Mika Brzezinski Biography

Published On Jan 05, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1967 , May-2
Birth Nation: United States
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On 23rd of October 1993, Mika got married to James Hoffer. James is a famous writer, director and the current TV news reporter of WABC-TV. As a married couple, they have already been parents of two sweet little baby girls.

Mika joined The Madeira School as a high school student. After her high school graduation, she joined Georgetown University. However, after being there for about two years, she got transferred to Williams College and finally graduated from there in 1989 with a degree in English. A year later in 1990, she joined ABC’s World News This Morning as an assistant. In 1991, she began working at WTIC-TV/WTIC-DT. Within few months she got the post of general assignments reporter. In 2000, she joined MSNBC as a co anchor of the weekday afternoon show, HomePage. Her net worth is said to be around $12 million dollars.

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Born in New York City, New York

May 2 , 1967

Mika was from the upper middle class family born as Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski in New York City, New York, United States of America to Zbigniew Brzezinski and Emilie Benes Brzezinski. She is an American and is of Polish and Czech Republican descent.

Graduated from Williams College

1989

Mika joined The Madeira School as a high school student. After her high school graduation, she joined Georgetown University. However, after being there for about two years, she got transferred to Williams College and finally graduated from there in 1989 with a degree in English.

Joined ABC’s World News

1990

Within a year after she completed her undergraduate degree, she joined ABC’s World News This Morning. There she served as an assistant. In 1991, she began working at WTIC-TV/WTIC-DT. Within few months she got the post of general assignments reporter.

Joined WFSB-TV/WFSB-DT

1992

After working at WTIC-TV/WTIC-DT for about a year, she joined WFSB-TV/WFSB-DT in 1992. During her early days, she worked in the lower post however, within few months she was promoted to the post of weekday morning anchor. 

Began working as a correspondent at CBS network news

1997

In 1997, she quit her job at WFSB-TV/WFSB-DT and within few days, she joined CBS network news. She began presenting the overnight show, Up to the Minute as a correspondent and anchor. However, in 2000 she took a pause from her work at CBS news. 

Married to James Hoffer

October 23 , 1993

On 23rd of October 1993, Mika got married to James Hoffer. James is a famous writer, director and the current TV news reporter of WABC-TV. As a married couple, they have already been parents of two sweet little baby girls.

First child, Emilie Hoffer

1996

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1996. She and her loving husband, James Hoffer welcomed their first child together that year after being married for about three years. That year she gave birth to a daughter, Emilie Hoffer. 

Second child, Carlie Hoffer

1998

She also became mother for the second time in her life and that was in 1998. She and love of her life James Hoffer welcomed their second child together in 1998 and that time it was also a baby girl and they named her Carlie Hoffer. 

Joined MSNBC

2000

In 2000, she joined MSNBC as a co anchor of the weekday afternoon show, HomePage. She co-anchored this show with Gina Gaston and Ashleigh Banfield. After this trio began presenting this show, they were given the title of the Powerpuff Girls of journalism by the Entertainment Weekly.

Published her book, All Things at Once

2010

American television host and journalist, Mika Brzezinski is also a great writer and an author. In 2010, she published her first book, All Things at Once. She is also known as an author of the book, Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You're Worth.

Nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2013

In 2013, she got nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Awards for the first time in her life and that was for being the co host of the show, Morning Joe. She was nominated in this award for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis.