What is Rachel Maddow’s net worth?

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, who hosts The Rachel Maddow Show, has accumulated a vast net worth after spending years in broadcasting.

In August 2021, NBC Universal made an announcement about Maddow’s schedule and pay to allow more flexibility for the host.


Rachel MaddowCredit: MSNBC

What is Rachel Maddow’s net worth?

Maddow is reportedly worth $25million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Reportedly, Maddow is one of the highest-paid news anchors on television, earning $7 million annually as a news anchor at MSNBC, writes The Street.

The Castro Valley, California native is a news industry pioneer as the first-ever gay/lesbian host of a major network news show.

Maddow was one of the original hosts for “Air America” the politically left-leaning national radio network back in 2004 and 2005.

Rachel Maddow is the first openly gay host of a major network news show


Rachel Maddow is the first openly gay host of a major network news showCredit: Getty

She scored her show after acting as a substitute host for various network news programs in 2008 and 2009 and has maintained consistent ratings since.

In August 2021, it was reported NBCUniversal will give Maddow $30 million per year to keep her with the company through the 2024 election writes the Daily Beast.

Reportedly, part of the deal includes Maddow’s nightly show ending in 2022. Instead, after stepping back from The Rachel Maddow Show, “she will host a weekly program set to air roughly 30 weeks out of the year,” according to the outlet.

Who is Rachel Maddow’s partner Susan Mikula?

Susan Mikula is a is an American artist and photographer.

She uses older technology to produce her photographs, including pinhole and polaroid cameras.

Mikula developed her self-taught photography skills at a young age before she earned her degree from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts..

It is believed Mikula contracted coronavirus at the beginning of November 2020, because Rachel took time off work around that time after being in a “close contact” tested positive for Covid-19.

Rachel Maddow and Susan Mikula


Rachel Maddow and Susan MikulaCredit: Alamy

However, it wasn’t confirmed until November 19, 2020, when Rachel returned to her show on MSNBC.

On The Rachel Maddow Show she shared her experience with the virus in the hopes of preventing someone else from having to go through what she did.

Rachel explained how important Susan is to her, describing her partner as “the center of my universe”.

Rachel stated: “My relationship with Susan is the only thing at the end of the day that I would kill or die for without hesitation.”

When did Rachel Maddow and Susan Mikula meet?

The couple met in 1999 while Rachel was working on her doctoral dissertation.

Mikula hired Maddow to work on her yard and they went on to date before they became partners.

Susan Mikula, Annie Philbin, Barbara Kruger and Rachel Maddow attend 2012 Hammer Gala at Hammer Museum


Susan Mikula, Annie Philbin, Barbara Kruger and Rachel Maddow attend 2012 Hammer Gala at Hammer MuseumCredit: Getty

Their first date was at the Ladies Day on the Range event hosted by the National Rifle Association.

They split their time between their pre-Civil War farmhouse in Western Massachusetts and an apartment in the West Village, Manhattan.

The couple are not married.

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