Chris Hayes | Biography
The man blessed with charming personality and an intellectual mind Chris Hayes is an American news anchor, political commentator and a philosopher. Currently, he is hosting All In with Chris Hayes. He joined the network in 2010. Born on February 28, 1979 in Bronx, New York City, he was named Christopher L. Hayes at the time of birth. His father is an advocate currently working for NYC Department of Health and mother, a former schoolteacher is working for NYC Department of Education. He completed his high school education from Hunter College High School and went on to receive his bachelor’s of arts degree from Brown University. He majored in philosophy. Growing up in a family having intense discussions on political matters ignited the initial interest in him towards politics. He carried that instinct at the back of his mind and decided to pursue his career in politics-related field. Today he stands at such a place where deep understanding of politics is a must.
Chris started his career in broadcast journalism of late. Prior to that, he was involved in extensive writing. He was a columnist and editor, which he continues to date. He started journalism as a contributing writer for The Nation and became the editor of its Washington D.C.’s edition. Currently he is a senior editor at In These Times. He is also the columnist for Chicago Reader. Apart he is the author of the book Twilight of the Elites: America after Meritocracy published in June 2012. His writing includes issues of liberal community, local and national politics. Besides he used to be a visiting professor at St. Augustine College in Chicago.
His on-air appearance began in 2010 in MSNBC. While Rachel Maddow was in Afghanistan, he hosted The Rachel Maddow Show in July. Then the guest-hosting of other shows such as The ED Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann and The Last Word with Lawrence O’Dennell followed. His impressive work landed up in his recruitment by MSNBC as host of new show Up with Chris Hayes. And in April 2013, he got another show All IN with Chris Hayes, a primetime show. He became the youngest to host a prime time show on any national level news channel.
Starting broadcasting very late he has achieved a great success in short period of time. He is just thirty four years of age and has lots to do in future. He has made his recognition among the viewers as one of their favorites. Chris hayes salary is estimated to be $ 6 million per year.They love to watch him on screen. He has been blessed with intelligence and pleasant personality. He stands tall at six feet. He is smart and handsome. His keen interest in politics and his perpetual efforts have made him what he is today.
Talking about his personal life, he has got a happy family, a wife and a daughter. He is married to Kate A. Shaw, who is an adjunct professor of law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. The couple had their first baby in 2011. She is named Ryan Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes. They are enjoying their life residing in New York City. To add to his personal bio, he loves football, supports gay marriage. He is an active user of twitter and also an active blogger. His fans can follow him in his blog and twitter and remain close to him. There are other sites providing information on his life history and accomplishments. His bio can be obtained from wiki, his official website and other sources too.