• Drew Grant is a journalist, managing editor at RealClearLife, and the Arts and Entertainment editor at The New York Observer
• She has a net worth of $500,000
• She was born in Brooklyn, New York City, and attended Oberlin College, studying English Language and Literature
• She is the ex-wife of MSNBC host and journalist Ari Melber, and the couple divorced in 2017
• She is active in social media, particularly on Twitter and Facebook, and is looking for additional freelance work while already committed to several other projects.

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Who is Ari Melber’s ex-wife, reporter Drew Grant?

Drew Grant was born in Brooklyn, New York City USA, and is a journalist, but perhaps better known for being the ex-wife of MSNBC host and journalist Ari Melber. She is the Arts and Entertainment editor at The New York Observer and is also a managing editor at RealClearLife.

The Net Worth of Drew Grant

How rich is Drew Grant? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $500,000, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism. She’s also worked as a part of broadcast television news networks, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Education

While very little is forthcoming about Drew’s early life and childhood, it is known that her family moved to Delaware when she was young where she was raised, and after matriculating from high school, she attended Oberlin College studying English Language and Literature, and would complete her degree in 2006. She eventually, decided to pursue a career in journalism, making use of her writing skills in various publications.

Journalism Career

Grant began her career working for the website 236, as a Pop Culture Editorial Assistant. She worked there for one and a half years before going to Jossip Initiatives to work as an editor – the company is known for publishing various blogs related to the entertainment industry. She only stayed there for 10 months but her work there allowed her to cover various stories, both national and international. So in 2009 she started working as a blogger for the company Nerve, best known as an online magazine focusing on culture, relationships and sex.

She didn’t stay long in the company, as she left to become a staff writer at the website Crushable, another pop culture-focused magazine. She would work there for the next two years, but in 2011 decided to join Media Group as a pop culture writer, but after seven months moved on to join The New York Observer as the art and entertainment editor, and where she is still employed.

Later Work

Aside from Drew’s work with The New York Observer, she gained a lot of attention when she founded tvDownload, served as an editor for the  blog which reviews various episodes of popular television shows. It was active until sometime in 2015 when it stopped posting regular content. Two years later, it was discovered that she moved to Real Clear Life where she was offer work as the Managing Editor. Real Clear Life is a publication focusing on various topics such as entertainment, culture, politics, travel, technology, and many other topics.

Marriage to Ari Melber

Ari Melber is best known for his work with NBC News, particularly as the host of the MSNBC show entitled “The Beat with Ari Melber” which began in 2017, and grew significantly in popularity, making it MSNBC’s best rated show ever in its timeslot. One of the most unusual aspects of the show is that Ari regularly uses hip hop lyrics to explain legal or political scenarios. He is also a writer and a correspondent for various publications, including Politico, Reuters and The Atlantic, and has contributed to several books too.

According to reports, Ari and Grant met during a social event in 2010 and began dating soon afterwards. The couple decided to marry in 2013, held privately with only close friends and family present at the wedding. However, their marriage had its share of problems, and the couple became estranged and eventually divorced in 2017. While the specific reason for their split wasn’t really discussed, after their split, it was reported that Grant was dating Richard Alexander.

Drew Grant in Social Media

Similar to numerous journalists, Drew is very active on social media, particularly on Twitter and Facebook. She mentions on her online accounts that she is looking for additional freelance work while already committed to several other projects. She continues to show her interest in various aspects of the entertainment industry, while also posting about some of her daily endeavors. Her Facebook account also shows similar posts, though she posts a few personal pictures there as well.



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