Joe Scarborough has a background in both politics and law. After graduating from law school, he served in Pensacola, Florida. He defended a number of cases including the highly ranked Michael Griffin case, an anti-abortionist. Scarborough assisted Griffin with his case made sure had received the help he was seeking for.This case exposed him to controversial critics in the United States. Another case that helped him rise in his political affairs was when he defended a petition drive in the 90s. It was against the increase in taxes in Pensacola, Florida. There was a 65 per cent increase in the City of Pensacola property taxes being implemented at the time. He, later on, became a Republican representative from Florida. Having served in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 2001, his salary was close to $168,000.
Joe Scarborough Salary and Net Worth 2017
Generally speaking, lawyers do get a good salary. Joe Scarborough’s salary as a lawyer was remarkable. In 2011, he was listed as one of the most influential people in the world. Most recently he put his political career behind and is now working on big leagued networks as either an anchor or radio talk presenter.
In 2013, Joe’s net worth reached close to $12 million. During this period, he hosted “Scarborough County” on MSNBC. It, later on, got canceled. By 2015 his salary reached a bonus of $4 million. In 2017, he is an American cable news and talks radio host.
He is currently co-hosting with Mika Brzezinski on Morning Joe. Per week, Joe gets $99,038 as salary from his show. His 2017 net worth is $18 million. As for his annual salary, he gets paid $6 million as of 2017. Additionally, he also gets an income from being an author.
Charles Joseph Scarborough was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the son of Mary Joann and George Francis Scarborough. He has two siblings. Joe Scarborough has been married twice and is currently engaged to his fellow co-host Mika Brzezinski. His first wife was Melanie Hinton. They got married in 1986 and divorced in 1999. He, later on, married Susan Waren in 2001 but divorced her too in 2013.Joe Scarborough has four children in total.
He attended Pensacola Catholic High School in Florida. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama in 1985 and in 1990 he earned a J.D from the University of Florida College of Law. In 1991 he was admitted to the Florida Bar. During this time, he also wrote music and released an album with a band.