Rachel Maddow Net Worth $13 Million
Rachel Maddow Show Salary $4 million a year
Birthday: April 1,1973
Birthplace: Castro Valley, CA
Sexual Orientation : Homosexual
Alma Matter : Stanford University, Rhode Scholar at Oxford university
Rachel Maddow is the liberal outspoken host of the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC. This political commentator has been praised for bringing awareness to social and justice issues overlooked by political figures. She is known for her hard hitting questions. Because of her wit she has been a nightmare for Republican and Conservative Politicians. The LGBT community praise her for being open about her sexuality and dealing with sexual orientation issues on her series. She is the highest rated show on the network next to Hardball with Chris Matthews.
The 39 year old is from California and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. She has an extensive academic background. She graduated High School as Valedictorian and attended Stanford University. There she earned a degree in Public Policy. She continued to excel there and received the John Gardner Fellowship Award. She later accepted a Rhode Scholarship to study in Oxford University in London.
Her career in media began when Rachel started working on the Radio. She co-hosted Dave in the Morning show in Massachusetts. She later left to join Air America. The radio network specialized in liberal news and talk. Maddow and rapper Chuck D from Public Enemy hosted the network’s Unfiltered together. The show garnered over 1 million listeners per show. In 2005 she became a panelist on MSNBC’s Tucker. The show aired for three years before being canceled in 2008. She filled in several nights for Keith Olberman on Countdown. He praised her work on his show and ranked her the 3rd best person in World during one of his show’s segments. He pushed the network to give her her own show. Just a few months later Rachel Maddow Show premiered August 2008 on MSNBC. It quickly became the network’s highest rated show topping Keith Olberman’s Countdown.