Quick Facts Jay Severin
- NameJay Severin
- Birth NameJames Thompson Severino III
- Birth Year1951
- Birth month01
- FatherJames Thompson Severino
- Birth PlaceHodson Valley, New York, the United States
- Married toKathleen Cooney, Renee Melanie Klock
- ChildrenJaneee Severin
- DivorceKathleen Cooney
- MotherIris Severino
Jay Severin is an American political talk show host and radio personality for WTKK-FM. He was a WXKS-AM’s afternoon talk host for 1200 from 2011 to 2012. He also worked at the Blaze Radio Network from 2012 to 2016.
While on air, Severin has described Hillary Clinton as “The Devil” and Barack Obama as a “domestic enemy of the U.S Constitution.”
Jay Severin Net Worth and Salary
As a radio personality, Severin has amassed an impressive net worth throughout his career. However, the exact figure of his net value and salary has not been revealed but can be estimated to be around $1.6 million.
According to the data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median salary of a radio host is $44,198 per year. The average pay for a Radio Show Host is $13.00 per hour and $24,901 to $92,485 per year depending upon their performance and shows rating. In addition, they also get compensated as a bonus, profit sharing, and commission.
Jay Severin is a multi-talented man, who is also a famous political commentator and a well-accomplished journalist. Besides journalism and hosting, Severin has also earned by authoring Op-Ed articles for the New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle and the Boston Globe.
Jay Severin Married Life, Dating, and children
Severin has married twice in his life. The name of his previous wife is Kathleen Cooney who was one his partner in the Severin-Aviles consulting firm, but Cooney and Severin are now divorced.
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His current wife is Renee Melanie Klock. They got married on May 17, 1997, in Old Whalers First Presbyterian Church in Sag Harbor, New York. Severin is blessed with a daughter Janeee Severin born from his current wife.
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As of 2019, the family happily resides in Ipswich, Massachusetts without any news and reports of divorce. Moreover, information about his past girlfriends isn’t recorded anywhere either.
Jay Severin Early Life and Educational History
James Thompson Severino III was born on January 8, 1951, in Hodson Valley, New York, the United States to father, James Thompson Severino, a direct mail advertising entrepreneur and mother, Iris Severino who was a writer. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnicity. Further, his star is Capricorn.
Talking about his academics, after completing high school, he attended Vassar college from where he accomplished his graduation and enrolled at the Boston University.
Jay Severin Career and Progression
At the beginning of his career, Severin worked for political consultant David Garth in New York City. In 1979, Severin started Severin Aviles Associates to direct strategy and produce media for Republican candidates including campaigns for the U.S. Senate, Governor, the U.S. House, and President George H.W. Bush and Pat Buchanan’s 1996 Presidential campaign.
Stuffing in for Gene Burns starting in October 1994, Severin began working on WOR as a talk show host. He worked there during the afternoon drive time slot until June 1996 when got replaced by Bob Grant. Severin accepted a late-night talk show position on WRKO which had lasted from April to July 1999.
Starting in late 1999, Severin began working for WTKK, a commercial FM radio station and hosted an afternoon talk show.
In September 2005, CBS Radio announced that Severin would be hosting a show for select Infinity Broadcasting stations called “Jay Severin Has Issues”. On October 9, 2006, Severin returned to WTKK, after nine months in syndication.
There many controversies regarding his deed while working for WTKK. On 30 April 2009, Severin was suspended until 3 June 2009 for his disgraceful speech.
Similarly, in March 2011, Severin again disrespected the young college girls that he hired to as an intern for his firm by saying “I slept with all of them” and WTKK fired him for that.
On August 18, 2011, Severin returned to Boston-area radio station, WXKS talk1200.
Eventually, on October 2012, Severin broadcasted with TheBlaze Radio network until 2016.
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