Who Is Ari Melber Married To? A Look Into His Bio, Married Life, And Net Worth

Ari Melber

Ari Melber is an Emmy award-winning American attorney, journalist, news anchor, and writer. He hosts The Beat with Ari Melber on MSNBC which draws the largest audience for any 6 pm show in the history of MSNBC.

He works as the network’s Chief Legal Correspondent, reporting across all platforms. These platforms include MSNBC, NBC News, The Today Show, and Nc Night, Y News. He received the prestigious Emmy Award for his reporting on the Supreme Court in 2016.

He covers news, politics, law, and culture and interviews a diverse spectrum of guests on the show The Beats.


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Ari Melber Bio

Ari Melber was born in Seattle, Washington on March 31, 1980, to his parents Danie M. Melber and Barbara D. Melber. His family is a European Jewish immigrant from Israel. His grandparents were the survivors of the Holocaust.


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He was often bullied as a child for his Jewish family's middle-class status. Nevertheless, Ari was a bright student who consistently scores the highest marks in his academics. He attended Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from the University of Michigan with an A.B. degree in political science.

He first got interested in politics while he was in high school. The reason he pursued a degree in Politics at the University of Michigan was to explore his passion. Ari moved to Washington, D.C., and worked for Senator Maria Cantwell after college.


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Ari started his media career as an intern at the office of a well-known public defender in New York City. He worked for First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams at Cahill Gordon & Reindel for 4 years from 2009. He also started writing political columns for various news outlets such as The NationThe AtlanticReuters. 

In April 2015, Melber was named as the chief legal correspondent of MSNBC. The journalist currently resides in Carroll Garden Brooklyn, New York City. Ari is also a member of the New York State Bar Association.


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His career has been treating him quite well. He has established a fanbase as a public persona. His Instagram profile has accumulated 327k followers.

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Is Ari Melber Married?

Ari is not married at the moment. He got married to Drew Grant in 2013 in a very intimate wedding. Drew and Ari were together for three years before getting married. The two did not welcome any children from their marriage. 

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They called off their marriage three years later for undisclosed reasons.

Who Is He Dating?

He is rumored to be dating the When We First Met actress, Alexandra Daddario. The two were spotted having lunch together at Café Habana in Malibu. They seemed very affectionate which further escalated the speculation.

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Ari prefers to keep his personal life private. It is difficult to tell for sure if he and Alexandra are still dating or not. Even his social media accounts don't let anything about his dating life slip past.

Ever since the release of Baywatch on May 17, fans had been shipping Alexandra with her co-star Zac Efron. But there has been no information on Alexandra and Ari's relationship at the moment.

Who Was Drew Grant?

The ex-wife of the journalist Drew Grant is a pop culture reporter for the New York Observer. The two apparently got along due to the common nature of their work.

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There have been rumors that Drew has a relationship with a new boyfriend at present.

What Is The Net Worth Of Ari Melber?

Ari makes a decent salary each month with such an important job. Most of the MSNBC employees reportedly get around $64,000 on average. He earned a good amount of money from NBC as well. NBC pays its employees about $72,000.

Given his experience ad excellence, he makes around $2 million per year. Many sources have estimated his net worth to be not less than $12 million. Ari has also bought a house in Washington DC.