Melissa Lee Wiki
Melissa Lee is a news anchor and reporter for CNBC. She hosts the CNBC’S 5 pm ET daily show Fast Money and Money in Motion: Currency Trading. She has in the past hosted Opinions Action and occasionally hosted Closing Bell when the anchor is not available.
Melissa Lee Biography
Lee graduated with honors from the prestigious Harvard College with a bachelors degree in Arts of government. While there she served as the Assistant Managing Editor of the Harvard Crimson.
Before her career in television, Lee was a consultant at Mercer Management Consulting. Her cases focused on the banking and credit card sectors. Since January 2009, she has occasionally hosted Closing Bell when the anchor is unavailable. She has also hosted Options Action and is now the host of CNBC’s 5 pm ET daily show Fast Money and Money in Motion: Currency Trading.
The award-winning journalist and television host flies from one show to another as host of Fast Money, an hour-long show that recaps the day on Wall Street decisions and Options Action, a half-hour show that explains the advantages of options trading, both airing daily on weekdays. She is also a cast member of Power Lunch, a two-hour show airing Monday through Friday that focuses on business, breaking news, market, and stock coverage. She worked with Julia Dunn
Melissa Lee Age
Melissa was born on the 4th of November 1974.
Melissa Lee Family
The only known information about Lee’s family is that her grandfather migrated from rural China and settled in Buffalo, New York. Her father is a graduate of Columbia University. Her mother was a fashion designer.
Melissa Lee Husband
Melissa has managed to keep her personal life very private. Even though she has a magnificent balance in her professional life and personal life she has never mentioned anything about her boyfriend or husband.
Melissa Lee Talent
Melissa started her career with a local newspaper called The Great Neck Record. The opportunity enabled her to gather a lot of experience in the media. She has consequently worked for several different channels and networks. Besides her career as a journalist, she also had the opportunity and experience of working as a consultant for the Mercer Management where her work majorly dealt with banking and credit cards. Before she eventually moved to CNBC she used to work for Bloomberg Television and CNN Financial News as well.
Melissa Lee CNBC
Lee joined the CNBC team in 2004 as a reporter and journalist. In 2008 she reported extensively on China with her documentary “Made in China: People’s Republic of Profit” The documentary covered China’s challenges and the opportunities that exist for U.S businesses. She later reported and produced other documentaries such as “Porn: The business of Pleasure”, “Coca-Cola: The Real Story Behind the Real Thing”, “Code Wars: America’s Cyber Threat and “Rise of the Machines” The documentaries were released in 2009, 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Melissa Lee Fast Money
Lee is currently the host of “Fast Money” show that airs on CNBC from Monday to Thursday on 5PM-6PM ET and on Friday from 5PM-5:30 PM. Fast money comes from the Nasdaq’s Marketsite studio that is located in New York’s Time Square. The show provides investors with the information that was previously exclusive to the Wall Street trading floor. The information provided in this show helps the investor to make decisions that make him/her money from trading. Lee is also the host of the show “Options Action” that airs on Fridays from 5:30 PM ET. The show runs for 30 minutes and explains how to trade in options.
Apart from her shows Lee is also the co-anchor of “Squawk on the Street” and “Money in Motion Currency Trading” both shows are on CNBC. She also covers other fields such as hedge funds, private equity and investment banking for the network.
Melissa Lee CNBC Net Worth
Lee has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2018.
Melissa Lee Height
Lee is believed to be 5 Feet 8 Inches or 1.72m tall.
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