Melanie Collins Alex Rodriguez : Early Life, Career, Affair, and More

Melanie Collins Alex Rodriguez

For any NFL fan, Melanie Collins is a well-known name. In fact, she has gathered fame as the NFL sideline reporter for CBS Sports. We have often seen that certain sports reporters have become popular due to their work. The same holds for Melanie. However, she has not limited herself to the NFL. She also hosts various shows like Big Break and Driver vs. Driver. Both of these shows are aired on Golf Channel. In addition, she is also a fill-in host on SportsNation by ESPN. Moreover, special sports events like the Olympics, FIFA World Cup, and others are also covered by her.

Melanie Collins Alex Rodriguez

Apart from being a sports reporter, she is also an entrepreneur and social media influencer. She is really a famous sportscaster and commands a large fanbase. Therefore, as is common with any popular personality, her personal life has become a prime obsession for her fans. This article will take you through all the available details about  Melanie Collins. Therefore, read the blog to learn all about Melanie.

Early Life

We know that Melanie Collins is celebrating her birthday on February 6. She was born in 1986 to Nancy and Dough Collins in State College, Pennsylvania. In fact, she has two brothers, Christian Collins and Kurtis Collins. Melaine Marie Collins is her real birth name. We get some information about her from her official website. According to the information available on her website, Melanie graduated from the Pennsylvania State University. Her area of study was Broadcast Journalism.

However, she did not stop with a single degree and acquired her second degree in interior design from the New York Institute of Art and Design. Right from her childhood days, she showed an interest in sports. Therefore, after completing her degree in journalism, she started to cover sports events.

Melanie Collins Alex Rodriguez


Melanie Collins belongs to a well-settled Christian family. Her ethnicity is White Caucasian. In fact, we have already known that she is one of three siblings in the Collins family. Various sources claim that both her parents are doctors.

She is really close to her brothers. In fact, she loves to spend a lot of time with them. She also uploads a lot of pictures with her brothers on her Instagram handle. She is younger than Christian and older than Kurtis.


Melanie Collins began her career with the CBS Sports network. In fact, she started as a sideline reporter. However, she did not start covering the NFL right from his early days. Initially, she covered College Basketball and College Football events. After that, she started to cover worldwide sports events for Yahoo! It is from this time that she began covering events like FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl, Winter Olympics, NFL Draft, NBA Finals, and other major events. At various points in her career, she also worked for Turner Sports and NBA-TV.

Relationships And Affairs

Various sources claimed that in 2014 Melanie Collins dated James Neal, a Canadian Ice Hockey Player. In fact, it seems that she had a strong link to Ice Hockey in the past. This is because, before dating James, Melanie was reportedly dating another ice hockey player, Scottie Upshall. In fact, various reports also claimed that they got engaged. However, the relationship broke up in 2013.

However, at present, Melanie does not share any updates about her relationship status with the media. Rather, she enjoys spending time with her siblings. Her Instagram posts will validate the truth of this claim. Click the link below to see one such post :

A Quick Wikis/ Bio Review

Full Name Melanie Collins
Real Name
Nick Name
American sportscaster, presenter, reporter, social media influencer
Birth Year 6 February 1986
How old is? 35 years (as of 2022)
How tall is? 167 cm (in feet inches- 5′ 6″)
Gender Female
Birthplace (Native) Texas, USA
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Boyfriend Alex Rodriguez, James Neal
Net Worth $6-8 Million USD

Concluding Lines

As far as the net worth of Melanie Collins is concerned, nothing can be said with assurance. However, according to one estimate, she has a net worth somewhere between $6 to 8 million USD. Therefore, the figures are high enough.

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