American journalist, Melanie Hinton has been working as a Vice President of Communications and Marketing at the American Bus Association (ABA). However, she is well-known as the ex-wife of the American TV host, attorney, and former politician Joe Scarborough.

Picture of Joe Scarborough ex-wife Melanie Hinton
Caption: Picture of Joe Scarborough's ex-wife Melanie Hinton (Photo: buses)

Education of Melanie Hinton

In the United States of America, Melanie Hinton was born into the Hinton family. Melanie is of Caucasian ethnicity, having American nationality. 

From Duquesne University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she received a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Journalism/International Relations. Also, she has been certified as a Travel Industry Specialist from Purdue University located in West Lafayette, Indiana. 

Does Melanie Hinton Have a Husband? 

Possibly, Melanie Hinton might be living single. Detailed information regarding her personal details still missing. Only information regarding her marital life with Joe is available. 

So, without any official information on her marriage, it is hard to determine whether Melanie has a husband or not. Also, she isn't active on social platforms and might be living a single life or in a relationship. 

About Melanie Hinton's Married Life

Previously, Melanie Hinton was married to Joe Scarborough. During their college days, they started dating. Melanie & Joe exchanged wedding vows in 1986 after years of relationship. Also, she rose to popularity because of her marriage to Scarborough.

Black & White picture of Melanie Hinton with her ex-spouse Joe Scarborough
Caption: Black & White picture of Melanie Hinton with her ex-spouse Joe Scarborough (Photo: Daily Mail)

The duo's married life was going smoothly then suddenly conflict started in their married life due to their personal differences. After living together for 13 years as spouses, they divorced in the year 1999. The prime reason between Melanie and Joe citing irreconcilable differences. 

Does Melanie Hinton Have Kids?

Melanie is the mother of two kids (both sons). With her former spouse Joe, they blessed with a son Joey Scarborough was born in 1988. In the year 1991, she gave birth to her younger son Andrew Scarborough. Both of her sons are now the grown-up man who has been living their own life. His elder son Joey has been living a blissful married life with his wife Catherine

Caption: Picture of Melanie Hinton's sons with their respective partners (Photo: Biography Mask)

Her younger son Andrew Scarborough is happily married to his wife Brianna Keller. His wife Keller is CNN's senior political correspondent. They have been married since 2016. Both of her sons Joey and Andrew are well-established in their respective careers making her a proud mother. 

Melanie Hinton's Ex-Husband Present Wife

Melanie's ex-husband Joe Scarborough married thrice in his life. After his divorce from Melanie, Joe with his 2nd wife Susan Waren in the year 2001. His former wife Waren is an American philanthropist known for her charitable work under the Sherwood Foundation. Also, Joe & Susan share two kids, they are daughter Katherine Clark Scarborough born on August 8, 2003, and son Jack Scarborough born in 2008.

Melanie Hinton's ex-hubby Joe with his present wife Mika
Caption: Melanie Hinton's ex-hubby Joe with his present wife Mika (Photo: Time Magazine)

Unfortunately, their married life ended with divorce in 2013 after living as husband and wife for 12 years. Joe married for the third time Mika Brzezinski who is also an American journalist. The duo got engaged in Antibes, France at the Hotel du Cap. Their lavish wedding ceremony was held in front of the Constitution, Officiated by Rep. Elijah Cummings in Georgetown at 5:40 PM. Since the day of their marriage, they have been living a happy married life. 

What's Melanie Hinton Net Worth?

Melanie Hinton has an estimated net worth of around $1 Million collected from her professional career. Her main source of earnings is working as the director of communications and media relations. The average salary of an MD of an Airline is around $150,000.

Joe Scarborough coming out of a car
Caption: Joe Scarborough coming out of a car (Photo: GQ)

She has been living a comfortable life and earning a handsome sum of money for her work. Hinton's ex-husband Joe Scarborough's net worth is estimated at over $25 Million. Also, he has been earning an annual salary of $8 Million throughout his professional career. 


Melanie Hinton has worked as a journalist who has nearly two decades of experience in journalism and public affairs. Also, she worked as the managing director of the Airline Industry Public Relations and  Communications with Airlines for America. Likewise, she serves as a director of communications and media relations at the American Bus Association (ABA). 

Picture of Melanie Hinton ex-husband Joe Scarborough
Caption: Picture of Melanie Hinton's ex-husband Joe Scarborough (Photo: Deadline)

Despite having multiple careers, Hinton is still popular as the first wife of the talk show host, Joe Scarborough. However, Melanie's ex-spouse Joe well-known American television host, attorney, political commentator, and former politician. Also, he is the co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC with his wife Mika Brzezinski. Previously, he hosted Scarborough Country on the same network.