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Melody Thomas Scott

Melody Thomas Scott is an American actress who is best known for her role as Nikki Newman on ‘The Young and the Restless.’ Moreover, Melody Thomas Scott is also a co-founder of ‘The Save The Earth Foundation’ which creates advertisements against environmental degradation.

Early Life and Education

Melody Ann Thomas best known as Melody Thomas Scott was born on 18th April 1956, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America.

As of now, Melody is 67 years old and she is a citizen of the United States. Moreover, she has the zodiac sign of Aries and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

Besides that, there is no more information regarding her parents, siblings, and other information. As a child, her grandmother raised Melody.

Talking about her academic career, she studied at the University of Southern California and majored in music.

Relationship Status

This actress was married three times. Regarding her first marriage, there is no information.

Secondly, she married Michael Altman in 1979, and in the same year, the pair separated. And thirdly, she married Edward J. Scott.

The couple married on 12 October 1985. The couple has three children Elizabeth Frances, Marie Scott, and Alexandra Scott. In addition, Alexandra is adopted by Edward.

Melody Thomas Scott

Caption: Melody Thomas Scott with her husband Edward Scott (Source: – SheKnows)

Melody has recently revealed her sexually abused experience. Moreover, she says that she gets abused in front of her grandmother.

Body Measurements

This actress is 5 feet 6 inches tall with weight unknown. Moreover, Melody has blonde hair with blue eyes, and her body measurement measures 34-23-33 inches.

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Caption: Melody Thomas Scott (Source: Zimbio)


Melody Thomas Scott won the ‘Best Actress Award’ for ‘The Young and the Restless’ at the 8th Telegatto Awards. Her work on the show also earned her the ‘Outstanding Actress’ award at the 17th Soap Opera Digest Awards.

Melody Thomas Scott – Net Worth 2024

Talking about her net worth, her net is estimated at around $3 million and there is no more information regarding her salary and income.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her professional career, she first appeared as a child in the 1964 flick ‘Marnie’. She then appeared in episodes of both ‘Wagon Train’ and ‘Ironside.’ She starred in the film ‘The Beguiled’ in 1971.

The actress played Laurie in the film ‘Posse’ four years later. She was cast in the film ‘The Shootist’ shortly after.

Scott appeared in the films, ‘The Car,’ ‘The Fury,’ and ‘Piranha,’ as well as the TV shows ‘The Waltons,’ and ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ in 1977 and 1978. She joined the cast of ‘The Young and the Restless’ as Nikki Newman in 1979.

She also appeared in episodes of ‘Making It,’ ‘Billy,’ and ‘The Rockford Files’ that year. Following that, Scott acted in the television movie ‘The Scarlett O’Hara War.’

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Caption: Melody Thomas Scott posing for a photo (Source: Oakridger)

Melody Thomas Scott had an appearance in an episode of ‘The King of Queens’ in 2001. In addition, she was cast as Linda Flemming in the television film ‘The Paradise Virus’ two years later.
She then had cameo appearances on ‘My Name is Earl,’ ‘Castle,’ and ‘The Crazy Ones’ from 2007 through 2014.
Her 40-year legacy with The Young and the Restless was honored in a stand-alone episode on February 19, 2019.

Melody Thomas Scott – Social Media

On her Instagram page, there are more than 81.4k followers. Likewise, there are more than 145.4k followers on Twitter and 14k followers on Facebook.