Ari Melber Biography and Wiki
Ari Naftali Melber is an American attorney and journalist who is the chief legal correspondent for MSNBC and host of The Beat with Ari Melber. The show premiered on July 24, 2017, and was nominated for a 2020 Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Interview.
The Beat averages 1.8 million average viewers– more than CNN at 6 pm and “MSNBC’s best rating ever for the time slot”, according to Forbes. As a chief Legal Correspondent for MSNBC, he covers the Justice Department, Supreme Court, FBI, and legal issues.
Ari Melber Age and Birthday
The reporter was born in 1980, in Seattle, Washington, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on March 31 every year. His birth sign is Aries. He is 40 years old as of 2020.
Ari Melber Height
He currently stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches(1.8m)
Ari Melber Education
Melber did his studies at Garfield High School. He later attended the University of Michigan where he graduated with an A.B. degree in political science. Upon finishing college, he moved to Washington DC where he worked for Senator Maria Cantwell.
He then joined Senator John Kerry’s presidential campaign, working the Iowa caucus and as California deputy political director. He returned to college at Cornell Law School to earn a J.D. degree. Here he was an editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and interned at New York County Defender Services, a Manhattan public defender’s office.
From 2009-2013 Melber worked for First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams at Cahill Gordon & Reindel. Melber was named their chief legal correspondent in April 2015.
Ari Melber Career
He then began writing political columns for various news outlets like The Nation, The Atlantic, Reuters, and Politico. MSNBC took note of his work and asked him to serve as a guest host. It eventually blossomed into being named their Chief Legal Correspondent in April 2015.
Melber is a legal analyst for NBC News as well as MSNBC’s chief legal correspondent, covering the United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Supreme Court. He has won an Emmy Award for his Supreme Court coverage.
Ari Melber Family
Melber was born and raised by his parents in Seattle, Washington. Research to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Ari’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. Nevertheless, this section will be updated as soon as it is available.
Ari Melber Wife
Melber was married to Drew Grant, who is a 48-year-old journalist who has worked for various print and online publications. They got married in 2014 but later divorced in 2017. Grant is also a pop culture reporter at the New York Observer.
Ari Melber Girlfriend
According to Dailymail, Ari was spotted with actress Alexandra Daddario on 5th August 2018 after having lunch together at Cuban restaurant Cafe Habana Malibu. Once Alexandra sat in the driver’s seat of her car, Ari leaned in for a romantic kiss. The couple was first spotted together on 4th August 2018 helping LA-based comedian Richard Lewis celebrate an impressive 24 years of sobriety.
Ari Melber Net Worth
Melber has an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2020. His main source of income is his career as a journalist, an attorney, and an author.