For other versions, see Melanie (disambiguation)

Melanie King (neé Dubois) is the mother of Aria King and the wife of Tyler King. Melanie had given birth to Aria in Los Angeles, Cali. When Aria turned five months, Melanie moved them to Phoenix, where she would later meet Tyler King, while attending college at the University of Phoenix.

After three years of dating, and Aria saying her first word to Tyler, Melanie knew he was the right one. Before she married Tyler, Melanie did gain her degree, in Business Management, and began to help Tyler with his restaurant. They married when Aria was five years old. Sadly, when Aria was 10, Melanie lost her life in a car crash.


  • Melanie comes from Mélanie, the French form of the Latin name Melania, derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark".
  • Melanie was born and raised in Paris France, eventually moving to North America after giving birth to Aria, and then meeting Tyler while attending the University of Phoenix.
  • Like her original and Caught Between Two Worlds counterparts, Melanie loses her life.