Joy Reid

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Journalist (1968)
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Relationship Timeline Of Joy Reid

Husband : Jason Reid
Joy Reid Married To Jason Reid In 1997.

Joy Reid is an American television star and news correspondent, widely known for her appearance at MSNBC. She also trended after President Donald Trump criticized her for being in showbiz with no talent. In January 2020, Reid slammed Trump for being responsible for Nazis "walking around" in America.

Reid was born on 8th December 1968, in New York, City, United States of America. Born to her American parents, she is of Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. 

The MSNBC host shares a blissful married life with her husband. Know more about her marital life and her personal life. 

Who is Joy Married Too?

The famous correspondent and television star is a married woman. Joy Reid exchanged her wedding vows with Jason Reid in 1997. Talking about her spouse, Jason is a popular documentary film editor currently serving on the discovery channel.

Joy Reid posing along with her family members
Image: Joy Reid along with her husband and children
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Its been more than two decades that Joy has been living with Jason, and the pair shares three children, two sons named Jmar Reid and Nasir Reid and a daughter named Winsome Reid. Three of them are grown up and stepped up to build their career. 

Joy's son Jmar is pretty popular these days as he is a professional model and actor in New York City. 

How Much is Joy's Net Worth?

Joy is one of the famous American journalists who is currently working at MSNBC. To date, she has worked for various network channels, which adds up to her enormous fortune. 

As per some sources, the average salary of an American journalist ranges from $50,000 to $1 million. Hence, Reid is one of the prominent television stars and journalists, and she is reported to earn $1.5 million every year. 

Reid has been working in journalism for two decades, and her total net worth is estimated to be $4 million, which is more than another MSNBC news reporter Natasha Bertrand with a whole wealth of $400,000.

Started Career as a journalist

Soon after graduating from Havard University, Reid left her part-time job at a business consulting firm and moved to Florida, where she joined WSVN Channel 7 morning show. 

In 2003, Joy became the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism fellow. Later, in 2006, she served as the co-host for Radio One's Wake Up South Florida along with James T Thomas

Hosted her show

In 2014, Joy launched her show titled The Reid Report and made her appearance as the host. The program ran for a year until it was canceled on 19th February 2015. Following this, she started serving as a national correspondent at MSNBC, where Elise Jordan also serves as a political analyst.

Joy while serving as the host at Am Joy via MSNBC
Frame: Joy Reid in the show Am Joy
Source: Washington Times

Since 2016, Joy has been hosting the show titled Am Joy, which is a political weekend-morning talk show aired via  MSNBC. Reid, moreover, substitutes other MSNBC hosts such as Rachel Maddow and Chris Hayes

Additionally, the famous journalist received a nomination for three NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards. One of her most notable works was reporting on a segment where a Pastor is pulled safely at Charlottesville during hurricanes in the Virgin Islands. 

Joy became a part of controversy for her blog post

In April 2018, a Twitter account holder, @Jamie_maz, re-uploaded the tweets which were written from 2007 to 2009 on Reid's previous blog Reid Report. Regarding the position, The Nation also said it, 

"us[ed] the trope of gay sex to mock politicians and journalists."

Following the critics and their statements, Joy apologized, citing posts as "insensitive, tone-deaf and dumb."

Joy's controversial tweet against same sex- marriage and sexuality
Snap: Joy's Tweet
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Reid's second post also received many criticisms, where she explained kissing between men as disgusting to straight people and declared she was against same-sex marriage.

Besides that, Donald Trump also criticized her, saying she has no talent to make it in showbiz. In the post he wrote, Joy Reid did not know anything about him and slammed NBC as Fake News. 

Joy Social Media Handles

Joy Reid is available on various social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has a good amount of followers on her three sites.

On Instagram, she goes by @joyannreid username. She has over 523k followers on her Instagram handle. Likewise, her Twitter profile can be found under the @JoyAnnReid profile name. She joined Twitter on June 2009. Her Twitter bio states,

"You must be bold, brave, and courageous and find a way... to get in good trouble." -John Lewis #TheReidOut."

Likewise, she has a verified page on Facebook where she goes by @joyreidofficial username. She has a decent fan following on her Facebook page too. 


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