Jose Diaz Balart MSNBC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Telemundo, Salary, and Net Worth

Jose Diaz Balart Bio | Wiki

Jose Diaz Balart is an American journalist and television anchorman working as an anchor for a new 10 A.M. show known as Jose Diaz Balart Reports on MSNBC. He stepped down from his previous role as an anchor for Noticia Telemundo, weeknight editions on September 7, 2021.

In addition, Jose anchors the network’s public affairs Sunday morning program known as “Enfoque con Jose Diaz-Balart”, and NBC Nightly News On Sundays. Moreover, he will anchor breaking news as well as special events coverage for Telemundo, and also host monthly specials. Also, Jose will continue to regularly substitute for the weekday as well as Sunda broadcasts.

Jose Diaz Balart Age

He was born on November 7, 1960, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. Jose is 62 years old and celebrates his birthday on November 7 every year.

Jose Diaz Balart Height

He is a man of tall stature. Jose stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in (Approx 1.85 m).

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Jose Diaz Balart Family | Parents

Jose’s family left Cuba in 1959 and he was brought up in Madrid, Spain. He was born to his father, Rafael Diaz-Balart y Gutierrez, and his mother, Hilda Caballero Brunet. His father is a former Cuban politician. Jose has three brothers named; Rafael, a banker; Mario, a U.S. representative; and Lincoln, a former U.S. representative.

His aunt, Mirta Diaz-Balart was the first wife of Fidel Castro. Hence Fidel Castro is Jose’s uncle, and the late Fidel Castro Jr. who was referred to as Fidelito was his first cousin. He also has an uncle called Waldo Diaz-Balart, who is a Cuban painter. Jose’s father died from leukemia on May 5, 2006, in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Jose Diaz Balart Education

after attaining his high school diploma, Jose attended New College of Florida where he graduated with his bachelor’s degree.

Jose Diaz Balart Wife | Eposa

Jose has been married to his beloved wife Brenda for quite some time now. Brenda was born in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. The couple is blessed with two beautiful daughters named Katrina and Sabrina.

Jose Diaz Balat Daughters

Jose and his wife Brenda, are proud parents to two beautiful children, both daughters. His daughters’ names are Katrina and Sabrina. However, Jose has not revealed much in regard to his daughters.

Jose Diaz Balat Political Affiliation

Although politics may be the family business, Jose decided Journalism was his passion. He currently anchors a new 10 A.M. self-titled show on MSNBC. Jose is also an anchor of NBC Nightly News on Sunday and Enfoque con Jose Diaz-Balart, a public affairs Sunday morning program.

Jose Diaz Balart Telemundo

He stepped down from his role as an anchor for Noticia Telemundo on September 7, 2021. Jose started off working in radio and after some time, he worked in print journalism during the mid-1980s serving as the Central American Bureau Chief for “Univision” and also as a print journalist for “United Press International”. He later established himself as a television news reporter in Miami, where he worked at WTVJ from 1988 until he got a job at CBS in May 1996.

Jose made history in August 1996 by becoming the first Cuban-American to host a network news program he started anchoring for CBS the CBS News program known as “This Morning”. He became the anchor of a new Telemundo morning program known as Buenos Dias in 2000. Jose then co-hosted Telemundo Network’s first-morning news and entertainment show known as “Esta Manana” and also its public affairs show called “Cada Dia”.

Moreover, Jose began hosting a once-a-month interview program on Telemundo known as “Enfoque con Jose Diaz-Balart in 2002. He returned to WTVJ in Miami in 2003 as a news anchor. Jose started doing some reporting for NBC in 2010. He sometimes filled in for then MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer in 2011, in the 12 p.m. slot, hosting a one-hour program known as “MSNBC  Live”.

Jose was given his own one-hour daytime news program on MSNBC in September 2015. He received a national Emmy award for his work with the Telemundo Network. In addition, he received two Emmy awards; an Associated Press Award, and four Hispanic Excellence in Journalism Awards, during his time at WTVJ-TV in Miami, all in the 1980s. Moreover, Jose received a Peabody and Du Pont and also the Orchid award for the best news anchor in 2006 in the U.S.

Jose Diaz Balart MSNBC

He currently serves as an anchor of a new self-titled 10 A.M. show on MSNBC. Also, Jose continues to regularly substitute for the weekday as well as Sunda broadcasts. Additionally, he anchors breaking news as well as special events coverage for Telemundo and also hosts monthly specials for the network.

Jose started working for MSNBC as a replacement for Brewer on “MSNBC Live” in the show’s 12 p.m. slot for the week of June 20 through 24, 2011. As a result, he became the first U.S. journalist to broadcast both English and Spanish newscasts on two networks at the same time. MSNBC announced on May 20, 2014, that Jose would start hosting the 10 a.m. news hour in mid-June. He replaced the newly named NBC News Senior White House Correspondent, Chris Jansing.

On November 10, 2014, it was announced that John would be taking over “The Daily Rundown” hosting duties on November 17, 2014. With time, “The Daily Rundown” became known as “MSNBC Live with Jose Diaz-Balart” as part of the extensive rescheduling of MSNBC’s dayside programming in 2015. Also, Jose started working as a fill-in anchor for the Saturday edition of “NBC Nightly News” in late 2015. In July 2016, he was officially named host of “NBC Nightly News” and continues in that position to date.

Some of Jose’s colleagues at MSNBC include:

Steve Schmidt – Political Analyst

Katie Phang – TV Host

Eugene Daniels – Senior Contributor

Steve Benen – Contributor

Jason Johnson – Political Contributor

Jose Diaz Balart Salary

He ears from his work as an anchor for MSNBC. Jose’s average salary is $1 million per year.

Jose Diaz Balart Net Worth

Having worked in the media industry for more than three decades, Jose has been able to secure good fortune. His estimated net worth is around $15 million.

Is Jose Diaz Balat A Democrat

At the moment, there is no available information concerning Jose being a Democrat. However, we will update this as soon as we have clear details.

How Tall Is Jose Diaz Balat

He is a man of tall stature who stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in.

How Old Is Jose Diaz-Balat

He is 62 years old. Jose was born on November 7, 1960, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

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