Rachel Maddow is an American television host who was born on Sunday 1 April, 1973 in California. Her father name is Robert B. Maddow and mother is Elaine. She has one brother named David. Susa Mikula, her partner, is an American artist and photographer. Her marital status is unmarried and she belongs with a catholic family and holds American nationality. She showed interest in Journalism from an early age. She also works as an author and political commentator.
Physical Features of Rachel Maddow
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Rachel Maddow possesses hourglass body figure and contains a pleasant and sociable personality with good health and physical stamina. Her height is 1.8 m and weighs 57kg. Her complexion is fair and she keeps short dark brown hair. Eye color is light-brown. She is a logical thinker and capable of great concentration and hypothetical insight thus has a compelling intelligence of herself as a spiritual being. She has prevented herself from smoking habits and never made any tattoo on her body.
Rachel’s Education and Interests
Rachel showed great interest in reading and sports as she started reading newspaper when she was only seven years old. She was a competitive athlete and participated in basketball, swimming and volleyball teams at Castro Valley High School. In 1994, she completed her graduation from Stanford University and earned degree in Public Policy. After that, she got admission in Lincoln College for post-graduation in 1995. She was honored with a Doctorate in political science from the University of Oxford in 2001. She has a strong and reliable educational background.
Television and Radio Career
According to bijog.com, Rachel got her first radio job in Holyoke, Massachusetts where she worked at WRNX 100.9 FM, in 1999. At that time she was 26 years old. She also did the hosting of shows, ‘Dave Brinnel’ and ‘Big Breakfast’ but she left the show in 2004 and joined hip hop group where she went on to work with ‘Chuck D’ at Air America.
In 2006, Rachel managed to summit her radio career into cable television when she got an opportunity to be a regular host on the MSNBC show, ‘Trucker’. With hard work and talent, she signed an exclusive contract with MSNBC in January 2008 and became a regular panelist as well as political analyst on MSNBC’s show, ‘Race for the White House’.
In September of 2008, Rachel announced her own nightly television program called ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’. This show became the most successful show that ever launched in the history of MSNBC. It was named as one of the top rated cable program that broadcast news and interviews with politicians and writers. According to nbcnews.com:
“The Los Angeles Times named her to the “Best of Television 2008” and she was named one of the “Top Ten Political Newcomers of 2008” by Politico.com.”
- Rachel Maddow was awarded the John Gardner Fellowship Award, upon graduation degree from Stanford in 1994.
- In the year of 2001, At the University of Oxford, she was awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy.
- In March 2010, she won GLAAD Media Award for outstanding TV journalism for her segment “Uganda Be Kidding Me” in Newsmagazine.
- Maddow was honored numerous times for her excellence in journalism. The Washington Post named her “Breakout Star of 2008.”
- She received a Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom Award due to her documentary in ‘The Assassination of Dr. Tiller’ in the year of 2010.
- The documentary also earned her a 2011 Gracie Award.
- The first win came in 2011, when “Good morning, Landlocked Central Asia” won the award for Outstanding Live Interview.
- In 2017, Maddow’s show, “An American Disaster: The Crisis in Flint” was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding News Discussion
- Same show in 2017 also won another award, Analysis, while “One-on-one with Kellyanne Conway” for Outstanding Live Interview.
Secret of Success and Fame
Hard work, believe and passion in life are the keys of success and thatare all Rachel have. No doubt, Rachel Maddow is a practical person that can think through any situation or problem. She works long and hard for anything that she believes in. Physical and mental talent helps Rachel to utilize her skills. Briefly, it can be said that the strong physical and good health work with her hands in either a realistic or artistic way, and strives for high quality end results makes the Rachel a successful person.
According to Newsweek, an American weekly magazine:
“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.”
Rachel Maddow Salary
As an MSNBC news anchor, Rachel Maddow salary is $7 million per year and her net worth is estimated at $ 20 million. According to eonline.com Rachel is counted at number 14 among the top richest television celebrities in the United States of America.
Rachel along with her partner Mikula bought a farmhouse villa from Michael Stipe that cost $ 1.25 million. She also bought an apartment in Manhattan. She acquired her million dollar property due to hard work and continues dedication to journalism. Although she has natural ability to save money and pool up financial resources but also thanks to the large sum who are causing her popularity to increase day by day specially due to ‘Rachel Maddow Show’.
Social Media Activities and Blog
Rachel Maddow carries Twitter as well as Facebook account where she participates as an active member to shares her activities and conception. Currently she has 9.5M followers at Twitter. Maddow show’s news are also available on Instagram. You can also follow her at the links given below.
She has also created her personal official website,
- Also you can see Maddow podcast at Rachel.msnbc.com that was launched in October 2018.
You can also send Email at Rachel@msnbc.com
How Rachel finds the Solution of Problems?
Rachel’s life is devoted to investigations and finding the answers of unsolved issues of life. Rachel Maddow is a keen researcher and have the capability to put all the pieces of an intellectual puzzle together thus with highly creative insight, she practices the solution of any problem in a short time.
She does the entire search herself. On concerning precaution of safe work she tests her ideas and exchanges them with others.
Working habits of Rachel are also effective on her work as she prefers to work alone and she always needs time to study her ideas without the interruption of other people’s opinions.
She is a lone wolf. Although this habit also create negative impression and as a result, close relations are difficult to develop and maintain, especially marriage. Maddow enjoys her space and privacy, which when violated, can cause great irritation, thus she like to work with fine mind and seek the truth.