Willie Geist | Biography

Posted On: 01 Aug, 2014

Willie Geist | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth May 03, 1975
Age 45 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Television Personality
Wife/Spouse Christina Geist
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? No
Married Yes
Net Worth $6 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 4 inches
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Lucie Joy, George William

Being the co-anchor in Today’s Take of NBC and Morning Joe of MSNBC, Willie Geist is one of the popular television personalities. He was born in 3rd of May, 1975 in Evanston, Illinois. He is also the correspondent for NBC Sports as well as NBC News.

His career has been started as a producer and editor on CNN Sports. In this sector, he got an opportunity to cover The Super Bowl, The Masters and The NCAA Final Four. In 2005, he joined MSNBC for The Situation with Tucker Carlson as a senior producer. As a popular American television personality, he has managed to contribute in various coverage which includes coverage of 2014 Winter Olympics Games for NBC News and NBC Sports.

With the height of 6 feet 4 inch, he is also the tall guy among his peers. Married with Christine Geist in May 2003, they have been spending happy married life till today.  They had grew up together. So, both his wife and Willie have remained close to each other and respect each other in aspects of the life. Because of all these reasons, there has not been any dispute between them which can ultimately lead to divorce. They have two children. Lucie Joy Geist, a daughter, was born in 14th of June, 2007 and the son, George Geist was born in 2009. Despite of his age, he looks younger in each year passed.

As of today’s date, he has the net worth of $2 million. He has accumulated this sum mostly from the co-anchoring in NBC and MSNBC. His salary is quite enough for him to reach in the position as one of the richest television personalities. He has maintained his life between work and the family. He is also a faithful husband and a loving dad as well. More to that, he is also an author, as well as social worker.

He is the co-author of the book, Good Talk Dad, which is written in 2014. He has written this book with his father, Bill Geist. This book is noted as The New York Times bestselling book. He has also written American Freak Show which has also got title of The New York Times bestseller. It was released in 10th October, 2010. In 10th OF May, 2011, he released another book: “Loaded! Become a Millionaire Overnight and Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks or Your Money Back!” These books have also made him help to reach in this position and also to increase his popularity.

 Despite of his popularity, there are some rumors that he is a gay. This rumors have somehow deteriorating his stardom.  This has also hampered in his religion and his religious faith has decreased for some time. But this rumor has not affected his married life and he has commented to these rumors to quiet the people who have contributed in such types of rumors. He loves to say that he is a conservative. Some of the shirtless pictures of Willie can be seen in different a site which also shows that he is quite healthy in this age as well. These photos have also helped the rumors to follow for longer period of time.

He is a specialized as well as he also loves his job. He also enjoys his effort and careful in his duty. Because of all these facts, he has been able to make a great fortune as well. He is famous in social sites such as Facebook and twitter as well.

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