Melissa Reeves Biography


Days of Our Lives actress Melissa Reeves is married and a mother of two.

More about the relationship

The American actress Melissa Reeves is currently in a marital relationship with Soap Opera actor and country music singer Scott Reeves.

She met Scott when he was a part of the cast of ‘Days of Our Lives’ and they’ve been living a happily married life since March 1990.

They have two children: a daughter named Emily Taylor Reeves (born June 23, 1992) and a son named Lawrence David Reeves (born August 4, 1997).

Before getting married to Scott, she was in a relationship with an American actor Jon Hensley in 1987.

Relationship Facts of Melissa Reeves

  • Melissa Reeves is married to Scott Reeves.
  • She is mother of Two (Emily Taylor Reeves and Lawrence David Reeves ).
  • Melissa Reeves is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Melissa Reeves?

Melissa Reeves is an actress who is famously known for the series ‘Days of Our lives’ playing the role of ‘Jennifer Horton’. Reeves has acted in several movies and television series.

Melissa Reeves: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Nationalitynet worth 

Melissa Reeves was born on March 14, 1967, in Eatontown, New Jersey, USA, as Melissa Brennan. Her Zodiac sign is Pisces.

Melissa Reeves is the daughter of Lawrence and Marion Brennan and sister of David Brennan. Her father is a radio broadcaster. Similarly, her cousin Elizabeth Percy is also an actress.

Born and raised in Eatontown, Melissa is of American nationality. Furthermore, there seems to be no accurate detail regarding her ethnicity. She primarily dreamed of becoming a professional dancer.


Melissa traveled to New York City to study dance with Phil Black and also attended the ‘Lee Strasberg Institute’ in Manhattan.

Reeves moved to Los Angeles and graduated from high school.

Melissa Reeves: Professional Life, Career

Melissa Reeves is currently playing ‘Jennifer Horton’ on the NBC series ‘Days of Our Lives.’ Melissa started her career by appearing in TV commercials at the age of 15. She then started working on Television at the age of 18 playing the role of ‘Jade Perkins’ on ‘Santa Barbara’ from 1984-1985.

She captured the public’s eye when she played the role of ‘Jennifer Horton’ on ‘Days of Our Lives in 1985. Quite a controversy was created after she left Days in 1995 and starred in the made-for-TV movie ‘Half a Dozen Babies’ in 1999. She has also starred in the series ‘The Hitchhiker’ in 1987.

Lifetime Achievements and Awards

Reeves has been nominated for two ‘Daytime Emmy Awards, one ‘Gold Derby Awards’ and four ‘Young Artist Awards’. She has won four ‘Soap Opera Digest Awards for ‘Days of Our Lives.’

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Caption: Melissa Reeves with Scott Reeves ( Soap Opera News )

Salary, Net Worth

The current salary of Reeves has not been revealed. Furthermore, her net worth at present is about $9 million as of 2022.

Melissa Reeves: Rumors, Controversy

Quite a controversy was created when ‘The Young and Restless’ actor Greg Rikaart found himself in a Chick-fill-A war with Melissa Reeves as she aligned herself with the company which was publicly against gay marriage.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurement, Melissa Reeves has a height of 5 feet 2 inches with a slim body structure. She has blonde hair color with beautiful blue eyes.

Social Media Profile

Reeves is active on social media such as Twitter and Instagram accounts but she does not use a Facebook account. She has more than 86.4k followers on her Twitter account and she has over 137k followers on her Instagram account.


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