Steve Kornacki Bio, Age, Family, Gay, Husband, MSNBC, Salary, Net worth

Steve Kornacki Biography

Steve Kornacki is a media personality serving as a national political correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. He previously hosted “Up with Steve Kornacki” on Saturday and Sunday 8-10 a.m. ET and was a co-host on MSNBC’s ensemble show “The Cycle.”

Steve Kornacki Age

Kornacki was born on August 22, 1979 in Groton, Massachusetts, USA.

Steve Kornacki Education

Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Boston University.

Where is Steve Kornacki From

He is a native of Groton, Massachusetts. After the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings,he wrote an article for Salon about the connection he feels with the city.

“”For the first 22 years of our lives—the 22 years that shaped us into who and what we are today—our world revolved around Boston. And many of the people and many of the memories that mean the most to us are still there. The farther our lives have taken us from it, the more it’s come to feel like home.”

Steve Kornacki Family

Kornacki is the son of Stephan Joseph Kornacki and Anne Ramones, of part-Polish. He has an older sister known as Kathryn, who is a professor at Caldwell University.


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Steve Kornacki Gay

Steve came out as gay in 2011 in an article on Salon. In the article, he said he didn’t realize he was gay until while in sophomore year of high school.

“I was at a basketball game, and the guys around me started pointing out cheerleaders from the other team they thought were hot. I began to wonder: Why wasn’t I looking at the cheerleaders that way? And why was I sometimes noticing the other team’s players instead? My heart rate quickened and my mind spun until a thought surfaced: This is what it means to be gay.”

He added that he didn’t fit the stereotypes of gay men. “I remember seeing drag queens and men dressed in skimpy attire and thinking to myself: Get me out of here so I can watch a baseball game. I just didn’t fit the stereotypes of gay men. I was an ESPN addict as far back as elementary school. I’d also had early crushes on girls. So my epiphany at that basketball game was as sudden as it was incompatible with my self-image. I fought it relentlessly.”

Steve Kornacki Partner

Steve is not married and is not dating anyone publicly.

David Mack Steve Kornacki

David is not married to Steve, he however joked on Twitter during the 2020 presidential election coverage calling Steve his husband “when will my husband, Steve Kornacki, return from war”. He then made another joke on Twitter about reading tweets of support to Steve Kornacki in bed every night. David is a Buzzfeed reporter and has a partner named Michael Bauer.

Steve Kornacki MSNBC

Steve serves as a national political correspondent for News & MSNBC. For MSNBC’s election coverage, Steve consistently provides real-time analysis of voting patterns, exit polls, and electoral data.

He previously hosted the 4 pm hour of MSNBC Live, the Monday edition of “MTP Daily,” “Up with Steve Kornacki” on Saturdays and Sundays 8-10 a.m. ET. He also worked as a co-host on MSNBC’s ensemble show “The Cycle.” Prior to that he wrote for the New York Observer, covered Congress for Roll Call, and was the politics editor for Salon.

He previously spent three years in New Jersey, chronicling the state’s political world for a website and co-hosting a weekly show on News 12 New Jersey, a 24-hour cable news channel. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, Boston Globe, Daily Beast and Capital New York.

Steve Kornacki  Podcast

Kornacki hosts an NBC News podcast, “Article II: Inside Impeachment.” The podcast is dedicated exclusively to covering the impeachment inquiry.

Steve Kornacki Book

Kornacki is a published author of “The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism

According to its description, the book charts the polarization of U.S. politics, through the lens of two key political figures. The book “follows the twin paths of Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich, two larger-than-life politicians who exploited the weakened structure of their respective parties to attain the highest offices.”

Steve Kornacki Salary

His actual salary is unknown.

Steve Kornacki Net worth

Steve has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Steve Kornacki Pants

Steve’s khaki pants got noticed by the viewers during his coverage of the 2020 presidential election. The pants inspired internet memes. He buys the khaki from Gap and after the revelation Gap saw a surge in search for khakis and reported a 90% unit-sale increase online and a dramatic traffic boost .

Gap reached out to Steve offering to gift him free khaki for a lifetime but he declined the offer and instead they donated to the Boys and Girls Club of America to what they call their Workforce Readiness program.

“Gap got in touch with me and they said, ‘We would like to give you free khaki pants for a lifetime.’ Now, I go through about one pair of pants every five or 10 years. That’s much too big of a gift for me to be accepting, so I said, ‘Thank you, but no thank you,” then the Gap said, ‘Well, we have something else in mind.’ Instead of giving me pants, [they’re] going to go to the Boys and Girls Club of America to what they call their Workforce Readiness program.”

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