Jillian Mele - Updated Apr 2024

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Jillian Mele


Jillian Mele is one of the most renowned faces of Fox Network. Jillian Mele is presently a Fox News Channel anchor and is an associate of the Fox News Channel show franchise, Fox and Friends First. Furthermore, she has worked as a co-host on Comcast Sports Network for a show named Breakfast on Broad, NBC 10, TCN Network, WAGM-TV, and WIVT channels.

Early Life and Childhood

Jillian Mele was born on 17 September 1982 and her birthplace is Pennsylvania, USA. As of 2022, she is 40 years old. Similarly, Mele’s birth sign is Virgo.

She was born to Thomas Mele and Roseanna Mele. Professionally, her mother is a registered nurse whereas Mele is very close to her mother. Likewise, she has two brothers of hers but their names are still not disclosed.

She is of a Native American accent and belongs to American nationality. Being a child, she was fascinated by dancing. Hence, Mele learned all forms of dance such as Tap, Jazz, and Ballet too.

Mele performed ballet for 13 years but she never credited herself as a good dancer due to which she shifted her interest toward sports.

At present, she enjoys spending her time in golf, photography, and trekking. Mele has ascended Mt. Sinai, Egypt, and also has trekked most of the Grand Canyon. Talking about her educational background.

She graduated from La Salle College with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts and Communication in 2005. Moreover, Mele has also learned communication at the University of Scranton for two years.

Jillian Mele – Net Worth 2023

Jillian Mele is one of the successful anchors as well as reporters. Through her hard work and dedication to her profession, Mele has been able to earn handsome money. Mele has been able to live her life comfortably from her earnings.

According to some sources of information, her net worth of her is expected to be about $900k. Normally, the earnings of an anchor are $80000 to $85000 per annum. Hence, her annual salary is within the range.


Being a successful news reporter, journalist, and anchor, she has won several awards and achievements until now in her career. She is one of the most renowned anchors of Fox News. Likewise, the talented anchor has bagged two Emmy Awards in her name.

The dedicated journalist, Mele first earned an Emmy Award for covering the Olympic games in 2014 whereas Mele earned her second Emmy Award for covering the Breakfast on Broad: Tailgate Special’ in 2016.

Career and Professional Life

Well, Jillian Mele kicked off her career in the journalism field with an internship at Comcast Sportsnet in Philadelphia.

After completing her graduation, Mele did a job as a co-anchor for the evening news and afterward, she worked as a sports anchor and weekday news reporter at WASM-TV in Maine.

The career-defining moment was when Mele joined NBC 10 WCAU-TV as a journalist. She reported on diverse local happenings which comprised sports and traffic news.

When she joined NBC, Mele was able to make a name and fame for herself and thus proved this by winning different awards for her reporting and journalism.

Jillian Mele Career

Caption: Jillian Mele presenting on Fox & Friends (Instagram)

Moreover, Mele emerged in different shows and appeared as the guest and anchor on ‘Breakfast on Broad’. Additionally, she worked for the same post for consecutive 7 years and later Mele shifted to Fox News.

She is the co-host of ‘Fox & Friends First and frequently emerges in the news components. Besides this show, she also travels and reports from the field. Mele has reported on major calamities and sports events as well.

Mele traveled to Miami to take cover on the hurricane and afterward, she traveled to Las Vegas to cover a mass shooting in 2017. Talking about her career in the sports area, Mele reported the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Championship parade for Fox in 2018.

She has also carried out her work with many reputed journalists and reporters such as Tracee Carrasco, Heather Childers, Carley Shimkus, and Jackie Ibanez till now.

Body Measurements

The gorgeous anchor has got a slim body figure. She stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches (173cm). Mele is blessed with an hourglass figure and weighs 59kg (129 lbs).

Likewise, she has got naturally blonde hair and brown eyes color. Also, her bra size is 34 whereas her waist size is 24 and her hip size is 36. Her shoe size is 7(US) and her dress size is 6 (US).

Jillian Mele height

Caption: Jillian’s body appearance (Instagram)

Personal Life

The talented anchor has balanced Marney’s professional and private life equally and therefore there is no information regarding her personal life. It seems that she doesn’t want to make her personal life revealed to the masses.

Jillian Mele family

Caption: Jillian along with her family (Instagram)

Likewise, Mele has not revealed any of her relationships. She is currently single. Her past relationships and breakups are still not mentioned on any platform.


Speaking about her rumors and controversy, she has hinted many times on Twitter that she is in a relationship with someone but has not revealed exactly all the information.

There have been rumors that the guy Mele has indicated is none other than co-host Rob Schmitt. However, neither Mele nor Schmitt has confirmed the rumors. Professionally, Rob Schmitt is also a renowned journalist and anchor for Fox News.

Jillian Mele – Social Media

She is one of the most lovable personalities on social media. Mele has her official Instagram account under the username @jillianbmele with great numbers of fans and followers.

She has 136k followers on Instagram whereas Mele is also active on Twitter with her official account i.e. Jillian Mele with more than 105k followers over there.

Likewise, she is also active on Facebook with more than 49k followers on her official page named Jillian Mele.