Melanie Collins is an American sports journalist and sideline reporter. She currently serves as an NFL sideline reporter on CBS Sports as well as a host for Golf Channel’s Big Break and Driver vs. Driver. She had also become a fill-in host for SportsNation on ESPN.
She had also contributed and hosted segments on several networks like Good Morning America, CSN Bay Area, PGA.com, Nascar.com, and E! News. Furthermore, she currently has been gossiped about for her relationship with Canadian professional ice hockey winger, James Neal. Wanna know more information on her then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The sideline reporter, Melanie Collins.
Melanie Collins: Bio, Family, Career
The journalist was born on 6 February 1986 in State College, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. She was born to her parents Nancy and Doug Collins. She grew up together with her two siblings: an older brother Christian and a younger brother Kurtis. Further, she has a nationality of American and belongs to the Caucasian by ethnicity.
Regarding her education, she had graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at Pennsylvania State University. In addition to that, she had her second degree in Interior Design from the New York Institute of Art and Design. After graduation, she joined WPSU-TV as a reporting intern as well as a senior intern at the Big Ten Network. Apart from that, she also writes about football, baseball, and basketball for the University of Pennsylvania to date.
She had covered reports on NBA for Turner Sports and NBA-TV. She then worked as a reporter for Total College Sports. Collins had worked as a host and reporter for many television networks like NBC Sports, NASCAR, E! News, Inside Edition, and Good Morning America. Other than that, she has covered major sports events like the FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl, NBA Finals, NFL Drafts, NCAA Football National Championship, and the Winter Olympics.
Melanie Collins: Personal Life & Husband
The sexy reporter is not married yet but also not married. Further, she is currently in a relationship with an ice hockey player, James Neal. Neal currently plays for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. He had played with the NHL teams like Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Nashville Predators, Vegas Golden Knights, Calgary Flames, and Edmonton Oilers.
However, it is unclear when did they start their romantic relationship. She previously reported having a rumored relationship with American former professional baseball shortstop, Alex Rodriguez. But the duo has cleared the air by saying that they are just good friends. Moreover, she enjoys many sports like golfing, yoga, boxing, tennis, water sports, interior decorating, wardrobe styling, and spending time with her family in her leisure time. Apart from that, she has not been involved in any kind of rumors or controversies.
Caption: James Neal and Melanie Collins.
Source: The Sportster
Melanie Collins: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about her net worth then she has an estimated net worth of around $500 thousand. Her main source of income comes from her decade-long reporting career as a sideline reporter and entertainment host. Though she has not talked about her handsome salary, according to sources, the sideline reporter has an average salary of $42000 to high $100 thousand or more.
She is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Instagram, she has an account @melanie_collins with 110k followers. She has an account @melanie_collins with 73k followers.
Melanie Collins: Body Measurements
The beautiful reporter has a slim and well-maintained body structure that stands to a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 meters. Her body has measurements of 35 inches chest size and 35 inches hips size. She further has icy blue eyes color and blond hair color with an elegant personality.