3. She’s the most modest Emmy Award winner ever.
"I thought I was going to fall over when they called my name," she said in an interview with CBS News. She snagged an Emmy statue in 2011 for Best Comedy Actress for her role as Molly Flynn in Mike & Molly.
Reflecting on that moment of disbelief, Melissa added, "Afterwards, people were like, 'I'm from Illinois, too.' I'm like, 'How did you know?' I had no memory at all of what I said."