Who is Melissa Magee?
Melissa Magee is a well-known meteorologist, working with 6abc Action News in the USA. She is also known to work as a weather forecaster with the “Good Day New York” morning show and also for the evening forecast. Apart from weather forecasting, she has hosted several shows on various networks.
Before joining 6abc, she worked with WNYW in New York. She holds a licence from American Meteorologists and work as a weekend meteorologist that airs at 6pm and 11pm on Action News.
Early Age and Education
Magee was born on 6 May 1987, in Los Angeles, California USA and so is 31 years old. Not much information is available about her family background as such, but it’s known that her father is a former corporate trainer, and mother was a seasoned veteran in the television industry with 20th Century Fox. She also has a brother, but details are unavailable.
Kangol hats. Chubby cheeks from me. I was probably 24 months in this pic. And lots of laughs! All these years later, my dad knows exactly what to do to put a smile on my face. Happy Father’s Day to my dad and all of the dads. #6abcaction #FathersDay #happyfathersday pic.twitter.com/trkJYMdf38
— Melissa Magee (@Melissa_Magee) June 17, 2018
Melissa graduated from UCLA with a BA, majoring in English with a minor in French. She then spent a summer in Paris, becoming fluent in French, before joining Mississippi State University to study atmospheric sciences and geosciences, and qualifying with a certificate in broadcast meteorology.
Melissa started working in the media industry in the late 2000s, when she joined AccuWeather ,where she did national and international forecasting, before moving to the Fox Television Network’s WNYW, then working for CBS/Fox affiliate in Bakersfield, California. Melissa Magee has also served as an anchor for KBAK-TV. As she was promoted to the noon anchor for KBAK-TV, Melissa kept on improving with her broadcast forecasting skills, and polished herself to be one of the best news anchors. Melissa says her career didn’t prosper because of her family background or limelight, but instead because she worked hard and earned it, doing jobs like spending a year and winters at KDUH-TV in Nebraska, where she wrote, edited and produced her own content on-air.
She joined as a co-host for 6abc weekly entertainment, FYI Philly, which is an exit and lifestyle program, then in 2009 as a weather forecaster. She is also seen hosting numerous 6abc specials, like the Philadelphia auto-show, and flower show. At present, she is a weekend meteorologist for Action News, so her career is peaking not only as a forecaster, but people love her as a host of TV shows and other shows as well. The part of job Melissa finds most interesting is gathering information, processing facts and presenting them in an innovative way to people.
Melissa has managed to maintain top professionalism in her work throughout her career. She believes in making an impact over people through her job, and her work is well appreciated as she has always maintained a decent and fierce image without attracting any negative attention, and is most admired for her hard work.
Personal Life and Marriage
Melissa was previously married to her former boyfriend Ronnie Schlemmer. They dated for several years before tying the knot in May 2010 at a private ceremony at Anthony’s Lake Club. However, the marriage did not last long, and the couple had unspecified problems and decided to end their marriage after six years in 2016.
Following the divorce, she started dating fitness trainer Perry O’ Hearn, owner of Philly Fitness, and they became engaged in the same year, in Hawaii, with Melissa accepting a cushion cut glittering diamond ring having a pave setting from O’ Hearn during DNCs. The couple is set to tie knot in the near future.
Body Structure and Statistics
Melissa has African American ethnicity, with an average body structure, slim and maintaining her figure well by hitting the gym. However, her exact body measurements are not known. Her hair and eye color are black.
— Melissa Magee (@Melissa_Magee) July 12, 2018
Magee makes good money from 6abc that adds to her net worth estimated by authoritative sources at $1.5 million as of late 2018. Her current annual salary is reputed to be close to $100,000. She has spent a great deal of time in the media, which helped her gain more popularity over time. She is not associated with or endorsing any brands at the moment.
Melissa is most active on her Twitter account (@melissa_magee), having almost 20,000 followers, with her Instagram account (@melissamagee6abc) having over 7,000 followers.
I absolutely love musicals! 🎼🎤🎬 And this one was a real treat! 🍫 Opening Night of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” Soooo good! #BroadwayPhiladelphia
Posted by Melissa Magee on Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Melissa loves spending time with her family. On her days off she enjoys having lunches, preparing food or having lazy Sunday brunches with her family and friends. She also practices Yoga and dancing exercises, as she finds fitness routines to be very refreshing and energizing. She also loves cooking, and eating greasy food, but regularly hits the gym to maintain her figure. She also likes to read books, as she believes that it helps to refresh her mind.