She earned the Doctor of Philosophy from the much renowned institution and there has been no turning back for her.She also went to the Castro Valley High School for her graduation and another popular university called the Stanford University for her education. She is a lesbian and she is very happy with her partner.Maddow herself has also been honored numerous times for her excellence in journalism; the Washington Post named her "Breakout Star of 2008." In 2010 she won a Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom Award for her documentary Maddow came out about her homosexuality when she was a 17-year-old freshman at Stanford.She met her partner, artist Susan Mikula, when Maddow was working odd jobs in Massachusetts while finishing her dissertation.She is one of the cutest and most talented television hosts and political commentator at the moment and her cute smile can make anyone a fan of hers.She is very humble and very down to earth when talked to.In 1999 the pair moved into an old farmhouse in rural Massachusetts.In recent years, Maddow has divided her time between her homes in New York and in Massachusetts, where she has continued to reside with her girlfriend Susan and the couple's Labrador retriever.
After that she got another opportunity and hence she grabbed it and this time it was the chance to work for Air America. Currently she is hosting her own TV show which is named as The Rachel Maddow Show and she is recognized at the highest level by this show. She went to the University of Oxford in the year 2001 for her degree in the field of politics.She is an extremely tall woman as she has a height of 5 feet 11 inches which falls around 1.80 meters.She has 3.1 million followers in Twitter which proves her stardom.That September the launch of her nightly cable television program, also called , marked MSNBC’s most successful show debut to date.Since its inception the show has boosted MSNBC’s ratings and received a number of awards, including the Television Critics Association award for "Outstanding Achievement in News and Television" and a 2010 GLAAD Award.