Melissa McKnight- Net Worth, Bio, Age, Ethnicity, Husband, Height, Career

Melissa McKnight

Melissa McKnight is a well-known British-American model, actress, television personality, and entrepreneur from England, United Kingdom. She is famous throughout the country as the ex-wife of ‘Matt LeBlanc.’

Matt is a well-known American actor and comedian for her roles in the NBC sitcom Friends. He portrayed Joey Tribbiani in this famous American comedy series. On the other hand, his ex-wife, Melissa McKnight, is also a well-known model and actress.

Melissa has modeled for various well-known brands, including Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and others. She has also appeared in some films and television shows, including Triangles and Tribulations. Continue reading to learn more about Melissa McKnight’s life story.

Quick Facts

Real Name Melissa Sue McKnight.
Known as Melissa McKnight.
Missy McKnight.
Age  58 years old.
Profession Actress, Model, Television Personality, and Entrepreneur.
Date of Birth March 10, 1965 (Wednesday).
Place of Birth England, United Kingdom.
Current Residence The United States of America.
Education Graduate.
Alma mater Local Private School.
Net worth $60 million (approx.).
Height (approx.) In Feet Inches: 5′ 7″
Weight (approx.) In Kilograms: 55 kg
Eye Color Blue.
Hair Color Blonde.
Nationality British-American.
Ethnicity White.
Religion Christian.
Zodiac Sign Pisces.

Melissa McKnight Biography

Melissa McKnight, the famous model, was born to her parents on March 10, 1965, in England, United Kingdom. She is a follower of the Christian faith. When it comes to her age, Melissa McKnight is 58 years old (as of 2023). Every year on March 10, she celebrates her birthday.

According to sources, she spent some of her childhood in England before moving to the United States for her career, which is how she obtained dual citizenship. She finished her education at a local private school, according to reports. Melissa then began to concentrate on her modeling career. She achieved areat dame and a large fan base during her professional career.

Melissa McKnight is of pure white caucasian ethnicity, according to media reports. She comes from a well-established Christian family, according to sources. In England, she spent her childhood playing with her siblings and cousins. She does not reveal any information about her family.

Melissa McKnight
Melissa McKnight With Matt LeBlanc (Source: Pinterest)

Melissa McKnight Husband & Marriage

Who is Melissa McKnight’s Husband? Melissa McKnight married twice in her life, according to sources. According to IMDB, Melissa married her first husband, Anthony Robert Esposito, in the year 1990. She gave birth to a son named ‘Tyler Esposito’ after a year of marriage.

After some time, she gave birth to a lovely daughter named ‘Jacqueline Esposito’ in 1995. According to sources, Melissa McKnight divorced her first husband in 1996 for personal reasons. She then began to concentrate on her modeling career.

According to sources, Melissa McKnight first met LeBlanc in 1997 through a mutual friend, Lou Diamond Phillips, and his wife, Kelly Phillips. They began dating shortly after that.

Melissa McKnight married Matt LeBlanc on May 3, 2003. On February 8, 2004, Matt LeBlanc and Melissa McKnight became the parents of a beautiful daughter named ‘Marina Pearl LeBlanc’ after one year of marriage.

According to Wikipedia, the couple divorced in October 2006 due to irreconcilable differences; however, no accurate information about Melissa’s current relationship status is available. When it comes to Matt, he is in a relationship with Aurora Mulligan.


Melissa McKnight began her career as a professional model, according to sources. SAs I previously stated, she began her professional modeling career in the United States. She has appeared on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Elle, Vogue, and other top magazines as a model.

Melissa McKnight Net Worth 2023

How much is Melissa McKnight’s net worth? Melissa McKnight’s estimated net worth is $60 million USD (approx.) as of September 2023 from her career. She has also appeared as an actress in films like ‘Triangles and Tribulations.


  • According to sources, her wedding photos with Matt have also appeared in major publications such as US Weekly, People, and others.
  • Melissa was also nominated for a People’s Choice Award at the 31st Annual People’s Choice Awards in 2005.
  • She was also a cast member on the popular TV show VH1: All Access, according to sources (2001).
  • According to reports, Melissa McKnight previously accused LeBlanc of cheating on her.
  • Melissa is also referred to as ‘Missy McKnight.’