Mélissa Theuriau
Mélissa Theuriau
Real Name/Full Name Melissa Theuriau
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Melissa Theuriau
Birth Place: Echirolles
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 July 1978
Age/How Old: 45 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 128 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Mendes-France University, Institute of Communication and Media
Religion: N/A
Nationality: French
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: Jamel Debbouze
Husband/Spouse Name: Jamel Debbouze (m.2008)
Kids/Children Name: Lila Debbouze, Leon Debbouze
Profession: Journalist, Television Presenter, Television Presenter
Net Worth: $20 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Melissa Theuriau is a gorgeous journalist and a reporter in France. Through hard work and determination, she has performed in various high-end roles, including chief-in-editor, reporter, host, presenter, and anchor. She is now working with M6 for more than a decade. Currently, she is now a millionaire who features in the world’s top 20 highest-paid news reporters. As a result, she can afford a good living for herself and her family. Theuriau is happily married and has two children of her own.

Well, how well do you know about Mélissa Theuriau? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mélissa Theuriau’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 Mélissa Theuriau to date.

Biography and Early Life

Melissa Theuriau was born on 18th July in 1978 in Echirolles, France. The celebrity is very secretive concerning her early life and has not yet shared any information concerning her parent’s or siblings’ identity in public.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Mélissa Theuriau in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Mélissa Theuriau’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024 having been born on 18 July 1978. Though, she is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 128 lbs in Pound and 58 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.


The star furthered her studies at Universitaire de Technologie, one of the best technology universities, in Pierre-Mendes, Grenoble in France, where she pursued a news communication degree. Later, she enrolled at the Institute of Communication and Media located in Echerioles in France, where she did her master’s studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Mélissa Theuriau With Husband Jamel Debbouze
Mélissa Theuriau With Husband Jamel Debbouze

The journalist lover is Jamel, a Morrocan-French television producer, director, screenwriter, comedian, and actor. The two have dated for many years and decided to settle down in marriage on 29th May 2008.

At the time of the wedding, the journalist was already pregnant, and she delivered her first son Leon in December 2008. In 2011, she gave birth to her second child, a beautiful daughter named Lila Fatimat, after the mother of Jamel. The couple has been living happily together and has led a scandal-free marriage. The couple is well known to the public and has been voted as the nation’s most popular couple.

Is Melissa Theuriau Lesbian?

No. Melissa is not a lesbian, and neither is she gay. The journalist has successfully established an opposite-gender love relationship with Jamel. The two lovers have been living together since they got married and enjoyed the company of each other. She even has two children of their own. Thus, the sexual orientation of Theuriau is straight.

Professional Career

As soon as she completed her master’s studies, Melissa secured her first job as a reporter for Match TV in 2002. Match Television employed her in France.

In 2003, she assumed the role of a travel show host and an anchor for the La Chaine Info network. In this new job, she assumed the role of a reporter, anchorwoman, and newscaster. The journalist also hosted a travel guide show and was in charge of three different programs: LCI Matin in the mornings, The Voyager Travel Show, and the 6:40 news.

Theuriau fame and popularity among the French audience skyrocketed when working with the La Chaine Info. After working in the company for three years, she secured the position of ancho and co-editor in chief with Metropole 6.

She has also worked as the co-editor-in-chief and the anchor for Zone Interdite on French TV.

In 2006, she obtained the nickname of ‘la bombe cathodique’ after the ‘Daily Express’ voted her as the most beautiful news reporter in the world. The voting was influenced when her reporting compilation was shared across the internet, attracting a strong following and shares. She ended up being voted for being the most beautiful reporter.

In 2006, Melissa’s decision to turn down a lucrative job opportunity by TF1 Group shocked her employer. The new company wanted the reporter to temporarily replace Claire Chazal, the Evening News anchorwoman, on weekends.

The following year she joined Metropole 6 (M6). While working at M6, she was entrusted with the role of editor-in-chief. She also hosted the popular program Zone Interdite, which in English refers to the Forbidden Zone. A few times, she was also a presenter and was good at entertaining in magazine shows. To date, Melissa is still working with M6.

She is an active charity supporter. She is part of popular charity organizations such as ‘La Rose,’ a charity organization that aims at educating young girls under UNICEF. La Rossa is a charity group that she founded with her close five journalist friends who are focused on helping needy girls access great education opportunities.


Melissa has not yet received an award nor nominations. However, her great works have been noticed across the globe, and she has received numerous acknowledgments.

  • In 2006, she featured as the ‘Most Beautiful News Reporter’ in Europe
  • In 2006, she was voted as ‘Television Sexiest News Anchor’ by MAXIM publication
  • Also, she was voted as ‘The Television Bombshell’ by MATCH, a French Publication

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Melissa Theuriau in 2024

Mélissa Theuriau Net Worth
Mélissa Theuriau Net Worth

As of 2024, The journalist’s net worth is about $20 million. Having featured among the greatest journalist of all time, she is among the world’s top 20 highest paid news anchors. Her salary is estimated to be around $1 million. Her income has been an aggregate collection from various journalist and reporter tasks she has handled. Besides, she is also living with a wealthy husband whose net worth is about $25 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Her global beauty-made scam sites use her image to promote their products. For instance, in 2010, her photo was behind ‘1 Weird Old Tip’ for the belly fats diet and Penny Auctions. She took legal actions against the perpetrators.

Melissa is a popular journalist and a reporter who has obtained global fame from her outstanding work and her beauty. As a result, she is now wealthy and commands a great lifestyle. She has been in a stable marriage and has two children of her own.


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