Joe Clair Bio, Wiki
Joe Clair, also known as Joe Cleezy, is an American Host/Entertainer/Radio Personality/Comedian working for FOX 5 News serving the station as a Co-Host for DMV Zone. Before this, he was a host of WPGC-FM’s Joe Clair Morning Show.
Joe Clair Age
Clair is 53 years old as of 2022. He was born on the 13th of February 1969 in Seat Pleasant, Maryland a suburb of Washington, D.C., United States.
Joe Clair Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Joe Clair Education
Clair is a proud graduate of an HBCU and is the 2018 Ambassador of the DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance which thrives through fundraising. The HBCU Alumni Alliance raises scholarship funds for DMV-area students who attend HBCUs across the United States. Aside from being an ambassador of the program, he is a man who puts his money where his mouth is making annual donations and appearances for Morgan State University.
He has also completed his real estate license and joined the Menkiti Group. Asides from this, he pledged to educate the African American community on “Wealth Building.” Clair’s goal is to provide the community with tools through podcasts, monthly home-buying seminars, and blogs.
Joe Clair Career
Clair works for FOX 5 News where he serves the station as a Co-Host for DMV Zone. He has also hosted several radio programs which include WQHT-FM New York, SiriusXM’s Foxxhole in Los Angeles, WVEE-FM Atlanta, and WPGC’s Sunday Night Hip-Hop Show.
This is in addition to hosting Madd Sports, Take the Cake, and BET’s Rap City. Asides from this, he has been featured on Starz’s Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, BET’s Comic View, and Comedy Central’s Comic Groove.
When working for the WPGC’s “Joe Clair Morning Show, he was taking the morning show airwaves by store and making the drive work much more enjoyable for his listeners across the DMV. Joe is a proud graduate of Morgan State University where he pledged to Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. There, he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology. He has found his passion for comedy, communications, and music.
He is a multifaceted entertainer with a career of more than two decades. One may call him Mr. Clair, Joe, or Cleezy. He gets everything in whether it is in the comedy game, community service, acting, radio, or the hosting arena. He kick-started his career working on HBO’s famed Def Comedy Jam. This was before gaining national notoriety as a host for BET’s famed show “Rap City.” There, he introduced the world to hip-hop music and rap superstars. He is known as the last person to interview hip-hop icon, Notorious B.I.G.
When he found notoriety in the Rap City, he got an offer to launch a career in radio on the #1 radio station in the DMV. He went on to join WPGC’s Sunday Night Hip-Hop Show with Big Tigger. This was prior to making his way to Hot 97 in New York City, Sirius XM-Foxxhole in Los Angeles, and V-103 in Atlanta.
Between the years 2000 and 2004, he worked as a host for “Madd Sports.” There, he was privileged to interview sports greats ranging from Magic Johnson, Kobe, Shaq, and Charles Barkley. The year 20007 also saw him host the BET, “Take the Cake.” This was a nightly game show seen by millions of people around the world. Asides from this, he has served as a moderator and ambassador for BET’s “Rap-It-Up” an AIDS awareness and prevention campaign.
He holds a great passion for helping others which is constantly displayed through his call for community service. Asides from this, he continues to show the community that he cares accepting up to 10 appearances monthly on countless speaking engagements.
He also appears in elementary and high schools, youth programs, fundraisers, community town hall forums, and organizations, among others. He has also served as the lead weekly mentor and instructor of music for the D.C. Covenant House. This was while engaging and inspiring students with skills to produce music.
Joe has received many honors for his role as a philanthropist. Among them includes being named The Made Man, The Covenant House Annual Gala, and the Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network. He has also worked for some time in front of the camera.
Clair has been in a string of movies and videos going back to his college days. When he was at Morgan State University, he starred in “Axe “Em” and was in “Train Ride” where he starred in the DVD hit gospel/romantic comedy “Lord Help Us. Asides from this, he has starred in the movie; He Said, She Said: A Romantic Comedy, and co-starred in “The Greatest Song.” Clair has had parts on Fox’s “The War at Home” and ABC Family’s “GREEK.”
Joe Clair Comedy
His career as a stand-up comedian has lined his pockets for a number of years. He has made appearances all over the country in colleges, arenas, and clubs. Asides from this, he has gained an underground following. Clair is witty, spirited, animated, bold, and crazy when it comes to jokes and the mic. He has made several appearances on ‘Comic Groove’ (Comedy Central), Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up (STARZ), ‘Def Comedy Jam (HBO), ‘Comic View’ (BET), and ‘Showtime at the Apollo’ (NBC).
Joe Clair FOX 5
Clair works with FOX 5 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Claire Anderson
- Melanie Alnwick
- Katie Barlow
- Bob Barnard
- Nana-Sentuo Bonsu
- Matthew Cappucci
- Sierra Fox
- Ayesha Khan
- Lindsay Watts
- Jacqueline Matter
Joe Clair Net Worth
In Joe’s career as a Host/Entertainer/Radio Personality/Comedian, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Joe Clair Salary
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Joe Clair Parents and Siblings
Clair was born and raised in Seat Pleasant, Maryland a suburb of Washington, D.C., United States to his loving and caring parents. He, unfortunately lost his father on the 20th of April. They led him to rest on the 26th of April. He, however, manages to keep more information regarding his family away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Joe Clair Wife/ Spouse
Clair is married to his wife, Niema Clair. Niema happens to be a real state broker. He, however, manages to keep more information regarding his wife away from the public. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Joe Clair Kids
Together with his wife, they are proud parents to their two children a son and a daughter. Even after Clair had gone for more than a decade and with the love of the DMV in his heart, he made his way back home. As a family, they reside happily in the DMV Area.
What happened to Joe Clair?
Clair moved from WPGC-FM’s Joe Clair Morning Show. He is now working for FOX 5 News serving the station as a Co-Host for DMV Zone.
Joe Clair Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 19.1K followers, around 58K followers on his Facebook page, and about 98.1K followers on his Instagram account.