Joe Madison

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Birthday
16, 1949
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

Famous for his radio hosting work on WXYZ-AM (Detroit), WWRC-AM and WOL-AM (Washington D.C.), and SIRIUS XM, he became known for addressing racial issues and a number of other socially significant topics in his broadcasts.

Before Fame

After earning his bachelor's degree in sociology from Washington University in St. Louis, he became the youngest-ever Executive Director of the Detroit branch of the NAACP.

Trivia

In late February of 2015, he set a Guinness World Record with a fifty-two-hour-long SIRIUS XM broadcast.

Family Life

Raised in Dayton, Ohio, in an African-American family with roots in Mozambique and Sierra Leone, he later settled in Washington, D.C. with his wife, Sherry, and the couple's children.

Associated With

He and Donnie Simpson are both Midwestern-born, Washington D.C.-area radio personalities.