Jose Diaz Balart Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, MSNBC

Jose Diaz Balart Biography

Jose Diaz Balart is an eminent American journalist and television anchorman currently working for a new 10 A.M. show known as Jose Diaz Balart Reports on MSNBC as an anchor. Diaz stepped down from his previous role as an anchor for Noticia Telemundo, weeknight editions on September 7, 2021.

In addition, Balart anchors the network’s public affairs Sunday morning program known as “Enfoque con Jose Diaz-Balart”, and NBC Nightly News On Sundays.

Moreover, Balart will anchor breaking news as well as special events coverage for Telemundo, and also host monthly specials. Also, He will continue to regularly substitute for the weekday as well as Sunda broadcasts.

Jose Diaz Balart Age

Jose Balart was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States on November 7, 1960. He is 62 years old and celebrates his birthday on November 7 every year.

Jose Diaz Balart Height

Balart stands at an average height of 6 ft 1 inch (Approx 1.85 m).

Jose Diaz Balart Education

After attaining his high school diploma, He joined New College of Florida where he graduated with his bachelor’s degree.

Jose Diaz Balart Family

His family left Cuba in 1959 and he was brought up in Madrid, Spain to his loving parents Rafael Diaz-Balart y Gutierrez, and  Hilda Caballero Brunet. His supportive father is a former Cuban politician. He has three stunning brothers namely Rafael, a banker; Mario, a U.S. representative; and Lincoln, a former U.S. representative.

His aunt called Mirta Diaz-Balart was the first wife of Fidel Castro. Hence Fidel Castro is Jose’s uncle, and the late Fidel Castro Jr. who was referred to as Fidelito was his first cousin. Diaz also has an uncle called Waldo Diaz-Balart, who is a Cuban painter. Jose’s father died from leukemia on May 5, 2006, in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Jose Diaz Balart Wife

He has been married to his beloved wife called Brenda for quite some time now. His wife was born in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. The duo is blessed with two pretty daughters called Katrina and Sabrina.

Jose Diaz Balat Kids

Jose and Brenda are proud parents to two beautiful daughters namely Katrina and Sabrina.

Jose Diaz Balart Salary

Jose’s annual salary is $1 million per year. This is according to MSNBC anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Jose Diaz Balart Net Worth

Balart has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

Jose Diaz Balart Career

Jose currently serves as an anchor of a new self-titled 10 A.M. show on MSNBC. Also, He continues to regularly substitute for the weekday as well as Sunda broadcasts. Additionally, Diaz anchors breaking news as well as special events coverage for Telemundo and also hosts monthly specials for the network.

Jose started serving for MSNBC as a replacement for Brewer on “MSNBC Live” in the show’s 12 p.m. slot for the week of June 20 through 24, 2011. As a result, Balart became the first U.S. journalist to broadcast both English and Spanish newscasts on two networks at the same time. MSNBC announced on May 20, 2014, that Jose would start hosting the 10 a.m. news hour in mid-June. He replaced the newly named NBC News Senior White House Correspondent, Chris Jansing.

On November 10, 2014, it was announced that Diaz would be taking over “The Daily Rundown” hosting duties on November 17, 2014. With time, “The Daily Rundown” became known as “MSNBC Live with Jose Diaz-Balart” as part of the extensive rescheduling of MSNBC’s dayside programming in 2015. Also, Balart started working for the Saturday edition of “NBC Nightly News” as a fill-in anchor in late 2015. In July 2016, he was officially named host of “NBC Nightly News” and continues in that position to date.

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