Ari Melber

Ari Melber


Emmy Award-winner, Ari Melber is one of the most prominent faces in the American Television Industry. He is currently working as a host in MSNBC’s ‘The Beat with Ari Melber’ aired on July 24, 2017.

Melber also works as a Chief Legal Correspondent for the MSNBC. Ari Melber was a practicing lawyer at Cahill Gordon and Reindel, focusing on the First Amendment, from 2009 to 2013.

Early Life and Education

Born on the 31st of March, 1980 in Seattle, Washington, Ari Melber is an American by nationality and belongs to White- American ethnicity. His parents Barbara D. Melber and Daniel M. Melber raised him in his hometown Seattle.

Ari attended the University of Michigan and earned his B.A. in political science. He got his J.D. at Cornell Law School. At the time, he was an editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Professional Career

Following his graduation, Ari Melber entered the political arena and began working for Washington’s Senator Maria Cantwell. He then worked on Senator John Kerry’s 2004 Presidential Campaign in Washington DC.

From 2009 to 2013, Melber worked for First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams at Cahill Gordon & Reindel. Before joining the MSNBC as a guest host, Melber also has written political columns for various news outlets including The New York Times, The American Prospect, The Baltimore Sun, The Stranger, Politico, The Nation, The Atlantic, and Reuters.

Melber was named MSNBC’s chief legal correspondent, in April 2015. He started hosting his new program ‘The Point with Ari Melber,’ on MSNBC, on July 24, 2017.

Personal Life

The American journalist for NBC News, Ari Melber, 37, is a married man. Melber married his girlfriend Drew Grant who is a former staff writer and now serves as Arts and Entertainment editor at Observer.

The couple first met in during a social event in 2010 and began their love affair after a few months. They got married in 2013, after dating for a couple of years. However, after being together for four years Melber and his ex-wife, Drew Grant decided to part ways and got divorced without children.

The pair finalized their divorce in 2017, and after a troublesome split, neither Melber nor Grant are dating anyone officially at present.

Net Worth

The versatile and talented Emmy Award-winning American journalist Ari Melber is living a luxurious life and earns a good amount of money from his journalism career.

He is currently the host of MSNBC’s ‘The Nest with Air Melber,’ according to reports, MSNBC pays his works as a host an estimated salary of $57K.

Therefore, from sources, Melber also receives the same amount of salary from the network. He also won the Emmy Award for his Supreme Court coverage. As per our research, the award statue’s cost ranging from $400 to $500.

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