Known for movies
|Date Of Birth||April 1, 1973|
|Fact||She first gained national prominence as a host on Air America Radio, where she worked from its inception in 2004. Prior to joining AAR, she worked for WRNX in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and WRSI in Northampton, Massachusetts.|
- 1 Who is Rachel Maddow?
- 2 Where is Rachel Maddow Now?
- 3 Early Life, Parents, and Education
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Prominence
- 6 “The Rachel Maddow Show”
- 7 Writing Work
- 8 Do You Know How rich Rachel Maddow Is?
- 9 Do You Know About Rachel’s Personal Life, Sexuality, Marriage, Children?
- 10 Internet Popularity
- 11 General Info
- 12 Family
- 13 Accomplishments
- 14 Social profile links
- 15 Marks
- 16 Quotes
- 17 Facts
- 18 Pictures
- 19 Movies
- 20 Awards
Who is Rachel Maddow?
Born Rachel Anne Maddow on the 1st April 1973, in Castro Valley, California USA, she is a television host, political commentator and author, best known to the world for serving as the host of her own talk-show “Rachel Maddow” (2009-2018). She has appeared in many other shows, and has also boosted her popularity through her writings, and appearances in films and TV series.
Where is Rachel Maddow Now?
Rachel is going strong as a TV show host and has most recently hosted the 1,475th episode of her own show, and been seen in an interview in regards to immigrant babies and their parents being separated, and sent to “tender age” shelters on the southern U.S. border.
Early Life, Parents, and Education
She went to Castro Valley School, during which time she became interested in sports, primarily volleyball, basketball, and swimming as well, competing in a number of sporting events. Following her matriculation, Rachel enrolled at Stanford University, from which she graduated with a degree in public policy in 1994, and during which time she came out of the closet, stating she was a lesbian. Her studying was quite productive as she earned several scholarships, including Rhodes Scholarship, and was awarded a John Gardner Fellowship. She continued her education at Lincoln College, Oxford, and in 2001 completed her Doctor of Philosophy in politics. Her mentor was Lucia Zedner, and her doctorate thesis was “HIV/AIDS and Health Care Reform in British and American Prisons”.
Rachel’s first professional job was on the radio, joining WRNX in 1999, where she found a place for herself as an assistant for Dave Brinnel. She soon moved to WRSI in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she worked as the host of “Big Breakfast” for the next two years, leaving in 2004 as she wanted to become a part of Air America. It was in 2005 that Rachel first felt the sensation of success when she started hosting her own “The Rachel Maddow Show”; after five years on radio, it became a TV show, and since then, Rachel has been dominating the scene as a liberal political commentator.
Rise to Prominence
“The Rachel Maddow Show”
Starting in 2005 as a radio program, it became popular and soon moved to TV. Premiered on the 8th September 2008, the show has become one of the most popular talk shows on MSNBC, featuring daily news and opinions on topics such as politics, among others. Rachel has won a number of awards, including two Emmy Awards in the category for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis, in 2011 and 2017, among many other awards and honors.
Aside from work as a television host, Rachel is also an acclaimed author; back in 2012 she published her first book “Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power”, which reached the top of The New York Times Best Sellers list, remaining there for five weeks and in the top 10 for seven weeks in total.
Do You Know How rich Rachel Maddow Is?
Since starting her career, Rachel has become one of the most successful television hosts, and journalists, so you’ve possibly wondered how rich Rachel is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Maddow’s net worth is as high as $20 million, while her salary is estimated at $7 million per year. Pretty decent don’t you think?
Do You Know About Rachel’s Personal Life, Sexuality, Marriage, Children?
Rachel is pretty much open about her love life; she came out as a lesbian while at university, even before telling her parents. Since 1999 she has been in a relationship with Susan Mikula – they split their time between homes in Manhattan, New York, and West Cummington Massachusetts. The two don’t have any children.
Rachel was diagnosed with cyclical depression in her teen years, and has since fought this state. She has managed to stay out of hospitals by doing three things that help her avoid mood swings – exercising, sleeping, and fishing as well.
Rachel can be found on such social media platforms as Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, on which she has shared details from her career, but also from her personal life. Her official Instagram page has 90,000 followers, who have enjoyed pictures and videos from Rachel’s show. She is also quite active on Facebook with daily posts in regards to daily news and important events from around the globe, followed by over 2.5 million. She can also be found on Twitter, on which she has over 9.4 million followers. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent TV host, this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.
|Full Name||Rachel Maddow|
|Date Of Birth||April 1, 1973|
|Profession||Author, Commentator, Actor, Radio personality|
|Education||University of Oxford, Stanford University, Castro Valley High School, Lincoln College, Oxford|
|Parents||Elaine Maddow, Bob Maddow|
|Partner||Susan Mikula, Susan Mikula|
|Awards||News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis, Shorty Award for Best Journalist|
|Nominations||GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Journalism - Segment, TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in News and Information, 45. Episode 45, 44. Episode 44, 43. Episode 43|
|TV Shows||The Rachel Maddow Show|
|#||Marks / Signs|
|1||If you're someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that's a sign of a life lived honorably.|
|2||I think the [George W. Bush] administration has essentially been like, I mean, I like vegans, but it's like hiring a vegan to be your butcher. Like, if you have somebody who is really against the idea of providing you the service you've hired them for, they're going to be bad at providing that service.|
|1||Her paternal grandfather was from a Jewish family from Ukraine and Lithuania, while her paternal grandmother was of Dutch (Protestant) descent. Her mother, whose family is from Newfoundland, Canada, has English and Irish (Catholic) ancestry.|
|2||Her MSNBC documentary "The Assassination of Dr. Tiller" won a Gracie award in 2011. It covered the May 31, 2009, murder of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller, one of the nation's few late-term abortion providers, by Scott Roeder, 52, of Kansas City, Missouri.|
|3||Maddow was honored by the Interfaith Alliance with the 2010 Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom award.|
|4||Maddow was named MSNBC political analyst in January of 2008.|
|5||She first gained national prominence as a host on Air America Radio, where she worked from its inception in 2004. Prior to joining AAR, she worked for WRNX in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and WRSI in Northampton, Massachusetts.|
|6||"The Rachel Maddow Show" has been nominated by the Television Critics Association for "Outstanding Achievement in News and Information", and TRMS received a GLAAD award in 2010.|
|7||Maddow received a bachelor's degree in public policy from Stanford University. She earned her doctorate in political science at Oxford University, which she attended on a Rhodes Scholarship.|
|8||Partner since 1999 of photographer Susan Mikula. Their first date was celebrated at a gun range.|
|Brother Nature||2016||Rachel Maddow|
|The Jim Gaffigan Show||2015||TV Series||Rachel Maddow|
|Alpha House||2014||TV Series||Rachel Maddow|
|House of Cards||2014||TV Series||Rachel Maddow|
|30 Rock||2012||TV Series||Rachel Maddow|
|The Ides of March||2011||Rachel Maddow|
|When I Came Home||2006||Documentary special thanks|
|Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show||2012||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell||2012||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|Meet the Press||2011-2012||TV Series||Herself - MSNBC / Herself - Host, 'The Rachel Maddow Show'|
|Save KLSD: Media Consolidation and Local Radio||2012||Documentary||Herself|
|Howard Stern on Demand||2012||TV Series||Herself|
|Day of Destruction, Decade of War||2011||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|The Onion News Network||2011||TV Series||Herself|
|Miss Representation||2011||Documentary||Herself - Host MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show|
|The Assassination of Dr. Tiller||2010||Documentary||Herself - Host|
|The McVeigh Tapes: Confessions of an American Terrorist||2010||TV Movie||Herself - Host|
|Blueprint for Accountability: Working the Dark Side||2009||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Charlie Rose||2009||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien||2009||TV Series||Herself|
|A Tribute to Arianna Huffington: Newhouse Mirror Awards||2009||Short||Herself|
|Ugly Betty||2009||TV Series||Herself|
|Late Night with Conan O'Brien||2008||TV Series||Herself|
|Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries||2008||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|Hardball with Chris Matthews||2008||TV Series||Herself|
|Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann||2007||TV Series||Herself|
|Paula Zahn Now||2007||TV Series||Herself|
|The Advocate Newsmagazine||2006||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent|
|American Morning||2005||TV Series||Herself|
|America Undercover||2005||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|The View||2009-2017||TV Series||Herself|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||2015-2017||TV Series||Herself|
|Late Night with Seth Meyers||2014-2016||TV Series||Herself|
|The Rachel Maddow Show||2009-2016||TV Series||Herself - Host / Herself|
|The Place for Politics 2016: MSNBC Election Night Coverage||2016||TV Movie||Herself - Anchor|
|The Late Show with Stephen Colbert||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|20 Stories That Shook the World in 20 Years||2016||TV Movie documentary||Herself - Host|
|Jeopardy!||2016||TV Series||Herself - Video Clue Presenter|
|CBS News Sunday Morning||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|First in the South Democratic Candidates Forum on MSNBC||2015||TV Special||Herself - Moderator|
|The Meredith Vieira Show||2015||TV Series||Herself|
|The Daily Show||2009-2015||TV Series||Herself|
|The Wendy Williams Show||2012-2015||TV Series||Herself / Herself - Guest / Herself - MSNBC Hostess|
|Late Show with David Letterman||2009-2015||TV Series||Herself / Herself - Guest|
|WWE Tribute to the Troops||2014||TV Special||Herself|
|Vote 2014: MSNBC Election Coverage||2014||TV Movie||Herself - Host|
|P.O.V.||2014||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|Late Night with Jimmy Fallon||2009-2013||TV Series||Herself / Herself - Guest|
|The Simpsons||2013||TV Series||Herself|
|The Muslims Are Coming!||2013||Documentary||Herself|
|All In with Chris Hayes||2013||TV Series||Herself - Host, The Rachel Maddow Show|
|Watch What Happens: Live||2012-2013||TV Series||Herself - Guest / Herself|
|All the President's Men Revisited||2013||TV Movie documentary||Herself (uncredited)|
|Now with Alex Wagner||2013||TV Series||Herself|
|Real Time with Bill Maher||2009-2013||TV Series||Herself / Herself - Guest|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2008-2013||TV Series||Herself|
|The Colbert Report||2008-2012||TV Series||Herself / Herself - Guest|
|Media Buzz||2014-2016||TV Series||Herself - Hostess, The Rachel Maddow Show / Herself - Hostess, Rachel Maddow Show / Herself - MSNBC Anchor / ...|
|Democracy Now!||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|Red River Bible & Prophecy Conference||2014||TV Series||Herself|
|After Tiller||2013||Documentary||Herself (on Rachel Maddow Show)|
|Greedy Lying Bastards||2012||Documentary||Herself|
|Game Change||2012||TV Movie||Herself (uncredited)|
|The O'Reilly Factor||2008||TV Series||Herself|
|Motherhood by Choice, Not Chance||2004||Documentary short||Herself|
|The Fragile Promise of Choice: Abortion in the United States Today||1996||Documentary||Herself|
|2014||Wilde Wit of the Year||Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)|
|2012||Gracie||Gracie Allen Awards||Outstanding Host - News/Non-Fiction|
|2011||Wilde Wit of the Year||Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)|
|2011||Emmy||News & Documentary Emmy Awards||Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis||The Rachel Maddow Show (2008)|
|2010||Savage Wit of the Year||Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)|
|2016||Wilde Wit of the Year||Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)|
|2015||Wilde Wit of the Year||Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)|
|2013||Grammy||Grammy Awards||Best Spoken Word Album||For the album "Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power."|
|2013||Emmy||News & Documentary Emmy Awards||Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis||The Rachel Maddow Show (2008)|
|2012||Wilde Wit of the Year||Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)|
|2012||Emmy||News & Documentary Emmy Awards||Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis||The Rachel Maddow Show (2008)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia