Anthony Melchiorri Biography
Anthony Melchiorri is an American-Italian hospitality expert and television personality who is the creator, co-executive producer, and host of the Travel Channel’s hotel turnaround show Hotel Impossible, as well as a successful hotelier of countless hotels.
Anthony Melchiorri Age
Anthony Melchiorri is 57 years old as of 2022, he was born on 24 May 1965, in New York, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on May 24 every year and his birth sign is Gemini.
Anthony Melchiorri Height
Anthony stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches. He appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos.
Anthony Melchiorri Weight
Melchiorri has a weight of 65 kg.
Anthony Melchiorri Education
When Melchiorri finished his high school studies in 1986, he joined the United States Air Force. Anthony served as a protocol officer who reported to the colonel on a stealth missile base until 1990.
While still in the Air Force, he took night classes to get his bachelor’s degree in business at Park University in Parkville, Missouri, and began working on the weekends as a night auditor at the Embassy Suites hotel in Overland Park, Kansas
Anthony Melchiorri Family
Melchiorri belongs to an Italian family who settled on the soil of America. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in New York City’s borough’s Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. His late father used to be a construction worker and painted the iconic Parachute Jump ride, quite known as part of the Coney Island skyline.
Anthony Melchiorri Wife
Melchiorri is a married man and a devoted father of three. Nonetheless, he is a family-oriented man, his 17-year-old twin daughters are getting ready to go to college to study theater and marketing, and his 14-year-old daughter is in high school. Indeed, he tries to spend as much time with each of them as he can.
In most cases, he drives them back and forth to their soccer games and theater shows and even sometimes finds one-on-one talks with his daughters.
Anthony Melchiorri Career
Melchiorri landed his first job in the hospitality industry as a night auditor at the Embassy Suites in Overland, Park, KS. After ten months, he became a night manager at the city’s Plaza Hotel. Admittedly, he worked so hard to earn a position as Director of Front Office Operations for four years.
In a certain event, an 11-year-old girl came into the Plaza and asked Melchiorri the direction to Eloise. Anthony and Randee Glick created the hotel’s Eloise tour. Meanwhile, he had a job as general manager of the Lucerne Hotel on the Upper West Side of New York City. Under Melchiorri’s management, the Lucerne was selected as the New York Times Travel Guide’s Best Service Hotel.
Anthony Melchiorri Algonquin Hotel
A few years later, he left Lucerne to consider the position of general manager of New York’s historic Algonquin Hotel in 2005. Likewise, he used his intelligence to convince the owners of Algonquin to close the hotel for 29 days, and indeed, the outcomes were astounding, Melchiorri oversaw a $15 million roof-to-basement repair of the building and its image, returning it to its glory days of the legendary Algonquin Round Table.
Furthermore, he also updated the rooms, repositioned the restaurants, and earned the hotel a high rating as a Michelin Guide Hotel. Moreover, Melchiorri arranged publicity campaigns such as the Algonquin’s “$10,000 Martini”, won a Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International “Best of Show Award”, and generally promoted the refurbished hotel.
What’s more, he also helped manage the Nickelodeon Hotel and Resort. More so, he became the first vice president of Tishman Hotels, and later senior vice president of New York Hotel Management Company. With his experience, Anthony helped to develop a 310 all-suite hotel in Times Square.
Anthony Melchiorri Hotel Impossible
Melchiorri joined hands with his fellow executive producer Leo Rossi, whom he knew from the hospitality industry after being the executive producer of the 2008 Lifetime film ”Wisegal” lead character Alyssa Milano, to create a hotel-improvement show, resulting in the Travel Channel series Hotel Impossible. Every episode features a hotel with issues that Melchiorri and his team must solve within one week. Each hotel’s impossible renovation clocks in at four days.
Anthony Melchiorri Net worth
Melchiorri has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2022. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Television Personality.