Melanie Lawson Bio, Age, Net worth, Salary, Height, Divorce, Nationality, Body Measurements, Career

Melanie Lawson is a popular, award-winning journalist, reporter and news anchor. Melanie Lawson currently works as a reporter and host at ABC13 KTRK-TV, Houston.

Early life

Melanie Lawson was born on March 10, 1969 and she is currently 53 years old. Her full name is Melanie Cerise Lawson. She was born to her father, Bill Lawson, a legendary Houston pastor. While her mother, Audrey Lawson, was a formidable community activist. Unfortunately, her mother died of natural causes in December 2015. Melanie has three siblings, Eric Lawson, Cheryl Lawson and Roxanne Lawson. While Melanie is of American nationality. According to astrology, Lawson has Pisces as a zodiac sign.

Melanie Lawson's childhood

Caption: Melanie Lawson’s childhood pictures with her parents (Source: abc13)

Regarding her educational level, Melanie Lawson attended Princeton University and graduated with a degree in Politics. In addition, Melanie attended Columbia University for law and journalism degrees.


Melanie Lawson began her career as an ABC News anchor on the ABC TV Network. She also worked as a full-time general affairs reporter for Channel 13. She later worked as a co-host of the Channel 13 lunchtime shows Eyewitness News at 11am and Live at 5. Melanie also hosts a weekly community affairs program, Crossroads, based on Topics and events concentrated in our city.

Lawson has also traveled to Cuba, Africa, Panama and many other countries. An American journalist has interviewed many personalities including the Dalai Lama, Henry Kissinger, three US Presidents, Grammy Award winners Destiny’s Child, director Spike Lee, poet Maya Angelou, former heavyweight boxer George Foreman, Hall of Famers Magic Johnson and journalist Barbara Walters, and many others.

Melanie Lawson as Anchor

Caption: An American journalist, Melanie Lawson (Source:

In addition, Melanie serves on the boards of many community organizations such as the SHAPE Community Center, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Houston Ballet, Volunteer Houston, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the American Leadership Forum, and the Houston Association of Black Journalists. Lawson is also a team member of the Texas Lone Star Chapter of Emmy’s and Women in Television and Film. She is also a member of the church founded by her parents called Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church.

Awards and net worth

Melanie Lawson was recognized as a YWCA Outstanding Women of the Year and a Women of Distinguished by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. She has also won several awards for her journalism work, including an Emmy for reporting on President Clinton’s trip to South Africa.

Melanie is a journalist by profession and talks about her wealth and earnings. Likewise, we can estimate them based on their income net worth be around $300,000. In addition, she earns $56,000 annually as a news anchor and reporter.

Personal life

Melanie Lawson is a married woman. Also she is married Geary G. Broadnax, a businessman. They married on December 13, 1986 in Harris Country, Texas. Melanie and Geary are blessed with a son named Noah Broadnax. After more than ten years of marriage, the duo separated due to personal issues.

Body Measurements and Social Media

An American journalist, Melanie Lawson, stands at one height by 5 feet 6 inches. Apart from that, their body measurements like weight, chest, waist, hips, dress size etc. are not available. In addition, Lawson has a pair of brown eyes and black hair.

Speaking of social media, Lawson is only active on Twitter. she has a Twitter Account under the username @MelanieLawson13 and has more than 21,000 followers.

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