Meghan McCain Bio
|Meghan Marguerite McCain was born on 23 October 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. She is an American columnist, author, former Fox News contributor, and current co-host of The View.
McCain is the daughter of 2008 presidential candidate and the late U.S. Senator John McCain and Cindy McCain. McCain first attracted media attention in 2007 for her blog, McCain Blogette, on which she documented life on the campaign trail and mused about fashion, music, and pop culture. In 2009 Marguerite became a contributing author for The Daily Beast, and in 2011, began appearing as a contributor on MSNBC. In 2013 she began hosting on the start-up Pivot channel and in 2014 assumed the co-host role on Pivot’s TakePart Live until that show was canceled later in the year.
In July 2015 McCain joined Fox News as a contributor. She was announced a regular co-host of the afternoon talk program Outnumbered on 14 November 2016. She left the program and network in September 2017. She was named co-host of The View on October 9, 2017, as well as serving as a contributor and political analyst for ABC News appearing on programs such as Good Morning America and This Week.
|Born||23 October 1984in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.|
|Age||33 Years old as of 2018|
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
|Height||5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)|
|Political party||Republican (2008–present)
Independent (before 2008)
Ben Domenech (m. 2017)
|Parent(s)||John McCain (1936-2018)
|Siblings||Bridget McCain, James McCain, John Sidney McCain IV, Sidney McCain, Andrew McCain, Douglas McCain, Jack McCain|
|Net Work||$4 million Net Worth as of 2018|
Meghan McCain Biography
McCain is the eldest of the four children of John McCain (1936–2018) and Cindy Hensley McCain. Her father involvement in politics and her career a Television host and Author has made her a public figure for much of her life, first appearing at the 1996 Republican National Convention.
She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and attended Phoenix Country Day School and Xavier College Preparatory, an all-girl private Catholic high school. She attended Columbia University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in art history.
McCain originally planned to become a music journalist and interned at Newsweek and Saturday Night Live.
Meghan McCain Husband Ben Domenech
In July 2017 McCain became engaged to conservative writer and commentator Ben Domenech. They were married on 21 November 2017, at McCain’s family ranch in Sedona, Arizona.
She is quoted saying, even though she went to a Catholic school, she was raised a Baptist and remains one. She does not consider herself an evangelical, but rather a mainline in the Baptist tradition.
Meghan McCain Wedding
In July 2017 McCain became engaged to conservative writer and commentator Ben Domenech. Their wedding ceremony wast McCain’s family ranch in Sedona, Arizona on 21 November 2017. Below are some pictures of the event.
Meghan McCain on the passing of his father John McCain (1936–2018)
Meghan McCain posted on Instagram upon the death of his father on 25 August 2018. “My family is deeply appreciative of all the love and generosity you have shown us during this past year. Thank you for all your continued support and prayers. We could not have made it this far without you – you’ve given us strength to carry on.”
On Friday morning 31 August 2018, Meghan McCain seemingly threw shade at Vice President Mike Pence when he offered a eulogy honoring her father at his funeral.
As Pence began his speech commemorating the former US Senator’s impressive military record, Meghan appeared to glare at Pence and gave him the side eye for some time as she grasped her 106-year-old grandmother’s hand.
Meghan McCain Eulogy
On September 1, 2018 she held a eulogy at her father’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral. She told about 3,000 mourners “We mourn the passing of American greatness, the real thing. The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again because America was always great.”
Meghan McCain Writings
- McCain, Meghan (2008), My Dad, John McCain, Aladdin Paperbacks. ISBN 1-4169-7528-4
- McCain, Meghan (2010), Dirty Sexy Politics, Hyperion. ISBN 1-4013-2377-4
- McCain, Meghan and Michael Ian Black (2012), America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom Da Capo Press. ISBN 0-307-99023-0
Meghan McCain Awards and nominations
|2014||GLAAD Media Award||Outstanding Talk Show Episode
(as host and producer)
|2018||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
(shared with Joy Behar, Jedediah Bila, Paula Faris, Whoopi Goldberg, Sara Haines, and Sunny Hostin)