Melissa Leong Bio: Know About The Life Of MasterChef Australia Judge

Melissa Leong: Bio, Quarantine Period, Age, Husband, Net Worth

Glamorous food critic Melissa Leong is an Australian MasterChef, Food writer, cookbook editor, radio presenter. Matter of fact, she is the first female judge in MasterChef Australia 2020, appearing alongside Aaron Sanchez, Gordon Ramsay, and Joe Bastianich. She has also worked in Channel’s 10 Popular reality Television show. Moreover, food enthusiasm Leong has gained a huge fan follower on her social media account like Instagram, having more than 39.4k fan followers.

Bron in the year 1986, Melissa’s age is 34 years old as of 2020. She has worked as an author of Delicious Magzine, the Guardian, and News.com.au. However, the nature of her job is freelancing. Additionally, she has served as a consultant with different brands such as Adriano Zumbo, Gelato Messina, and several others. Many of his fans want to know about her. So, is she married? Or dating someone else. How much is her total net worth in 2020?

Let’s explore Melissa Leong’s biography alongside ethnicity, nationality, salary, net worth, personal life, quarantine time in the following section. Keep on reading until the end and grab the necessary information about her.

Personal Life: In a Conjugal Relationship with Joe Jones

Melissa Leong is a married woman, and she tied the knot with her long time boyfriend turned husband, Joe Jones. The couple enjoyed their wedding ceremony in front of a few friends and family in a private ceremony.

Melissa Leong with her partner Joe Jones, Instagram
Melissa Leong with her partner Joe Jones, Instagram

Further, she has not revealed the place of her marriage ceremony to the media; as known, she is ground to earth personality. However, as of now, she prefers to share her photo on her Instagram account, which has 39.4k fan followers.

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MasterChef Australia judge Melissa Leong gushes over a diamond ring gifted by a friend

During this quarantine time, she is enjoying staying home with joe. Well, she often shares her delicious dishes on her social media account as well as on Facebook and Instagram stories. Further, recently she flaunted her diamond ring, which was gifted by one of her generous friends.

She wrote:  ‘My friend surprised me with this starburst signet ring she made complete with a vintage repurposed diamond, as a way to mark this big step in my career,’ she wrote.

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Though the gift is generous, the food enthusiasm confessed, saying:

‘I feel somewhat uneasy about celebrating, given the context of our collective uncertain future as a nation and a planet.

Melissa Leong flaunting her gifted diamond ring, Dailymail
Melissa Leong flaunting her gifted diamond ring, Dailymail


Also, she said:

‘I’m also evermore grateful for the diamond-tough, true friends in my life, with whom I feel fortunate to weather this and every storm.’

Additionally, many of her fans comment oh social media saying what generous friend. Well, her friend was hugely praised. Also, one of her friends wrote:

“A beautiful, precious gesture. We’re all celebrating with you & any reason to smile is even more exciting when shared”.

Quarantine Update

As of April, Melissa Leong is not working in any shows neither in the restaurant. Well, a matter of fact, she has quality time with her chef husband, Jone, in this hectic coronavirus (covid-19) lockdown. Reportedly, at this isolation time, lots of people appear with a secret hidden talent. Similarly, she recently uploaded a photo of pasta. Well, the pasta contrasting texture Big flavors, and the magical ingredient draws her fans’ attention.

Melissa's husband is Italian, so the couple make a lot of fresh pasta (right), ragu, slow cooked stews and soups, Instagram
Melissa’s husband is Italian, so the couple make a lot of fresh pasta (right), ragu, slow-cooked stews, and soups, Instagram

Melissa Leong with her partner Joe Jones, Instagram



Leong captioned her dishes: “Celebrating a huge week with crab linguini in fennel, chilli and anchovy, bombed with a tonne of lemon zest and Ricotta Salata. Props to Joe for being the best iso husband going”

Also, her dear husband joe is a chef in the Romeo Lane cocktail bar, which is located in Melbourne. Additionally, he is a bartender too. Also, she has worked with top chef celebrities like Gordon Ramsay.

Melissa Net Worth: $1 Million (approx)

Melissa Leong has a whopping net worth of $1 Million. As mention, she holds a diamond ring. Also, as seen she has a collection of rings. Matter of fact, as of 2020, Leong salary is estimated at about $68,000.


Well, she has amassed such colossal fortune from her long professional career as a master chef, book writer, and many more. Additionally, she drives a luxurious car. Further, her vehicle detail is currently unavailable.

The 33 years old additionally earns from the social media account. The social media personality who has more than a million fan followers can earn up to $700 per post. She is currently affiliated with such brands as Adriano Zumbo, Gelato Messina, and many others.

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