Drew Grant

Drew Grant

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Updated On September 27, 2022

Drew Grant is an American writer, journalist, producer, and editor. Drew Grant is also a pop culture/true crime enthusiast. She is presently affiliated with the digital media outlet Ranker.

Early life and Parents

Drew Grant was born on the 25th of May in Park Slope, a residential neighborhood in northwest Brooklyn, New York City, United States. She hasn’t revealed her birth year and her age. At a young age, she moved to the state of Delaware with her family so she grew up there. She hasn’t shared much information regarding her early life and her parents. After graduating from high school, enrolled at Oberlin College, a liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio in 2002. In 2006, after studying there for four years, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English language and literature. She has a younger sister named Hannah Grant.


After graduating from Oberlin College in 2006, Drew Grant joined the workforce in February 2007 as a pop culture editorial assistant at 236.com, a sister site of Huffington Post. She worked there for one year and four months before joining Jossip Initiatives, a web publisher that puts out blogs, as an editor. She covered many news and events and served there for about 10 months, from August 2008 to May 2009.

In April 2009, she began blogging at Nerve, a digital communications company. It concentrates on strategy, creativity, and technology and its aim is to teach the audiences how to be more engaged, informed, inspired, and empowered to take action. But she left the company in August 2009. Grant joined Crushable.com in April 2009, as a staff writer at about the same time. She started blogging for Nerve. Crushable used to be an online news outlet that exclusively reported on pop culture. But later it changed its name to Alloy and became an online magazine for women. She worked with the company for about one year and eleven months, until February.


Later, she joined Salon Media Group as a pop culture writer. The salon is an American news and opinion website with a politically progressive, liberal editorial stance. She worked at the company’s New York office. During her tenure, she covered many news and articles and left the company in August 2011. She joined Observer media as the Senior Editor in September 2011. She worked there until June 2017, for five years and ten months. Rising through the ranks, she eventually became the arts and entertainment editor. She also set up Observer’s television vertical, to download. Grant is the founder of the download which helped her receive a lot of fame.

After leaving Observer, RealClear Media Group, a conglomerate company of 14 brands spanning a spectrum of interests, hired her. She moved from New York to Los Angeles to take a new job. She worked for RealClear Media Group for about six months, from November 2017 to April 2018. Grant is employed at Ranker as a writer and listmaker, since May 2018,. She is also a well-known freelance writer, editor, and critic. She has contributed to various fashion and entertainment news outlets, including Cosmopolitan, Forbes, AV Club, Observer, Maxim, The Toast, Jezebel, RealClearLife, and Bunny Ears.

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Caption: Drew Grant in one of her YouTube videos. (Source: Instagram)

Awards and Net worth

She hasn’t received any awards or nominations. From an early age, she worked as a writer which was her main source of income. She served as a senior editorial manager and writer at the New York Observer from 2011 to 2017; receiving a salary from $49k to $53k. Her estimated net worth is $500,000 and her annual salary is about $54,000.


Drew Grant met Ari Melber, a journalist at a social event in 2010. After dating for three years, Melber proposed to her. They married sometime in 2014. The couple eventually divorced after 3 years of relationship, in 2017. They didn’t have any children together. Grant was in a relationship with a guy named Richard Alexander and he often made appearances on her social media posts. They began dating in June 2017. Though yet to tie the wedding knots, the duo shared a home in Los Angeles, California. Presently it isn’t known if they are still together or not.

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Caption: Drew Grant with her ex-husband, Ari Melber. (Source: Instagram)


Body measurements and Social Media

Drew Grant has a slim body with short hair and dark brown eyes. There is no information about her height, weight, and other body measurements. She is very active on her social media accounts. On her Twitter account (@videodrew), she has 9.4k followers and on her Instagram account (@videodrew), 2.3k people follow her. Similarly, on her Facebook account (Drew Grant), 1.6k people follow her. She also has her own private YouTube channel (VIDEODREW) which has 1.08 subscribers.

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Caption: Drew Grant posing for a picture. (Source: Instagram)

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