William Russell Geist, professionally known as “Willie Geist” is a prominent American television personality. He is best known as a co-anchor of the weekday morning talk show ‘Morning Joe’. He is currently working as CBS News correspondent. This renowned television personality was born on 3rd May, 1975 in Evanston, Illinois, U.S. He completed his high school education from the ‘Ridgewood High school’. Geist held his graduation degree from the ‘Vanderbilt University’. He started his career working as a producer and editor of 24 hour sports news channel ‘CNN Sports Illustrated’. After initiating his career in television world, he started to work as field producer and reporter for the ‘CNN sports’. While working in the show, he covered the major events like ‘The Super Bowl’, ‘The NCAA Final Tour’ and ‘The Masters’. In the year 2004, he started working as producer and writer of sports commentary show ‘I, Max’. After a year, he became associated with the ‘MSNBC’. In the network, he worked as senior producer of television program ‘Tucker’.
In the year 2007, he started working as a co-host of MSNBC’s morning time show from 6 to 9 am. Later he was appointed as a co-host of the morning talk show ‘Morning Joe’. Geist became the renowned face of television world after working in the show. His next work came as a host of 30-minute program ‘Way Too Early with Willie Geist’. In 2010, he was appointed to work as a host of the show called ‘Today Show’. He also became contributor to ‘NBC sports’ and ‘NBC News’ where he covered the major events of ‘2014 Winter Olympic Games’. Throughout his career, he has been successful to gain appreciation through his incredible work as host and anchor. As of 2014, he is earning an annual salary amount of $2.5 million and his total net worth amount is estimated to be $6 million.