Mika Brzezinski Biography and Wiki
Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski is an American journalist, liberal political pundit, author, and television personality. She serves as a talk show co-host of MSNBC’s weekday morning broadcast show Morning Joe.
Prior to that, she previously worked at CBS News as a correspondent. Mika’s father is a diplomat and political scientist who served as a counselor to President Lyndon B. Johnson and as the National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter.
Mika Brzezinski Age and Birthday
The television host was born on May 2, 1967, in New York City, United States. She is 56 years old as of 2023. Her birth sign is Taurus. Mika turns 57 years old on May 2, 2024.
Mika Brzezinski Height and Weight
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (Approx, 1.65 meters) tall and weighs around 57 kg (126 lbs).
Mika Brzezinski Education
Mika attended and graduated from the Madeira School, a private elite high school in McLean, Virginia. From there she enrolled at Georgetown University, a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
Two years later Brzezinski transferred to Williams College, a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She graduated from the institute in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
Mika Brzezinski Family, Parents, Siblings
Brzezinski was born in New York City to her parents, Zbigniew Brzezinski (father), and Emilie Benes Brzezinski (mother). Her dad is a Polish-born diplomat, foreign policy expert, and political scientist while her mom is a Swiss-born sculptor.
She was raised alongside her brothers Ian Brzezinski and Mark Brzezinski. Her brother Mark is a diplomat working as a United States Ambassador to Poland. Ian serves as a military expert.
Mika Brzezinski Husband, Who Is She Married To?
Moving on to her love life, the talk show host is happily espoused to her dashing spouse, Joe Scarborough. Her husband is a tv host, attorney, political commentator, and former politician.
After dating for a while the pair got engaged in early 2017. They later exchanged their wedding vows on November 24, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The ceremony was officiated by Rep. Elijah Cummings.
Before that, Mika was previously married to her former husband James Patrick Hoffer from 1993 to 2016. James is a news reporter working at WABC-TV.
Mika Brzezinski Daughters
She shares two beautiful daughters named Emillie Hoffer and Carlie Hoffer with her ex-husband James Hoofer. Emillie was born on January 30, 1996, while Carlie was born on June 6, 1998.
Mika Brzezinski Salary
According to MSNBC estimates, Mika earns an average annual salary of $2 million. Her contract with the exact details is yet to be released.
Mika Brzezinski Net Worth
Mika Brzezinski’s net worth is estimated at $20 million. This amount is from her career as a journalist and author among other investments.
The political pundit serves as a talk show co-host of MSNBC’s weekday morning broadcast show Morning Joe alongside Joe Scarborough and Willie Geist. She made her return to MSNBC on January 26, 2007, prior to her stepping away some years back.
Prior to that, she previously worked at CBS News as a correspondent and occasional contributor to CBS Sunday Morning and 60 Minutes. Before that, Mika served at the Fox affiliate WTIC-TV/WTIC-DT in Hartford, Connecticut.
She has also worked as an assistant at ABC’s World News This Morning. In Addition, she was awarded an honorary doctorate by SWPS University in August 2022.