Know About Chris Hayes; Wife, Family, Net Worth, Wiki & Facts

Published Date: 04 Mar, 2020 Updated date: 04 Mar, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Chris Hayes met his future wife, who is now a professor of law while attending Brown University. The married couple resides in New York, raising their three children together.

American journalist Chris Hayes is a television news anchor, author, and podcaster, who hosts All In with Chris Hayes, on MSNBC. Besides, he hosts, Why Is This Happening? , a weekly podcast on the network.

Chris Hayes Early Life, Education

Christopher Loffredo Hayes was born on 28 February 1979 in Norwood, New York. He is one of the three sons of Roger Hayes and Geri Hayes. His father Roger was a Jesuit seminarian, who does health advocacy work in East Harlem for the NYC Department of Health. Roger moved to New York from Chicago while studying at a Jesuit seminary. Similarly, his mother Geri was a teacher and works for the NYC Department of Education.

Chris with a height of 6 feet attended Hunter College High School. He then went to Brown University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy in 2001.

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Earlier, Chris a contributor to the independent weekly newspaper Chicago Reader. In 2003, he joined In These Times, a labor-focused monthly magazine based in Chicago and worked as a senior editor. Moreover, he was a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute, a nonprofit media organization and a contributing writer for the weekly magazine, The Nation.

In 2010, Hayes joined MSNBC and made a guest appearance in The Rachel Maddow Show. Later, he began to host Up with Chris Hayes, a two-hour show on MSNBC in 2011. He began to host another show, All In with Chris Hayes in April 2013.

His Net Worth

Well, Chris yields remarkable earnings from his long-tenured journalism career. He is likely to receive a six-figure salary from the MSNBC media. As of now, he enjoys the net worth of an estimated $5 million.

Married Life, Children

The 41-year-old is currently married to his college sweetheart Kate Shaw. They tied the wedding knot on 14 July 2007. The couple first met while attending Brown University in 1998. There, both of them were on the board of a student-run black-box theater called the Production Workshop.

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Kate, aged 41 is the Professor of Law and the Co-Director of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy. She graduated with a B.A. magna cum laude from Brown University and with a J.D. cum laude and Order of the Coif from the Northwestern University.


Chris Hayes in a family picture with his wife and children during the Christmas 2019 (Picture: Chris’ Instagram)

Chris and Kate are now the parents of three children. They firstly welcomed a daughter named Ryan Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes in November 2011. Moreover, their son David Emanuel Shaw-Hayes was born on 27 March 2014 and second daughter Anya Shaw-Hayes was born on 3rd January 2019.

Some Interesting Facts About Chris Hayes

  • Chris is a long term friend and schoolmate of a Jamaican-American comedian Desus Nice.
  • His father is of Irish Catholic ancestry and his mother is of Italian descent. He was raised Catholic.
  • His brother Luke worked as the Nevada state director for Organizing For America, the grassroots group built from the lists of the 2008 Obama campaign.
  • He published his first book, Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy in June 2012. Afterward, his second book A Colony in a Nation was published in March 2017.
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