Who is Sadio Mane’s girlfriend? Know all about Melissa Reddy

Let's look at an entirely different part of the humble and mesmerizing winger’s life: Sadio Mane’s girlfriend Melissa Reddy

Sadio Mane and his girlfriend Melissa Reddy (credit: Twitter)
By Prashant Agarwal | Mar 5, 2022 | 4 Min Read follow icon Follow Us


It is stating the obvious that Sadio Mane has been an important player for his club and country. His contribution to world football is quite impressive. But he is overshadowed in popularity by his Liverpool teammate Mohammed Salah. Still, Liverpool’s recent glowing success in the last few years could not have been possible without him. Thus, he has solely gained the favoritism and gratitude by his Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. But here, we are going to talk about an entirely different part of the humble and mesmerizing winger’s life: His love interest, Melissa Reddy.

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Like her reported boyfriend, Reddy too is associated with football. Being mainly associated with the Premier League, she is currently a senior reporter for Sky Sports. Let’s now have a more detailed look about her personal and professional life.

Who is Sadio Mane’s girlfriend, Melissa Reddy?

Melissa Reddy is rumored to be the girlfriend of Mane. She is a journalist from South Africa, and currently working for Sky Sports News. She has, quite notably, authored the book “Believe Us: How Jurgen Klopp Transformed Liverpool Into Title Winners”. Her bio speaks for herself. Her height is 5’ 5” tall, and her age is 33 years. Despite the attention of the media on Sadio Mane’s football career, his personal life is well concealed, and therefore the information is quite limited in this regard.

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Does Sadio Mane have children?

No, currently the couple does not have children.

All you need to know about Melissa Reddy

Melissa Reddy, Sadio Mane’s rumored girlfriend has made waves beyond just her work. This is due to the fact she’s not afraid to talk about racism and sexism she felt in her career. Her nationality is South Africa even though her origin is Indian. Reddy is not married and a big fan of Liverpool, for whom her rumored boyfriend plays. She also penned quite a few articles on some of the club’s players. 

She grew up in a sports background and spent her childhood mostly playing cricket, football and watching rugby. So it is apparent where her knack for sports journalism comes from. She also went to the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, where she studied media and Communications. She has also lent her expertise to other media platforms like Premier League Productions, BBC 5 Live, The Athletic, Fox Singapore, Sky News and The Anfield Wrap. 

Melissa Reddy Professional Work History

After completing her studies, Reddy worked as an intern at a Business Channel in South Africa. She was the Head of Football by 2011 and later the Deputy Editor of KICK OFF Magazine, largest South African publication, being the first female to do so. She then worked for Goal Website as a Liverpool Correspondent and later with ESPN, The Athletic, Joe and The Independent. Melissa Reddy has also appeared on Sky Sports News, Sunday Supplement, Red Men TV, BBC’s Premier League Show, The Football Ramble, BT Sport’s Football Writer’s Podcast. She also started her own podcast in 2020 named, Between The Lines with Melissa Reddy. Her other work include working with the Anfield Wrap. Currently, her role is as a Senior Reporter for Sky Sports.

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Melissa Reddy Social Media

Belonging to a journalism background, Melissa Reddy enjoys a good social media following by being regularly regularly active on various social media platforms. The details of her social media status are-

  • Instagram (@melissa_reddy)- The rumored girlfriend of Sadio Mane, Melissa Reddy is a regular user of Instagram. She posts her interviews with various famous persons in the football world along with sharing photos of her personal life. She has a following of 110k followers on Instagram.
  • Twitter (@MelissaReddy_)- Enjoying a following of close to 364k followers on Twitter, Reddy’s twitter handle is more or less related to her professional life. She regularly shares her work with football clubs and players as well as sharing breaking news in the football world.
  • Facebook (@Melissa Reddy)- Like her other social media handles, Melissa Reddy is also very active on Facebook constantly sharing her work with the Facebook community. She is followed by 240k followers on Facebook.



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