MSNBC Ari Melber Dating Status After Split With Wife, Who Is New Girlfriend?

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MSNBC Ari Melber Dating Status After Split With Wife, Who Is New Girlfriend?

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1980-03-31
  • Age 40 Years 2 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Birth Place Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Profession Attorney
  • Birth Name Ari Naftali Melber
  • Zodiac Sign Aries
  • Religion N/A
  • Ethnicity/Race Mixed
  • Father Daniel M. Melber
  • Mother Barbara D. Melber
  • Brother/s Jonathan Melber
  • Children/Kids Not Yet
  • Relationship Status Single (2019)
  • Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
  • Ex-Girlfriend Alexandra Daddario
  • Ex-Wife Drew Grant (m. 2014–2017)
  • Gay No
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Career 2009-present
  • High School Garfield High School
  • College Cornell Law School (2009), University of Michigan (2002)
  • Height/ How Tall? 5'11" (180 cm)
  • Weight 72 Kg
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Black
  • Eye Color Dark Brown

An Emmy award-winning journalist, Ari Melber, with his detailed analytical approach and glorious insights,gradually established his name as one of the leading journalists of the modern era. Such accomplishments have thus landed Melber with some worldwide attention. However, is the dashing journalist available or is he off the market?

Serving as a Chief Legal Correspondent for MSNBC, Ari in his career span has achieved some unprecedented career heights. However, has the journalist suffered post his divorce with his first wife? Or is there somebody new to mend his broken heart already?

With his personal life going through its ups and downs, Ari hasn’t let his professional life get affected by any stretch of the means.

Determined as ever, Melber has put in some tremendous effort in his work, for which he remains properly compensated.

Dating Already After Unsuccessful Married Life With Wife?

Consistently in the limelight in his professional life, The Beat with Ari Melber host preferred to keep his private life as far away from the spotlight as he possibly could. He was thus involved in a low-key married life with his pop culture reporter wife, Drew Grant.

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Ari, who met fellow journalist Grant at a public event in 2010, proposed her in 2013 after dating each other for about three years. The duo who got married somewhere around 2014 spent three years of blissfulness before their married life came to an end.

Preferring to keep his private life under the hat, Ari didn't mention any reason for his divorce with his first wife Grant in 2017.

Post their heartbreaking separation; it seemed the duo swiftly moved on from their past tragedy. Grant was believed to be in a relationship with a guy named Richard Alexander as per her social media posts, whereas Ari has had a few names associated with him post his divorce.

Ari Melber alongside his girlfriend, Alexandra Daddario. (Photo:

However, Ari was finally confirmed to be dating actress Alexandra Daddario after the duo were caught kissing in a car on August 2018.

Ari alongside the Baywatch actress was returning from a lunch together at Cuban restaurant Cafe Habana Malibu when they were caught in their PDA session.

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Ari Melber caught kissing Alexandra inside the car. (Photo:

After a heartbreaking end to his first marriage, Ari finally seemed to find happiness again alongside his girlfriend, Alexandra.

Split With Alexandra?

Unfortunately, Ari's relationship with actress Alexandra didn't end with a significant step up.

In July 2019, his ex-girlfriend was spotted enjoying a romantic holiday with her newfound love, Brendan Wallace. Alexandra seemed very intimate in public with her businessman lover as they took a stroll around Rome after having dinner at Pierluigi's restaurant.

The pair were even seen kissing each other, and the two couldn't get their hands off each other.

Moreover, in August that year, rumors started to come out about her possible engagement with Brendan. She was spotted donning a silver band on her ring finger during while spotted with her lover again.

So, from all these, it was very apparent that Ari no longer has ties with Alexandra. However, the reason behind their split remains a mystery.

Blossoming Career At MSNBC

Born and raised in Seattle, Ari completed his education graduating from the University Of Michigan with an A.B. degree in political science. After landing several journalism works, Ari’s hard work finally paid off as he joined MSNBC as a Chief legal correspondent.

Alongside this position, Ari also hosts his own show titled The Beat With Ari Melber airing nightly at 6 pm ET on MSNBC.

A cherry was added to an already impressive career resume after Ari landed his first Emmy award in 2016 for his reporting at the supreme court regarding gay marriage. Alongside his Emmy, Ari, at age 38, has got several other awards in his cabinet for the dedication he has shown throughout his journalistic career.

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With an attorney license as well, Ari alongside his duties at MSNBC also serves as an NBC News Legal Analyst providing legal analysis for programs such as TODAY and The Rachel Maddow Show. Such wide possession of talents thus sees Ari properly compensated.

He earns an estimated salary of $110k for his duties at MSNBC and further adds to his net worth from his duties at the NBC News.