Rachel Maddow Net Worth, Liberal Political Commentator
Rachel Maddow is a popular TV host and political commentator from America.
She is a host of “The Rachel Maddow Show”.
That nightly TV show aired on MSNBC where he speaks as a liberal pundit.
She also serves as the co-anchor of a special event on the network.
Maddow has a syndicated talk radio show of the same name that aired on Air America Radio, a radio station specializing in progressive talk.
She got a doctorate in politics from Oxford University which became the reason why she validly speaks about her opinions.
Speaking about her net worth, Rachel Maddow has an estimated net worth $20 million this year.
Rachel Maddow Early Years, Biography, Scholarship
Rachel Anne Maddow was born on April 1, 1973, in Castro Valley, California.
She was born to a former U.S. Air Force captain, Robert B. Maddow, and a school program administrator, Elaine.
Rachel has one older brother named David. Her family is very Catholic.
She grew up in a very conservative community.
She was an athlete and she participated in several sports teams during high school.
Rachel graduated from Castro Valley High School.
Rachel attended Standford University to continue the study.
In 1994, she earned a degree in Public Policy from the college.
At the graduation ceremony, she was awarded the John Gardner Fellowship.
As the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship, she started to take a postgraduate study in 1995 at Lincoln College, Oxford.
In the same year, she turned down a Marshall Scholarship because she already took the Rhodes one.
In 2001, Rachel Maddow got a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (DPhil) in politics at Oxford.
Rachel Maddow Career Beginnings
Rachel got her first job as a co-host for “The Dave in the Morning Show” on WRNX radio station by winning a contest.
Later, she got to host “Big Breakfast” morning show on WRSI radio for about 2 years.
Maddow also got to host a morning show on Air America Radio called “Unfiltered” alongside Lizz Winstead and Chuck D.
After the cancelation of the show in 2005, she had her own radio show called “The Rachel Maddow Show”.
Her show premiered in April 2005 weeks after the cancelation of “Unfiltered”.
Her show became so popular and it got an additional hour for the duration.
During the hype of the show, Maddow appeared frequently on CNN’s “Paula Zahn Now” and “The Situation with Tucker Carlson” on MSNBC.
In 2008, she signed a contract deal to appear permanently on MSNBC as a political analyst on several shows.
Rachel Maddow became a close friend with Keith Olbermann.
Olbermann was the one who urged Maddow to get her radio show on TV.
Finally, in August 2008, The TV version of her show “The Rachel Maddow Show” aired on MSNBC at 9 pm.
The show was really a hit right from the beginning and it’s easily become the highest- rated show on MSNBC.
Because of the show, Rachel received positive reviews for the show.
After a month premiering, the program has doubled its viewership.
Rachel Maddow Awards & Achievements
Because of her performance as a host in several TV and Radio show, she has received several awards and achievements:
Maddow received an Emmy Award for his performance as the Outstanding News Discussion and Analyst for a segment in her show.
The American Women in Radio and TV gave her a Gracie Award. She also received the Maggie Award in 2010.
It’s because of her healthcare reforms reporting, her coverage of Dr. George Tiller murder, and her movement of anti-abortion.
Rachel Maddow got an award of Walter Cronkite Faith.
She also got the Freedom Award for the documentary she made in 2010.
Maddow was nominated for the 20th Annual Media Awards of GLAAD in the category of Outstanding TV Journalism Segment.
In 2009, the California State Senate honored her with a Proclamation of Honor which was presented in San Francisco.
She was also listed in “Out” magazine’s list of Annual Power 50. Rachel Maddow was at number 4 in that list.
In 2012’s Gracie Allen Awards, Rachel Maddow won Outstanding Host category.
“The Advocate” magazine named her as one of the finalists for “Person of the Year” in 2017.
Rachel Maddow Quotes
As a contributor and host of the political show, Rachel Maddow had several controversial comments about some matters.
The quotes that come from this kind of person would be something worth knowing.
Here are some of Rachel Maddow Quotes:
- “The single best thing about coming out of the closet is that nobody can insult you by telling you what you’ve just told them”
- “Sarah Palin uses me as a laugh line in her stump speeches. If you’re willing to turn me into a joke, you should also be willing to talk to me.”
- “Clearly, there has been a lack of imagination about how much can go wrong.”
- “If you’re someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that’s a sign of a life lived honorably”.
Rachel Maddow Salary, Income, Wealth
According to Cheatsheet, Rachel Maddow earns $7 million per year as host on her TV talk show.
It’s reached that large because of her dedication as a journalist, and increasing popularity.
Most of her net worth come from the career as a host of “The Rachel Maddow Show” and other guest appearances.
In addition, she also did a few of acting appearances in a TV series like “Ugly Betty”, “The Ides of March”, “House of Cards”, and “30 Rock”.
Rachel Maddow lived with her partner in a fine luxury house located in Western Massachusetts.
They both purchased a west village pad in Manhattan for $1.25 million. She bought it from Michael Stipe.
Maddow drives a 2010 Ford pickup which she mentioned as the best vehicle she has ever had.
If you want to find more about Rachel Maddow, you may visit her website rachelmaddow.com.
Her success and popularity these years come from her dedication to journalism since she was in college.
She graduated from Stanford and Oxford earning a degree Doctor of Philosophy in politics.
That’s why her opinions and political views are listened by a lot of people through her TV talk show.
As of this year, Rachel Maddow net worth reached $20 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.