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Roland Martin

Facts of Roland Martin

Date of Birth: 1968 , November-14
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Quick Timeline of Roland Martin

1968 Born in Houston, Texas, United States
2001 Married with Jacquie Hood Martin
2017 Working as the host of News One Now
2016 Net worth is $3 million
1990 Worked at BET
2007 Joined CNN
2009 Worked as the host of TV One
2013 Joined TV One
2012 Was in Controversy

Detail Timeline of Roland Martin

November 14 , 1968

Born in Houston, Texas, United States

Ronald Martin is a famous American journalist and author who was born in the late 1960s in Houston, Texas, United States. He was born to parents Emelda Martin and Reginald Lynn Martin Sr. and he was raised as a Roman Catholic.

2001

Married with Jacquie Hood Martin

Ronald Martin got married to his wife Jacquie Hood Martin in 2001. The couple is together and happy since their marriage but they didn’t have any children till now. However, they are raising their 5 nieces as their own children. 

2017

Working as the host of News One Now

Ronald Martin has been involved in journalism field since many years. Currently, he is working as the host of the show called News One Now, an hour weekday morning show and also he is working as the commentator for TV One.

2016

Net worth is $3 million

Ronald Martin has been one of the successful journalists and also he has written many books. He has been able to earn a lot from his journalism career. In 2016, his net worth was estimated to be around $3 million.

1990

Worked at BET

Ronald Martin started his journalism career in the 1990s. During that time he worked as a contributor for the BET Sunday morning news program called Lead Story and also he was the former executive director of the Chicago Defender.

2007

Joined CNN

Ronald Martin joined CNN in the year 2007. He worked as the CNN contributor there and he worked there for about 6 years. While working with CNN he covered much news and he worked there until 2013 and left the company.

2009

Worked as the host of TV One

In 2009, Ronald Martin worked a the host of the TV One’s first Sunday News show called Washington Watch with Ronald Martin. This show ran for 4 years and currently, it is off the air. He covered many news and events while working with TV One.

July 9 , 2013

Joined TV One

Ronald Marti was announced to be the host of the TV One’s first live one-hour weekly morning show called News One Now on July 9, 2013. The program was premiered on November 4, 2013, and since then he is working with News One Now.

February 5 , 2012

Was in Controversy

Ronald Martin was in controversy on February 5, 2012, after his official Twitter account posted about ann advertisement of underwear featuring David Beckham. He also tweeted about violence on gay people and was suspended by CNN for some time.

Content

Ronald Martin is an American journalist who is currently working as the host of the show called News One Now and he has also been as an author and some of his books are Brother! A Black Man’Viewwe if America, Speak and many others.

Ronald Martin is a married man and he is married to his wife Jacquie Hood Martin in 2001. The couple has been together since then and his wife is supportive and caring to him. They both live a happy life but they didn’t have any children till now. However, they are raising their 6 nieces as their own children. Ronald says to take care of children not only means to be a biological title and she accepts being the godfather of his 6 nieces.

Ronald has earned a good sum from his professional career and in 2016 his net worth was estimated to be $ 3 million. He was in controversy after he tweeted about an advertisement of an underwear featuring David Beckham and also about gay violence.