Radio and talk show host Laura Ingraham is revered for her contributions to journalism. Like President Donald Trump, of whom she is a strong supporter, Ingraham often faces a backlash from opposition liberals. She is best known for hosting FOX News’ The Ingraham Angle, as well as the national radio program The Laura Ingraham Show.
Laura Ingraham of FOX NEWS Biography
Laura Anne Ingraham was born on June 19, 1963 in Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States. Her father, James Frederick Ingraham III, was a World War II veteran. He is of English and Irish descent. His mother Anne Caroline (née Kozak) was born into a family of Polish immigrants. From the age of 70, Ingraham’s mother worked as a waitress.
Laura has three older brothers, of whom Curtisqui is homosexual. PS: She has zero tolerance towards homosexuals. However, after seeing her gay brother and his partner suffer a fierce battle with AIDS, she would have changed her view of homosexuality. She still believes that marriage should be between a man and a woman.
Laura attended Glastonbury Secondary School from where she graduated in 1981. She then studied at Dartmouth College, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1985. Ingraham’s passion for journalism and politics s is developed from high school. While in college, she became the first female editor of an unofficial, conservative college journal, The Dartmouth Review.
During his college years, Ingraham wrote a number of controversial articles, including one about gay students and another alleging that Dartmouth music teacher Bill Cole was racist and engaged in a unprofessional behavior. The latter resulted in a $2.5 million lawsuit against the college publication, but the prof dropped the suit after two years of legal proceedings.
In the late 1980s, Ingraham began working in the Ronald Reagan-led government as a speechwriter for the domestic policy adviser. In 1991, she earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, after which she served as a law clerk to Judge Ralph K. Winter, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in New York. Ingraham then worked as a clerk for United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. She also worked as an attorney with the New York-based law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
In the late 1990s, Ingraham began to foray into electronic media. She started commentating for CBS and launched her own MSNBC show, Watch It!. Her biggest break from the media came in 2001, when she launched her eponymous radio show.
Fast forward to 2007, Ingraham started working as a contributor for FOX News. In early 2017, Ingraham considered running for the U.S. Senate seat in Virginia after being approached by a group of conservative officials. However, she changed her mind and started hosting The Ingraham Angle program on FOX News.
She is the owner and editor of Ingraham Media Group’s LifeZette media publication which she co-founded with businessman Peter Anthony.
She’s worn many hats throughout her life, and has done well to make sure they’re all in good shape. Her eponymous radio show on XM Satellite Radio is the most-listened to woman on political talk radio. She has written a number of New York Times bestsellers, including The Hillary Trap, Shut Up & Sing and The Obama Diaries.
Laura Ingraham can earn up to $15 million a year from her various ventures. His net worth is estimated between $50 million and $70 million.
Her career took off in March 2018 when teenage Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor David Hogg, whom she had ridiculed on Twitter, called on brands to boycott her FOX Show.
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Laura wasn’t as lucky in her romantic life as she was with her career. She has never been married before, however, she has dated the likes of former New Jersey Democratic senator Robert Torricelli, political commentator Dinesh D’Souza and journalist Keith Olbermann.
In April 2005, she was engaged to James V. Reyes, a Chicago businessman. However, a month later, she announced that the engagement was off, in part due to the diagnosis of breast cancer and surgery.
Ingraham did not allow her young daughter to rob herof the joys of motherhood. She is the mother of three adopted children, including her daughter Maria Caroline from Guatemala, adopted in May 2008, and her Russian sons, Michael Dmitri, and Nikolai Peter, adopted respectively in July 2009 and June 2011, at the age of 13 months.