|Celebrated Name:||Joy Reid|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 8, 1968|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Jason Reid|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Dating/Boyfriend (Name):||Yes (Jason Reid)|
|Is Joy Reid Lesbian/Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Joy Reid is a host and also a national correspondent for MSNBC, and she is one of the most popular hosts of the network. She hosts a successful morning show for MSNBC. She is also a writer and has written many books about the American Political System. Her columns have been published in the New York Times, The Daily Beast, Miami Herald, The Guardian, and New York Magazine. Right now, she lives in New York, and her husband is a documentary film editor for Discovery Channel.
Maybe you know about Joy Reid very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Joy Reid’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Joy was born on 8 December 1968, in Brooklyn, New York City. Her father is from Congo, and he was an engineer, and her mother was a college professor and a nutritionist from Columbia. They both met at the University of Iowa while they both were in graduate school. But they both got divorced while she was still young, and after their divorce, her father returned to Congo. She was then raised with her brother and sister in Denver, Colorado, but her mother died due to cancer when she was just 17. After her death, her mother moved to Flatbush, New York City, to live with an aunt.
Joy later attended Harvard University and did journalism there and graduated in 1991 with a degree in film.
She keeps her personal life private, and the only known fact about her dating life is that she has been married to Jason Reid since 1997. Jason is a documentary film editor for the Discovery Channel, and they both have three children together.
In 2017, Reid was found in big controversy when a twitter user published her posts from her blog, “The Reid Report.” The posts mocked gay people, and she accused some personalities of being gay and pretending to be straight. She first denied these posts, but later they were found her own. She saw a significant backlash from people, but MSNBC didn’t lose support on their correspondent through all the allegations and the entire coverage.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 8, 1968, Joy Reid is 52 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. Her height is 5’9’’ tall, and her weight is 58 kg.
Joy began her career in journalism after she left her job at a business consulting firm in 1997, and soon she started working for a WSVN Channel 7 morning show in Florida. Early in 2003, she was accepted for fellowship at the Knight Centre for Specialised Journalism. In the 2004 presidential campaign, she was the Florida deputy communications director of the event, “America Coming Together.” It was an initiative for the Democratic presidential campaign. She was also the co-host of the “Wake Up, South Florida”.it is a morning talk show broadcast from Miami. She was also a press aide for the Obama’s Presidential campaign.
She has also worked as the managing editor of “The Grio” and theGrio.com, which is a political column at the Miami Herald. She later launched her own blog, “The Reid Report.”
In 2015, she was named the national correspondent for MSNBC, and in 2016, she was the host of “AM Joy.” She entered the world of book writing when she wrote and published “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide.” Joy Reid has also been the co-editor of “We Are The Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama.”
Awards & Achievements
Joy got the fellowship at the 2003 Knight Centre for Specialized Journalism. In 2018 she was nominated for three NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards.
Net Worth & Salary of Joy Reid
Right now, Joy Reid has a net worth of $6 million as of January 2021, and her annual salary is estimated to be around $1.5 million, excluding the incentives. She and her husband own a mansion in Pembrook Pines, in Florida and also an apartment in Manhattan’s exclusive Roosevelt Island.
She currently has over 200k followers on Facebook and more than 200k followers on Instagram and more than 1.5 million fans on Twitter. Although she doesn’t post much of the sponsored posts, she earns majorly from her journalism and some from her investments. She likes to make investments in her husband’s movies and small firms. She has made all this net worth from rags and nothing.
Joy is nothing but inspiration for all of us. Although she had considerable controversy related to her blog, we cannot deny that she is one of the best reporters and journalists we have ever seen. She has accomplished so much in a very little time, and it is an undeniable fact that many journalists and people look up to her.