Former beauty queen - was Miss Los Angeles and Miss California. Third runner-up in the Miss World Pageant as well as the Miss USA Pageant. Won 14 first place trophies in various contests.
Interviewed in the book "Invasion of the B-Girls" by Jewel Shepard.
Melissa Prophet worked for Chuck Barris introducing The Gong show Chuck used her many times as Miss Hollywood to open The Gong show to introduce him for 3 seasons. And Barris used Prophet to do the pilot for the $1.98 Beauty show. Chuck Barris was Melissa. Prophet sponsor in The.Miss California Pageant.
Her father was the late singer Johnny Prophet.