Ari Melber Biography
Ari Melber is a renowned American attorney and an Emmy-award winning journalist currently serving as chief legal correspondent for MSNBC as well as the host of The Beat with Ari Melber. The show was launched on July 24, 2017, and was recently nominated for a 2020 Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Interview.
The Beat has over 1.8 million viewers on average which is more than CNN viewers at 6 pm. Moreover, Melber’s show has attracted one of the most views for a liberal opinion show, with over 13 million viewers per month on YouTube. This is the highest record for any MSNBC show.
Ari Melber Age
How old is Ari Melber? Melber is 40 years old as of 2020. He was born Ari Naftali Melber on March 31, 1980, in Seattle, Washington, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on March 31st every year.
Ari Melber Family
Ari Naftali is a Jewish born to Israel Immigrants. In addition, his grandparents were Holocaust survivors. No other information regarding his family background is available. We will update as soon as it surfaces.
Ari Melber’s Education
Naftali attended Garfield High School, Seattle, Washington. Later on, he joined the University of Michigan, graduating with an A.B. degree in political science. After college, Ari relocated to Washington D.C. to work for Senator Maria Cantwell.
After campaigning for John Kerry and failing to win elections, Melber joined Cornell Law School for a J.D. degree, He was later an editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. As an intern, Ari worked at New York County Defender Services, A Manhattan public defender’s office.
Melber is an Emmy-award winning journalist, writer, and attorney currently hosting The Beat with Ari Melber nightly at 6 pm ET on MSNBC. He also serves s the Chief Legal Correspondent and NBC News Legal Analyst.
In 2016, Melber received an Emmy award for his reporting on the Supreme Court. In addition, his writing has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic. He is also a former regular contributor of Politico, The Nation, and Reuters.
Prior to joining MSNBC, Ari served as a legislative aide in the United States Senate, also serving for First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams at Cahill Gordon & Reindel from 2009 to 2013.
Ari Melber Height | Weight
Melber stands at a height of 5’11” (1.80m) and weighs 72 kg .
Ari Melber Wife | Children
Melber got married to Drew Grant in 2014. Drew Grant previously worked as a staff writer and is currently working as Arts and Entertainment editor. However, they got a divorce in 2017.
Additionally, Ari lives in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. He is said to be dating Alexandra Daddario, the Baywatch actress. Melber and Alexandra Daddario met through their mutual friends. In 2018, they were seen for the first time on a lunch date in Cuban restaurant Cafe Habana Malibu. Moreover, the duo shared a kiss while leaving.
Ari Melber Net Worth | Salary
According to sources, Melber is currently estimated at a net worth of $4 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a journalist, attorney, and host. His annual salary is estimated to be $64,000.