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Date of Birth: 1968 , December-8
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Joy-Ann Reid
Birth Name Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid
Nick Name Joy
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Ethnicity Black
Profession Correspondent
Working For Television
Net Worth $1.5 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Famous for Political commentator
Married Yes
Married to Jason Reid
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Education Harvard University (1991)
Awards NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/Information or Variety Series
TV Show AM Joy

Quick Timeline of Joy-Ann Reid

1968 Born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
1991 Graduated from Harvard University
2004 Presidential campaign with "American's coming together"
2015 Death of her father
2016 Net Worth around $1.5 million

Detail Timeline of Joy-Ann Reid

December 8 , 1968

Born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Joy-Ann Reid was born in late 1960s in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. He was born to an African Congolese father and a Guyenese mother. Her nationality is American and she was raised in Denver


Graduated from Harvard University

Joy-Ann Ried graduated from Harvard University in 1991, with a concentration in film, and is a 2003 Knight Center for Specialized Journalism fellow. She had been working on journalism ever since she graduated. She majored in visual and environment science


Presidential campaign with "American's coming together"

During the 2004 presidential campaign, Reid served as the Florida Deputy Commission Director for the 527 "America's come together" and was a press assistant in the final extend of President Barack Obama's Florida campaign in 2008. 

September 20 , 2015

Death of her father

Reid mother died when she was 17 years old and she was taken by her aunt in Flutbash. Likewise her father died on September 20, 2015. Her father failed to give her a parental and fatherly love to her, instead just acted as being a father


Net Worth around $1.5 million

Joy-Ann Reid has dedicated more than 18 years of life in her profession. Her professional life is highly successful with a huge salary accumulated in years. According to current reports, her net worth has reached $1.5 million approximately.


Successful American TV host Joy-Ann Reid, born as Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid, currently works as the national correspondent at MSNBC. She is a married woman and has 3 children with her husband.

Early Life, Education, & Career

Joy-Ann Reid is a national correspondent at MSNBC, born on December 8, 1968. Her full name is Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid and she is the host of "The Reid Report" and political commentator. She was born to a Congolese father and a Guyanese mother and her nationality is American.

She was raised in Denver and she graduated from Harvard University in 1991, where she majored in visual and environment students with attention in the film. She is currently popular as the author of the book "Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide."

Her ethnicity is Congolese-Guyanese-American and she has one brother and one sister as her siblings. Her goal is to make society a better place to live and share each other's ideas for a better future. She was also the editor of

She also worked as an online news editor for the NBC affiliate WTVJ in Miramar, FL, and former host of "Radio One”. She is currently 47 years old.

Marital Relationship With Jason Ried & Past Affairs

Joy-Ann Ried married her long-term boyfriend Jason Ried, whom she dated for long before getting married. Jason Ried is a documentary film editor of Discovery Channel. The couple is blessed with three children, including one daughter and two sons.

Reid is currently living in Brooklyn with her family. Her personal life is a mystery and she has never been known for dating or having an affair with other men.

She is 5 feet 9 inches tall and she is blessed to have a happy family. She has currently 281k followers on Twitter and 87.6k tweets.


Joy-Ann Ried reminded the Triumph campaign, only being gay doesn't mean one cannot ageist, harbor racist and transphobic, or homophobic ideas. This was the incident of Steve Cortes, a Triumph supporter, and Steve Bannon as campaign chief.

She pointed that the Triumph campaign is being racist, in one of the interviews with Steve Cortes, she asked if he felt comfortable being on the "same campaign" with Steve Bannon. 

Cortes first refused the claim calling it "nationalism" as a symbol of ongoing value, as he's gay. So she called the Triumph campaign a racist as Cortes told her he's not gay and a white nationalist.

She interviewed Jack Kingston, the senior advisor of Triumph Campaign, where he refused to directly answer the questions asked by her. She mainly gets on controversy because of her profession. 

Net Worth & Salary

Coming to her Ried's net worth, she owns a wealth worth around $1.5 million. Likewise, considering the payroll for MSNBC journalist, her annual salary is estimated at around $76k.

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