Former national correspondent for MSNBC, Joy Reid is the prominent media personality as well as a renowned author. Joy is the author of the book "Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide" and her recent book, "The Man Who Sold America: Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story."
Before being indulged as a liberal political commentator, Joy was a journalist and blogger. She used to host MSNBC's “The Reid Report” which was the daily news program.
She currently hosts the “AM Joy” which streams every weekend Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10 AM.
Now, Joy Reid has not only established herself as a strong journalist and liberal political commenter but has also been able to maintain balance in her family life.
Here is an insight into the family life of Joy along with her earnings and net worth.
Family Of Joy: Husband And Children
Joy Reid is truly blessed when it comes to her family life. She married Jason Reid on 27 February 1997. Sharing 22 years of togetherness, the couple has 3 children together.
They have a daughter named Winsome and two sons namely Nasir Reid and Jmar Reid.
Her eldest child is 24 years old and the youngest is at the age of 19. She welcomed her second baby just two years after her first child. Her middle child is currently at the age of 22.
Her husband Jason Reid is the co-founder and film editor at the ImageLab Media Group. Along with that, he also was the freelance editor at Peakcock productions and senior editor at the Discovery Communications.
2019 Valentine's Post of Joy Reid with her husband Jason Reid. ( Photo: Joy Reid's Instagram)
The couple lives together with their kids except their youngest child who is in college. Despite being a working mother she always manages time for her children. Her husband was a supportive partner who often used to help her when her kids were young.
He used to fill in the spaces where Joy was unable to cover. He was the one to cook food when their kids were small.
Joy Reid's Mother's Day post of May 2019 with her entire family. (Photo: Joy's Instagram)
For her work, Joy had to travel a lot and whenever she went somewhere she used to bring back presents to her kids so that in some way they would also be a part of the whole trip.
Currently, she is residing in Brooklyn, New York with her family.
Salary And Net Worth Of Joy Reid
Joy Reid enjoys talking on TV, writing books and articles. She has been contributing wholly to her job and passion. She has been climbing the height of success because of her hard work and dedication.
With all the joint effort of Joy, she earns a salary of about $1.5 million and relishes the net worth of about $4 million.
Being a media personality, one not only receives name and fame but at the same time they have to tackle the trolling. But Joy Reid believes in ignoring all those kinds of social attacks.
Joy has written columns and articles for local black weekly in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Similarly, she has also worked as the managing director and on-air contributor for theGrio.com which is the news website devoted to black readers.
She has even authored a bi-weekly political column for leading Miami daily newspaper.
Health And Weight Loss
According to wiki, Joy Reid was born on December 8, 1968, as Joy-Ann Lomena, and she comprises of American nationality.
She has been very much conscious about her health and hygiene whereas weight was always an issue for Joy. She has been doing workouts and has even shared her weight loss journey on ReidthisReidthat
Talking about her new hairstyle, it is short and simple yet very elegant. On 16 June 2018 Joy has even thanked Koko and Lena for all the hair love through her Tweet.