Ari Melber Biography
Ari Melber is an American Emmy-winning reporter, lawyer, and writer who was born March 31, 1980, in Seattle, Washington, in the United States of America as Ari Naftali Melber. He serves as a Chief Legal Correspondent for MSNBC where he covers the Justice Department, Supreme Court, FBI, and legal issues. Melber serves as a journalist for NBC News and also the host of MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber.
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Ari Melber Age
Ari is 41 years old as of 2022, he was born on 31 March 1980, in Seattle, Washington, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on March 31 every year.
Ari Melber Height
Melber stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall.
Ari Melber Education
Ari attended the University of Michigan earning an A.B. degree in political science. After school, Ari moved to Washington D.C. where he worked for Senator Maria Cantwell. He then worked for Senator John Kerry’s presidential campaign where he was responsible for Jewish outreach.
Melber then graduated from Cornell Law School with a J.D. degree. There he was an editor of the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and also interned at New York County Defender Services, a Manhattan Public Defender’s office. Melber also worked for the Center for Constitutional Rights.
Ari Melber Family
Ari was born and raised by his parents in Seattle, Washington. Ari is Jewish, the son of an Israeli immigrant, his grandparents were Holocaust survivors. Our efforts 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 his beloved wife Drew Grant, the couple married in 2014 and divorced in 2017. Grant is a pop culture reporter at the New York Observer.
Ari Melber Girlfriend Alexandra Daddario
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 Salary
Melber earns an estimated annual salary of $78,658, from his career as the host of The Beat with Ari Melber and chief legal correspondent for MSNBC.
Ari Melber Net Worth
Melber has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2022. Which he accumulates from his career as is an American attorney and journalist who is the chief legal correspondent for MSNBC and host of The Beat with Ari Melber.
Ari Melber MSNBC
Ari is MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent, covering the DOJ, FBI, and the Supreme Court, and an NBC News Legal Analyst. He won an Emmy Award for his Supreme Court coverage.
He was among the first journalists to report that the firing of FBI Director James Comey could trigger an investigation into obstruction of justice. On 9 May 2017, Melber reported, the day James was fired, that a former FBI official told him the firing had raised the question of potential obstruction by President Trump.
He interviewed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski in Feb. 2019 about whether Trump asked him to interfere in the Mueller probe. Melber later reported that Lewandowski’s response was false. In September 2019 during a congressional impeachment hearing, Lewandowski was questioned about his false answer.
He broke a story live on MSNBC that Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee “intend to request President Trump’s tax returns.” This was on the night of the 2018 midterm elections. United States House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal carried out that plan, formally requesting Trump’s tax returns from the IRS in April 2019.
He previously served as the host of The Point which is a Sunday evening program on MSNBC focused on legal and political topics, as a cohost of MSNBC’s talk shows The Cycle, and also as a substitute host for other MSNBC shows, such as The Rachel Maddow Show, All In with Chris Hayes, and The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.
He was also a correspondent for The Nation. His writing focused on law, politics, organizing, civil rights, and technology issues. Melber’s writings have also appeared in The Atlantic, Reuters, and Politico. He wrote a report about Organizing for America and has contributed to several books. Melber is a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Ari Melber The Beat
Ari’s show, “The Beat with Ari Melber” has featured several newsworthy interviews, such as Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Joe talked to Melber after receiving the first pardon of Donald Trump’s administration; Eric Holder, Kamala Harris, Trump attorney Jay Sekulow, Dave Chappelle, Meek Mill, Ken Starr. It also had a range of witnesses in the Mueller probe, including Steve Bannon, whose Beat interview was his first-ever appearance on MSNBC.
He has drawn attention for his direct approach to interviewing. A New York Times columnist Peter Wehner, a former Reagan and Bush official, said in February 2019, “Melber is an outstanding interviewer, among the best on television,” while Mediaite writes Melber’s focus on presenting subjects with evidence, sometimes at “great length,” can make for some “fascinating” exchanges.
In 2019, director Lee Daniels got emotional about his life and career with Melber and he said it was the only time he would ever “cry on television.”
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