Mika Brzezinski
Mika Brzezinski
Celebrated Name: Mika Brzezinski
Real Name/Full Name: Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski
Gender: Female
Age: 56 years old
Birth Date: May 2, 1967
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 5 inches
Weight: 55 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Joe Scarborough (m. 2018), Jim Hoffer (m. 1993–2016)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Carlie Hoffer, Emilie Hoffer
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Mika Brzezinski Lesbian/Gay?: No
Profession: News presenter, author
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski Scarborough is a US journalist, talk show host, author, and political commentator. At present, she hosts a weekday morning broadcast show “Morning Joe” alongside Joe Scarborough on MSNBC. She had been a CBS News correspondent and significant “Ground Zero” reporter for the coverage of the September 11 attacks. She has also written three books on journalism and food addiction.

Maybe you know about Mika Brzezinski very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Mika Brzezinski’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Mika was born in NYC. Her father, Zbigniew Brzezinski, has been a retired former National Security Advisor and Polish-born foreign policy expert. Her Swiss-born mother, Emilie Anna Benesova, has been a sculptor. She has two brothers. One is Mark Brzezinski, who is a US diplomat and the US Ambassador to Sweden between 2011 and 2015. Another is a military expert named Ian Brzezinski.

Mika went to the Madeira School. She enrolled at Georgetown University. In her junior year, Mika was moved to Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. In 1989, she completed her graduation in Arts.

Personal Life

On October 23, 1993, Mika got married to a television news reporter, “James Patrick Hoffer.” While they were working at WTIC-TV, they came to know each other. Mika has two daughters, named Carlie Hoffer, and Emilie. However, the marriage did not last long. The couple filed for divorce in 2016 due to an affair between Mika and Joe Scarborough.

In 2017, Mika got engaged to Joe Scarborough, who has been the co-host of the show “Morning Joe.” They got married in Washington, D.C, in November 2018.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on May 2 1967, Mika Brzezinski is 56 years old as of today’s date 21st April 2024. Her height is 5 ft 5 inches tall, and her weight is 55 kg.


Brzezinski started her career in the field of journalism in 1990. She worked at the post of an “assistant” on “World News This Morning.” The show was broadcast on ABC channel. After a year, she shifted to Tribune-owned “Fox affiliate WTIC-TV/WTIC-DT” located in Hartford. She made progress from features, and assignment editor to general assignments journalist. In 1995, she made progress and became the weekday morning anchor.

In 1997, she joined the CBS News. She had served as an anchor and a correspondent for “Up to the Minute” news program. In 2001, Mika worked for the rival channel “MSNBC” on the show, “HomePage” alongside Ashleigh Banfield, and Gina Gaston. The show was broadcast in the afternoon on all weekdays. Everyone well appreciated the combination of three anchors. Looking at their popularity, Entertainment Weekly magazine mentioned this group as “the Powerpuff Girls of journalism.”

In 2001, she made a come-back to CBS News. She was appointed as a desk correspondent. As a significant “Ground Zero” reporter, she provided coverage for the September 11, 2001 attacks. She gave live broadcast from the scene detailing the collapse of the Southern Tower.

When she ended her career at CBS News, she was working as a CBS News correspondent, segment anchor, and substitute anchor for routine updates, and breaking news segments. This has been the time when she has become an occasional contributor towards “60 Minutes” and “CBS Sunday Morning.”

In January 2007, Mika joined MSNBC for their evening news show “Up to the Minute.” Through this show, she provided news updates to viewers worldwide. She filed reports for “NBC Nightly News.” In addition to it, she was also seen as an infrequent anchor on “Weekend Today.” When she got a break in “Morning Joe” as a “co-host” alongside Joe Scarborough, she resigned from both these shows and focussed entirely on the new project.

Awards & Achievements

There are no awards in her name. Brzezinski has written a few books. Her first book got published in January 2010. The book was named “All Things at Once.” Her other book, “Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth,” was released in 2011. This book talks about financial negotiations and women. It provides valuable tips to the readers to negotiate compensation packages and salaries. In 2018, this book, the updated version of this book was released as “Know Your Value.” In 2012, she released her third book, “Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction and My Own.”

Net Worth & Salary of Mika Brzezinski in 2024

Mika Brzezinski Net Worth
Mika Brzezinski Net Worth

As of April 2024, Mikahe has an estimated net worth of around $25 million. She draws an annual salary of $8 million from the show “Morning Joe.” Her other sources of income are revenue generation from the sale of her books and journalism.

Mika Brzezinski is a well-known US journalist and television host. She has successfully worked for CBS News, and MSNBC, providing real-time coverage about disastrous events to its viewers. She got a big break in the form of “Morning Joe,” where she changed her field from a journalist to a co-host. Whether as journalism, or a co-host, her role is appreciated by everyone.


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