American News Organizations are known for their deep and extensive news coverage which has made it one of the leading journalism community in the world. It also boasts of news talk shows, which has made politically influential people out of a number of personalities, like Laura Ingraham, who works for Fox News as the host of The Ingraham Angle.
Laura Ingraham, who is a conservative Republican has been working in the broadcasting industry for over 20 years, having started her career with MSNBC in 1996. She has worked at different levels as a government official and has also spent time working as an attorney in a law firm. Read all about Laura Ingraham, her life and career below.
Laura Ingraham’s Bio, Age
Laura Ingraham’s life began on the 19th of June 1963 when she was born in Glastonbury, Connecticut to parents James Frederick Ingraham III and Anne Caroline Ingraham. Through her grandparents, Laura is of Irish, English and Polish ancestry.
In 1981, she completed her basic education at Glastonbury High School before proceeding to Dartmouth College where she earned herself a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1985. A certified lawyer, Laura Ingraham earned her J.D from the University of Virginia School of Law.
She began to develop notoriety as a conservative from college and this helped her in securing significant roles after she graduated college in 1985. She worked for the Reagan administration as a speechwriter and also served as an editor for The Prospect, a magazine owned by the alumni of Princeton University. She had first worked as an editor for her college newspaper, The Dartmouth Review.
Following her acquisition of a law degree in 1991, she began a career in law by working as a law clerk for Ralph K. Winter Jr, a judge for the U.S Court of Appeals in the Second Circuit. She also worked as a clerk for Clarence Thomas, a Supreme Court judge. The early and high level of exposure she had a law graduate eventually culminated in a role as an attorney for the prestigious law firm, Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom.
Through her career as a government official and her career as a lawyer, Laura Ingraham was not a public personality but all of that changed in 1996 when she became a host for MSNBC, for the show, Watch It!. She also worked as a political commentator for CBS.
Her time on both news organizations was short lived but she did not quit broadcasting, choosing to become a radio host by starting her own show, The Laura Ingraham Show in April 2001. The show was a success, airing on over 306 stations across the country and on satellite radio through XM Satellite Radio.
Her success as a radio host eventually got her back on television, joining Fox News in 2008 for the show, Just In. She was equally successful on the show and has remained with Fox News ever since, starting out a new show in October 2017 titled The Ingraham Angle.
Laura Ingraham’s time in the broadcasting industry has caused her to start her own media company, Ingraham Media Group which is known for the production of the digital magazine, LifeZette.
Married – Husband, Children
Surprisingly, as a conservative, who preaches traditional values of marital life between a man, woman, and children, Laura Ingraham is not a married woman. Although she has had a string of relationships, which have included several notable personalities like Keith Olbermann, Dinesh D’Souza, George T. Conway, and James V. Reyes, a businessman whom she was briefly engaged to, they have all failed.
She has, however, circumvented her lack of a stable relationship by adopting three children – a Guatemala girl in 2008, a Russian boy in 2009 and another boy in 2011, making her a single parent of three children.
What Is Laura Ingraham’s Net Worth?
With a professional career that has cut across different sectors, from working as a government official to being a private attorney at a notable law firm to being a broadcaster and becoming one of the leading voices of the conservative agenda, with a radio and TV reach, along with published books numbering at least five which have been New York Times bestsellers, she has been able to accrue an estimated net worth of about $45 million.
Laura Ingraham might come across as a mean-spirited person through some of her opinions and comments but her physical looks tell a different story. With a body height of 6 feet 3 inches and a weight of 59kg, she has a slim figure, which, combined with her body measurement of 34-25-35 inches, measuring her bust, waist, and hips respectively, makes her a gorgeous looking woman.
Other noticeable features about her include dark brown eyes and blonde hair. She wears a US size 10 shoe and has a dress size of 6.