm. Before his journalism career, he spent 11 years as a teacher, administrator, and counselor, and also served a broad array of educational needs. His teaching career served the many needs of diverse populations including severely emotionally and psychologically challenged students, minority college students, and adults within the corporate sector. He also covered the funerals of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant.
Melvin Robert Spectrum News
Before working at FOX 11, he worked at Spectrum News 1 serving as a co-anchor of “Your Morning on Spectrum News 1” and host of the arts and culture news magazine “The SoCal Scene”. He joined Spectrum News 1 in September 2018. During his time at Spectrum News 1, he reported the biggest local news stories. Because of his work at the channel, he won an Emmy and Golden Mike awards.
The biggest stories he covered include; the Ridgecrest earthquake, the Conception boat fire, and also the Saugus High School shooting in the Santa Clarita community. Moreover, he covered the tragic Borderline, Grill shooting, the funerals of George H.W. Bush, Rapper Nipsey Hussle, and the SoCal wildfires. Also, he covered the inauguration of President Joe Biden, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the 2020 civil unrest following the murder of George Floyd. He was then awarded Broadcast Journalist of the Year at the 14th annual National Arts & Entertainment Awards in 2022, presented by the L.A. Press Club. Throughout his journalism career, he worked on Lip.TV, Access Hollywood LIVE, Good Day LA, The Wendy Williams Show, KTLA-5 Morning News, and The Young Turks.
Melvin worked at Spectrum News alongside other well-reputed Spectrum News reporters and anchors including;
- Renee Eng
- Chris Leary
- Lydia Pantazes
- Robert Santos
- Catalina Villegas
- Bree Steffen
- Amrit Singh
- Lisa McRee
- Tanya McRae
- Ferdinand Furer
- Giselle Fernandez
- Jacqueline Bennett
- Nathalie Basha