Rachel Maddow is an American political commentator, television host, and author who is best known for hosting The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC since 2008. She has more than 10 million followers on Twitter, more than 3 million followers on Facebook, and more than 250k followers on Instagram.

Sun Sign



  • New York City, New York, United States
  • Manhattan, New York, United States
  • West Cummington, Massachusetts, United States

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rachel has dated –

  1. Susan Mikula (1999-Present) – Rachel has been in a long-term relationship with photographer and artist Susan Mikula since 1999.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Two birthmarks on her neck

Brand Endorsements

She has endorsed the ‘Xfinity’ brand.

Rachel Maddow Favorite Things

  • Names – Angostura, Peychaud
  • Smell – Clean river on a spring day
  • Drink To Make – Tantris Sidecar (Audrey Saunders’ recipe)
  • Bars – Pegu Club (New York), Daddy-O (New York)
  • Cocktails – Hemingway with Rhum Agricole, Agricole Daiquiri
  • Bands – Radiohead, Lucero
  • Films – The Manchurian Candidate (1962), The Thin Man (1934)
  • Brands Of Rye Whiskey – Michter’s, Pikesville, Rittenhouse, Sazerac
  • Republican – Abraham Lincoln
  • Reality Series – Ice Loves Coco
  • Book – Saga (Graphic comic book series)

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Rachel Maddow Facts

  1. Her parents discovered that she was a lesbian after reading her interview in the college newspaper where she outed herself as gay in her freshman year.
  2. Rachel released her debut book titled Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power in 2012. She was nominated for a Grammy Award in the ‘Best Spoken Word Album’ category but lost to Janice Ian for her memoir, Society’s Child.
  3. Her favorite hobby is fishing, which she does often to unwind.
  4. She was the first-ever openly gay student to receive a Rhodes Scholarship.
  5. Rachel has suffered from cyclical depression since her teenage years. She exercises regularly to sustain her mental health.
  6. Rachel’s partner Susan had battled coronavirus in 2020 and at one point, there were chances that the virus could have killed her.

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Facts of Rachel Anne Maddow

  • Gender Female
  • full nameRachel Anne Maddow
  • middle nameAnne
  • nicknamesRachel
  • birthplaceCastro Valley, California, United States
  • Date of Birth April 01, 1973
  • Age 48 years 8 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 7
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundEnglish and Irish
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$25 million
  • professionTelevision Host, Political Commentator, Author
  • weight66 kg or 145.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • high schoolCastro Valley High School
  • collegeStanford University
  • motherElaine Maddow
  • fatherRobert B. Maddow
  • brothersDavid Maddow
  • favorite bandsRadiohead, Lucero
  • favorite moviesThe Manchurian Candidate (1962), The Thin Man (1934)
  • favorite booksSaga (Graphic comic book series)

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