Janet Shamlian Bio, Age, Wiki, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, and CBS News

Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 10:13 pm

Janet Shamlian Biography

Born in Oak Park, Illinois, United States, Janet Shamlian is a journalist for CBS News reporting for CBS This Morning and the CBS Evening News. Formerly, she was a reporter for NBC News and reported for MSNBC, The Today Show, and NBC Nightly News.

Janet Shamlian Age

Shamlian is 63 years old as of 2024. She was born on May 14, 1962, in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday on May 14 every year.

Janet Shamlian Height

Janet stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (167 cm) tall.

Janet Shamlian Weight

Shamlian weighs around 60 kg (132 lbs), which is ideal for her height and physique.

Janet Shamlian Educational Background

Janet is a native of Oak Park, Illinois, and was brought up in Park Ridge, Illinois. She studied and graduated from Maine South High School in Park Ridge, Illinois. She then attended the Missouri School of Journalism where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, and she was the opening speaker in 2016. Her comprehensive academic background has provided her with a well-rounded skill set, contributing to her creativity as a journalist.

Janet Shamlian Family

Janet was born in Oak Park, Illinois to caring and loving parents. She has not revealed the identities of her father, and mother. It is also not known whether she has siblings or not. We promise to keep you updated as soon as the information is available.

Janet Shamlian Husband

Shamliann is married to her beloved husband LeRoy Melcher III, a lawyer/businessman. The couple has been wedded for a long time and together they have five children. LeRoy has been a constant source of encouragement and motivation for Janet, consistently believing in her talents and dreams.

Janet Shamlian Kids

LeRoy and his wife Janet are happy parents of five children. Janet has been a pillar of support in shaping their child’s life, providing love, care, and guidance throughout their upbringing.

Janet Shamlian Salary

Shamlian receives an annual salary of $98,813 as a correspondent for CBS News reporting for CBS This Morning and the CBS Evening News. This is per our average estimates for a journalist’s salary in the United States. Janet’s salary results from her years of hard work, dedication, and continuous professional development. Her salary reflects her exceptional skills and expertise in her profession. 

Janet Shamlian Net Worth

Shamlian has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Her main source of income is from her successful career as a Correspondent. Janet’s net worth is a reflection of her financial success and the value she has created throughout her career. It encompasses various assets, investments, and income streams that contribute to her overall financial standing.

Interested Facts About Janet Shamlian

Janet Shamlian Wiki

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    • Name: Janet Shamlian.
    • Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States.
    • Age: 63 Years (2024).
    • Date of Birth: May 14, 1962.
    • Birthday: May 14.
    • Zodiac Sign: Taurus.
    • Occupation: Correspondent.
    • Nationality: American.
    • Race: White.
    • Religion: Christianity.
    • Sexuality: Straight.
    • Gender: Female.

Janet Shamlian Family

  • Father: Not Known.
  • Mother: Not Known.
  • Siblings: Not Known.
  • Marital Status: Married.
  • Husband: LeRoy Melcher III.
  • Kids: None.

Janet Shamlian Salary and Net Worth

  • Salary: $98,813.
  • Net Worth: $4 million.
  • Source of Income: Correspondent.

Janet Shamlian Body Measurements

  • Body measurements:35-25-35 inches (90-64-91 cm).
  • Breast Size: 35 inches (90 cm).
  • Waist Size: 25 inches (64 cm). 
  • Hips Size: 35 inches (91 cm).
  • Shoe Size: 5.5 (US)
  • Dress Size: Not Available.
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown.
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown.
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches (167 cm).
  • Weight: 60 kg (132 lbs).
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Cooking, Fitness.
  • Interests: Reading.

Janet Shamlian CBS News

During her term at CBS News, Janet reported on the mass shootings at the El Paso Walmart Gilroy Garlic Festival and the California fires. Before entering NBC News, Shamlian was a stay-at-home mom to five children. Onwards of having a family, she operated as a reporter at KPRC-TV, WBBM-TV in Chicago, and KHOU-TV, both in Houston and WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Shamlian interviewed Arianne Zucker, the actress who Donald Trump made sensual comments in an Access Hollywood video recorded in 2005.

Additionally, in 2016, she reported from the scene of the Orlando nightclub shooting and France, only hours after the 2016 Nice truck attack, where she was holidaying with her family.  Formerly, she has reported on national and global events for NBC, including Hurricane Katrina, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Shamlian performed the first evening network broadcast interview with Michelle Obama, the wife of former presidential candidate Barack Obama in 2007, on the NBC Nightly News. Shamlian was employed by CBS News as a correspondent based in Houston in July 2019.


Janet is a woman who has dedicated her life to telling the truth, even when it is difficult or dangerous. She is a woman who has stood up to powerful forces and spoken out for the voiceless. She is a woman who has made the world a better place through her journalism career. 

Janet Shamlian Social Media Contacts

Shamlian is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, where she shares content, and updates about her projects, and engages with her audience. Her online presence has helped her connect with a wider audience and showcase her talent. To avoid missing any updates about Janet follow her official social media accounts.
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