Melissa Mcbride
Melissa Mcbride
Real Name/Full Name Melissa Suzanne McBride
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Melissa Mcbride
Birth Place: Lexington, Kentucky
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 23 May 1965
Age/How Old: 59 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 177 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father –John Leslie
Mother –Suzanne Lillian
Siblings: Neil Allen, Melanie Suzanne and John Michael.
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: No
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Actor, Casting Director
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Melissa Mcbride is an American actor and a former casting director. She is famously known for her role as Carol Peletier in “walking dead” which is an AMC television series. It is the biggest role she has starred so far and has made her win many awards. She has also appeared in numerous television commercials for “Rooms to Go” additionally she was “Ford’s” spokeswoman.

Well, how well do you know about Melissa McBride? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Melissa McBride’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Melissa McBride to date.

Biography and Early Life

Melissa McBride was born in Lexington, Kentucky on May 23, 1965. She is the last born to Suzanne Lillian and John Leslie. Her father was a business person and her mother was a teacher by profession. She grew up together with her siblings Neil Allen, Melanie Suzanne and John Michael. she currently resides in Atlanta together with her family.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Melissa McBride in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Melissa McBride’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024 having been born on 23 May 1965. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 177 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Grey.


The walking dead actress has not talked much about her educational background. This might be because, she seems to talk much about her career and everything pertaining it. Therefore, she mentions nothing about her early years in school. It however alleged that she went to Hartland International School and also in Edu reach Education UK. There is also no information of what she majored-in in college.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Melissa has been very intentional in keeping her private life away from public scrutiny.  She has maintained this secrecy from the time she got into the entertainment industry. She does not even have rumours and speculations about her romantic affairs because she has kept them on the low.

She once posted a picture with a male counterpart Norman Reedus on Instagram and it raised uproar with the media and her fans. They however did not comment about their relationship. It is certain that she has never been married and neither does she have any children of her own. And if she has a family, she has succeeded in keeping the information secret.

Is Melissa Mcbride Lesbian?

Mellisa keeps her fans and the entire public in suspense over her dating life as a result many have speculated that she is a lesbian because she has not put out any of the people she is dating in her social media pages. We will however assume she is straight for now until proven otherwise.

Professional Career

Melissa started out her career in 1991 when she appeared in numerous television commercials for “Rooms to Go” additionally she was “Ford’s” spokeswoman. Having the experience of standing in front of the camera she tried her luck in acting. In 1993 she had an opportunity to debut in “Matlock” a detective series. She thereafter featured in over 20 films some of the familiar movies include the dangerous lives of altar boys, her deadly rival, Any place but home, the mist, the happy, reconstruction of William zero and pirates of silicon valley.

The other episodes of television series she has appeared in are such as American gothic, profiler, walker, the heat of the night, Texas ranger, Conan and Dawn’s  Greek. Mellisa has worked as a voice actress in 2001 in the parody cartoon robot chicken. in 2008 she voiced a Jason Maurer’s and Marc F. Adler fantasy cartoon named Delgo. In 2010 Melissa had her big break and definitely the peak of her career when she appeared in AMC series “the walking dead” where she played her role as Carol peletier.

So far this has been by far the biggest accomplishment in her career. It has made her be internationally recognised and also have received critical acclaim, numerous awards and nominations. She has appeared in all the episodes, in 11th season which also is the final season of the series, she is set to reprise her role as carol and is set to debut in 2023.


Melissa has garnered significant acclaim and received multiple awards and nominations throughout her career as an actor. She received an award from satellite awards for best cast for her role in the series ‘walking dead’ in 2012. In the following year she won Eyegore awards for the series Walking dead and was nominated as the best of social media in the Shorty Awards.

Melissa won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series for The Walking Dead in 2014 and 2015. She was additionally nominated for the same award in 2014 at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards and poppy awards. She also won Cartermatt Awards as the top Television actress. In 2015, she was nominated as the best leading actress in television in the Fangoria chainsaw award for her role as Carol.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Melissa Mcbride in 2024

Melissa Mcbride Net Worth
Melissa Mcbride Net Worth

Mellisa has garnered her wealth with the television commercial and advertisements, but her income rose significantly when she featured in the series “walking dead”, being a successful actress her income has also accumulated immensely. Her income is unknown but her estimated net worth is $4 million as of 2024.

Melissa became famous in her mid-fifties. She had acted before in other films but her big break came later in her life.  This shows that good things don’t come easy she began with very minor roles and she was not known neither was she earning a lot at that time. She enjoyed her casting director job and therefore did not want to spend a lot of time in bigger roles in film. Her perseverance and hard work paid off eventually.


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