Kourtney Kardashian and Blink-182 drummer Travis Landon Barker neared the spotlight ever since the rumors of their dating began swirling in early 2021. The rumors originated after the duo were spotted together in Palm Spring, California, in January 2021.
Recently, the two finally confirmed their relationship through an Instagram post. Both of them posted the picture holding each other’s hands on their Instagram handle on February 16, 2020.
While the Internet people know a great deal about Kourtney and Travis and what’s going on in their dating life, they are relatively unknown about Travis’s first wife, Melissa Kennedy. In this article, we will talk about Melissa’s age, net worth, and dating life.
Melissa Kennedy Age, Birthday, Zodiac
According to Melissa Kennedy’s IMDB page, she was born on July 27, 1982. Thus, her age was 38 as of February 2021. She celebrated her 38th birthday with her friends and family on July 27, 2020. Going by her birthdate, her zodiac sign is Leo.
Melissa Kennedy Wiki — Family, Hometown, Education
Despite her presence on social media platforms, Melissa is not really active on those platforms. That is the reason why there is not much information available about her family on the Internet.
Melissa Kennedy was born to her caring parents in her hometown in Fontana, California, the United States. A picture of Melissa’s parents and her nephew can be viewed on Melissa’s Instagram.
For education, Melissa went to Smithfield Selma High School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She acquired a bachelor’s degree of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
From 2004 to 2006, Melissa did her Master’s of Business Administration in Marketing from North Carolina State University – College of Management.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Best-selling author Melissa Kennedy stands tall at a height of 5 Feet 8 inches. Furthermore, she weighs no heavier than 63 kilograms. Her distinctive features include red hair and yellowish skin.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Though Melissa Kennedy is available on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, she is not really active. In fact, her last post on Instagram was in 2014, and on Twitter in 2019.
Melissa Kennedy Job, Net Worth, Career
Talking about her career, Melissa Kennedy has been in the job market for more than 20 years. Her first job was at NC State University. She worked there as Public Affairs Coordinator and Bond Campus Campaign Coordinator.
Melissa, then, went on to work for Discovery Communications and ChannelAdvisor Corporation. In June 2008, Melissa joined Cisco. She worked there for a little over 3 years.
From 2006 to 2018, Melissa worked for multiple organizations, sometimes as strategic director and other times as President or Vice-President.
The co-founder of Everleigh Brands, Melissa founded Ester Mae Marketing in August 2011 and still serves as a President for the organization. Also, Melissa works as a Managing Director and Global Innovation Facilitator for 48 Innovate.
As of 2021, the best-selling author Melissa Kennedy was still working for Cisco as TitleSenior Manager, Digital Creative and Innovation, Global Virtual Sales and Engineering.
As an author, Melissa wrote The Innovation Revolution: Discover the Genius Hiding in Plain Sight (2017), a guide to building a successful business. The book was very well-received by the public as it has all 5-star reviews on Amazon.
As per some reports, Melissa Kennedy’s net worth is somewhere around $2 million.
Melissa Kennedy & Travis Barker: Wedding, Divorce, Kids
Unlike Travis’s other relationships, there is not much background story available on how Melissa and Travis began dating. Since Melissa and Blink-182 drummer belongs to an entirely different profession, many people wonder to this day how did the duo even know about each other.
Despite all not-so-similar life, the pair got married in a big wedding ceremony on September 22, 2001. However, their marriage did not even last for a year as they divorced on August 6, 2002.
While people are still unaware of what led to the divorce, the pair were extremely close when they were in a relationship. Melissa even appeared in 1999’s Blink-182 documentary, The Urethra Chronicles, and its follow-up in 2002.
Though Melissa and Travis did not have any kids together, the popular American musician has two kids with his second wife, Shanna Moakler, who was Miss USA 1995. The kids’ names are Landon Asher Barker (born on October 9, 2003) and Alabam Luella Barker (born on December 24, 2005).
Is Melissa Kennedy Dating Anyone?
After her divorce with Blink-182 member, Melissa Kennedy simply lived a very quiet and peaceful and did not indulge in dating much.
Probably Melissa was not dating anyone right in 2021 and seemed very focused on her professional life as told by her extraordinary achievements.
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