Melissa Leong Bio, Chef, Age, Height, Divorce, Husband, Family, Net Worth

Melissa Leong

Melissa Leong Biography

Melissa Leong is an Australian television host, freelance food writer, Chef, travel writer, cookbook editor, and marketer. She is known for his role as a judge on MasterChef Australia. Leong was born and brought up in Sydney, Australia. Moreover, she is the co-founder of the young gun hospitality group TOYS COLLECTIVE.

She attended The Inaburra school, where she was involved in the school orchestra and the musical groups. After that, Leong enrolled at Sydney University where she graduated with a double degree in economics & social sciences. She started working in the food industry as a freelance food critic for publications such as Time Out Sydney, before moving into PR, Marketing, and Digital Media consulting. Melissa has worked with some of the highest-profile and most respected names in the Australian food scene. She also worked with group companies like Gelato Messina, Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), and more. Besides that, Leong collaborated with digital advertising brands such as Coca-Cola, Nokia, and LG.

Before that, she made her TV debut on the show The Chefs Line with chefs Dan Hong and Mark Olive for two seasons in 2017, and 2018. Early, Melissa and Chef Morgan McGlone co-founded the young gun hospitality group TOYS COLLECTIVE, which was recognized and awarded for its contribution to industry innovation by The Age and Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guides. Aside from that, she also worked as a television host and judge on Channel 10’s MasterChef Australia, alongside fellow judges Jock Zonfrillo and Andy Allen.

Melissa also appeared regularly as a guest on Justine Schofield’s Everyday Gourmet and Matt Sinclair’s The Cook’s Pantry. Most recently, she has been featured in a campaign for Visit Victoria as well as QT Hotels and Perrier-Jouet Champagne. At the end of 2020, Leong was named Who’s Sexiest Person of 2020 by Who magazine. Furthermore, she has worked as an MC and hosted events with celebrity chefs like Quay’s Peter Gilmore, Alex Atala, Marco Pierre White, and Rick Stein.

Melissa Leong Age

Melissa is 41 years old. She was born on March 27, 1982, in Sydney, Australia. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on March 27 every year.

Melissa Leong Height/ Weight

Leong stands at an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches tall. She weighs around 56 kilograms.

Melissa Leong Husband

Leong is currently in a relationship with Rob Mason, just 10 months after her split with her husband Joe. She first appeared on Rob’s Instagram page last August, before finally making things official two months later. In addition, throughout her life, Leong has had depression and anxiety which cause her to have an autoimmune condition that has caused chronic insomnia and loss of hair.

Melissa Leong Divorced

Melissa was married to Joe Jones in 2017 until when they separated in 2020. However, even after they split apart the couple are still good friends. During their marriage, the couple didn’t have any kids.

Melissa Leong Family

Leong was born and grew up in Sydney City. She is the Singaporean Descent. Nevertheless, information about her parents and siblings is currently not available.

Melissa Leong’s Net Worth

Melissa has an approximate net worth of $800,000. She has accumulated her wealth from her career as a freelance food writer, radio broadcaster, and marketer.