Mélissa Theuriau Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Height and M6/Zone

Mélissa Theuriau Biography

Mélissa Theuriau is an M6 news anchor and a French journalist. She majored in journalism and went on to work as a television news anchor. She was a former anchor and co-editor in chief of French television’s Zone interdite.


How old is Mélissa Theuriau? – Age

She is 43 years old as of 18 July 2021. She was born in 1978 in Échirolles, France.

Is Melissa Theuriau married? – Husband – Parents

Jamel Debbouze, a French-Moroccan comedian and actor, proposed to her on March 29, 2008, and the two married on May 7, 2008. They have a son named Léon on December 3, 2008, and a daughter named Lila in 2011.

Mélissa Theuriau Education

Theuriau earned a DUT in News-Communication from Grenoble’s Technical University (Institut universitaire de technologie, or IUT), as well as a master’s degree in Audiovisual Journalism from Échirolles’ Institute of Communication and Media (ICM).

Mélissa Theuriau Height

She stands at a height of  5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

Mélissa Theuriau Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $18 Million.

Mélissa Theuriau M6/Zone Interdite

Métropole 6, a French television network, announced her debut in September as editor-in-chief and host of Zone Interdite (“Forbidden Zone”), a weekly magazine show showcasing investigative reporting.

In collaboration with Paris Match, she also hosts Un jour, une photo and Deux, trois jours avec moi on the French TV station Paris Première. Every day, a snapshot tells the story behind famous and historic photographs. Two, three days with moi is a weekly travel show in which an invited guest discloses more about himself or herself while on vacation.

She was named co-editor in chief and anchor of M6’s influential TV magazine Zone interdite (“Forbidden Zone”) in September 2006. She’ll be there for six years, till August 29, 2012, when she performs her final show.

Mélissa Theuriau and he husband Jamel Debbouze
Mélissa Theuriau and he husband Jamel Debbouze

Mélissa Theuriau Career

In 2002, Theuriau worked as a correspondent for Match TV. She has worked as a reporter and anchor for La Chaîne Info since 2003, where she gained a wider audience in France. She rose to prominence as a newscaster and host of travel shows for LCI, the news channel, and TF1. From Monday through Thursday, she hosted LCI Matin (LCI Morning), the 6:40 news on LCI and TF1, and the Voyages travel show on Wednesdays at 13:55 on LCI. In May 2006, she startled TF1 management by declining the invitation to be the Saturday evening news anchorwoman as a summer replacement for Claire Chazal, who had been the anchorwoman for the previous two years.

Theuriau has become an internet sensation, with fans posting video compilations that have racked up millions of views. She was named the world’s most beautiful news reporter by the Daily Express in 2006. She was also named “TV’s sexiest news anchor” by readers of Maxim magazine in the United States. She was selected the most beautiful woman in the world in the French edition of FHM in May 2007. She’s been dubbed “la bombe cathodique” by Paris Match.

Voici, a French tabloid, published photos of her topless on a beach in 2006. According to reports, her lawyers are attempting to remove the photographs off the Internet. In 2010, unlawful use of a photograph of Theuriau was discovered on scam websites promoting health treatments, the ubiquitous “1 strange old tip” belly fat diets, and penny auctions.