Melissa Lee Baldino is an American producer who is well-known for producing the ‘America’s Test Kitchen‘ series. She is also famous as the loving and caring wife of the famous editor, publisher, and television personality, Christopher Kimball. He is immensely popular as the co-founder of ‘America’s Test Kitchen.’ The two of them met interestingly through a job interview and have stayed together ever since. Stick with us to know more about their love life.


Quick Info 
Full NameMelissa Lee Baldino
Date of Birth1976
Place of BirthUnited States of America
Age44 or 45 years old
Mother's NameRike Fossi Baldino
Father's NameJim J. Baldino
Body FigureSlim
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBrown
EducationBoston University
Husband / SpouseChristopher Kimball
ChildrenOliver Kimball (Son)
Rike Kimball (Daughter)
Net Worth$500,000 (estimated)


Early Life and Bio

Melissa Lee Baldino has not shared any information about her exact date of birth and place of birth. However, we do know that she was born sometime in the year 1976 and somewhere in the United States of America. She was born to her mother, and her name is Rike Fossi Baldino and to her father and his name is Jim J. Baldino. Information regarding her sibling’s details remains behind the curtains at the moment. Besides this, she is currently either 44 or 45 years old. Since her exact date of birth remains a mystery, her zodiac sign is impossible to determine.


Melissa Lee Baldino
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Nationality and Ethnicity

Melissa Lee Baldino holds an American nationality, and she belongs to white ethnicity. Moreover, she descends from Caucasian ancestry. Unfortunately, she has not shared any information about her religious background and views at the moment.


Body Measurements

Melissa Lee Baldino has not revealed her exact height, weight, and body measurements at the moment. However, judging by her looks, we can tell that she has a slim body figure. In addition to this, she has a pair of dark brown colored eyes with short brown colored hair.


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Melissa Lee Baldino has not disclosed any information about her schooling years and details at the moment. Because of this reason, online sources claim that she completed her high schooling at some local schools in America. However, she studied at the Boston University for further studies and graduated from there.


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Melissa Lee Baldino began working as a Personal Assistant to Christopher Kimball in the year 2002. After working in the same position for over four years, she began working as the executive producer for 71 episodes of the television cooking show, ‘Cook’s Country from America’s Test Kitchen’. She worked for over six years for the show and then recently worked as a producer for the food preparation organization, ‘Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street‘ from the year 2017 to the year 2019.


Awards and Nominations

Melissa Lee Baldino has not won any major awards and accolades to date. However, she has won six nominations by the Daytime Emmy awards between the years 2010 and 2020.


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Husband: Christopher Kimball

Melissa Lee Baldino is married to her husband, and his name is Christopher Kimball. He is an American editor, publisher, and television personality. The two of them first met when she appeared for a job interview in ‘America’s Test Kitchen.’ She applied for the post of his Personal Assistant but was initially denied as someone else had already got the position. But the person who got the job before Melissa left and she got the job. They began as work colleagues and had nothing special between them as he was already in a relationship.

As soon as his relationship ended, love came as a surprise to both of them. Melissa fell for him immediately and confessed her love to her ‘boss.’ They hit it off and were officially in a relationship in 2012. After dating for almost a year, they decided to tie their knots on 30 June 2013. Following their auspicious marriage ceremony, the couple welcomed a son and a daughter. Their son was born in the year 2017, and his name is Oliver Kimball. Likewise, their daughter was born in the year 2019, and her name is Rike Kimball. The couple has an age gap of 25 years between them, but this does not seem to bother the lovebirds.

Besides this, Christopher was a married guy twice in the past. His love life included a mysterious woman whose identity remains private and his second wife, Adrienne Kimball. Moreover, he also has a son and three daughters from his previous marriage. His son’s name is Charles Kimball, and his daughters’ names are Caroline Kimball, Whitney Kimball, and Emily Kimball.


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Melissa Lee Baldino’s Net Worth

Melissa Lee Baldino earns from her professional career as a producer. She has an estimated net worth of around $500,000 as of 2021. Besides this, her husband has a tremendous net worth of around $20 million. The couple lives a lavish and luxurious life together in their residence.


Social Media Presence

Melissa Lee Baldino is active on social media platforms. Her supposed Instagram account (@missybeee) has 285 followers. Likewise, her supposed Twitter account (@missybeee) has 21 followers. The authenticity of these accounts remains a mystery and both of these accounts remain unverified at the moment.


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