Mika Brzezinski is an American journalist, television host, writer and political commentator who is best known for MSNBC show, Morning Joe.
Mika Brzezinksi early life and education
Mika was born on May 2, 1967, to father Zbigniew Brzezinski and mother Emilie Ann Benešová in New York City. Her brother, Mark Brzezinski, was the United States Ambassador to Sweden from 2011-2015. Mika’s father worked as a National Security Advisor for American Presidents Jimmy Carter and Lyndon B. Johnson.
She attended The Madeira School for her early education and transferred from Georgetown University as a junior before graduating in 1989 from the prestigious liberal college of arts, Williams College, with a major in English.
Mika Brzezinski’s pre-Morning Joe career
Mika is best known for Morning Joe
Mika almost quit her show once because of the huge difference in pay between her and Joe. Reportedly, she makes around 2 million dollars a year and has a net worth of 12 million dollars. She wrote about the struggle for equal pay in her book, Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth, which was published in 2011.
Mika is engaged to Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough
The famed host got engaged to her longtime rumored boyfriend, Joe Scarborough, in May 2017.