Rachel Maddow is an American television personality. She is mostly known as the host of the nightly television show, The Rachel Maddow Show which is featured in MSNBC. She is also the first gay anchor to host a major prime-time news program in the United States.
Rachel Maddow: Childhood, Parents, Brother, Birthplace, Nationality, Ethnicity and Education
Rachel Maddow was born on April 1, 1973, in Castro Valley, California. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is mixed(Lithuanian, Ukrainian, English, Irish).
As per her parents, her father’s name is Robert B. “Bob” Maddow who is a former the United States Air Force captain and mother, Elaine nee Gosse who was a school program administrator.
She has a brother David and her grandparents are from a family of Eastern Europe Jews. During her childhood days, she was a competitive athlete who was a fund of volleyball basketball and swimming.
She attended Castro Valley High School and then attended Stanford University. She has a degree on public policy at Stanford in 1994.
Rachel Maddow: Carrer, Awards and Net Worth
She gave a start to her career as a radio personality and later moved in the television. In 1999, she was selected as a co-host on WRNX Radio’s The Dave. She was offered as a host of WRSI’s morning show Big Breakfast. She was also select on the auditioned for Air America. She has been offered for a liberal political radio show, The Rachel Maddow Show by Air America.
Growing her popularity she was called as a guest on CNN’s Paula Zahn Now show during 2006. She signed an exclusive contract with MSNBC for the broadcasting station’s political analyst in January 2008. In September 2008, she launched her television program “The Rachel Maddow Show”.
After the show was a good hit she was awarded by numerous awards like Outstanding Achievement in News and Television, 2010 GLAAD Award etc. In 2010, she won the Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom Award for her documentary The Assassination of Dr. Tiller. In 2011, she earned her “Gracie Award”. She has a net worth of $20 million and her salary is $7 million per year.
Rachel Maddow: Personal Life, Love life and Relationships
When she was 17 years old she found out about her homosexuality. She met Susan Mikula when she was working odd jobs in Massachusetts.
In 1999, The moved to an old farmhouse in rural Massachusetts. They love each other and are living a good quality life.
Rachel Maddow: Body Measurements and Social Media
Rachel Maddow has a height of 5 feet 11 inches with body weighs 68 kg. Her eye color is light brown and her hair color is dark brown. Her bra size is 32B, there is no information about her shoe size and dress size.
She is active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 2.5 million followers on Facebook, has more than 9 million followers on Twitter and has around 66.3k followers on Instagram.
Credits: (en.wikipedia.org, biography.com)