- Date of Birth:
- April 9, 1963
Joe Scarborough (born Charles Joseph “Joe” Scarborough in Atlanta, Georgia on April 4, 1963) is an American cable news and talk radio host. Joe broke into politics in 1994 when he won the Republican Primary for Florida’s 1st congressional district. He resigned just five months into his fourth term in Congress, in 2000, citing that he wanted to spend more time with his children. Joe went on to host his MSNBC morning show “Morning Joe” with Mika Brzezinski. The two also have their own two-hour late morning radio show on WABC. But, in 2010, the show was put on a hiatus to reformat into a three-hour show.
Best Known For:
Joe is best known as a co-host on MSNBC’s weekday broadcast Morning Joe.
Joe is outspoken about his Republican ideology. In 1986, he married Melanie Hilton, with whom he had 2 sons. They divorced in 1999. Joe went on to marry his second wife, Susan Waren, who was an aide to Florida Governor Jeb Bush. They had a daughter in 2003 and a son in 2008, although the couple divorced in 2013. On May 4, 2017, Joe and his co-host Mika announced their engagement following a trip to France.