Melissa Stark

Melissa Stark

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Melissa Stark is an American American television personality and sportscaster. Melissa Stark is popular as a sideline reporter for Monday Night Football. She has worked for NBC, primarily at its MSNBC subsidiary.

Birth Details and Education

Melissa Stark was born on 11 November 1973. The  48 years old, Melissa’s birthplace is in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. Melissa Stark was born to Walter Stark. Her father is an eye surgeon at the Wilmer Eye Clinic located at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland.  She is very secretive about her family life. She has not disclosed how many siblings she has.

Stark is American by nationality and maybe White by ethnicity. Furthermore, born in the month of November, her sun sign is Scorpio.


Melissa Stark completed her primary education at a private school named Roland Park Country School. She obtained her degree in Foreign Affairs and Spanish from the University of Virginia. She is an alumni of the University of Virginia. Moreover, Stark already started covering football and basketball broadcast for statewide channels while she was in her university.  Melissa graduated from the University of Virginia in Phi Beta Kappa with a double major.


She is an American television personality and sportscaster. And she is famous for her three-year stint as a sideline reporter for Monday Night Football. Currently a reporter for the NFL Network, she previously had worked with NBC, primarily at its MSNBC subsidiary.

Melissa was also a correspondent for NBC’s The Today Show. In the summer of 2008, she anchored MSNBC’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She was a reporter for ESPN. Furthermore, She started her career at WMAR-TV in Baltimore in 1991 as a news intern working on the assignment desk. Melissa joined ABC Sports in June 2000.

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Caption: Melissa Stark interviewing Michele Tafoya (Source: Sports Illustrated)

She was the lead sideline reporter for ABC Sports’ Monday Night Football for three seasons, from 2000 to 2003, which included ABC’s coverage of Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego. Melissa made her NBC Sports debut in 2004 contributing reports and interviews for the network’s coverage of the Triple Crown and other big horse racing events for the network. Stark has also done fieldwork for NFL Network shows NFL Total Access and Around The League Live. Her ethnicity is not known.

Net Worth

Melissa Stark estimated net worth is $3M USD. Her source of income is her being a journalist/sportscaster.  She has substantially earned enough money for her family and she is contented with it. Her earnings as a top journalist are $75k and above.

Personal life

Her husband’s name is Mike Lilley. He is a trader at Morgan Stanley. The couple tied the knot on May 26, 2001. They have 4 kids, 2 sons, and 2 twin daughters. They are presently residing in Rumson, New Jersey.

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Caption: Melissa with her husband and twins children (Source: Facebook)

Controversies and Rumors

During 2001, there were non-stop rumors that she had a boyfriend at another school and she wanted to stay true to him (Mike Lilley) but she also loved a lacrosse player.

During the 2000s, when she was the reporter on Monday Night Football she totally disappeared for some time.

Body Measurements

Her height is 5 feet 4 inches tall and she looks tall when standing with her friends. Though she is a little tall as compared to her friends still she manages to maintain her weight. Her weight is around 52KG and she always exercises to maintain that. She loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that.  Her body measurements are 34-26-35 inches.

She loves to wear casual shoes and also wears formal shoes when going outside. Melissa loves to buy new shoes every month when she has some time to go shopping.  She has beautiful blue eyes that attract the viewer’s attention. She has blonde hair that always enlarges her beauty.

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Caption: Melissa posing for a photo(Source: Twitter)  

Social Media

Melissa Stark has many fan followings on her social media handles. She owns verified Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Stark uses Instagram under the username of @mellisastark1 and has more than 44.3k followers. Likewise, she has a self-titled Facebook account with 43K followers. Melissa has 393.4K followers on her Twitter account.