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Joe Scarborough is an American  television host, attorney, political commentator, and former politician who is the co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC with his wife Mika Brzezinski. He previously hosted Scarborough Country on the same network. A former member of the Republican Party, Scarborough served in the United States House of Representatives for Florida’s 1st district from 1995 to 2001. Scarborough was also a visiting fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.  In 2011, Joe was named Time 100 as one of the most influential people in the world.

Birth Name

Charles Joseph Scarborough

Nickname

Joe

Profession

Host, Actor, Writer, Producer, Politician

Genre

Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Power Pop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

He has released his music via RED Music and Sony Music.

Political party

Independent (2017–Present), Republican (Before 2017)

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Joe Scarborough was born on the 9th of April 1963, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Age

He’s currently 60 years old.

Sun Sign

Aries

Ethnicity

White

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Scarborough is of English descent.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Scarborough attended Pensacola Catholic High School in Pensacola, Florida and then moved on to study at the University of Alabama, In 1985, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. In 1990, Later, he joined the University of Florida College of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree.

Family Details

  • Father – George Francis Scarborough (Businessman)
  • Mother – Mary Joanna (née Clark)
  • Siblings – George Scarborough (Brother), Carol Ward (Sister)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joe Scarborough has dated –

  • Melanie Hinton (1986-1999) – In 1986, Joe married Melanie Hinton and the duo parents 2 sons, namely, Joey and Andrew. In 1999, After being together for more than 10 years, they got divorced.
  • Susan Waren (2001-2013) – In October 2001, Scarborough got married to Susan Waren and they have 2 children – a daughter named Kate and a son named Jack. In January 2013, However, they divorced.

  • Mika Brzezinski (2016-Present) – In 2016, Joe started dating journalist, talk show host, liberal political commentator, and author, Mika Brzezinski, and on November 24, 2018, they married in Washington D.C. The marriage was officiated by the late politician and civil rights advocate, Elijah Cummings.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 3½ inches
  • In centimeters – 192 cm
  • In meters – 1.92 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 80 kg
  • In Pounds – 177 lbs

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Shoe Size

He wears a size 13 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Joe became known for being the co-host of the morning news and talk show, Morning Joe, on MSNBC. As a Republican, he served in the United States House of Representatives (1995-2001).

Film Debut

In 2012, Scarborough had his first film onscreen role in the movie, The Campaign.

Television Debut

In April 2003, Joe embarked upon a television career with the launch of Scarborough Country on MSNBC.

Singing Debut

On June 23, 2017, Scarborough released his debut EP, Mystified. A music video for the title track of the new wave-inspired EP was also released on the same day. Scarborough said he planned to release a new EP every month for the following four years.

Political Career

In 1993, Joe opposed the rise in property taxes in Pensacola, which earned him prominence in the political arena. As a result, the following year, he became the first Republican congress representative in 121 years to be elected from Florida’s 1st District. During his tenure, Scarborough served the committees of the Judiciary, National Security, the Armed Services, Government Reform and Oversight, Civil Service, and Education. He was a member of the New Federalists, a small group formed by young Republican members of the Congress.

During the 1994 congressional election campaign, he signed the legislative agenda known as the Contract with America. Scarborough was re-elected in 1996, while in 1998 and 2000, he ran opposite only write-in candidates. In May 2001, Scarborough announced his resignation. He was still left with 5 months to complete his fourth term in the Congress.

Joe Scarborough Net worth

Joe Scarborough has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Joe Scarborough

  • Scarborough was born in Atlanta the son of Mary Joanna (née Clark) and George Francis Scarborough, a businessman.
  • In 1969, his family moved to Meridian, Mississippi, and then in 1973, to Elmira, New York and in 1978, Pensacola, Florida.
  • In 1991, Joe was admitted to the Florida Bar and practiced law in Pensacola.
  • In 1993, Scarborough’s most high-profile case was briefly representing Michael F. Griffin, who murdered Dr. David Gunn.
  • He’s political profile was also raised when he assisted with a petition drive, in late-1993, opposing a proposed sixty-five percent increase in Pensacola’s property taxes.
  • In 1994, Scarborough was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for Florida’s 1st congressional district, becoming the first Republican to represent the Florida Panhandle since Reconstruction.
  • In 1998, he was named chairman of the Civil Service Committee.
  • He was still left with 5 months to complete his fourth term in the Congress. Scarborough stated that he had decided to resign so that he could spend more time with his family.
  • Scarborough began his TV career with the MSNBC show ‘Scarborough Country.’
  • In October 2005, his first book, ‘Rome Wasn’t Burnt in a Day: The Real Deal on How Politicians, Bureaucrats, and Other Washington Barbarians Are Bankrupting America,’ released.
  • In 2011, he was included in the Time 100 list as one of the most influential people in the world.
  • On June 23, 2017, Scarborough released his first EP, Mystified. He has been cast in movies like Pitch Perfect 2, The Campaign, and Zoolander 2.
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