Quick Facts of Charles Joseph Scarborough
- Full NameCharles Joseph Scarborough
- Date of Birth1963 /04 /09
- NicknameJoe Scarborough
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia
- ProfessionHost, Lawyer
- Hair colourGrey
- SpouseMelanie Hinton ( 1986-1999), Susan Waren (2001-2013), Mika Brzezinski
- Height1.93 m
- EducationUniversity of Alabama, Pensacola Catholic High school
- Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram
Joe Scarborough is an American cable news host, musician and former congressman from Florida. Formerly a lawyer and a politician who served as republican for the 1st district of Florida in the US house of representatives for six years. Currently, he can be seen as a host on the weekly show ”Morning Joe” which airs on MSNBC.
Joe married three times and share four children with his wife. So who is his wife and children? What about his net worth?
Joe Scarborough was born as Charles Joseph Scarborough on April 9, 1963, in Atlanta which is the most populated city of Georgia. He was born to father George Francis Scarborough a businessman and homemaker mother Mary Joanna. He grew up alongside sister Carol Ward and a brother Ian Ward.
Currently, 56-year-old Joe studied at a Private school named Pensacola Catholic high school in Pensacola, Florida. Later he attended the University of Alabama and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in arts in 1985. Upon graduation, he received a doctorate degree from the University of Florida College of law in 1990. Also, Joe was engaged with a band named Dixon Mills and wrote the music and produced CDs. Upon completion of a degree from the University, he coached football and taught in high school in his hometown.
Married and divorced
Initially, Scarborough married Melanie Hinton in 1986. She is famous as a journalist. Hinton has nearly two decades of experience in journalism and public affairs. Her recent work includes serving as the managing director of Airline Industry Public Relations and Communications with Airlines for America. The ex-couple were high school buddies before tieing the knot. Sadly after being together for over a decade, they parted their ways in 1996. Moreover, they share two children from their marriage.
After the unsuccessful first marriage, Joe remained single for over four years before tieing the knot with Susan Waren in October 2001. She is popular as the former aide to the governor of Florida Jeb Bush and former congressional committee staff. The couple stuck together for a couple of years but decided to separate in January 2013.
As per reports, Joe filed for divorce in September 2012 which got finalized in 2013. Despite filing the divorce, the MSNBC host the then-wife Susan described him as ‘Faithful, Devoted & Committed husband‘. The ex-couple shares two kids from their marriage which lasted for over 10 years.
Additionally, the reason behind his divorce with ex-wife Susan became a controversial topic after he tied the knot with MSNBC co-host Mika Brzezinski. Initially, they were rumored to be dating in 2009 by various tabloids but since Joe denied the rumors everyone thought it to be friendship and nothing more. However, speculation started falling in the right place after Scarborough admitted of having chemistry in a Hollywood interview in April 2017. He openly told the interviewer:
“We have a crackling on-air chemistry, and a crackling off-air chemistry, too,”
Right after Brzezinski added:
“I think that pretty much says it, doesn’t it?”
Ultimately that summed up about their relationship and later in 2017, the couple got engaged during a trip to Antibes, France. The couple lived in a loving relationship for a year before walking down the aisle on November 24, 2018, in Washington D.C in a ceremony officiated by US representative Elijah Cummings. As of now, the couple lives in New Canaan, Connecticut near NewYork city.
Joe has four children from his three marriages. He and his first wife Melanie gave birth to two children name Andrew Scarborough and Charles Joey Scarborough from their marriage which lasted for a decade. Sadly his first child Andrew was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.
In addition, he fractured his skull after falling from the stairs. Luckily Joe’s eldest son survived and he is currently married to Brianna Keller. Furthermore, Joe and Melanie’s youngest son Charles is a journalist who works for NBC News social editor. He is also a married man and lives with his wife Catherine.
Additionally, Joe welcomed two children from his second marriage with Susan Waren a daughter and a son. Their first child a daughter Katherine Clark Scarborough was born on August 8, 2003. Also after five years, they were blessed with a son named Jack Scarborough in 2008. As of now both the kids are pursuing their studies and live with their mother after their parent’s divorce in 2013.
Net worth-$25 million
Joe accumulated a total net worth of $25 million from his long career as cable news and talk radio host, lawyer, author, and former politician. He earns around $8 million as a salary annually. He received $99,038 in a week as a host. The morning Joe host has hosted Scarborough county which aired on the MSNBC before working as a US house representative from 1995 to 2001.
Moreover, he regularly gives money to his ex-wife as family support. Joey gives his first wife Susan $30,000 a month for over five years. The ex-couple settled their divorce for $150,000. As of now, Joey lives in New Canaan, Connecticut house which he bought for $3.69 Million.