Joy Reid MSNBC Bio, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Height, Husband, Parents, kids and Salary

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Joy Reid Biography and Wiki

Joy Reid was born on December 8, 1968, as Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid, She is an American cable television host, MSNBC national correspondent, and political commentator.

In 2016, The Hollywood Reporter labeled her as one of the political intellectuals” who have been at the forefront of the cable-news conversations this election season.”

Reid also teaches a Syracuse University class in Manhattan exploring race, gender, and the media.

Joy Reid Age and Birthday

Joy-Ann was born on December 8, 1968, in Brooklyn, New York, United States.  She is 52 years old as of early 2021 and her Zodiac sign is Sagittarius.


Reid attended Harvard University, a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated in 1991 with a concentration in the visual art and documentation form, film.

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Early Life and Parents

Reid was born Joy-Ann Lomena in Brooklyn, New York. Her dad was from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and her mom a college professor and nutritionist from Guyana; the pair initially met in graduate school at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Reid was raised Methodist. She has two siblings; one sister and one brother.

Her father was an engineer who was mostly absent from the family; her parents ultimately separated and her father retired to the Congo. Joy was raised mainly in Denver, Colorado, till the age of 17, when her mother succumbed to breast cancer and she relocated to Flatbush, Brooklyn, to live with an aunt.

Husband and Kids of Joy Reid

Reid is happily married, The TV host is married to Jason Reid, a documentary film editor for the Discovery Channel. The couple got married In 1997 and they have three kids.

Joy Reid Salary

The Journalist earns about $1.5 million annually from her gig as a TV Host.

Joy Reid Net Worth

Reid has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2021. This amount is from her career as a journalist among other investments.


Reid began her reporting career in 1997, departing New York and her job at a business consulting firm to start working in South Florida for a WSVN Channel 7 morning show.

In July 2020, MSNBC declared that Reid would host The ReidOut, a new Washington-based weeknight show in the 7 p.m. left by the March 2020 retirement of Hardball host Chris Matthews, making her cable’s first black female primetime anchor.





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