An American TV personality, a journalist as well as a humorist, Willie Geist, who is married to his wife Christina Sharkey Geist, has two children together with her. Reaching the age of 41, he stands very tall at the height of six feet and four inches and he is currently serving as a fill-in anchor on Today Show for Natalie Morales, Carson Daly, and Matt Lauer. In addition to that, he is also the co-anchor of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and the co-anchor of NBC’s Today’s Take, the third hour of Today Show. Willie Geist is one among popular and most loved celebrities on the TV screen, whom we have been seeing daily. Some of us may also be the fan of him for a long period of time as well as may also want to gain more information which is related to him.
Some of us may also have been getting information regarding Geist’s personal and professional life from various gossip pages, newspaper as well as magazines. Now, let us get more familiar with the biography of him that has been obtained from various sources. He was born on 3rd May of the year 1975. He is the native of Evanston, Illinois. He is the son of Jody Geist and Bill Geist. His father is an author, columnist and a current CBS News correspondent whereas his mother is a social worker. Although he is known by the name Willie Geist, his full name is Willie Russell Geist.
Willie Geist has been active in this field since 1997 and it is sure that during this long period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. Despite, it is very much important for all the celebrities to create a virtual image as well as goodwill nowadays days by getting interacted with their fans on various social medias. He has more than millions of the followers on his Facebook and Twitter account. He also has an account on the Instagram page and the link to his account is https://www.instagram.com/williegeist/. Additionally, Geist also has got a page on various sites and his fans can view in those websites to know much more information related to his professional and personal news.
Geist went to get his education from the Ridgewood High School located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. There, he was the captain of football and basketball teams. Later, he attended and graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. While his tenure there, Geist was an editor of the official student newspaper of the university known as The Vanderbilt Hustler and he was also the member of Phi Delta Theta. Willie started his career as editor and producer for the CNN Sports Illustrated and then subsequently as a field reporter and reporter for CNN Sports. Recently on the morning of 12th June 2016, he anchored NBC’s hours-long coverage of 2016 Orlando Nightclub shooting.
Geist is married to Christina Sharkey, his sweetheart from the high school. The pair tied their knot with each other on 24th May of 2003 and their wedding ceremony was held in Humacao, Puerto Rico. Additionally, he also has two children with his wife among whom, one is a daughter Lucie Joy Geist and another is a son George William Geist.