Who is Kyle Griffin?
Kyle Griffin was born on 10 July 1986, in the United States of America, and is a television segment producer, best known for his work on the MSNBC program entitled “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”, which focuses on news. He has also gained a huge amount of fame for his posts on the social media website Twitter.
The Wealth of Kyle Griffin
How rich is Kyle Griffin? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $700,000, earned largely through a successful career on television. His online fame and television projects have led to numerous other opportunities, and as he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Very little is known about Kyle’s life before his rise to fame on television, as he hasn’t shared many details regarding his family and his childhood. After matriculating from high school, he then enrolled at The College of Saint Rose located in Albany, New York State, to study for a degree in Communications and English. The college was founded in 1920, and is one of the six colleges in the US sponsored by Sisters of Saint Joseph. It’s divided into four schools, and has over 3,900 students per semester.
After completing his undergraduate program, he decided to take his studies further by enrolling at George Washington University (GWU), studyinh for an MPS degree in Strategic Public Relations. The university is divided into 14 schools and was named after the first President of the United States, refelcting Washington’s promotion of the idea of a national university in the country, which he promoted until his death. The school enrolls an average of 26,500 students each semester coming from 130 countries.
After completing his education, Griffin started working at MSNBC as a production assistant. The network provides political commentary as well as news coverage, and is owned by the NBC Universal News Group. It was founded in 1996 through a partnership between General Electric’s NBC Unit and Microsoft, hence the name. In recent years, the network revamped its programming by sharpening its news images while also expanding its news platform. They also have a general news website, although commentators note that MSNBC has a bias towards left-leaning politics and the Democratic Party.
He stayed in that capacity for four years, then move to Sydney, Australia to begin working for the Seven Network. The Australian network is owned by Seven West Media Limited and is one of five free-to-air networks in the country. It is also the highest rated television network in Australia, thanks to its broadcast of popular programs and franchises, including “Home and Away”, “Australia’s Got Talent”, “The Chase Australia”, and “Seven News”. The network is the first to win all 40 weeks of the ratings season since the introduction of the OzTAM ratings system in 2001.
Return to MSNBC and Twitter
In 2015, Kyle returned to MSNBC and eventually found himself in the role of producer for the program entitled “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”. The program focuses on news and political commentary on weeknights, and is hosted by actor Lawrence O’Donnell. The program is described as providing the last word on the biggest issues and stories of the day, attracting numerous high profile guests such as Vice-President Joe Biden, Keith Olbermann, Ezra Klein, Ari Melber and Steve Kornacki.
Happy Pride, everyone. pic.twitter.com/IAOV6LQJX6
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 30, 2019
Aside from his work as a producer of the show, Kyle’s gained a lot of notice for his tweets on the social media website Twitter, a news and social networking service which allows users to post short messages known as tweets. Users can also interact with one another through tweets and it has become highly popular, with over 321 million active users monthly. The website is known for being a hotbed of debates and news when it comes to US politics, and is one of the largest sources of breaking news on the day. Kyle’s fame increased thanks to his witty commentary regarding US politics, and his criticisms of US President Donald Trump.
Personal Life and Social Media
For his personal life, it is known that Griffin married a man named Joel Meares in 2015. Despite their marriage, there are very few details regarding his partner and their relationship, as he has not been very public about this aspect of his life. During his free time he enjoys travelling to various locations in the country, and is a big follower of theatrical productions as well as independent films. He also enjoys watching mainstream films, and often appears at the premieres of films he wants to watch.
Similar to numerous producers, he is highly active online through accounts on social media. He has an Instagram account which has over 3,000 followers, mainly posting personal photos, including while travelling and alongside his husband. He also goes to a lot of company events, and those he is allowed to go to due to his position in media. His Twitter account is very active and highly popular with over 580,000 followers, on which he mainly posts about the day’s news in US politics, often mixing it in with his personal commentary, while also re-tweeting posts he identifies with.