Glennon Doyle Melton Biography

Glennon Doyle Melton is an American author, activist, and public speaker. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

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Birthday: March 20, 1976

Nationality: American

Famous: Public Speakers Non-Fiction Writers

Age: 44 Years, 44 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Pisces

Also Known As: Glennon Doyle Wambach

Born in: Burke, Virginia

Famous as: Author, Activist, Public Speaker

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Spouse/Ex-: Abby Wambach, Craig Melton

siblings: Amanda Doyle

children: Tish Melton

U.S. State: Virginia

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education: James Madison University

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Glennon Doyle Melton, born as Glennon Doyle, is an American author, activist, and public speaker. She is the author of ‘Love Warrior’ and ‘Carry On, Warrior’, the New York Times Bestselling memoirs. She is also the creator of Momastery, an online community. Besides these, Melton is the president and founder of a non-profit organization named Together Rising. Talking about her writing achievements, she has written for ‘Reader's Digest,’ ‘Family Circle’ and ‘Woman's Day.’ In September 2016, her book ‘Love Warrior’ was chosen to be a part of the Oprah's Book Club 2.0. Till date, the American author has made appearances on a number of television shows including ‘The Meredith Vieira Show,’ ‘the #OWNSHOW,’ and ‘The Today Show.’ On a personal note, Melton is a bold and independent woman. According to her, life is ‘Brutiful’ – brutal and beautiful—at the same time. She believes that one should embrace both in order to live their life fully. Melton, who is a mother of three children, has been married twice till date.

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  • In 2009, Glennon Doyle Melton started her online writing career with the creation of the blog named Momastery. Within a few years’ time, her writing gained immense popularity, thanks to her funny and conversational tone of writing! In 2011, her memoir titled ‘Carry On, Warrior’ was published. The memoir became a huge success which ultimately led to the growth of Melton’s social media audience. Two years later, the memoir ‘Carry On, Warrior’ earned the ‘Books for a Better Life Best Relationship Award’. It also went on to be a finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards in the category ‘Best Memoir & Autobiography’.
  • Due to her increasing online popularity, she was invited to give a TEDx talk in 2013. In her talk titled ‘Lessons from the Mental Hospital,’ she discussed the emotional problems she faced as a teen and what she learned during the time she spent in a mental hospital while recovering from her psychological issues.
  • In 2014, she and her blog Momastery received an award for ‘Best All-Around at Social Media’ from Parents Magazine. The American author wrote the book ‘Love Warrior’ in 2016. This book was selected to be a part of Oprah's Book Club 2.0. Currently, Melton also serves as a professional public speaker.
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Personal Life
  • Glennon Doyle Melton was born as Glennon Doyle on March 20, 1976 in Burke, Virginia, USA. She has a sister named Amanda. During her teenage, she had to spend some time in a mental hospital. Melton attended the James Madison University and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 1998. During her time at the university, she was a part of the Sigma Kappa sorority.
  • Talking about the American author’s love life, she was married to Craig Melton from 2004 to 2016. The couple had three children, two daughters and a son. After this, Glennon Doyle Melton went on to marry her girlfriend Abby Wambach on May 14, 2017. As of now, the author is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has hundreds of thousands of followers on these social networking sites.

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