Rachel Maddow Biography, Age, Height, Nationality, Parents, Religion, Lesbian, Health, Net worth,

Rachel Maddow Biography

Rachel Maddow (Rachel Anne Maddow) is a well-known American television news program host and liberal political commentator. Additionally, she hosts The Rachel Maddow Show, a weekly television show on MSNBC, and works as the cable network’s special event co-anchor together with Brian Williams.

Rachel Maddow Age|Birthday

Maddow is 49 years old as of 2022. Additionally, she was born on 1 April 1973, in Castro Valley, California, United States. Therefore, she celebrates her birthday on 1st April of every year. Besides her Zodiac Sign is Aries.

Rachel Maddow Height |weight

Maddow has an average height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.8 meters) tall.

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Rachel Maddow Nationality

Maddow belongs to the American nationality.

Rachel Maddow Family| Parents | Siblings

She was born in Castro Valley, California to her father, Robert B. Maddow, who is a former United States Air Force captain who resigned his commission the year prior to her birth and then served as a lawyer for the East Bay Municipal Utility District. In addition, her mother, Elaine (née Gosse), was a school program administrator.

Furthermore, she has one older brother, David. Besides, her paternal grandfather was from a family of Jews (the original family surname being “Medvedof”), who arrived in the United States from the Russian Empire. Moreover, her paternal grandmother was of Dutch descent. Her Canadian mother, originally from Newfoundland and also Labrador, has English and Irish ancestry.

Rachel Maddow Religion

She has added that her family is “very, very Catholic” and she was raised in a community that her mother has described as “very conservative”

Rachel Maddow Lesbian

Maddow is known as the first openly lesbian anchor to host a major prime-time news program in the United States.  Questioned about her political views by the Valley Advocate, she replied, “she is undoubtedly a liberal, which means that she is in almost total agreement with the Eisenhower-era Republican Party platform.

Besides, she was the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship and started her postgraduate study in 1995 at Lincoln College, Oxford. Furthermore, she has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship the same year but turned it down in favour of the Rhodes. Moreover, this made her the first openly lesbian winner of the Rhodes Scholarship.

Rachel Maddow Partner| Husband

She splits her time between Manhattan, New York and also West Cummington, Massachusetts with her partner, artist Susan Mikula. Additionally, they met in 1999, when she was was serving on her doctoral dissertation.

However, she has dealt with cyclical depression from puberty. She stated, “It doesn’t take away from her joy or her work or her energy, but coping with depression is something that is part of the everyday way that she live and have lived for as long as she can remember.”  Besides, she has explained why she decided to speak about it in interviews: “It was a hard call … due to it was nobody’s business. But it had been helpful to her to learn about the people who were surviving, and also leading good lives, even though they were dealing with depression.

Rachel Maddow Health

Maddow displayed she had surgery for skin cancer and is sharing an important message with her viewers. Additionally, the MSNBC anchor added last week she had a cancerous mole removed from her neck. She as well said doctors were able to remove all of the cancer and she is “going to be totally fine.”

She received a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in politics at the University of Oxford In 2001. Moreover, her thesis is titled HIV/AIDS and Health Care Reform in British and as an American Prisons; her supervisor was Lucia Zedner.

Rachel Maddow Career

Maddow syndicated talk radio program of the same name aired on Air America Radio since 2005 to 2010. Additionally, she has earned multiple Emmy Awards for her broadcasting work and in 2021 got a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for her book Blowout in 2019.

She became a most seen panelist on the MSNBC show Tucker, hosted by Tucker Carlson in June 2005. Throughout and after the November 2006 election, she was as well a guest on CNN’s Paula Zahn Now.  Besides, she was a correspondent for The Advocate Newsmagazine, an LGBT-oriented short-form newsmagazine for Logo deriving from stories items published by The Advocate. She was an MSNBC political analyst and became a regular panelist on MSNBC’s Race for the White House with David Gregory and MSNBC’s election coverage and also as a frequent contributor on Countdown with Keith Olbermann in January 2008.

Rachel Maddow Education

Maddow is a graduate of Castro Valley High School and later attended Stanford University. Moreover, she was outed as a lesbian by the college newspaper when an interview with her became published before she could tell her parents while a freshman. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Stanford University and also a doctorate in political science from the University of Oxford

Rachel Maddow Net worth| Salary

Maddow has an approximated net worth of around $35 million, from her career as the best known for hosting MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show. Besides she receives an estimated salary of $30 Million Per Year.

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