Janet Shamlian

Born on May 14th, 1962 Janet Shamlian is a well-known correspondent for various well known news channels like NBC News and many others. She is quite famous and over the past many decades she has been able to make an impression for herself and for her fans in a highly competitive and demanding industry. We will have a look at her minor biography so that the best possible information can be obtained about her.

Early Life

She was born in Oak, Illinois and she spent her childhood growing in Park Ridge, Illinois. This is well known suburb in Chicago and is famous because it is the hometown of Hillary Clinton. She did her primary and high schooling from Maine South High School also at Park Ridge. She also completed her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism and she had the privilege of being the first speaker in 2016. Her speaking skills and her grasp on various subjects and current affairs was evident in her young days and this laid the foundation for her success over the years to come.

Personal Life

Janet Shamlian married LeRoy Melcher III in 1991 and they have been living quite happily since then. Janet has five children out of her marriage. There are no details about the names of the children and they perhaps would like to keep them in wraps. It would be pertinent to mention here that she left WBBM way back in 1995 so that she could devote more time to her family. She also was a talented and competitive skater in her teens and apart from being actively involved in it, she has covered the sports in NBC. She is a mix of American and Irish descent based on her parent’s origins.

Net Worth

The net worth of Janet Shamlian is around $700,000 and therefore she is able to lead a decent life along with her husband’s income.


Before becoming a success as a correspondent and news reporter, Janet Shamlian preferred to be a housewife taking care of her five children. Before becoming a family woman she was with WBBM-TV, KHOU-TV and KPRC-TV. She also recorded the famous interview of Arianne Zucker who had made some statement about Donald Trump.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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