Chris Hayes| Biography

The good looking and charming Chris Hayes is an American political commentator currently working for MSNBC. Born on February 28, 1979 in Bronx, New York City he was named Christopher L. “Chris” Hayes at birth. He was born to a father who’s an advocate and a mother who’s a school teacher. He grew up in a family where they talked much about politics. Because of which, he had the interest in political matters from the very early years on. So, it’s kind of no surprise that he opted for profession that involved politics at its core. He studied and completed his high school from New York City’s Hunter College High School. Later, joined Brown University to complete his under graduation. He holds Bachelors of Arts in philosophy.

  • Date of Birth:

    February 28, 1979

  • Height:

    6' 0" (1.83 m)

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His career in the broadcast journalism started much later in life. In his initial years of career, he worked as columnist and writer. He had written extensively on issues focusing on liberal community. He’s a columnist for “The Nation”, “Chicago Reader” and a Senior Editor at “In These Times”, which is a labor-focused monthly magazine.  Besides, he’s also an author. He wrote and published his first book titled “Twilight of the Elites: America after Meritocracy” in June 2012. Mostly 2010 was the start for him to do on-air shows. He appeared as guest-host for “The Rachel Maddow Show” during her absence. He hosted other shows for MSNBC during that time including “The Ed Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann” and “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”. And on 2011, MSNBC announced Chris’s recruitment as the host for their two-hour morning show “Up with Chris Hayes”. The show brought him much popularity. He hosted the program for two years before he started anchoring “All in with Chris Hayes” since April 2013 which made him the youngest host of a prime-time show on any of the country’s major cable news channels. He’s smart, he’s intelligent and he can make strong connections with his audiences. He’s blessed with likable personality too. He stands tall at six feet. His strong interest with politics got him this far. Started out as a columnist and writer, he ended up as one of the admired television host. He credits Rachel Maddow for his start of his career in journalism. Just at the age of thirty four, he’s made a strong impact on the television industry. He’s starting to become more popular among his viewers.


He is married to his wife Kate A. Shaw. She is the visiting assistant professor of law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. They are the proud parents of a beautiful daughter named Ryan Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes. They welcomed their first baby on November 2011. He is a devoted husband too apart from being a professional. He loves his family and is currently residing at New York City with them. He’s living a blissful family life.


Chris is the user of social networking sites. He has a twitter account where his admirers and fans can follow him. They can remain up close and personal with him through twitter. He is also a blogger too. He shares his thoughts and articles through blogs. It’s a double treat for his fans actually. His detailed information about his life and his professional accomplishments can be obtained through wiki and other official sites relating him. To add some interesting trivia about the man, he is the supporter of gay marriages.

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