Mika Brzezinski is an American television host, reporter and the author of three best-selling books. Mika Brzezinski is best recognized for co-hosting MSNBC’s weekday morning show ‘Morning Joe’ alongside Joe Scarborough. She was earlier a CBS News reporter, & was their chief ‘Ground Zero’ corresponded during the dreadful morning of September 11, 2001.  

Quick Info

  • Birthday: May 2, 1967 (age 50)
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: News presenter and author


Personal and Family life

Mika Brzezinski has apparently found happiness after her divorce from James Patrick Hoffer. Mika is currently engaged to partner Joe Scarborough since early 2017.

Mika, born in New York City, United States, is from very prominent political family as her late father Zbigniew Brzezinski was the former National Security Advisor and her mother Emilie Benes Brzezinski is a Swiss-born-American sculptor & grandniece of Edvard Benes, ex-president of Czechoslovakia.  

Quick Info

  • Parents: Zbigniew Brzezinski and Emilie Benes Brzezinski
  • Husband: Joe Scarborough, James Hoffer
  • Children: Emilie and Carlie Hoffer
  • Marital Status: Engaged

Mika has two brothers, Ian (military expert) and Mark Brzezinski, an American diplomat & United States Ambassador to Sweden from 2011 t 2015. Mika was the attendant of Madeira School & Georgetown University. She graduated from Williams College in 1989 with a B.A degree in English.

Mika Brzezinski married James Patrick Hoffer, a television newscaster on October 23, 1993. Together, they share two beautiful daughters, Emile & Carlie Hoffer. However, the pair divorced in the year 2016, after 23 years of nuptials.

In an early of 2017, almost a year following her divorce, Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough confirmed their engagement via an interview with Vanity Fair. The power couple of American news industry will soon be husband & wife.  


Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Mika Brzezinski is a sexy newscaster known from MSNBC’S ‘Morning Joe’.  She has an hourglass body type with perfect body measurements.

Mika’s body is measured by ideal size 36-25-36 inches. Her height is 5 feet and 5 inches. Mika weighs 57 kg and strictly follows her work-out schedule & consumes food with fewer calories.  

Quick Info

  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches
  • Body Measurements: 36-25-36 inches
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A
  • Weight: 57 kg (125 pounds)

She has a well-maintained figure and you wouldn’t believe she is a mother of two in her fifties. Mika surely knows how to dress and her turquoise cocktail dress with deep cleavage on the 5th annual Moves Power Women Awards is evident of that.

Mika often loves traveling and enjoys posting pictures on social media. Her official IG account is mostly filled with pictures of her two young daughters. At the moment, she is living a successful, joyful and healthy life with her family. Her daily chores and lifestyle are well-documented on her social sites.    


Professional life

Mika Brzezinski started her career as an assistant at ABC’s ‘World News This Morning’ in 1990. She then got enrolled with CBS affiliated WFSB-TV in 1992 & became their weekday morning host in 1995.

Mike then joined CBS News in 1997 and served as their reporter and host for ‘Up to the Minute’ news program. Additionally, she was the main correspondent to report live from Lower Manhattan during the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.    

Career Timeline

  • 1990- Began her career in journalism
  • 1997- Joined CBS News as their reporter
  • 2007- Returned to MSNBC and started co-hosting ‘Up to the Minute’
  • 2010- Published her first memoir ‘All Things at Once’
  • 2011- Released her second book ‘Knowing Your Value’

Mika was the occasional host on ‘Weekend Today’ and later resigned from the show when Joe Scarborough picked her to co-anchor ‘Morning Joe’. She has also authored three successful motivational books.

Her first memoir ‘All Things At Once’ was named a New York Times bestseller and the second book named ‘Knowing Your Value’ which describes the role of a female in the workplace, debuted #1 on the New York bestseller list in 2011. Her third & fourth memoir ‘Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction and My Own’ & ‘Grow Your Value respectively also debuted on the bestseller list.

Furthermore, Mika has dragged herself into numerous steamy debates while on-air. And the most recent one was her online feud with President Donald Trump.  


Salary and Net Worth 2018

Mika Brzezinski has accumulated a net worth of $12 million through her tenure in various media. The newscaster is known to draw an annual salary of $2 million.  


Mika has been in limelight since reporting from September 11 attacks in 2000. And, the ten digits fortune she has earned is the upshot of her dedication, persistence, and patience.