Joy Reid's Net Worth, Weight Loss Journey & Husband

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Joy Reid's Net Worth, Weight Loss Journey & Husband

Joy Reid is a well-known journalist from the United States. She has always lived up to the expectations of her peers.

Joy's career in mainstream media extends back to years, during which she earned expertise in various sectors. She is now affiliated with MSNBC. She is also an outstanding novelist who has achieved fame and money due to her work.

MSNBC's Joy Reid's Net Worth

Joy, a native of Brooklyn, may brag about her academic achievements as a Harvard University Fine Arts graduate.

After completing her education, Joy worked in several positions in different organizations, including NBC News, America Coming Together, Radio One, The South Florida Times, and many more.

In 2015, she joined MSNBC as the host of The Reid Report show. Later, she was appointed as the national correspondent. Still working in the position, Joy also serves as the political analyst and anchor of AM Joy

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Further, she pursued a career in non-fiction writing and even published a book titled Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and The Racial Divide. 

The journalist is well-off financially, earning over $83,377 salary per year from MSNBC.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, she has accumulated a net worth of $4 million and has a salary of $1.5 million. 

Joy Reid's Weight Loss Journey & Family

Joy's weight was always an issue as a journalist for a big news network.

She didn't allow her size to stand in the way of her legacy. Instead, she embarked on a rigorous fitness regimen to lose weight, and she achieved a weight loss of more than 10 kg.

Aside from her professional accomplishments, Joy's family life is also flourishing.

She is married to Jason Reid, the father of her children. Her husband previously worked for the Discovery Channel as a documentary filmmaker but is now a CEO & film editor at a company named ImageLab Media Group.

Joy and Jason got married over two decades ago on 27 February 1997. From their long-lasting marriage, the couple is blessed with three beautiful kids. The duo's family consists of their two sons: Jmar Reid & Nasir Reid, and a daughter named Winsome.

Joy Reid's family

Joy Reid with her family in May 2019 (Photo: Joy Reid's Instagram)

Her son Jmar is an actor and often involves himself in plays and dramas. Not much is known about Nasir. But, among Joy's kids, her daughter is the luckiest one as Winsome was the only one to accompany her mother while Joy visited the then-President of the United States, Barack Obama, in 2016.

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Joy's married life with her husband is still flourishing despite the long years. The couple has successfully kept their romance alive even after more than twenty years of marriage.

Together, the author and her film editor spouse love celebrating their relationship, be it on Valentine's Day, anniversary, or any other occasion.

Apart from her actual career, she also teaches a race, gender, and media class at Syracuse University in Manhattan.

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