It is indeed a struggle to carry yourself forward amid the imbalance in family relationships. More than others, American political reporter Matt Drudge knows what it feels like to be in the situation, where your parents decide to part ways with one another.
Well, Matt was only at the age of six when his folks ended their marriage terms. He was then raised up by his mother.
Besides, Matt was frequently described as a loner when he was growing up. Being left out by his own father, it was no surprise that he had to be in his own terms for some time.
Picking the broken pieces with swaying time, Matt managed to rule the media world with his effective professionalism as a political commentator. Besides, he also became the creator and editor of the Drudge Report, an American conservative news aggregation website.
Apart from that, Drudge has amassed a lot of fame as a radio host and a TV show presenter. He was active as the host of the Fox News’ Drudge, a Saturday night television show from June 1998 to November 1999.
Matt Drudge lashes out at National Hurricane Center on C-SPAN in 2016 (Photo: mediamatters.org)
During his professional career, Matt was also sued by Clinton presidential aide Sydney Blumenthal, when he wrongly accused Sydney of spousal abuse via a report.
With ups and downs, Matt Drudge has lived quite an alluring professional career, which is still going on the smooth track. In between, he has also written a book titled Deudge Manifesto, which reached the New York Times Best Seller list in 2000.
Matt Drudge’s Wiki Details
Matt Drudge was born as Matthew Nathan ‘’Matt’’ Drudge on 27 October 1966. He is 51 years of age and is the resident of Takoma Park, Maryland, the United States.
Matt is the only child to his parents, who have both been the Democrats working for the federal government. His father, Robert Drudge, is a former social worker, who also owns the reference site, refdesk.com. Besides Matt’s mother formerly served as a staff attorney for U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy.
For his academics, Drudge graduated from Northwood High School in 1984. Subsequently, he began to polish his professional career.
Matt Drudge’s Net Worth
The veteran political commentator summons an astounding earning for his persistent analytical works. He has the individual net worth of $150 million that ranks him in the list of high earning media personalities.
Besides the sum, Matt owns a $1.4 million Mediterranean-style stucco house on Rivo Alto Island, in Miami. Given his status, no surprise that Drudge possesses a compelling lifestyle.
Is Matt Drudge Married Or Gay?
With the Medias publishing news on the basis of ‘rumors’, it is quite an arduous tasks to cover out the reality of a certain topic. Same was the case when Matt Drudge was listed on Out Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America in the year 2009.
Out Magazine stated,
"Although he has not publicly acknowledged his sexuality, the 42-year-old journalist has enjoyed a long-term relationship with a male landscape gardener."
The rumor surfaced on media when Washington D.C. landscaper David Cohen allegedly claimed that he had a long-term relationship with Matt Drudge while speaking to the New York Daily News.
However, Drudge snapped the rumors away by responding to the Out Magazine' article and claiming that he was not gay.
Though Matt has opened about his sexual orientation, it is still an enigma whether Drudge is married or in a relationship. Above all these, he seems entirely occupied with his professional career.