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(Playwright, Producer, Writer)

American Melanie Marnich is a Golden Globe-winning writer, playwright, and producer.

Relationship Facts of Melanie Marnich

Melanie Marnich is married to Lee Blessing.
She does not have any kids as of now.
Melanie Marnich is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Melanie Marnich?

Melanie Marnich is married to Lee Blessing. Her husband is also a playwright better known for his play, A Walk in the Woods. 

The couple prefers to keep their personal life behind curtains. To date, she has not shared any details about her wedding. As of now, the couple is leading a happy life with no rumors of separation and divorce.

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Melanie Marnich: Biography in Details

Who is Melanie Marnich?

Melanie Marnich is a Golden Globe-winning writer, playwright, and producer. She is renowned as the writer of the TV series, Big Love.

Last, in 2019, she produced the TV series, The Son.

What is the upcoming project of Melanie Marnich?

Currently, she is working on the script of the TV series, The Expatriates. Currently, the series is in the stage of pre-production.

Melanie Marnich: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Melanie Marnich was born in Duluth, Minnesota to Mike and Mary Marnich.

Her father, Mike Marnich used to work in the mines of northern Minnesota. Whereas her mother, Mary Marnich used to be a manager of the local Teamsters office.

She happens to be the only child of her parents. She is of British-Irish ethnicity with Yugoslavia and Italian roots. Her father’s forefathers were from Yugoslavia. Whereas her mother’s ancestors were from Italian roots.


Talking about her educational background, she is a student of Journalism from the University of Minnesota. Later, she joined the University of California, San Diego.

From the university, she earned a master’s degree in Fine Arts majored in playwright.

Melanie Marnich: Professional life, Career

Playwright Career

Melanie Marnich started her career as a copywriter. At the time, she used to work for an advertising agency.

After graduation from UCSD, she resumed her career as a playwright. At the time, she wrote the play, Quake based on controversial topics like infidelity and strong same-sex attraction. The play premiered in e Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival of New American Plays.

At the same time, her other play, Blur was being premiered at Manhattan Theatre Club. Moving forward, she wrote for the plays like Tallgrass Gothic, Cradle of Man, These Shining Lives, and A Sleeping Country.

Writer & Producer Career

After a successful career as a playwright, she expanded her career in the TV sector as a writer and producer. As a writer & Producer, she debuted on TV with the HBO show, Big Love. Also, she was one of the story editors of the series. For the series, she was even nominated for WGA Award too.

After the series, she produced and contributed the script of the series like Low Winter Sun, The Affair, and The Son. As of now, she is busy with her upcoming series, The ExpatriatesShe signed the deal with Amazon as an executive producer.

Awards, Nominations

For her contribution to the theater, she received the awards like Francesca Primus Prize, the Carbonell Award, Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award, and many more.

How much does Melanie Marnich earn?

As of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of $2 million. As a writer, she makes in the range of $28k to $95k.

Apart from that, as a producer, she makes in the range of $38k to $140k.

Melanie Marnich: Controversy & Rumors

To date, she has managed to maintain divinity as a playwright and writer. To date, she has not been involved in any type of controversy or scandal that created a buzz in the media.

Also, she has stayed from any rumors related to her.

Body Measurements: Height & Weight

Melanie Marnich has blue eyes with brunette hair. She is 5ft. 6 inches tall. However, details on her body stats and weight are not available.

Social Media

Melanie is active on Twitter with the handle, @MelanieMarnich with around 126 followers. She is not available on Facebook and Instagram.

On the account, she is following the personalities like Tim Nelson, Jim Acosta, and Rob Reiner.


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