Proud to introduce to you, the first open lesbian news anchor, Rachel Maddow. Here’s everything we know about the beauty of brains. Whoever said a lesbian with looks, awesome personality, and terrific brains doesn’t exist. It’s time to prove them wrong.
Here’s everything we know about Rachel. From her bio, salary, net worth, parents, brother, YouTube, height, partner, daughter, and whatnot. You know the drill, Just follow me until the end for controversies and more.
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Rachel Maddow’s Very Catholic and Competitive Family & Early Life
The first thing Rachel Anne Maddow will ever tell you about her family is. That her family is very Catholic. Let me just point a heads up here, I am using she/ her pronouns for Rachel. However, I am not really sure if that is appropriate for Maddow. But since any article I read addresses, Rachel, like her, I will;l use the same pronoun.
And, I would like to apologize in advance if I use the wrong ones. Getting back to the topic, Maddow grew up in a very conservative and Catholic family. And due to her mainly heredity, she is quite competitive.
Moving on, let’s talk about her parents, shall we? So, Rachel was born to her mother Elaine Maddow and her father Robert B. Maddow in 1973. Furthermore, at the time of Rachel’s birth, her father was the United States Air Force Captain. However, he retired after Rachel was born.
Moving on, her mother worked as a program administrator in a local school. And her father started serving as a lawyer at the East Bay Municipal Utility District. As for Rache’s siblings, she has an older brother named David.
In addition, Maddow holds American nationality and belongs to the Irish English ethnicity. Similarly, Rachel celebrates her birthday every year on the 1st of April. And her Zodiac sign is Aries.
|Full Name||Rachel Anne Maddow|
|Dad||Robert B. Maddow|
|Siblings||Brother David Maddow|
|Birthplace||Castro Valley, California, USA|
|Age||48 years old|
|Ethnicity||Irish English Decent|
Rachel Maddow’s Coming Out Story
Rachel knew she was gay quite fast. And she wanted her coming out to be a little memorial. And she did make it quite memorial, to be honest. If someone from my school had done that. I would be remembering it time and again.
Anyway, this is how Rachel came out during her time at Staford University.
“A friend who was coming out at the same time and I did an interview with the student newspaper about being the only two gay freshmen on campus.”
At first, Maddow was really scared and she thought that her friends and peers would ignore her. Thankfully though, coming ut served her really well. And in fact, her relationship with her friends improved a lot. Likewise, her life also improved on some sort of level.
Over Rasted Thinker Or Just Reliable Opinions (Profession and Net Worth)?
If you watch Maddow, you will know that she has her own way of thinking and is quite opinionated. Which is not a bad thing, to be honest. Everyone has the right to an opinion. Once when Rachel said that she is happy to deliver news with agenda and not hysteria. Many came on to her. And also said things like,
“At her best, Maddow debates ideological opponents with civility and persistence … but for all her eloquence, she can get so wound up ripping Republicans that she sounds like another smug cable partisan.”
Others accused Maddow of being just another lockstep party member and the most overrated thinker of 2011. I personally think that having opinions is not a bad thing. And that she is a political commentator while being a news anchor and author as well.
Honestly, you can’t become a political commentator without having your own opinion. And without “overthinking” the matter at least for a bit. Do you agree?
Talking bout Rachel’s income. Are you ready to hear this? I guess people love listening to the overthinker talk. Because her salary is $7 million. While her net worth is estimated at around $25 million.
|Profession||Author, news Anchor, Political Commentator|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Residence||A small mansion in Massachusetts, USA named The Rachel Maddow Mansion|
Education & Academic Credentials
|School||Castro Valley High School|
Lincoln College, Oxford
Doctor of Philosophy in Politics
Relationship And Children (Tragic & Traumatizing Experience)
Rachel is a very happy woman in a relationship. However, her partner Susan Mikula recently git COVID 19 and she says that it scarred her for life. Moreover, she says that it’s a mixed blessing when your partner is sick and you aren’t. But you can only take care of your loved ones from afar.
But, everything is better now. Talking about Susan and Rachel’s relationship. they are just girlfriends for the moment. And they aren’t getting married anytime soon. But we will certainly let you know once we get the scoop on their wedding. So, do come back and check this space again in the future.
Meanwhile, they have not adopted or surrogated any child until now. And thinking out it logically. We assume the couple doesn’t want any kids at this point.
|Partner’s Name||Susan Mikula|
Talking about Rachel’s height, she is quite tall. Likewise, she stands 5 feet 10 inches tall i.e. 1.77 meters tall. And as per Maddow’s weight. And, apparently, her weight is around 65 kg, which is 143.3 pounds.
Furthermore, talking about Rachel’s body measurements, her chest is 34 inches, waist is 27 inches, and hip is 35 inches. Moreover, her hair color is dark brown. And, Rachel’s eye color is light and or Hazel brown. Moving on, it doesn’t look like she has any tattoos on her body for now.
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.77 m)|
|Weight||65 kg (143.3 lbs)|
|Body Measurements (chest, waist, hip)||34, 27, 36 inches|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Awards & Achievements
|Awards||Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album- 2021|
Shorty Award for Best Journalist- 2010
News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis- 2011