Chris Hayes

02/17/2019 – Chris Hayes – 2019 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony – Arrivals – The Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard – Beverly Hills, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa /

Birth Name: Christopher Loffredo Hayes

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 28, 1979

*father – Irish
*mother – Italian, including Sicilian

Chris Hayes is an American political commentator, television news anchor, activist, and author. He has hosted the show All In with Chris Hayes since 2013. He previously hosted the show Up with Chris Hayes from 2011 to 2013, and is editor-at-large of The Nation.

Chris is the son of Geri, a school teacher, who worked for the NYC Department of Education, and Roger Hayes, a community organizer, who was assistant commissioner for the NYC Department of Health. His father has Irish ancestry and his mother is of Italian ancestry. Chris was raised Catholic.

Chris is married to educator and law professor Kate A. Shaw, with whom he has three children.

Chris’s maternal grandfather was Emanuel Loffredo (the son of Giovannis/John Loffredo and Anna Lucia/Lucy Corbo). Emanuel was born in New York, to Italian parents. Giovannis was born in Avigliano, Potenza, Basilicata, the son of Michele Archangelo Loffredo and Margherita Romano. Anna was born in Canicattì, Agrigento, Sicily, the daughter of Donatantonio Corbo.

Chris’s maternal grandmother was named Adeline Motta (the daughter of Antonio Motta and Gitecio). Adeline was born in New York, to Italian parents. Antonio was born in Laurenzana, Potenza, Basilicata, the son of Michele “Michael” Motto and Maria Teresa Cuzzolino.


Chris’s maternal grandfather, Emanuel Loffredo, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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