Joy Reid Biography-Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Parents, Net Worth

Joy Reid
Joy Reid

Joy Reid Biography and Wiki

Joy Reid is a renowned American television host, political commentator, author, and national correspondent for MSNBC and is best known for hosting the political commentary program The ReidOut, a Washington-based weeknight commentary show since July 2020.

Joy started her career in 1997 working in South Florida for a WSVN Channel 7 morning show. Later, she worked as a press aide for the 2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign. From 2014 to 2015, Joy hosted her own MSNBC afternoon cable news show, The Reid Report.

Reid is also a brilliant author and has written a number of books including “The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story”. Published in 2019, the book explores the presidency of Donald Trump and its impact on American politics and society.

Additionally, Reid is a professor and teaches a Syracuse University class in Manhattan exploring race, social justice, civil rights, and the media.

Quick Facts About Joy Reid

  1. Full Name: Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid
  2. Age: 55 years old
  3. Date of Birth: December 8, 1968
  4. Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
  5. Nationality: American
  6. Siblings: Oren Lomena (brother) and June Carryl (sister)
  7. Husband: Jason Reid
  8. Children: Winsome Reid, Jmar Reid, and Miles Reid
  9. Net Worth: $2 million
  10. Occupation: Journalist

Joy Reid’s Age and Birthday

Reid was born on December 8, 1968, in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. She is 55 years old and her birth sign is Sagittarius.

Joy Reid Height

The Brooklyn native stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

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Joy Reid Family| Parents and Siblings

Reid was born in Brooklyn, New York City to an African-American father from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a Guyanese mother. Her father was an engineer while her mother was a college professor and nutritionist who both attended the University of Iowa.

Unfortunately, her parents divorced and her mother died of breast cancer when she was 17 years old. She has two siblings, a brother named Oren Lomena and a sister named June Carryl.

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Early Life and Education

Reid was born in Brooklyn, New York City where she attained her kindergarten education. She was mostly raised in Denver, Colorado where she attended high school before moving back to Flatbush, Brooklyn.

After high school, she attended and graduated from Harvard University in 1991 with a concentration in film studies, then pursued a career in broadcast journalism.

Joy Reid’s Husband and Children

Reid has been married to Jason Reid, an American documentary film editor since 1997. The couple has three children Winsome Reid, Jmar Reid, and Miles Reid.

Joy Reid’s Net Worth

Reid is a veteran television host, political commentator, author, and national correspondent with an estimated net worth of about $2 million.

Social Media

Her insightful analysis and commentary on political issues, particularly those related to race, social justice, and civil rights, have garnered her a considerable following. Check her out on her social media platforms below;

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