Chris Hayes is an Emmy-award-winning news presenter and New York Times best-selling author. Chris Hayes is the anchor of MSNBC’s ‘All In with Chris Hayes’, the writer of ‘Twilight of the Elites’ and the editor-at-large of ‘The Nation’ magazine. 

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  • Birthday: February 28, 1979 (age 38)
  • Ethnicity: Irish and Italian
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Political commentator and journalist


Personal and Family Life

Chris Hayes and Kate A. Shaw have been married since 2007 and have three children together. Kate A. Shaw is a Supreme Court analyst and law professor.

Chris, a New Yorker, was born to an Italian-American mother and Irish father. His birth name is Christopher Loffrado Hayes which he later shortened to Chris Hayes. He was raised by a father who’s an advocate and a mother who’s a school teacher.

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  • Parents: Roger and Geri Hayes
  • Wife: Kate A. Shaw (2007)
  • Children: Ryan Elizabeth, David Emanuel, and Anya Shaw-Hayes
  • Marital Status: Married

Because of which, he had the interest in political matters from the early age. So, it came as no surprise that he opted for a profession that involved politics at its core.

He studied and completed high school from New York City’s Hunter College High School, followed by Brown University, gaining a B.A in philosophy.

In 2007, MSNBC’s host Chris Hayes got married to his college darling Kate A. Shaw. Chris and Kate met for the first while they both attended the Brown University during the early 2000s. Both the duos have been blessed with three children.

The older is a daughter, Ryan Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes, who was born in 2011 whereas their second child, a son named David Emanuel Shaw-Hayes in March 2014. And the youngest is a daughter, Anya Shaw-Hayes, born in January 2018. Hayes’ family currently resides in New York City.


Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Chris Hayes is a handsome news anchor with a charming personality and an intellectual mind. This cool, friendly, and fun-loving journalist have a thin body with oval face type.

Chris, in his late 30s, is aging just like every straight man. He’ smart, he’s intelligent and can easily make a strong connection with his audience. 

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  • Height: 5 feet 11 inch (183 cm)
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  • Plastic Surgery: N/A
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Chris has a likable on-air appearance and is easy to the eyes. With his tall height, oval facial structure and maintained physique, it’s no wonder that so many girls go crazy for him.

Chris’ black-rimmed glasses, well-combed side part hairstyle, a muscular upper body and killer smile, give him quite an appealing presence. And, his hedonistic and extravagant lifestyle can be witnessed through his Instagram account.


Professional Career

Chris Hayes’ entry into journalism was through writing. In his initial years of career, he worked as the contributor and columnist for the newspaper ‘Chicago Reader’ and as senior editor for the magazine ‘In These Times’.

Since 2002, Chris has written on a wide range of social and political issues, from the intersection of technology and politics to union organizing & economic democracy.

Career Timeline

  • 2001- Started working as a contributor to newspaper ‘Chicago Reader’
  • 2003- Began his 4-year stint as senior editor at ‘In These Times’ magazine
  • 2006- Was ‘Puffin Foundation’ writer at ‘The Nation Institute’
  • 2010- Officially joined ‘MSNBC’ as a contributor
  • 2012- Released his first book ‘Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy’

He has been covering national politics for the past 16 years and is reckoned as the American liberal political analyst. His articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in TIME, Washington Monthly, New York Times Magazine, New Republic, The Guardian and American Prospect.

Earlier to his position as MSNBC’s anchor, Chris worked as a fill-in anchor for ‘The Rachael Maddow Show’ & ‘The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell’. Chris became an MSNBC news presenter in 2010 and has been associated with ‘The Nation’ magazine since 2007.

Previously, he was the host of MSNBC’s weekend show ‘Up with Chris Hayes’.  


Salary and Net Worth 2018

Chris Hayes has an expected net worth of $5 million. Reportedly, Chris Hayes has been involved in several high-profile projects throughout his career.

Chris, an American political pundit, is in the prime of his career. Chris has accumulated his jaw-dropping fortune through anchoring, news-presenting, promoting brands, authored-books revenue, and many other ventures.

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  • Net Worth: $5 million