Chris Hayes is a journalist, a political commentator, and an author. He is now known for his work as the show host of, ” All In with Chris Hayes”. Hayes previously worked for MSNBC as well. He was the weekend show host for “Up” with Chris Hayes. Besides television, Hayes also works as an editor for “The Nation Magazine”. The MSNBC show became one of his career’s biggest success. In addition, this show is for what he is most notably recognized all around America.
Hayes currently lives in New York City. The show he is currently hosting still airs on MSNBC and is one of the major successful TV ventures of his career. Further, Together with Ari Melber and other two co-hosts, he has hosted the show in the Central Park for the Global Citizen.
Chris Hayes: Early life, Career, and Nationality
Chris Hayes was born on February 28, 1979, in New York which makes his nationality an American. He was born to his parents Roger and Geri Hayes. He also has two brothers. His father belongs to an Irish Catholic descent while his mother is of an Italian descent. He went to Hunter College High School and later graduated from the Brown University majoring in Philosophy.
Hayes began his career after first working as a contributor to the independent weekly newspaper named Chicago Reader, covering some local and national political events. In the year 2003, he started working for a labor-focused monthly magazine in Chicago as an editor named In These Times.
While in 2005-2006, Hayes began his career as a writing fellow in the same magazine. He worked as a writing fellow at The Nation Institute, at Puffin foundation while also a contributing writer for The Nation. Finally, in 2007, The Nation posted him as an official Washington D.C. editor.
His television career started when he first started filling in for the Rachel Maddow Show in MSNBC as she traveled to Afghanistan. Furthermore, Hayes hosted The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, Countdown With Keith Olbermann and The Ed Show.
Chris Hayes Personal Life, Wife and Children
Hayes married his wife Kate Shaw who is an associate professor of law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. The couple has three children altogether. Their first daughter, Ryan Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes, was born in November 2011. Their son, David Emanuel Shaw-Hayes, was born in March 2014 while their daughter, Anya Shaw-Hayes was born in January 2018. The family lives in New York at the moment.
Chris Hayes Total Net Worth
Chris Hayes has a successful career both as a journalist and as an editor. With the latest sources, his total net worth is estimated at a $5 million. Additionally, he is also an author of his book “Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy”, that released in 2012. The book gained a mixed bag of good and bad reviews however marked yet another feather on his cap for sure.