Facts of Melissa Buccigross Biography
|Occupation||Former wife of John Buccigross|
|Spouse||John Buccigross (1991)|
Melissa Buccigross is an ex- wife of famous American sportscaster John Buccigross. Having active since 1996, he has contributed on several shows such as the Emmy winning SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight. He also formerly served as the co-host of the Emmy nominated NHL 2Night.
Melissa Buccigross Early Life & Career
Melissa Buccigross was born in the year 1971. Buccigross is of Italian descent and seven years younger than her ex-husband John Buccigross. Regarding her career, she has not stated much more information about her. Melissa Buccigross became a famous through her ex-husband.
Furthermore, Melissa's ex-husband, John Buccigross is one of the successful journalists. He began his career working in Providence, Rhode Island and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Since joining ESPN in 1996, he has anchored the shows such as Emmy winning SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight, and an Emmy nominated "NHL 2Night".
In 2006, Buccigross1 granted to a book deal with Middle Atlantic Press to write the biography of former and current NHL expert 'Keith Jones.' The name of the book in "Jonsey: ‘Put Your Head Down and Skate’" which was published on October 2, 2007.
John Buccigross also being the part of the Advisory Board for You Can Play, a campaign that is served for fighting homophobia in sports. From 2001 to 2010, he played a role of author of a weekly NHL column for the ESPN.com.
Melissa Buccigross Personal Life
Melissa Buccigross was married to her long term boyfriend, John Buccigross on September 14, 1991. John was mesmerized by the beauty of the Italian girl Melissa and ultimately fell in love with her. Rumors asserted that their wedding set in an Italian style.
As a loving spouse, the couple welcomed their first child a daughter named Malorie in 1992. She completed her graduation and currently lives with her boyfriend Jack in Chicago.
In 1995, she gave birth to their second child a son named Brett. He is pursuing his bachelor's degree now. Their third child a son Jack Buccigross, who is a fourteen year old.
However, their relationship did not pick high and divorced. On March 28, 2017, he said in an interview with sportingnews.com that he is single now.
"Admittedly, my kids are grown now, and I am single (after a divorce). This is the first time that has been the case as my contract expiration approaches so the dynamic is different. My first concern was always what my wife wanted and what was best for the kids. I was never career-oriented, and my job wishes/preferences always came third. This is the first time that I’m open to a lot of options while being very content".
Melissa Buccigross Net Worth
No surprise her ex-husband John Buccigross is one of the highest paid ESPN employees. He falls under a rich sportscaster that has a high amount of earnings. His earnings are measured in more than a couple of Million dollars. He gets thousand of dollars from ESPN as a salary annually.
He has earned and won many awards in his life including GLAAD Media for Outstanding Digital Journalism Article.Melissa Buccigross is surely living a luxurious life. However, she has not mentioned her network on social sites.