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Joy Taylor is a popular American media personality and TV host for Fox Sport 1. Joy Taylor came into the news as the moderator for its new show, “Skip and Shannon”.

Early Life and Childhood

Joy Taylor was born Joy Allison Taylor on 17th January 1987 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. By this, she is currently 34 years old and American by nationality. Similarly, she belongs to a Christian family and was born under the sun sign of Capricorn. Also, her ethnicity is French-American.

Moving on towards her family members, she was born to her family members Anthony Taylor, and her mother Georgia Taylor. Her father is African-American. Likewise, her mother Georgia is Caucasian. Similarly, she also has a brother named Jason, who is a former NFL defensive end.

Education

Talking about her educational status, she did her schooling at a local private school in Pittsburgh. After this, she attended Barry University and graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in broadcast communications in 2009.

Professional Life and Career

While attending Barry University, Joy Taylor began her career as a radio show host. She also worked as a manager for WBRY 1640 AM, the University’s radio station. She was a part of CBSSports.com’s Thursday Night Live and Fantasy Football Today before joining Fox Sports in 2016. Taylor previously worked at 790 AM The Ticket, where she worked as an executive producer before becoming the co-host of ‘The Ticket Morning Show,’ a morning sports radio show on 790 AM The Ticket.

On March 17, 2016, the American beauty made her debut television appearance, as a guest news reporter on Fox Sports 1’s ‘The Herd with Colin Cowherd’ radio talk show. Soon after, she joined Fox Sports 1’s ‘Skip and Shannon Undisputed’ sports debate show as a moderator, with commentators Skip Bayless and former CBS Sports analyst and former NFL tight end Shannon Sharpe.

She also has a Facebook Live show called The Hang and a podcast called “Maybe I’m Crazy.” In 2018, Fox announced that Taylor would transition from Undisputed to The Herd with Colin Cowherd, which would stream on FS1 and Fox Sports Radio beginning June 18. Taylor was named as the anchor of her own Saturday show, The Joy Taylor Show, on Fox Sports Radio on September 9, 2021.

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Caption: Joy hosting a show (source: Instagram)

Joy Taylor is also a blogger with her own website, JoyTaylorTalks.com. Taylor writes about entertainment, sports, and lifestyle themes on this site.

Net Worth

Joy has made a pretty satisfactory amount of money throughout her career. According to the online resources, she currently has an estimated net worth of $100 thousand US dollars.

Relationship Status

Joy Taylor is now single in her personal life. Earl Watson, a former NBA head coach, proposed to her in September 2018. They did, however, break up in November 2019.

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Caption: Joy with her ex-husband Earl Watson (source: Los Angeles Times)

She was previously married to Richard Giannotti, whom she divorced in February 2016. Athlete Asset Management’s President is Richard Giannotti. She and her spouse met at a seminar and were immediately drawn to each other. However, the pair divorced in 2017.

Body Measurements and Social Media

Enhancing her body measurements, Joy is an attractive and gorgeous lady. Talking of her height and weight, she is 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 meters tall and weighs around 59 kg. Similarly, she has an hourglass body build. Furthermore, her actual body measurements such as chest size, waist size, and hip size, are 37 inches, 27 inches, and 38 inches respectively. In addition, the TV personality has brunette hair with a pair of stunning dark brown eyes.

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Caption: Joy posing for a photo (source: Instagram)

Joy is hugely popular on social media sites. Firstly, she is a verified Facebook user with more than 144k followers. Similarly, her @joytaylortalks Instagram account has a huge 504k followers. Likewise, she joined Twitter in April 2009 and has gained more than 298k followers. Additionally, she also has a YouTube channel under her name with more than 23.4k subscribers.