Joy Taylor is prominent as an American radio sensation and television host for Fox Sports 1. Joy did a socially conscious sports talk with Abadesi Usunsade and Lrunava Chaudhuri. In addition, joy is renowned for being the moderator for Fox Sports 1’s new studio, “Skip and Shannon.

Quick Wiki
Full NameJoy Allison Taylor
Date of Birth17 January, 1987
Birth PlacePennsylvania, US
FatherAnthony Taylor
MotherGeorgia Taylor
SiblingsJason and Noah
EducationBarry University
Profession Television Host
HusbandRichard Giannotti (2016-2017)
Age34 years old
Height5 feet 2 inches
59 kg
EthnicityAfrican- American
Body Measurement37-37-38 inches
Net Worth$1 million


Bio and Nationality

On January 17Joy Taylor was born in 1987. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America. Presently, she is 34 years old as of 2021. Taylor is the daughter of Anthony Taylor (Father) and Georgia Taylor (Mother). Joy Taylor was grown up with her brother Jason Taylor. He is the former NFL defensive end. 

Young Joy Taylor in a basketball court
Young Joy Taylor in a basketball court Source: Facebook

Taylor was born and raised in the United States; thus, she has American nationality. However, she belongs to the African-American ethnicity and Taylor has Capricorn as her birth sign.


Educational Background

Talking about her educational background, she went to Barry University and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Communications. Taylor was already working as the host of the radio show “The Noise” and serving as the manager for Barry University’s radio station WBRY 1640 AM while finishing her degree. 


Physical Statistics

Joy Taylor celebrated her 35th birthday in January 2022. She is a beautiful woman standing 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 59 kg. Taylor further possesses a voluminous body build measuring 37-37-38 inches. She has an attractive brown wavy hair and black eyes.



Joy Taylor made her debut television appearance as a guest news reporter on Fox Sports 1’s ‘The Herd with Colin Cowherd’ radio talk show in 2016, on March 17. Taylor started her professional career as a radio show host. Joy also worked as a manager for WBRY 1640 AM, the University’s radio station. Taylor was a part of’s Thursday Night Live and Fantasy Football Today before joining Fox Sports in 2016. 

Joy Taylor at Fox Sports
Joy Taylor at Fox Sports Source: FOX Sports

She previously worked at 790 AM The Ticket, where she worked as an executive producer before becoming the co-host of ‘The Ticket Morning Show,’ a morning sports radio show on 790 AM The Ticket. Joy has also joined Fox Sports 1’s Skip, and Shannon Undisputed sports debate show as a moderator, with commentators Skip Bayless, former CBS Sports analyst, and former NFL tight end Shannon Sharpe.

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Joy Taylor also has a Facebook Live show called “The Hang” and a podcast called “Maybe I’m Crazy.” Additionally, Fox announced that Taylor would transition from Undisputed to The Herd with Colin Cowherd, which would stream on FS1 and Fox Sports Radio beginning in 2018, on June 18. In 2021, on September 9, Joy was named as the anchor of her own Saturday show, The Joy Taylor Show, on Fox Sports Radio. Joy Taylor is also a blogger with her website,


Social Media

Joy Taylor is available on various social media platforms. She is engaged in social media accounts like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Taylor gained more than 56.3k followers on her Facebook account, 541k followers on her Instagram account @joytaylortalks, and 357.8k followers on her Twitter account. She usually shares her pictures and thoughts on her social media account. Taylor is also on YouTube where she runs small talk called “Hot Seat with Joy Taylor.”


Relationship/ Dating/ Kids

Joy was previously married to Richard Giannotti and later separated in February 2016. The duo was met at a seminar and was immediately drawn to each other, and got divorced in 2017. Joy Taylor was currently single.

In September 2018, she was proposed to by Earl Watson, a former NBA head coach. Sadly, they broke up in November 2019. 

Joy Taylor and Earl Watson
Joy Taylor and Earl Watson at 2018 Beverly Hills Source: Getty Images


Net Worth

Taylor’s estimated net worth is around $1 million, and she earns around $300k as her annual salary. Joy Taylor is well-known as an American radio sensation. She has done amazing work in her career as she has earned decent wealth in her career. We hope she continues to grow and has a great life ahead. 



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