Joe Scarborough can be seen on MSNBC’s morning show ‘Morning Joe’. He is the co-host of that show. He is basically a cable news and a radio host. His previous show on MSNBC, Scarborough Country, was a big hit. He has been a lawyer in the past and also a politician. He served as a House of Representatives as a Republican from 1995 to 2001. He has also been a part of visiting instructors at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Institute of Politics.
Early Life and Education
Scarborough’s full name is Charles Joseph Scarborough. He was born on 9th April, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from a high school in Florida and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Alabama in 1985 and then he went for a J.D degree from College of Law, University of Florida and completed that in 1990. During his time at university, his interests were writing music and producing CDs along with his band Dixon Mills.
In the early days of his career, he got admission in The Florida Bar in 1991 and practiced Law there at Pensacola. Later in 1994, he won the Republican Party primary in the case of Florida’s 1st congressional district. From there, he started his career in the United States House of Representatives. Scarborough was reelected three times afterwards as his performance was going good in the years 1996, 1998 and 2000.
He announced to resign from Congress because his family life was being disturbed more. He mentioned that at the end of his life, he would be judged as a father than a politician.
He started a media career afterwards and briefly hosted Joe Scarborough show on ABC Radio Network. He founded the Florida Sun in 1999, which is now called Independent News, while he was still serving in Congress.
Joe Scarborough has written three books so far in his career. He wrote his first book ‘Rome Wasn’t Burnt in a Day: the Real Deal on how Politicians, Bureaucrats, and other Washington Barbarians are Bankrupting America’. It was published on2005.
In his second book ‘The Last Best Hope’, released in 2009, he mentioned a plan for conservatives that how they can form as a political majority, since they got defeated twice. The title of his third book is ‘The Right Path: From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics—and Can Again’, which was released in 2013.
When Scarborough was in Congress, he received many awards like Friend of the Taxpayer Award, Guardian of Small Business Award, Spirit of Enterprise Award, Taxpayer’s Hero Award, and Guardian of Seniors’ Rights Award.
Net worth of Joe Scarborough
Scarborough has had a remarkable career so far and so he is a rich guy with a salary of $6 million per year. He has an accumulative net worth of $18 million US dollars. Currently he lives in a lavish house in New Canaan, Connecticut. He has been married twice and none of the marriages could last long. He is currently engaged to one of his co-hosts.