Jim Hoffer Bio, Net Worth, Age, Wife

By Staff Writer | Published On: 26 Mar, 2019
Jim Hoffer Bio, Net Worth, Age, Wife

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 29, 1959 Age 61 Years 11 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single Wife/Spouse Mika Brzezinski (M. 1993–2016)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity White Net Worth Not Disclosed
Children/Kids Emilie Hoffer, Carlie Hoffer (Daughters) Education Temple University
Parents Patricia Hoffer (Mother), Harry Boehmke (Father)

The people who follow the news, particularly Eyewitness News are likely to know American reporter Jim Hoffer. He is best known as a television personality who has been honored with more than two dozen Awards.

His efforts did not go unnoticed, as Jim was able to grasp a sizeable number of Emmys, a national Edward R. Murrow Award, Columbia University's prestigious DuPont Award, and a Peabody Award. 

The reporter is also known to be an ex-husband of American journalist and anchorwoman Mika Brzezinski. 

Jim Hoffer ABC News & Net Worth

Following his graduation, Jim started working at WTNH-TV, an ABC affiliate in New Haven as a reporter. Later, he moved to WABC-TV, owned by ABC News where he works as an Investigate Correspondent. He joined the popular investigative unit in June 1998; ever since then, he has remained with the network. 

Throughout his time working at Eyewitness News, Jim has worked on several stories, covering police issues, whistleblowers, corruption, scams, and aviation/transportation. His investigations have even put scammers behind bars and freed people falsely accused of crimes.

Despite losing his car license to DWI, Jim investigated New Jersey Transit engineer operating trains. After he uncovered the Medicaid fraud operation in Harlem, state officials raided the office and closed it down. 

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Besides, the reporter has also been on the scene of every major story from 9/11 and Super Storm Sandy to the 2003 Blackout, the crash of American Flight 587 and a rash of deadly train accidents.

Feasibly, spending several years in the industry and delivering excellence, Jim has been able to grab a net worth of millions. As an employee of WABC, he draws an average salary of $55K. 

Family - Wedding, Wife

Not every great thing is meant to last forever, regardless of what they might be. Likewise, Jim who stands at an average height was once married to Mika Brzezinski, a reporter for the WFSB-TV, the CBS affiliate in Hartford.

Jim tied the wedding knot with his wife on 23 October 1993. His wedding ceremony took place on Block Island, Rodhe Island at the West Side Church. 

Jim Hoffer with his estranged wife, Mika Brzezinski in 2014 (Photo:

After relishing a blissful married life, the duo made a family with two daughters, Emilie and Carlie. Jim's elder daughter Emilie completed her graduation from The Johns Hopkins University, and younger daughter Carlie attended Dartmouth College. 

After 23 years of marriage, tragedy struck his family when he and his wife separated, finalizing their divorce in 2016. After the separation, Jim has not yet returned to the altar for another chance at love but his ex-wife Mika has moved on; she got married to Joe Scarborough in November 2018. 

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Jim, on the other hand, lives in Manhattan and during his free time he explores the city on his bike. 

Jim's Bio, Age & High School

Jim Hoffer started his life as the son of Patricia Hoffer and The Rev. Harry Boehmke. Both of his parents were notable personality as his mother was a Roman Catholic priest and his father Harry was a Congregational minister, jointly officiated at the West Side Church on Block Island, R.I. 

Born in 1959, Jim celebrates his birthday on 29 August every year as per his bio. He is American by nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. 

Outside the familiar dynamic of his upbringing, Jim, age 59, completed his high school from his hometown. Later he attended Temple University's School of Communication and Media from where he grabbed his bachelor's degree in Journalism.