Mina Kimes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Sep, 2018
Facts of Mina Kimes
Date of Birth: 1985 , September-8
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Mina Kimes
Birth Name Mina Mugil Kimes 
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Omaha, Nebraska
Ethnicity mixed ethnicity (American and Korean)
Profession Journalist
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color white
Married Nick Sylvester since 2015
Education Yale University
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American journalist, Mina Kimes specializes in business as well as a sports reporting. She has written columns for Fortune, Bloomberg, as well as for ESPNKimes was honored with the Front Page Award for business reporting for her article entitled The Sun Tzu at Sears. Moreover, she also won numerous awards including the Henry R. Luce Award, AAJA National Award, Front Page Award, and others.

As of 2018, Kimes has been in a marital relationship with Nick Sylvester since 2015 and lives in Los Angeles, California.

Early Life And Education Of Mina Kimes

Mina Kimes was born Mina Mugil Kimes on 8th September 1985, in Omaha, Nebraska under the birth sign Virgo. She is of Korean descent on her mother's side.

 Kimes graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a bachelor degree in English. 

Mina Kimes’s Career

Mina Kimes began her journalism career in 2007, joining Fortune Small Business Magazine as a business journalist. She worked there for more than seven years until 2013.

Kimes won multiple prestigious awards for her work in Fortune which includes, New York Press Club, The National Press Club, and The Asian American Journalists Association amongst other places. 

CAPTION: Mina Kimes SOURCE: TattoosKid

In 2012, she was honored with Henry R. Luce Award for her investigation named Bad to the Bone which exposed the unauthorized use of a cement to repair bone tissue with lethal consequences. Moreover, the Columbia Journalism Review also involved her exposes among its business must-reads article of 2012. 

The Following year, Kimes joined as an investigative reporter in the Bloomberg News Agency. She also won the Front Page Award for business reporting for her articles includes King Kat and The Sun Tzu at Sears. She then left the Bloomberg in 2014 to pursue her career in ESPN.

The articles earned a massive popularity among the international market.

Later, Kimes wrote about young sportspeople which include Devonta Pollard of University of Houston basketball player who got mixed up in his family dispute and, at one point, testified against his own mother.

Kimes also contributed to the profiles of NFL players Antonio Brown, Martellus Bennett, Aaron Rodgers, Darrelle Revis. She has also written about the Korean League of Legends star Faker. Likewise, she is an active panelist on American sports roundtable, Around The Horn.

Mina Kimes' Net Worth

Mina Kimes' net worth of $1 million from her journalism career has earned a good amount of salary from her journalism career.  It is reported, she made $100k per year from Bloomberg before her departure in 2014.

As of 2018, Kimes worked in ESPN as a business journalist and her annual salary is above $400k. She has made a huge impact in the world of the journalism which is just the start. Still, she has to make a long way in her career. She commitment and loyalty towards her work paid her a fortune of salary. She has also been awarded for her devotion to journalism.

Mina Kimes' Personal Life

Mina Kimes is married to her long-term boyfriend, Nick Sylvester on Nov 24, 2014. Nick is the founder of GODMODE which is a record label in NYC. He graduated from Harvard University.

CAPTION: Mina Kimes and her husband with their dog SOURCE: instagram

Since their marriage, the couple is living a blissful marriage life, and do not have any children till the date. She owns a dog named Lenny, and they currently reside in Los Angeles.

Kimes is a huge fan of the American football team, Seattle Seahawks and loves to watch football in her spare time. She follows Austin Davis, Trevone Boykin, and Russell Wilson. She has a tattoo on her right inner bicep inked by XLVIII which was dedicated to a Seahawk victory in the Superbowl series.

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