- Daughter of Paula Hart and William Hart, a lobster wholesaler.
- Met longtime boyfriend, actor James Fields, while filming an episode of "Touched by an Angel" (1994) in Utah.
- Sister of Trisha Hart, Elizabeth Hart, Brian Hart, 'Hart, Emily' , half-sister of Alexandra Hart-Gilliams and Samantha Hart
- Has sung on two rock/pop albums, "This Is What 'NA NA' Means" (1994) and "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: The Album" (1998), and narrated a classical album for children, "Peter and the Wolf" (1994).
- Performed in off-Broadway play "Beside Herself" with William Hurt and Calista Flockhart in 1989.
- Small role in Crocodile Dundee (1986) was cut from the film.
- Appeared in underwear along with Yasmine Bleeth, Alyssa Milano, Peta Wilson, Garcelle Beauvais, Carmen Electra, Jamie Luner, and Jeri Ryan on the cover of and inside the October 1997 issue of "Details" magazine.
- Was born at 1:30 p.m. on Easter Sunday.
- Has a "lazy eyelid" that causes her right eye not to open as wide as her left.
- Was born without the teeth to either side of her two front teeth, a condition that was "fixed" in 1993.
- Is vice-president of Hartbreak Films, a production company she runs with her mother, Paula Hart, and step-father, Leslie Gilliams.
- Collects Shirley Temple and Audrey Hepburn memorabilia.
- Auditioned for the title role in Adrian Lyne's Lolita (1997).
- Full name is Melissa Joan Catherine Hart: "Melissa" from the Allman Brothers song, "Joan" from her maternal grandmother, "Catherine" is the name she chose herself as her confirmation name.
- Enjoys snowboarding.
- Can recite pi to 341 digits
- Hobby: collects great paintings; owns 3 Picassos
- Started collecting estate jewelry. [October 1999]
- Her sister, Emily Hart, provides the voice for Sabrina in the Saturday morning cartoon "Sabrina the Animated Series" (1999), which was spun off from Melissa's hit show "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" (1996). Melissa provides the voices for Aunts Hilda and Zelda Spellman.
- Has attended New York University via correspondence courses since January 1994. She is pursuing a BA in a combination of art and literature classes, but put her studies on hold for 1 year due to her hectic filming schedules. [October 1999]
- Auditioned for a role in Eyes Wide Shut (1999).
- Auditioned for the role of Sidney Prescott in Scream (1996/I) . The role eventually went to Neve Campbell.
- Announced engagement to Mark Wilkerson, front man/guitarist for "Course of Nature". [January 2003]
- She and her husband, Mark Wilkerson, are the parents of a boy, Mason Walter Wilkerson, born on 11th January 2006, weighing 9lbs exactly.
- Her wedding was themed with the colors Purple and Gold, which also happen to be the colors of Sayville High School, her alma mater.
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