Rachel Anne Maddow was born on 1 April 1973 in Castro Valley, California. She works as a television news host and a liberal political commentator.
She hosts a weekly television show on MSNBC called The Rachel Maddow Show.
Maddow also hosted a syndicated talk radio show from 2005 to 2015; it was also called The Rachel Maddow Show.
She attended Standford University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in public policy; she also obtained a doctorate in political science from Oxford University.
In 2021 she received a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for the book she authored, Blowout. She is also a multiple Emmy Awards winner for her contributions to broadcasting.
Rachel is the first openly lesbian woman to host a major prime-time news program in the United States.
Who Is Rachel Maddow’s father Bob Maddow?
Bob Maddow is the father of American television news program host and liberal political commentator, Rachel Maddow.
Bob is a former U.S Air Force captain who upon resigning from the army worked as a lawyer for the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
Elaine Maddow is his wife, Rachel’s mother.
Elaine worked as a school program administrator. She is Canadian and has English and Irish ancestry.