Melissa McKnight, a British- American model, actress, entrepreneur, television personality, and ex-wife of the renowned actor Matt LeBlanc.

Prior life: Upbringing & Education

Melissa was born in England, United Kingdom, on 10th March 1965, turning 56 this year 2021. She was born and raised in England then moved to America holding dual citizenship (British-American) belonging to pure white Caucasian ethnicity. Her sun sign is Pisces. Her parents and siblings have not yet been revealed. She goes by her full name, Melissa Sue McKnight.
She has attended a local private school. However, the information regarding where she graduated from is not public yet.
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Body Stats

Melissa has a fantastic body physique. Her height is about 5ft 5 inches or 165cm weighing around 55kg or 121lbs. Her body measurements are 34-26-34 inches, and her bra cup size is 34C. Blonde hair and brown eyes are among her features. Her shoe size is 5.5 (US).

Full NameMelissa Sue McKnight
Date of Birth 10th March 1965
Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
Age56 (2021)
Father's NameN/A
Mother's NameN/A
Siblings N/A
OccupationActress, Model
Body Measurement34-26-34 inches
Height5 feet 5 inches
Weight55 kg
Hair ColorBlonde
Eyes ColorDark brown
Relationship StatusDivorced
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Anthony Esposito,
Matt LeBlanc
Net worth $1 million - $1.2 million USD (approax)


McKnight stepped into a career as a model. She was presented in various beauty campaigns and magazines like Elle, Cosmopolitan, and Vogue as a cover girl before starting her career as an actress and stepping into the entertainment industry. She gained many compliments and admiration regarding her beauty and unshackled ability to hypnotize people with her charm.

She started in the year 2001 through the movie named ‘Triangles and Tribulations.’ She earned spotlights from the audience and critics for her excellent performance in the TV show called VH1: All Access in 2001. She performed in ‘The 31st Annual People Choice Awards’ in 2005. She became more famous after her marriage with Matt LeBlanc, the star of ‘Friends.’

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McKnight’s ex-spouse Anthony Esposito, with whom she has two children named Tyler Esposito (1991) and Jacqueline Esposito (1995).

After her divorce from Anthony because of irreconcilable differences, she married Matt LeBlanc in 2003. Matt LeBlanc, who played the famous role of Joey Tribbiani in the American series named ‘Friends (1994 -2004)’ and also a renowned comedian.

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He appeared in the comedy series ‘Episodes (2012)’ and hosted the BBC’s ‘Top Gear (2012)’. He also portrayed a role in the sitcom named ‘Man with a plan,’’ All the Queen’s Men,’’ Ed’,’ Look-in Italian’, ‘Lost in Space’, ‘Charlie’s Angels’, and ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.’ Matt did a music video called ‘Say It Isn’t So.’

Matt LeBlanc appeared as the executive producer for the flick ‘Jonah Hex’ in 2010 and emerged in two episodes of the series named ‘Web Therapy.’ He won people’s choice awards in the category of the favorite actor in a New TV series in 2017 and famous Male Television star in 2005, Golden Globe Awards in the category of the best performance by an actor in a TV series- comedy or Musical in 2012.

A mutual friend introduced them, and they started dating in 1997. They became engaged in 1998 when Matt officially proposed to her, then they tied the knot in Hawaii on May 3rd, 2003, and read their vows the next day.

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They welcomed their beautiful daughter after a year of marriage on February 8th, 2004, named Marina Pearl LeBlanc. Marina got diagnosed with a rare brain disorder called ‘Cortical Dysplasia’ when she was eight months old. She went through atrocious seizures and went under a yearlong treatment period. At last, she recovered from the disease.

But the couple got separated in 2006 because of repetitive infidelity. Matt LeBlanc was having a relationship with Andrea Anders during their marriage period. Right now, Melissa is single. Both Matt LeBlanc and Melissa McKnight have joint custody of their daughter Marina.

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Net Worth

Melissa’s primary source of earning was from modeling. She is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million – $1.2 million.

Social Media Presence

Melissa is a private kind of person. Thus, she is not that active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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