Rachel Maddow

Rachel Anne Maddow is an American TV personality and political commentator. She hosts a show named The Rachel Maddow Show on MSBNC. She hosts a radio talk program of the same name on Air America Radio. Also, she is Homo-sexual.

Rachel has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She gained most of her income from her TV program. Above all, she is a married person. She is in a relationship with Susan Mikula. Moreover, Rachel is also an author.

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Rachel Anne Maddow Bio
Rachel Anne Maddow, an American TV star

Before we get into the life of Rachel, let’s take a glance at some of her quick facts.

Rachel Anne Maddow Quick Facts

Full Name Rachel Maddow
Date of Birth 1973 /04 /01
Nickname Rachel
Marital Status Married
Birthplace Castro Valley, California
Ethnicity White
Religion Catholic
Profession Television host, political commentator, author
Nationality American
Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Light Brown
Build Slim
Spouse Susan Mikula (1999-present)
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight 68 Kg
Education University of Oxford
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Horoscope Aries
Net Worth $20 million

Rachel Anne Maddow  Wiki-Bio

Rachel was born on April 1, 1973. She is an American citizen. The Tv personality was born in Castro Valley, California. She is the daughter of  Robert B Maddow and Elaine Maddow.

The news anchor’s father is a former United States Air Force captain. Her mother was a school program coordinator. She also has a brother named David. Her grandfather was an Eastern European Jews who identified himself as Polish and Russian.

Rachel Anne Maddow Bio
Rachel Anne Maddow

Maddow also stated that her family is Catholic, and she grew up in a very conservative society. Also, the Tv personality was also pretty active in athletics and got involved in high school volleyball, basketball, and swimming.

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Talking about her educational background, she graduated from Castro Valley High School. After which, she got her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. She earned a degree in public policy. She is a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship and began her postgraduate study in 1995 at Lincon College, Oxford.

In 2001, she earned a Doctor in Philosophy(DPhil) in politics at the University of  Oxford. Her thesis is titled HIV/AIDS and Health Care Reform in British and American Prisons. She was under the supervision of Lucia Zender.

Rachel Anne Maddow Net Worth

Rachel has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Moreover, she has gained this net worth through her bright career. She has an estimated salary of $7 million.

The American TV personality is also the author of the best-selling book named ‘Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power.’

Rachel Anne Maddow Career

Maddow firstly started her career as a radio channel host for the program named ‘Big Breakfast’ on WRSI for 2 years. After that, Rachel hosted a program named ‘Unfiltered‘ on Air America Radio along with Lizz Winstead and Chuck D. However; the show got canceled in 2005.

Her radio program ‘The Rachel Maddow Show‘ premiered in April 2005. The show premiered just after the cancellation of the show ‘Unfiltered.’  The show was a total hit and had gained an hour by March 2008.

Besides, Maddow also became a regular panelist on the MSNBC show ‘The Situation with Tucker Carlson‘ in 2005 and also had frequent appearances on CNN’s ‘Paula Zahn Now.’  She also has signed a contract with MSNBC as a political analyst since 2008.

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She also served as a panelist on the show named ‘Race for the White House’ with David Gregory. Besides this, Maddow frequently appeared on ‘Countdown with Keith Olbermann.’

Even more, Maddow was also a substitute host for the show ‘Countdown with Keith Olbermann‘ in 2008. Her work was so good that she was running the show for several episodes.

Olbermann was one of her closest friends. Besides, Olbermann is the one that gave Maddow to start her show. Her show is named ‘The Rachel Maddow Show.’ The show premiered in August 2008 on MNBC’s 9 p.m. slot.

She is also an author and has written several books. Further, her book entitled ‘Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power‘ is a best seller.

Rachel Anne Maddow Awards

Maddow is awarded many awards. Some of them are multiple Grammies and Gracie, the Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award, the John Steinbeck Award from San Jose State University, and a GLAAD Award for outstanding journalism.

Personal Life

Maddow started taking her homosexuality as normal when she was just a teen at 17 years of age at Stanford. She is in a relationship with the artist Susan Mikula. The duo met when Maddow was working odd jobs in Massachusetts. In 1999 the couple moved to an old farmhouse in rural Massachusetts.

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Talking about her partner, Susan was born sometime in 1958. She is an American citizen and was born in New Jersey, United States. Besides, Susan is a professional self-taught photographer. She is most famous for her use of a Polaroid camera. Sussan’s work has been showcased in numerous events and exhibitions. Moreover, she is currently working in the US Consulate in Mexico by the Art in Embassies program.


From the beginning, Maddow knew she was different. However, her homosexuality was known when she gave an interview when she was a freshman in her college.

Besides this, she is very proud of being different and doesn’t hesitate. She is the first person of the third gender to have a great hit show.

Even more, Maddow stated that her parents didn’t know about her sexuality before the interview. Her parents knew about it when an anonymous person posted the interview with her parents.  The Catholic parents of Maddow were at first pretty ashamed of her but later accepted it. Afterward, her parents started showing full support towards her.

Age and Body Facts

As of 2019, Maddow is 46 years old. In addition, Rachel has got light brown hair and black eyes. She stands at the height of 5’11” and weighs 68 kg.

Rachel is of white ethnicity.  She is born in April that makes her horoscope of Aries.

Social Media Presence

It seems that Rachel is not so active on social media. She doesn’t have any accounts on social media platforms. Thus, we can say that she is secretive about her personal life.

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