Chris Hayes Wife, Net Worth, Age, Salary, Baby, Height, Family, Bio

Chris Hayes Wife – Kate A. Shaw and Children

Is Chris Hayes married? Chris Hayes is married to wife Kate A. Shaw, associate professor of law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law; his father-in-law is veteran Chicago reporter Andy Shaw. Kate A. Shaw is a Supreme Court analyst and law professor. Hayes’ family currently resides in New York City.

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.

Chris Hayes Age and Bio

Chris Hayes is an Emmy-award-winning news presenter and New York Times best-selling author. He 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. 

  • Birthday: February 28, 1979 (age 40)
  • Ethnicity: Irish and Italian
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Political commentator and journalist

Parents, Family and Early Life

Chris, a New Yorker, was born to an Italian-American mother and Irish father. His birth name is Christopher Loffredo 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.

  • 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.

Chris Hayes Height – 5 feet 11 inch (183 cm)

Chris Hayes stands tall with a height of 5 feet 11 inch (183 cm).

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

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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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.

Movies and TV shows

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’.  

Chris Hayes Net Worth – $5 Million Dollars

Chris Hayes is an American political commentator, journalist, and author who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. 

Chris Hayes Salary – $1 Million Dollars

How much is Chris Hayes making per year? His salary is assumed to be around $1 million per annum. Reportedly, he has been involved in several high-profile projects throughout his career.

Chris has accumulated his jaw-dropping fortune through anchoring, news-presenting, promoting brands, authored-books revenue, and many other ventures.