Melody Thomas Scott has been delighting us on daytime TV as Nikki Newman on The Younger and the Stressed since 1979. The beloved cleaning soap star, 67, will probably be taking the stage on the 2023 Daytime Emmys on December 15 to current an award because the present celebrates its fiftieth anniversary.

Whereas Nikki has endured highs and lows with Eric Braeden’s Victor Newman for many years on The Younger and the Stressed, Melody has been in relationship bliss for nearly 4 a long time. Study extra about her husband, their household, and her previous marriages under.

Who Is Melody Thomas Scott’s Husband?

Melody’s husband is Edward J. Scott. They met on the set of The Younger and the Stressed when Edward was the present’s govt producer. He’s now a supervising producer of The Daring and the Stunning.

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melody thomas scott and her husband in 2011. (stewart prepare dinner/shutterstock)

Melody and Edward initially saved their relationship a secret, however they went public at Y&R star Doug Davidson’s wedding ceremony in 1984. Edward proposed over Christmas that 12 months. Melody and Edward married on October 12, 1985. They simply celebrated their thirty eighth wedding ceremony anniversary.

In her memoir, At all times Younger and Stressed: My Life On and Off America’s #1 Daytime Drama, Melody revealed that she “didn’t exactly mesh” along with her future husband at first. “There wasn’t any sort of on-set controversy. It was more like, I didn’t care for him, and he didn’t care for me,” she wrote about Ed.

As soon as she began attending to know Edward off-set, Melody gushed that “his personality began to shine through.” She wrote, “As the years passed he would do things to keep our marriage fresh and exciting. He would plan all of these unbelievable trips, usually keeping most details a surprise for me.”

The actress gushed that she and Edward “met at a time in our lives where the stars were aligned for us.” In her ebook, she known as their relationship a “genuine bond of love.”

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In an unique interview with Hollywood Life, Melody revealed that she’s so grateful to have landed the function of Nikki on Y&R. “Not only did it give me a terrific part to play on an iconic show, but because of Y&R, I met my husband, I have my children,” she stated. “So much was attributed in my personal life to taking that part, more so than any other actor on our show, I think because it really affected my personal life. It gave me stability that I really needed, obviously. I was just so lucky to have made that decision.”

Does Melody Thomas Scott Have Youngsters?

Melody has a daughter Alexandra Danielle Yeaggy with ex Carlos Yeaggy. Carlos was Melody’s make-up artist on The Younger and the Stressed. Their daughter was born in 1982.

Melody and Edward have a daughter collectively named Elizabeth, who was born in 1988. Edward additionally has a daughter named Jennifer from a earlier relationship.

Has Melody Thomas Scott Been Married Earlier than?

Sure, Melody had been married twice earlier than assembly and marrying Edward. She was married to actor Lindy Davis. Melody wrote in her memoir that that they had identified one another their complete lives. She grew near Lindy’s son, Christian, throughout the marriage. Melody and Lindy cut up after solely 6 months of marriage.

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melody thomas scott and her husband in 2022. (picture press company/nurphoto/shutterstock)

Melody’s second marriage was to Bob Protect, Lindy’s good friend and the officiator at her and Lindy’s wedding ceremony. She wrote that her “seriously dating and living with Bob” so quickly after her marriage to Lindy ended triggered “controversy.” The actress went on to confess that she was “not emotionally ready to jump into a new relationship” and was “too young to get married” to each Lindy and Bob.

“I was just ready to move on,” Melody stated about ending her marriage to Bob. “But I’ll admit that leaving that relationship was very hard. And I regret hurting Bob the way I did. I regret hurting both of them.”