How Much Is Joy-Ann Reid's Net Worth in 2018? Her Salary, Career, And Sources Of Income

News by Nembang Published on 21 Jun,2018 Updated on 21 Jun,2018

NAACP Image Award nominee Joy-Ann Reid is one of the successful American journalists. Throughout her journey from The Miami Herald to AM Joy, she proved that she is one of the prominent figures of the news media.    

Professionally known as Joy Reid, she has managed to accumulate an impressive net worth from her career as a talk show host. How much is her total income in 2018? What are her sources of income?  

Joy-Ann Reid's Net Worth And Her Sources Of Income

According to multiple sources, Reid's net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. She earns a pretty good amount of salary from her MSNBC career.

According to a reliable source, an average salary of MSNBC journalist is $76K. Reid, being an experienced host for such a long time, definitely earns more than that.             

CAPTION: Successful journalist Joy-Ann Reid SOURCE: The Daily Orange

Raid dedicated her life to media for almost two decades.  Throughout her career, she hosted several shows which are her major sources of income. Other than that, Reid is also an author.  

Previously, she hosted Wake Up South Florida, a morning radio talk show, along with co-host James Thomas. After that, Raid hosted her own afternoon cable news show The Reid Report from 24 February 2014. Due to low ratings, the show was canceled on 27 February 2015.

Currently, she is working as a host of a morning show AM Joy which got nearly 1 million weekly viewers on average.   

Similarly, the talented persona wrote the book Fracture: Barak Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide. Since the book became a top-selling on, the author should have earned a decent amount of money from her writing career as well.

Joy-Ann Reid's Lifestyle

The AM Joy host currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband Jason Reid, a documentary film editor of discovery channel. The couple shares three beautiful children. 

CAPTION: Talented media personality Joy-Ann Reid with her husband Jason Reid SOURCE: Frosts now

Though she doesn't wish to show off her private life, she definitely lives a luxurious one. Being an incredible host, she can afford any luxury she wishes to. She owns an expensive house in Pembroke Pine, Florida. 


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In 2017, she was dragged into a controversy because of her report. In the report, Florida claimed then-Governor Charlie Crist was a closeted homosexual.

For that, she received criticism for being homophobic but soon after she apologized, calling the posts intensive, tone-deaf and dumb. After reviewing Raid said, she doesn't remember writing the reports and asked lawyers to investigate if her blog might have been hacked.

Joy-Ann Reid: Quick Facts

  • She was born on 8 December 1968 in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Her father is from the Democratic Republic of Congo and her mother is from British Guiana.
  • Her birth sign is Sagittarius.
  • Her height is 5''9" (1.75 m).
  • She graduated from Harvard University in 1991.
  • In 2017, She was ranked fourth on Twitter's top-tweeted news outlets.