Chris Hayes Biography
Chris Hayes is a renowned American political commentator, television news anchor, and author. He hosts All In with Chris Hayes, at 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday on MSNBC. In addition, he is also editor-at-large of The Nation.
Previously, Chris was the host of a weekend program called “Up w/ Chris Hayes,” which premiered in 2011. Before joining the MSNBC team as an anchor, Hayes worked as a regular substitute host for “The Rachel Maddow Show” and also “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.” He became an MSNBC contributor in 2010 and has been with The Nation since 2007.
Similarly, Chris is a former student at Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics. From 2008 to 2010, he was a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the New America Foundation. Also, from 2005-2006, Hayes was a Schumann Center Writing Fellow at In These Times.
Since 2002, Chris has written a variety of political and social matters, from union organizing and economic democracy to the intersection of politics and technology. His articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in New York Times Magazine, Nation, American Prospect, TIME, Washington Monthly, New Republic The Guardian, and Chicago Reader.
Haye’s first book, “Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy,” talks about the crisis of authority in American life, which was published back in June 2012. In addition, his second book is titled, A Colony in a Nation, published by W. W. Norton in March 2017.
Hayes went to New York City’s prestigious Hunter College High School in Manhattan. After his graduation, he joined Brown University, where he graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy.
Chris Hayes Age
How old is Chris? Hayes is 43 years old as of 2022. He was born Christopher Loffredo Hayes on February 28, 1979, in New York City, New York, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 28th of February every year and his zodiac sign is Pisces.
Moreover, his nationality is American and he belongs to the white ethnicity.
Chris Hayes Family
Chris was born in Norwood, The Bronx, New York City to his parents Roger and Geri Hayes. His mother is of Italian descent while his father is of Irish Catholic ancestry. Chris’s dad moved to New York from Chicago while studying at a Jesuit seminary, and started community organizing in the Bronx. His father spent several years leading community organizing at the Community Service Society of New York and currently, he works as an assistant commissioner for the NYC Department of Health. Hayes’s mother was a school teacher and as of now, she works for the NYC Department of Education. Chris was raised Catholic, but ceased attending services in college and is now irreligious.
Additionally, Chris is one of three boys of his parents. One of his brothers, Luke, worked on both Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns.
Chris Hayes Wife
Is Chris married? Yes, Hayes is happily married to his college girlfriend Kate Shaw. Kate is a former Supreme Court law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens. Currently, she is a professor of law at the Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and also a Supreme Court contributor for ABC News. The pair met while attending Brown together and tied the knot in 2007. Kate’s father is a veteran Chicago reporter Andy Shaw.
Together have three children. They welcomed their first-born daughter Ryan Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes in November 2011 and their second-born daughter Anya Shaw Hayes in January 2018. As well, they welcomed their only son David Emanuel Shaw-Hayes in March 2014. The family resides in New York City. This is where All in With Chris Hayes is produced. Nevertheless, Chris is a member of the Democratic Party.
Chris Hayes Height
Hayes stands at a height of 1.84 m tall. In addition, he has light brown hair color and light blue eye color.
Chris Hayes Salary
Hayes earns an estimated average annual salary of $1 Million at MSNBC.
Chris Hayes Net Worth
How much is Chris worth? Hayes has an estimated net worth of between $5 Million. His fortune stems from his successful career as a political commentator, television news anchor, and author.