Joe Scarborough is the famous co-host of the Morning Joe series on MSNBC. He was named as one of the most influential people on the Time 100 list and is the former host of the Scarborough County show, which also aired on MSNBC. The popular television personality is not only a master of the microphone, but he was also active in the U.S. political arena when he served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for seven years.
Over the years, Scarborough has published tabloids for his work in various fields, but his personal life has not been left out, as his marital struggles and failures are no secret. Get the facts of all the stories as you read on.
Joe Scarborough’s Bio
Joe Scarborough was born on April 9, 1963, in Atlanta, Georgia U.S.A., under the full name of Charles Joseph Scarborough, the son of parents Mary Clark and George Francis Scarborough and his two other siblings. Joe Scarborough has American citizenship and his ethnicity is considered North American.
The TV personality completed his early education at the Catholic High School in Pensacola, Florida, and then went to the University of Alabama where he earned a B.A., and in 1990 went to the College of Law at the University of Florida to earn his J.D.
Political & Television Career
If you are talking about a man who has many facets of his personality, then there is Joe Scarborough, who has practically engaged in various forms of pursuit. Scarborough began his career when he began practicing law as a qualified attorney in 1991 when he joined the Florida Bar (The Florida Bar), where he also served as a teacher during the same period. In 1994, he was nominated as a Republican Representative to the U.S. House of Representatives, and during his tenure as a Congressman, Joe Scarborough won publicity that led him to win awards such as “Taxpayer’s Friend”, “Guardian of Small Business Award”, “Spirit of Enterprise Award” and “The Guardian of Seniors’ Rights Award”. In September 2001, he quit his job and continued to practice law at a Florida law firm.
In April 2003, Scarborough began his media career when he took the job to join the Scarborough Country TV show on MSNBC. He then became co-host of the Morning, Joe Show, on the same channel with Mika Brzezinski. Around December 2008, he is said to have also ventured into a talk show on the radio alongside Mika Brzezinski, but in 2010 the show was stopped to make certain improvements.
Net Worth, Salary
For a man who has ventured into many areas of work, Joe Scarborough is not doing so badly. His current salary is said to be $6 million a year and his net worth is estimated at around $25 million, which is not surprising as his years have been spent in prestigious positions with rewarding benefits.
Books & Music
In addition to his political and television career, Joe Scarborough is also an accomplished writer known for books such as “Rome Wasn’t Burnt in a Day”: The Real Deal on How Politics, Bureaucrats, and Other Washington Barbarians are bankrupting America”, which was published on October 4, 2005, “The Last Best Hope”, which was released on June 9, 2009, and a third book entitled “The Right Path”: From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics – and Can Do It Again”.
To crown all his efforts, Scarborough added music to the list when he produced his debut EP entitled “Mystified” in June 2017. The lawyer, TV personality, and writer also revealed that more EPs should be expected from him as he plans to release many more in the next four years.
Family Facts: Wife & Son
Joe Scarborough did not find it a blissful experience to be married, as he was married three times and all ended in divorce.
His first marriage was to Melanie Hinton in 1986, and from this union, two sons were born before it ended in divorce in 1999. Two years later, in 2001, he entered into the covenant with Susan Waren, who worked for Florida State Governor Jeb Bush as an adjutant and also as a Congressional committee staffer. The marriage of Scarborough and Susan lasted until 2013, during which time the couple had a daughter whom they welcomed in August 2003 and a son in May 2008.
Currently, Joe Scarborough is not married, but he is engaged to Mika Brzezinski, his co-host on Morning Joe, and the couple has been together since 2017.