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OccupationTelevision presenter, Author, Journalist
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
Place of birthUnited States

Early life and Education

Mika Brzezinski was born on May 2 1967 in New York City. Her birth name is Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski. She is a famous American author, television and also journalist. She was born to Zbigniew Brzezinski and Emilie Anna Benesova. Her father was the former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and also foreign policy expert while her mother was sculptor. Before her father was teaching staff at Columbia University.

Later her family moved to McLean, Virginia which is near Washington, D.C. She also have a brother named Mark Brzezinski since 2011 he is United States Ambassador to Sweden.During her high-school days she went to The Madeira School. Later she studied at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She graduated from there in 1989 majored in English after she was transferred as a junior from Georgetown University.

Career

Mika started her career as a journalism working at ABC’s World News This Morning as an assistant in 1990. Later she moved to WTIC-TV in Hartford, Connecticut. Due to her hardworking nature she was promoted as general assignments reporter from assignment and features editor. Then she joined WFSB-TV in 1992 which is situated in Hartford where later in 1995 she became weekday morning anchor. She joined CBS network news in 1997 and worked to Up to the Minute news program. In September 2001 she re-joined CBS as a correspondent. While working there she broadcasted live from the scene of South Tower collapsed.

On her late position at CBS she also worked as substitute anchor, segment anchor for breaking news segment and also News correspondent. But later she was fired from CBS. On January 26 2007 she returned to MSNBC and did the evening Up To the Minute news updates. She then appeared as a news anchor on Weekend Today. She is also the author of the book named All Things at Once which in January 2010 was published by Weinstein Books. Her recent book is Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth. This book included tips for negotiating salaries and compensation packages.

“I am a marathon worker and marathon mother. I'll spend three or four days completely swallowed up by work. And if I make it home in time to say good night, I may have one good hour with the girls, maybe a brief family dinner or a family walk with the dog, and then it is back on the computer to prepare for tomorrow's shows.”

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Personal Life

Mika got married to James Patrick Hoffer on October 23 1993. He is a TV news reporter who recently works at WABC-TV. They both met each other first at WTIC-TV where they both used to work together. The couple is blessed two with beautiful daughter named Emilie Hoffer and Carlie Hoffer. Her family also have a pet dog rescued from Hurricane Katrina whom they called as Cajun. She also have a cousin brother named Matthew Brzezinski who as a profession is a author. 

Net Worth and Other Facts

Mika is 5 feet and 4 inch tall. She have beautiful hazel eyes. Her hair is long and is colored in blonde. She have very pretty white face. She is from white ethnic background. Her net worth is about $12 million dollars.

Updated On Thu Jan 08 2015 Published On Thu Jan 08 2015 By rajan

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