Short Bio and Age – How old is Roland?

Roland Martin is an American journalist. He was born on 14th November of 1968. His age is 53years as of 2022. He was born to parents Emelda Martin and Reginald Lynn Martin Sr. His maternal great parents were immigrants of Haiti. Martin was raised with proper care and upbringing. His parents were huge supporters of Roland and always gave Roland a good education. He went to Yates High School and then got graduated from Texas A&M University majoring in B.S in journalism. Roland finished his master’s degree from Louisiana Baptist University in Christian Communications.

Quick Facts

Birth Name: Roland Sebastian Martin
Profession: American Journalist
Birthday: November 14, 1968
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Black
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Jacquie Hood Martin
Children: No
Net worth: $3million
Height: 5ft 10in

How much is Roland Martin net worth?

Estimated net worth of Roland Martin is $3million. He has an impressive earning scale and that can easily be figured out from his lavish lifestyle that he is living. Being a writer, journalist, author, commentator along with the editor, Martin has been certainly earning a handsome salary. He currently lives with his family in Leesburg, Virginia.

His career began after he started to serve for a contributor for the show Lead Story, the BET Sunday morning news program. Later he was appointed as executive editor of Chicago Defender. Hosting talk show on WVON in Chicago was what took him to the next level. Later, he was with CNN as a contributor from 2007 till 2013 and then he guest-hosted Campbell Brown: No Bias, No Bull while the real host Brown was during his maternity leave. By 2009, Roland was the host of TV One’s first Sunday News show – Washington Watch with Roland Martin which rain for four years. In 2013, Roland announced that he would host the show one hour, weekday. He is currently with TV One, where he runs a one-hour live morning news program. He is running this show since November 4, 2013.

Family Life of Roland Martin with Wife and Children

Roland Martin is a married man. He got married to his wife Jacquie Hood Martin back in 2001. Jacquie and Ronald had been dating for a while before they tied the knot of marriage. His wife is very supportive of him. They don’t have any children as of now but are rather raising six nieces together as if they are their children. He and his wife are very supportive of their children. There are no disputes until date regarding their marital relationship. Hence, it can be stated that they are living a happily married life.


Roland has black skin. He has good and impressive height measuring 5 feet 10 inches. 

Contact Roland

Ronald Martin is available across the web of social media. He has verified the Twitter account with around 550K followers. He keeps on tweeting through his official Twitter handle @ronaldsmartin. He has created a facebook page and also has an Instagram account with the same username where he has around 400K followers. Martin’s profile is included in Wikipedia and several other wiki sites are explaining Martin’s wiki facts and biography.

He was once a victim of controversy after he replied on Twitter to the advertisement of underwear featuring David Beckham. It was seriously taken and offended by GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance against Defamation) which even led to his temporary suspension from CNN.

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