Joy-Ann Reid Net Worth

February 18, 2023
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Born as Joy-Ann M. Lomena on the 8th December 1968 in Brooklyn, New York City USA, she is a journalist, television host, political commentator and correspondent, best known to the world for her extensive work for MSNBC.

Have you ever wondered how rich Joy-Ann Reid is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Reid’s wealth is as high as $1.5 million, an amount earned through her successful career, active since the late ‘90s.


Joy-Ann Reid Net Worth $1.5 Million


Joy is a daughter of a Congolese father and British Guianese mother; her parents met at the University of Iowa, and since then have been in a relationship. Although born in New York City, Joy-Ann grew up in Denver, Colorado, where she attended high school. After matriculation, she enrolled at Harvard University, studying documentary filmmaking in the Visual and Environmental Studies department.

Before launching a career as a journalist, Joy-Ann worked at a business consulting firm, but then in 1997 joined WSVN Channel 7 to work as a host of its morning show. Several years later, Joy-Ann became a Knight Center for Specialized Journalism fellow, thanks to her devotion and success.

In 2006, Joy-Ann was appointed as co-host of “Wake Up South Florida”, which is a WTPS morning radio talk show. She remained co-host with James T. Thomas until 2007, and then in February 2014, she started hosting “The Reid Report”, her own news show, which lasted for a year when it was canceled, but Joy-Ann was appointed as a correspondent for MSNBC. To speak further of her engagement on the MSNBC, she is also a host of “AM Joy”, which is a political weekend-morning talk show. Her numerous engagements have only increased her wealth, and aside from hosting her own shows, Joy-Ann has provided commentaries in several shows produced by MSNBC, which have also added to her net worth.

Joy-Ann is also an accomplished writer; she was the editor of “The Reid Report” (2000-2014), a political blog, then also served as managing editor of “The Grio” for four years, between 2011 and 2014, while back in 2003 she started serving as a political columnist for The Miami Herald, a position she held until 2015, which also added to her net worth.

Furthermore, she published a book in 2015 “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide”, the sales of which also added a considerable amount to her wealth.

Thanks to her successful career, Joy-Ann received an award from the Women’s Media Center in 2016, having the previous year been honored by being asked to deliver the inaugural Ida B. Wells lecture at Wake Forest University’s Anna Julia Cooper Center.

Regarding her personal life, Joy-Ann Reid is married to documentary film editor Jason Reid, who currently works for the Discovery Channel. The couple has three children.

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