Chris Hayes is one of the most recognized faces of MSNBC when it comes to talking about politics and for his MSNBC’s television program named “All In With Chris Hayes”.
Despite having a hectic schedule as a media personality, Chris still manages time for his family and is happily married to his girlfriend turned wife for more than a decade. The duo even shares 3 adorable kids now.
Dig into the article further to know more about his married life with lady love, children, bio, salary, career & net worth.
Married Life And Children Of Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes tied the knot with his high school sweetheart Kate Shaw on 14 July 2007. They first met at Brown University and started dating soon after.
His wife Kate Shaw is a law professor and a former Supreme Court Law clerk. As of now, Kate is working as an assistant professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law which is situated in New York City. Kate even served in the White counsel’s office when Barak Obama was the president.
Kate is not only the first love of Chris Hayes but is also his only lady love. They have been together for more than a decade and they share 3 kids together. They welcomed their first daughter Ryan Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes in November of 2011 who was then followed by their second child David Emanuel in March 2014. Similarly, they welcomed third kid Anya in January 2018.
The middle name of their children has family significance as Ryan’s middle name was Chris’s grandmother’s middle name. And as for his son David’s middle name “Emanuel” was the name of Chris’s grandfather (Mother’s father). Due to the hectic work schedule, Chris often misses the bedtime stories of his kids however, he generally manages to take them to school. Nevertheless, Chris is often seen posting pictures of him spending vacations with his family.
Career And Net Worth Of Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes had a dream to become a writer from a very young age. After graduation, Chris moved to Chicago to give working in theaters a try and served as the managing director of Walkabout Theater. But as he was passionate about writing, so in August of 2001, he freelanced as a reporter. Chris began his career by covering local and national politics for the independent weekly newspaper Chicago Reader. Then in late 2003, he worked at a labor magazine called “In These Times” as senior editor for four years.
Chris became a contributor writer for The Nation which even named him its Washington, D.C. editor.
From 2008 to 2010, Chris Hayes became a professor of English at St. Augustine College. Chris then guest-hosted The Rachel Maddow Show in the absence of Rachel Maddow.
From 17 September 2011, Chris hosted his own two-hour morning show named Up With Chris Hayes which was aired on MSNBC.
At the age of 34, Chris Hayes was successful at becoming the youngest host of a prime-time show on any of the country’s major cable news channels after the premiere of his first prime-time show namely All In With Chris Hayes. The show premiered on 1 April 2013 and it was able to earn Emmy in the years 2015 and 2018 respectively.
Eventually, in May of 2018, Chris launched his weekly podcast “Why Is This Happening?”.
As a political commentator, news anchor, author, and editor Chris hayes relishes a handsome salary while his net worth is estimated to be about $5 million as of 2021.
Moreover, Chris is also the author of the books namely, “Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy", and "A Colony in a Nation".
Short Wiki-Like Bio Of Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes was born on 28 February 1979, in Norwood, The Bronx, New York, to mother Geri Hayes and father Roger Hayes with the birth name Christopher Loffredo Hayes. His mother was a school teacher who now works for the NYC Department of Education while his father was a community organizer.
Chris holds American nationality and he comprises of mixed ethnicity as his father is Irish Catholic and his mother belongs to Italian-American descent. He has two brothers as siblings from his parents.
As per his education, Chris went to Hunter College High School of New York City and later graduated from Brown University with an Arts degree majoring in Philosophy in the year 2001.
Talking about his height he is 6 feet tall which is about 1.8m and his Zodiac sign is Pisces.