Meghan McCain - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 30, 2020

Meghan McCain
Profession: Columnist, Author, TV host
Best Known For: The View
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 23, 1984 (age 36)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Meghan Marguerite McCain
Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: John McCain
Mother's Name: Cindy McCain
Siblings: 4

James McCain (younger brother)
John Sidney McCain IV (younger brother)
Bridget McCain (adopted sister)
Sidney McCain (older half-sister)

High School: Phoenix Country Day School, Xavier College Preparatory
University: Columbia University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 21, 2017
Husband's Name: Ben Domenech

Body Measurements

Height: 1.54 meter (5 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 60 kg (132.28 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 6.5 US
Dress Size: 12 US
Breast Size: 40 inch
Waist Size: 29 inch
Hip Size: 38 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: D

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Who is Meghan McCain?

Meghan McCain is a columnist, author, and TV host by profession and American by nationality. She is best known as an ABC News contributor and a co-host of The View.

Meghan McCain: Age, Parents, Siblings

Meghan McCain’s birth took place on October 23, 1984, in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She was born on Meghan Marguerite McCain to mother Cindy McCain and father John McCain, who was a 2008 presidential candidate and late U.S. senator.

She is not the only child of her parents and is the oldest among three siblings- brothers James McCain, John Sidney McCain IV and adopted sister Bridget McCain, a Bangladeshi orphan who the family had adopted at three months old. From her father’s first marriage, she has a half-sister named Sidney McCain and two step-siblings.

Source: Instagram (young Meghan McCain with her father)

Education, Ethnicity

Meghan McCain was educated at the Phoenix Country Day School and Xavier College Preparatory. She later attended Columbia University from where she earned a bachelor's degree in art history.

Her ethnicity includes English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh.

Meghan McCain: Boyfriend, Husband, Children

McCain got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Ben Domenech, who is a conservative writer and commentator. They had met on Twitter. The couple married on November 21, 2017, and the wedding was held at her family ranch in Sedona, Arizona.

In March 2020 she revealed that she was pregnant with her first child after suffering a miscarriage.

Source: People (Meghan McCain, Ben Domenech)

As of now the Meghan McCain and her husband have not revealed any pregnancy or childbirth news. They are happy together without any rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Meghan McCain: Career

As a talk show host

Soon after graduation, McCain interned at Newsweek and Saturday Night Live as she had planned to become a music journalist. Meghan McCain has hosted talk show Raising McCain (September 2013 – January 2014), TakePart Live (May 2014- December 2014),  America Now (2015 - 2017), Outnumbered (2016-2017).

She joined FOX News as a contributor in July 2015 and was selected as the co-host of The View on October 9, 2017. She currently hosts the show with Abby Huntsman, Ana Navarro, Sunny Hostin.

Also read: Jennifer Lahmers - Host, Anchor, Journalist 

Source: Disney ABC Press (Meghan McCain, Abby Huntsman)

In politics

Meghan McCain politically identifies as a Republican and agrees with global warming, stem-cell research, supports environmentalist legislation and favors pro-life, sex education,  gay rights,  same-sex marriage, gay adoption, and birth control.

As a writer and author

In addition, Meghan McCain is also a writer. Her books include Dirty Sexy Politics (2010), My Dad, John McCain (2008), and 2012’s America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom, co-written with  Michael Ian Black. She is also a blogger and has been writing for The Daily Beast since January 2009.

Also read: Holly Sonders - Reporter, Host at Fox Sports 

Meghan McCain: Awards, Nominations

McCain has been nominated for 2014’s GLAAD Media Award and 2018’s Daytime Emmy Award.

Meghan McCain: Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth is estimated to be $4 Million while there have been no estimates on her salary

Meghan McCain: Social Media

As for social media, Meghan McCain keeps her fans updated on Instagram, Twitter and is absent from Facebook.

Also read: Nancy O'Dell - TV host, Entertainment journalist 

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