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Melissa McKnight Age, Wiki【 Matt Leblanc Wife 】Marina Pearl LeBlanc

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Name Melissa McKnight

Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Engaged / Fiance / Partner Divorced twice. Check the full bio for relationship details.

Wikipedia Biography / Profile Background

Introduction :

Melissa McKnight is a former model and actress, most famous for being the ex-wife of Matt Leblanc, the famous actor who played the role of Joey in the hit TV series Friends.

Personal Life : Parents, Family and Education

  • This former model and actress was born on March 10, 1965, in England, though she had the American citizenship as well.
  • Melissa has three children in total, two of them as a result of her first marriage with Anthony Espósito, and the last one from her relationship with Matt.

Two Marriages :

  • Melissa’s first marriage was to filmmaker Anthony Espósito, with whom she had two children, named Tyler Espósito and Jacqueline Espósito.
  • This relationship allegedly failed inevitably for the lack of commitment of both of them, especially from Anthony.
  • After her first divorce, Leblanc & Melissa met each other through a couple of friends that knew them. These two friends where Kelly Phillips & her husband Lou Diamond Phillips.
  • The lovely couple finally married on May 2003, after five years of dating. Two years after marriage they welcomed their first child in 2004, a little girl named Marina Pearl LeBlanc.
  • Currently, however, she does not share much of her personal life with the media.

Career as a Model and Net Worth :

  • Though more famous for been Matt’s ex-wife, nevertheless, few people know that Melissa was also a former model, working with one of the top modeling agencies in New York (Elite Models). Her modeling career went far beyond her relationship ending with Matt.
  • She was the face of several publicity campaigns for top brands and was also the cover on fashion and lifestyle magazines.
  • She also worked in a few movies with a fair amount of success. One of her first movies was “Triangles and Tribulations.”

Marina’s Health Issues :

  • Melissa went through a couple of situations that made her life difficult. However, nothing can compare to her child’s sickness, which her daughter faced in the first few years of her life.
  • Matt & Melissa’s daughter Marina suffered a neuronal disease that made lowered her capacity of movement.
  • Thanks to medical technology, the young child overcame this difficulty and she is now a young and healthy girl.

Interesting Facts, Height and Trivia :

  • Matt’s & Melissa’s relationship ended primarily because of cheating accusations against Matt that he later confirmed. He even apologized to Melissa after getting drunk and groping a stripper, while partying with his friends.
  • Despite the split-up, the two of them maintained a healthy and loving relationship as friends. The couple remain devoted parents to young Marina.
Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB As of 2023, she is around 59 years old.

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