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QUICK FACTS

NAME
Rachel Maddow
BIRTH DATE
April 1, 1973 (age 47)
EDUCATION
Stanford University, Castro Valley High School, Oxford University
PLACE OF BIRTH
Castro Valley, California
FULL NAME
Rachel Maddow
ZODIAC SIGN
Aries

Liberal political columnist Rachel Maddow is most popular for facilitating MSNBC’s ‘The Rachel Maddow Show.’

Who Is Rachel Maddow?

In 2005, political columnist Rachel Maddow started facilitating her own liberal political radio program, The Rachel Maddow Show on Air America. In January 2008, Maddow marked a select agreement with MSNBC as its political expert, and she proceeded to gain a huge number of grants through the broadcast rendition of The Rachel Maddow Show.

Early Life

Rachel Maddow was conceived on April 1, 1973, in Castro Valley, California, to a lawyer, Robert, and a school overseer, Elaine. Maddow indicated an enthusiasm for news coverage at an early age. She began perusing the paper when she was just seven, closing her spread to-cover perusing meetings with appropriate inquiries regarding what she had perused.

As a teenager, Maddow contended on the swimming, volleyball and ball groups at Castro Valley High School, yet a shoulder injury provoked her to forsake sports. Maddow gave the opening in her timetable to chipping in at a neighborhood AIDS facility, however she picked not to disclose to her traditionalist guardians, who had as of late learned she was gay.

In 1994, Maddow got a four year certification in open arrangement from Stanford University. After graduation she moved to San Francisco and turned into a dissident for the AIDS association ACT UP. Her work earned her a Rhodes Scholarship, making Maddow the primary straightforwardly gay U.S. occupant to win the honor. Maddow applied her grant toward going to Oxford University, where she got her doctorate in political theory.

Radio Career

In 1999 Maddow found a vocation as co-have on WRNX Radio’s The Dave in the Morning Show. Her next activity was a two-year spell as host of WRSI’s morning show Big Breakfast. In 2004, she tried out for Air America, a recently established liberal radio organization, and held a co-have position until the show was dropped in 2005.

The scratch-off ended up being a surprisingly positive development for Maddow, as Air America allowed her to fly solo with The Rachel Maddow Show. It filled in as one of Air America’s most elevated appraised programs until the organization collapsed in mid 2010.

Television Career: ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’

In 2006, Maddow figured out how to parlay her radio profession to digital TV when she turned into a customary on the MSNBC show The Situation with Tucker Carlson. She was likewise a common visitor on CNN’s Paula Zahn Now during the 2006 midterm races.

In January 2008, Maddow marked a selective agreement with MSNBC as the station’s political examiner. That September the dispatch of her daily digital TV program, likewise called The Rachel Maddow Show, denoted MSNBC’s best show presentation to date. She turned into the organization’s most conspicuous individual of note, filling in as a hero of liberal standards as the sectarian separation turned out to be more articulated on digital TV news.

In June 2018, Maddow drew consideration when she turned out to be too enthusiastic to even consider reading a breaking news report about the division of youngsters from guardians who unlawfully crossed the Mexico-U.S. outskirt, compelling her to give the duty to individual MSNBC telecaster Lawrence O’Donnell. Maddow later apologized on Twitter for being not able to transfer the report, which depicted how three safe houses were set up in south Texas to hold preschool-age kids.

Grants and Book

Maddow has collected a huge number of honors for her news work, including different Emmy and Gracie wins, the Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom Award, the John Steinbeck Award from San Jose State University and a GLAAD Award for extraordinary reporting.

Moreover, Maddow turned into a smash hit creator with the 2012 distribution of Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power, which inspected American strategy and enactment around there from late decades.

Individual Life

Maddow came out about her homosexuality when she was a 17-year-old green bean at Stanford. She met her accomplice, craftsman Susan Mikula, when Maddow was maintaining odd sources of income in Massachusetts while completing her exposition. In 1999, the pair moved into a farmhouse in provincial Massachusetts. Lately, Maddow has isolated her time between her homes in New York and in Massachusetts, where she has kept on dwelling with her sweetheart Susan and the couple’s Labrador retriever.

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