Mika Brzezinski is an American journalist, talk show host, liberal political commentator, and author. She is best known for co-hosting the morning broadcast show, Morning Joe on MSNBC with her fiancé American politician Joe Scarborough. Besides, she has also worked for several TV networks before.
Mika Brzezinski was born on 2nd May 1967, in New York City, New York, USA to her father Zbigniew Brzezinski and mother, Emilie Benes Brzezinski. Her birth name is Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski has reached the age of 52. Her father was a former National Security Advisor, and mother was a sculptor.
She is an American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She grew up with her two siblings. Her brother Mark Brzezinski was the United States Ambassador to Sweden from 2011 to 2015 and another brother Ian Brzezinski is a military expert.
Furthermore, Mika completed her school education from the Madeira School. Later, she attended Georgetown University for some time. Afterward, she shifted to Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1989.
Mika was once a married woman. Previously, she was married to TV news reporter James Patrick Hoffer. She first met him when they both worked at WTIC-TV. She has two daughters Carlie Hoffer and Emilie Hoffer from her first husband. The rumors began to roll that she was having an affair with her Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough while she was still married to Hoffer, although, they both refused that.
But after, she divorced with him in 2016 and she started dating Joe. After that, she became engaged to Joe Scarborough in early 2017. Afterward, Mika and Joy secretly got married on 28th November 2018 in Washington DC.
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Wedding Belle! My dear friends @mikabrzezinski and @joescarborough were married in a beautiful, private ceremony in DC over the Thanksgiving weekend, officiated by @repcummings . I had the honor of dressing Mika and the happy couple’s gorgeous daughters! With a flurry of text messages, FaceTimes and fittings, I created Mika’s bespoke wedding dress of Italian duchess satin with velvet aspirin dot tulle overlay. (Made with lots of love in NYC!) The girls are wearing select pieces from the current MILLY f/w 2018 collection ❤️ Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness, Mika and Joe❤️❤️ photos: @millerhawkins @vanityfair #millymoment #mikaandjoe #wedding #morningjoe
Their relationship is going very well, and there are not any rumors about their separation or an extramarital affair.
Mika began her career as an assistant at ABC’s World News This Morning in 1990. After one year, she moved to Fox affiliate WTIC-TV/WTIC-DT in Hartford, Connecticut where she worked as their general assignments reporter and anchor.
Later in 1992, she joined CBS affiliate WFSB-TV/WFSB-DT in Hartford and became its weekday morning anchor in 1995. After two years, she joined CBS News as a correspondent and as an anchor for the overnight Up to the Minute news program.
At the same time, she also worked for MSNBC on the weekday afternoon show, HomePage. She worked there for six years and returned to MSNBC in January 2007. Since then, she is working as an occasional anchor for many shows in MSNBC. Moreover, she is famous as the co-host of MSNBC show, Morning Joe alongside her husband Joy.
Additionally, she is an author and published three books till now. Her first book ‘All Things at Once’ was published 2010. Afterward, she published her second book ‘Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth’ in 2011 and her third book, ‘Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction and My Own’ published in 2014.
Due to her hard work and dedication to her work, she is getting an annual salary of $2 million. As of 2018, she has collected the estimated net worth of 12 million. Besides, she is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 104.8k followers on Facebook, more than 872k followers on Twitter and has around 66.6k followers on Instagram.