Meghan McCain Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Children and Net Worth
This article will answer every question you have about Meghan McCain. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Meghan McCain do for a living?
- Who are Meghan McCain’s parents and siblings?
- What are Meghan McCain’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Meghan McCain married or does she have a boyfriend?
- Does Meghan McCain have any children?
- Where is Meghan McCain now?
- How tall is Meghan McCain?
- How much money does Meghan McCain earn?
- What is Meghan McCain’s net worth?
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Who is Meghan McCain?
Meghan McCain (Meghan Marguerite McCain) is an American author, conservative columnist, and television personality. Meghan worked for Fox News, MSNBC, and ABC News. For most of her life, she has been a public figure. McCain’s first appearance was at the 1996 Republican National Convention. In 2007, Meghan received media attention of her own accord for her blog, McCain Blogette.
During her father’s presidential campaign in 2008, she documented the campaign trail. Meghan became a contributing author for The Daily Beast in 2009. McCain appeared on the NPR news quiz show Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me and won the listener prize in September 2010. She co-hosted the daytime talk show, Outnumbered, from 2016 to 2017. Later Meghan co-hosted the daytime talk show, The View, until 2021. Following her departure from The View, she became a columnist for the Daily Mail newspaper.
McCain collaborated with Michael Ian Black in 2011 in a book America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom. She lambasts Karl Rove, Republican strategist, for his role in the attacks against her younger sister in her father’s 2000 presidential campaign. Again she castigates Bill Clinton for his acts in the Lewinsky scandal. Meghan praises Hillary Clinton despite their ideological differences for having opened doors and shattered many glass ceilings for women in politics.
McCain stated her sex education support on a May 2009 episode of the Colbert Report. She criticized the sexual abstinence campaign by Bristol Palin saying it was unrealistic in this generation. Meghan has subsequently co-hosted The View in September 2009 and February 2010.
How Old is Meghan McCain?
Meghan was born on 23rd October 1984. She is 36 years old as of 2020. McCain shares her birthday with celebrities such as Martin Luther King III, Ryan Reynolds, Dianne Reeves, Ang Lee, Emilia Clarke, Pele, “Weird Al” Yankovic among others.
Meghan McCain Family
Who are Meghan McMcain’s Parents?
Meghan was born in Phoenix, Arizona, to Senator John McCain and Cindy McCain. Her father was an American statesman, US Navy officer and served as the US Senator of Arizona from 1987 till his demise in 2018. He was previously in the US House of Representatives for two terms. Additionally, he was the Republican nominee for the 2008 presidential elections which he lost to Barack Obama. Her mother, Cindy, is an American philanthropist, special educator, businesswoman, humanitarian, and author.
Does Meghan McMcain have Siblings?
Meghan is the eldest of her siblings. Her siblings are Bridget McCain, John Sidney McCain IV, James McCain, Andrew McCain, Douglas McCain, Sidney McCain, and Jack McCain. Meghan delivered a eulogy at her father’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral on 1st September 2018. She mourned her father’s demise describing it as the greatest loss of America.
Meghan McCain Education
McCain went to Phoenix Country Day School and Xavier College Preparatory, an all-girl private Catholic high school. When she was 11 years old, she appeared at the 1996 Republican National Convention. Meghan was presented to society at the Board of Visitors Debutante Ball at the Camelback Inn in Paradise Valley, Arizona, on 5th April 2003. In 2007, she earned her bachelor’s degree in art history at Columbia University. Meghan initially planned to be a music journalist and interned at Newsweek and Saturday Night Live.
Meghan McCain’s Spouse
McCain was engaged to Ben Domenech, a conservative author, and commentator in July 2017. They got married on 21st November 2017 at her family ranch in Page Springs, Arizona. Meghan announced her miscarriage in July 2019.
Meghan McCain’s Children
McCain delivered her firstborn girl, Liberty in 2020. She is the only couple’s child.
How tall is Meghan McCain?
Adding to her well-curved body, Meghan stands at a height of 1.55 meters.
Meghan McCain’s Career
In 2007, Meghan launched a blog titled McCain Blogette. She documented her father’s presidential campaign, fashion, pop culture, and music. On 12th June, she posted in her blog announcing the change of her party registration to Republican. She did so as a symbol of commitment to her father and to reflect the faith she had in her father’s ability of an effective leader. Meghan explains in her book, Dirty Sexy Politics, how she almost overdosed on Xanax during election day.
She published a book, My Dad, John McCain, in 2008. Meghan stated in an interview on Larry King Live in September 2008 that she was much in politics that she missed out on any romantic relationship during her father’s campaign. She was deemed “too controversial” by Steve Schmidt and other McCain campaign staffers limiting her appearance in the campaign.
Meghan McCain in The Daily Beast
In January 2009, Meghan started writing for The Daily Beast. She wrote an article, “My Beef With Ann Coulter.” for The Daily Beast in March 2009. She questioned Republican support for Ann Coulter, the conservative writer, and columnist. Laura Ingraham, a conservative radio talk show, challenged her article by comparing her to a “valley girl.” Laura mocked Meghan about her body size and called her a plus-sized model.
McCain responded to the mockery in her second article for The Daily Beast titled “Quit Talking About My Weight, Laura Ingraham”. She said that she thought the discourse change in her body was “terrible”. Meghan argued, “When Tyra Banks went on her show in a bathing suit and said ‘kiss my fat ass,’ that’s what I feel like. Kiss my fat ass!” Laura responded calling Meghan a “useful idiot.”
Meghan signed a six-figure book deal with Hyperion in April 2009. She stated that she was trying to be a young, cool Republican woman for other Republican women. Reporters such as Rachel Maddow and Kathleen Parker concluded that Meghan had the same “maverick gene” as her father. Rush Limbaugh, a conservative commentator suggested that most Republicans wished the departure of Meghan and her father. This was after the April 2009 party switch by senator Arlen Specter from Republican to Democratic.
Dirty Sexy Politics, her campaign memoir was published in September 2010. She explains her opinions about Sarah Palin. She also describes her relations with the McCain campaign staff. Her book is described as a coming-of-age narrative about herself by The New York Times.
Meghan publicly discuss her struggles with her father’s death griefs in 2018. She became an opinion columnist for the tabloid newspaper the Daily Mail in September 2021.
Meghan McCain Tv Career
McCain became an analyst on MSNBC. Her road-based talk show Raising McCain started on the start-up Pivot cable and satellite television channel in September 2013. The show was canceled in January 2014. On the same channel, she co-hosted the show TakePart Live. She made an appearance in May 2014 with Jacob Soboroff. Later in December, the show was canceled.
In July 2015, Meghan signed in as a Fox News contributor. She was named as a regular co-host of the afternoon program, Outnumbered on November 14, 2016. McCain was named a permanent co-host of the ABC daytime talk show The View. This was after her departure from Fox News in September 2017. She made her debut on the 9th October 2017, episode. Meghan was previously a co-host in this show in 2008 and 2010. After her 4th season in July 2021, Meghan announced her exit from the show.
Meghan McCain Political and Social views
McCain is a Republican and liberal on social issues. She is an independent registered voter since she was 18 years and voted for John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election.
Meghan agrees with her father on global warming, stem-cell research, and supporting environmentalist legislation opinions. She opposed the Arizona SB1070 anti-illegal immigration law, although her father supported it. Meghan doesn’t comment on economic issues. She even remarked on The Rachel Maddow Show, “I didn’t even take econ[omics] in college. I don’t completely understand it so I’d hate to make a comment one way or the other. That’s—truly of all the things—I keep reading and I just don’t understand it.”
Meghan campaigns for gay rights (LGBT). She also supports same-sex marriage and gay adoption. Meghan with her mother Cindy posed for the NOH8 Campaign in June 2009. This was a celebrity photo project that protested California’s Proposition 8 constitutional amendment. They were in favor of repealing “Don’t ask, don’t tell” and allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the U.S. military. This is a position her father adopted prior to his 2008 presidential run. In 2015, Meghanco-hosted GLAAD’s Concert for Love and Acceptance in Nashville.
During the 2016 presidential elections, she neither voted for Clinton nor Trump.
Meghan spoke against the pro-Trump mob storming of the United States Capitol in January 2021. Meghan suggested that they should be treated as Al-Qaeda. She stated, “The bedrock of our democracy and the bedrock of who we are as Americans is the peaceful transition of power. And he is clearly a president who has turned into a mad king”, calling for the 25th Amendment to be invoked, and Trump to be removed from office.
Meghan McCain Net Worth
Out of her career, Meghan has an estimated net worth of $10 million.