Susan Mikula Birthday, Wedding, Partner, Lesbian, Bio, Family, Net Worth

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 03 Feb, 2019
Susan Mikula Birthday, Wedding, Partner, Lesbian, Bio, Family, Net Worth

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Date of Birth 1958 Nationality American
Profession Photographer Marital Status Not Yet
Girlfriend/Dating Rachel Maddow (1999-) Gay/Lesbain Lesbian
Ethnicity White Height 5 Feet 6 Inches

Susan Mikula is a renowned American artist and photographer who is known for the use of older technology in her photos. Susan rose more into fame after getting linked to MNSBC news' political commentator Rachel Maddow. 

Susan Mikula Birthday, Bio

Susan Mikula's bio suggests that she was born in 1958 in New Jersey. Her family moved to New Hampshire when she was young. Susan also has a sister who now works as a medical photographer in Boston. Susan loved photography from a very young age which led her to pursue what she has been doing now. She attended the college at the Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts where she took classes in color theory. 

Susan who celebrated her birthday recently has now turned of age 61.

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Susan Mikula Wedding, partner

Susan knew from the beginning of her teenage years that she was a lesbian. She waited for the woman of her dreams and finally met Rachel Maddow around 1999.  Susan and Rachel first met when Susan had hired Rachel for some yard work. Rachel was doing odd jobs to get her by during her doctoral dissertation, and Susan needed someone to clean her yard when they both found each other. They went on several dates as they started to like each other and eventually fell in love. This couple resides in a pre–Civil War farmhouse in Western Massachusetts and sometimes in the West Village apartment in New York City. They often stay in their Massachusetts home on weekends and have tried hard at maintaining the original form of the building for the sake of history.

Although Susan and Rachel have been in a relationship for so long, they aren't looking forward to a wedding as Rachel said in one interview how she feels that gay people not being able to get married for generations, forever, meant that they came up with alternative ways of recognizing relationships. She added how she worries that if everybody has access to the same institutions, they will lose the creativity of subcultures having to make it on their own. 

As of now, Susan and Rachel are living a blissful life as longtime partners. 

Susan Mikula Net worth

Susan worked most of her life as an accountant at a firm while her work was being portrayed at group shows. She officially started to pursue her career as a photographer since 2007. Being a photographer and an artist Susan Mikula views the world in a different angle. Her photographs are mostly done in instant cameras mainly in Polaroid and on expired Polaroid films. Her photos are also out of focus and taken without extra light or flash.

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Her works have been displayed in different art galleries in the United States in cities like New York, San Francisco, Miami, and Los Angeles. In 2017 she showed site-specific works for the U.S. Consulate in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, sponsored by the Art in Embassies program. Susan has also written three books ”Susan Mikula: u.X,” “Susan Mikula: Photographs” and “Susan Mikula: American Bond.” 

Her successful career has garnered her a whopping net worth of $5 million.