Meghan McCain is an author and TV personality better known as the daughter of John McCain. She is also a blogger and first started gaining popularity for her work in 2007 with the McCain Blogette.
The 35-year-old TV host works on talk show The View. In addition to this, she has also published some books mostly focused on her own life and her dad’s politics.
What Is Meghan McCain’s Net Worth?
Meghan McCain’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million as of February 2020. She is a TV host and author who has worked extensively in the political field. Her parents, on the other hand, were worth $200 million.
The main source of her income is her salary from the show The View. The sales of her books have also contributed substantially to her net worth.
Salary From ‘The View’
Meghan’s work on the view has made her a star among fans of TV but she is one of the lowest-earning hosts on the show.
In fact, various sources have reported that she earns less than $1 million from her work on the show.
Whereas, her co-star Whoopi made over $5 million annually.
Career In Television
McCain started her career back in November 2011 when she joined MSNBC as an analyst. Then in 2012, she was called “noted idiot Meghan McCain” by Gawker for what they referred to as her inadequate political knowledge.
Then the same year she released the book titled America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom in collaboration with Michael Ian Black.
She has also appeared on TV shows like House of Lies, The Ben Shapiro Show: Sunday Special, Entertainment Tonight, Good Morning America, etc.
In 2004, she made a guest appearance in 2004 where she appeared alongside Jude Law and musical guest Ashlee Simpson.
Throughout her career, she has been heavily criticized for being against socialism.
In fact, Buzzfeed news has even done a segment on why it is fun to watch her cry on The View. She was berated for not reading a small segment of the show dedicated to honoring Black History Month in February 2020.
Additionally, fans have also expressed their disapproval for the host’s tendency to overstep her position on The View.
Death Of Father John McCain
Vietnam war veteran John McCain died on August 25, 2018, 4 days before what would’ve been his 82nd birthday (August 29) from Glioblastoma, which is the most aggressive type of cancer starting within the brain.
Many powerful political figures from all around the world came to pay their respects to John McCain. Meghan McCain addressed the nation at her father’s funeral.
McCain is actively involved in politics and has described herself as a Republican. She is a conservative politician but has said that she hates stereotypes and labels.
She has been highly active in advocating LGBTQ rights and also called the Trump Administration’s decision to ban transgender people from serving in the military “indefensible”.
In addition to this, McCain also supports same-sex marriage and conservation of the environment.
Meghan McCain was born on October 23, 1984, in Phoenix, Arizona, the USA to John McCain and Cindy McCain.
She went to Phoenix Country Day School and Xavier College Preparatory schools before going to Columbia College of Columbia University.
As of February 2020, she is married to Ben Domenech. The pair tied the knot on November 21, 2017, after engaging in July 2017. They suffered a miscarriage and revealed it in July 2019.