Joy Reid MSNBC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Siblings, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, ReidOut, and AM Joy

Joy Reid Biography and Wiki

Joy Reid (Full name: Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid) is an American journalist currently working as a national correspondent, television host, and political commentator for MSNBC. She joined the TV network in 2011 as a contributor and was later appointed as the national correspondent for MSNBC in 2015.

Joy Reid Age

She was born in 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Reid is 52 years old in 2020. However, Reid’s exact date and month of birth are currently undisclosed.

Joy Reid Height

Drawing from her photos, Reid is tall in stature. Her height is around 5 feet 7 inches (Approx 1.7 m).

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Reid’s Photo

Joy Reid Education

She was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA, and attended Harvard University where she graduated in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in Film.

Joy Reid The ReidOut

Reid is set to host a new show, The ReidOut, on MSNBC’s 7 p.m. hour every weeknight. The show is going to replace Chris Matthews’ long-running show, Hardball. Hardball came to an end in March 2020, after Chris retired from MSNBC following a string of controversies on and off-air.

Reid will become the only Black woman hosting an evening primetime show on any major network in the United States. According to MSNBC, the show will be based in Washington D.C. and will feature interviews with politicians among other newsmakers. The ReidOut will debut on July 20, 2020. Speaking about this new development in a statement, Reid said that:

“I’m honored and thankful for this opportunity. I’ll always be proud of the work we did on ‘AM Joy’ by pushing the envelope and tackling pragmatic conversations. I’m eager to carry that same energy into the 7 p.m. hour where we can continue to build on bringing in diverse, smart, and accomplished voices to the table on topics that are important to our viewers.”

Joy Reid Family

Reid was born in Brooklyn, New York City, the U.S in a family of three. Her mother was a college professor and a nutritionist from British Columbia, Canada, and her father was an engineer from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Reid’s parents met at the University of Iowa as they were studying in graduate school. Her father was always busy with work and spent most time away from his family.

When Reid was young her parents divorced and as a result, her dad went back to Congo. She was mostly raised in Denver, Colorado together with her brother and sister. When she was 17 years old, her mother passed on due to breast cancer and as a result, she had to relocate to Flatbush, Brooklyn to live with an aunt.

Joy Reid Siblings

According to our research, Reid has two siblings a brother, Oren Lomena, and a sister, June Carryl. June is a  play write, an actress, and a director. They spent most of their childhood in Denver, Colorado.

Joy Reid Husband

She has been married to the love of her life Jason Reid, the co-founder and film editor at the ImegeLab Media Group for 22 years. The couple tied the knot in a wedding ceremony on February 27, 1997.

Reid and her husband are proud parents of three children, two sons named Nasir Reid and Jmar Reid, and a daughter named Winsome. The firstborn is 24 years old, the second born is 22 years old, and the youngest is 19 years old. The couple lives together apart from the youngest child who is currently in college.

Joy Reid Children

Reid is a mother of three amazing children, two sons Nasir and Jmar, and a daughter named Winsome. The oldest is 24 years old, the second born is 22 years old, and the youngest is 19 years old. She lives together with her husband and two children since the youngest is in college.

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Reid’s Family Pics

Joy Reid Nationality | Ethnicity

She is an American of African-American descent. Reid was born in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.

Joy Reid Book

Reid is author of the books known as “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide” which she published in 2015 and “The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story” which was published in 2019. In addition, she also co-edited a book entitled “We Are The Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama”

Joy Reid MSNBC

Reid works for MNSNBC as a national correspondent. She hosted MSNBC’s known as “The Reid Report,” a daily program that offered Reid’s definite analysis and perception on the day’s news from February 2013 to February 2014. “The Reid Report” was later canceled after one season. She was later appointed as the national correspondent for MSNBC in 2015 and became the host of “AM Joy” in 2016, which is a political weekend morning talk show on MSNBC.

Reid worked as the managing editor of “The Grio” and theGrio.com, which is a political column at the Miami Herald. In addition, she was the editor of her own political blog known as “The Reid report. her career journey in journalism began when she left her job in 1997 at a business consulting firm and started working in Florida, for a WSVN Channel 7 morning show. Reid was accepted in 2003 as a fellow at the Knight Center for Particularized Journalism.

During the presidential campaign in 2004, she was served as the Florida deputy communications director for the 527 known as “American Coming Together”. Later in 2006, she became the co-host of “Wake Up, South Florida”, which is a morning talk show broadcast from Miami Florida. In the 2008 election campaigns, Reid was the press adviser for President Barack Obama’s Florida campaign.

Joy Reid AM Joy

Reid has hosted the MSNBC weekend Morning show known as “AM Joy” that airs at 10 AM, since 2016. Prior to joining MSNBC, she worked for The Grio as a managing editor from 2011-2014.

Joy Reid New Hairstyle

Joy mostly survives on wigs and weaves since she is always on camera with quite a hectic schedule to run. Occasionally, she changes her hairstyle and does some Joy Reid braids as only she can. Whatever she does with her hair, she always looks sharp and ready to go.

Joy Reid Illness

Reid is going healthy and strong. There are no credible reports of her being ill or suffering from whatever disease.

Joy Reid Weight Loss Surgery

There are no substantive facts as to whether Reid has had to go under the knife for liposuction. She appears to be in great shape but we cannot ascertain if these rumors are true or false.

Joy Reid Salary

She is mostly known for her determination, hard work, and commitment towards her career. Reid makes quite an impressive amount from her work at MSNBC. Her salary is $1.5 million per year.

Joy Reid Net Worth

Having worked in the media industry for more than two decades, Reid has no doubt accumulated a decent fortune. Her estimated net worth is $4 million.

Is Joy Reid sick

She is still going strong at the age of 52. There are no reports of her being sick.

What is Joy Reid salary

Joy earns an annual salary of $1.5 million from her job at MSNBC.

What is Joy Reid’s net worth

Reid is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million, the bulk of which comes from her journalism career.

What happened Joy Reid

Reid is set to become the only Black woman hosting an evening show on any major network in the United States. She will be the host of The ReidOut, a weeknights show on MSNBC’s 7 p.m. hour which will replace Chris Matthews’ Hardball. The show debuts on July 20, 2020.

Who is AM Joy husband

She is married to Jason Reid, a documentary film editor for the Discovery Channel.

Where is Joy Reid from

She was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States. However, she mostly grew up in Denver, Colorado.

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