Chris Hayes

Chris Hayes

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Updated On January 24, 2022

Chris Hayes is a well-known American political commentator, television news anchor, and author. Chris Hayes is an editor-at-large of The Nation magazine.

Early Life

Christopher Loffredo Hayes aka Chris Hayes was born on February 28, 1979, in Norwood, New York City, and is 42 years old. His father Roger Hayes works as an assistant commissioner for the New York City Department of Health. His mother Geri Hayes used to work as a teacher and now works for the New York City Department of Education.

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Caption: Chris Hayes’s photo of his graduation day. Source(Instagram)

Chris was raised as a catholic but as he grew up and started going to college he stopped attending services and is now atheistic. He attended New York City’s reputed Hunter College High School. He attended Brown University and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy.


Chris Hayes started his career as a contributor to the independent weekly newspaper. It was named Chicago Reader.  The newspaper covered local and national politics. It was appreciated by all. He began a 4 yeas stint at These Times, in 2003. It was the magazine of Chicago. Later, he became a senior editor. Later, he was a Puffin Foundation Writing at The Nation Institute and a contributing writer. Moreover, the nation named him Washington, D.C.

At St. Augustini College he became the professor of English. Also from 2008 to 20010,  in a Bernard L. Schwartz fellow at New America Foundation. He tried his luck in cable news by hosting The Rachel Maddow Show, in July 2010. Moreover, he also has hosted The Ed Show, Countdown With Keith Olbermann, and The Last Word.

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Caption: Chris Hayes during NYT photo shoot. Source(Instagram)

MSNBC announced that Hayes would be filling in for Keith Olbermann, on November 5, 2010. Therefore, he started to host 2 hours morning show, on August 1, 2011. MSNBC announced he would be hosting a show, on March 14, 2013. He was the youngest host of a prime-time show, at the age of 34.

There was news that Hayes would not be hosting MSNBC anymore. Everyone has appreciated him for his extraordinary talent. Thus, he also has made a stronger connection with all of the audience.

Career as an author

Chris Hayes has also tried his luck being a good author. He published his first book named Twilight of the Elites America After Meritocracy. In June 2012, it was published by Crown Publishing Group. His second book  A Colony in a Nation was published in March 2017. He has also participated in the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, in 2007.  He also serves as the Editor of The Nation Magazine on the MSNBC channel.

Achievements and Net Worth

Chris Hayes has won in News and Documentary Emmy Award. It was for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis. Likewise, he also has been nominated for different awards.

Chris Hayes has come a long way in his career. He has tried his lunch in a different field. And, in every field, he has been winning the heart of the audience. Therefore, he must have been earning a huge amount of money. Chris Hayes is estimated net worth to be around $5 million. He has been living a luxurious life with his family.

Personal Life

Chris Hayes is a member of a Democratic Party whiles his brother Luke Hayes on Barrack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 presidential Campaigns. He married his college lover Kate Shaw. Currently, she is a professor of law at the Yeshiva University in New York City. And,  also a Supreme Court contributor for ABC News. They first met each other while they were attending Brown University. This pair of Couple has three children.

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Caption: Chris Hayes taking a photo with his family. Source(Instagram)

Rumors and Controversies

Chris Hayes has been able to maintain his reputation very well. From the starting of her career, he has been maintaining his career. He has been perfectly maintaining his personal and personal life. Therefore, he has not been in any controversies yet. Likewise, no rumors have been faced about him. He has been maintaining the peaceful environment around him. It seems like he doesn’t waste any negativity in his life.

Body Measurement and Social media

Hayes has an outstanding body and stands at an approximated height of 6 feet (1.8 m) and maintains a body weight of 63 kg (138lbs). He has a good personality and a charming person. His hair color is black and his eyes are Dark Brown.

Do Chris Hayes host weekday news and opinion television on MSNBC and a weekly MSNBC podcast named why This Happening is? , hosted a weekend MSNBC show named Up with Chris Hayes. Chris Hayes is mostly active on Instagram with username @chrislhayes with 72.3k Followers, Facebook named @chrishayesmsnbc with 84,676 Likes, Twitter with username @chrislhayes  with 1.85 million followers.



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