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Joy Reid Biography

Joy Reid born Joy-Ann M. Lomena is an American journalist, political commentator, television host, teacher, and author who is known best as the national correspondent for MSNBC and the host for AM Joy and TheReidOut. She is also known as the author of the book “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide.”

Joy Reid Age, Birthday

She is 54 years old as of 2023.  Joy was born in New York City, New York, USA on the 8th of December 1968. Thus, she celebrates her birthday on the 8th of December every year and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Joy Reid’s Parents/Siblings

Reid was born and grew up with her loving parent Mr. Henry Robert Witherspoon and his wife Nancy Hart (mother). Her dad was from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and her mom was a college professor and nutritionist from Guyana. Joy’s parents met in graduate school in Iowa City at the University of Iowa. Her dad worked as an engineer and was mostly absent from the family. Joy’s folks eventually divorced and her dad returned to the Congo. Reid was raised Methodist and has one sister and one brother namely  June Carryl and Oren Lomena.

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Joy Reid Education

For her academic qualification, Reid graduated from Harvard University in 1991 earning a concentration in film and is a 2003 Knight Center for Specialized Journalism fellow.

Joy Reid’s Husband, Children

Reid is happily married to her husband and longtime partner other, Jason Reid. The healthy couple is the proud parents of two children, a daughter, Winsome Reid, and two sons namely Nasir Reid and Jmar Reid. Jmar Reid is a model and actor. As of 2022, her house is on Manhattan’s Roosevelt Island.

Joy Reid Wikipedia

Reid serves as a national correspondent for MSNBC. She also authored the book “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide.”(September 2015).

From February 2013-February 2014, Reid worked as the host of MSNBC’s “The Reid Report,” a daily program that provided Reid’s distinctive analysis and insight on the day’s news. Prior to that, she worked as the Managing Editor of, a daily online news and opinion platform dedicated to delivering stories and perspectives that reflect and affect African-American people.

Reid accepted a job at in July 2011 with experience as editor of the political blog The Reid Report and as a freelance columnist for the Miami Herald. She is also a host for Radio One and a former talk radio producer and earlier served as an online news editor for the NBC affiliate WTVJ in Miramar, FL.

During the 2004 presidential campaign, Reid operated as the Florida deputy communications director for the 527 “America Coming Together” initiative and served as a press aide in the final stretch of President Barack Obama’s Florida campaign in 2008. Her columns and articles have been featured in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Miami Herald, South Florida Times, and

She is presently producing a documentary, “The Fight Years”-which takes a look into the sport of boxing during the 50s and 60s in Miami.

Joy Reid Height

Reid has an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches tall equaling 1.7 meters.

Joy Reid Salary

The national correspondent has an approximate annual salary ranging from $ 133 K to $ 286 K.

Joy Reid’s Net Worth

She has an approximate net worth of $ 6.1,000,000 and above. Nevertheless, Joy’s career as a political commentator, television host, teacher, and author is her main source of income.

Is Joy Reid on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow her via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.  Joy doesn’t appear to have public TikTok or Snapchat accounts currently.

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