Emily Calandrelli is an MIT-engineer turned Emmy-nominated science TV host. She is best recognized for hosting FOX's Xploration Outer Space, which airs in 100 million households each week since 2014. She is also a professional speaker known for her speech about the topics of space exploration, scientific literacy, and equality. As of now, Calandrelli has given three TEDx talks garnering more than 700,000+ views.
Early Life and Education of Emily Calandrelli
Emily Calandrelli was born on May 18, 1987, in Morgantown, West Virginia, the US. Her birth sign is Taurus which defines her personality as generous, patient, persistent who is independent and incredibly self-reliant.
Calandrelli attended West Virginia University and earned her bachelor's degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. She was a Truman Scholar and worked for US Representative Alan B. Mollohan for one summer in Washington, D.C. In 2009, she won the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and was voted Ms. Mountaineer.
After a year, Calandrelli completed her B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering. She graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with M.S. degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics as well as Technology and Policy.
Emily Calandrelli's Career
Emily Calandrelli started her career as a professional speaker. She talks on the topics of space exploration, equality of the sexes in STEM and scientific literacy. She rose to fame after hosting the American syndicated programming block, Xploration Station in 2014.
Soon, Xploration Station became the number 1 live-action educational programs in the US. She received Emmy nomination for her work at the show in 2017.
Calandrelli has given three TEDx talks garnering more than 700,000 views and shared the message of science and space advocacy in dozens of classrooms and universities around the world. She is also a contributing writer at TechCrunch.
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In 2017, Calandrelli featured as a correspondent on Netflix episodes of Bill Nye Saves the World starring Karlie Kloss and Karlie Kloss. The same year, she released her first science children's book series, Ada Lace series to introduce youth to science and technology.
Emily Calandrelli's Net Worth
Emily Calandrelli is one of the renowned public speaker and TV host. As per some online sources, she earned $90k-$1 million from Xploration Station. She makes $162.75-$271.25 per post from Instagram. Considering her career growth, her net worth isn't less than the seven-digit figure.
Emily Calandrelli's Personal Life
Emily Calandrelli is unmarried and she isn't dating anyone at the moment. She is quite ambitious and hardworking whose first priority is always her work. Unlike her professional life, Calandrelli prefers lowkey personal life especially when it comes about her dating life and love affairs.
Calandrelli garnered 31.1k+ followers on her official Instagram account, "thespacegal". In 2011, she became a licensed amateur radio operator under the callsign KD8PKR.
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