The name ‘McCain’ has become a household name in the United States, thanks to John McCain‘s resilience and remarkable feats in the political landscape of the United States. While the political icon is no more, his legacy continues to live through wife and children which includes Meghan McCain.
Meghan is a multi-talented American media personality, columnist, TV host and acclaimed author. She is most popular for her stint with various mainstream media outlets including ABC News, Fox News, MSNBC, and The Daily Beast, to mention a few. Beyond that, she is renowned as the first daughter of the late US Senator, John McCain. Coming from a family that has a strong political background, Meghan played a vital role during her father’s campaigns when he was alive.
After John McCain’s demise in 2018, the media attention was shifted to his family more especially Meghan, her mother, and siblings during their grieving moments. Although Meghan was born with a silver spoon, she didn’t want to dwell on her father’s fortune. Hence, she has pursued a career of her choice for which she has become popular. Learn more about her bio, family, and other facts below.
Meghan McCain – Bio (Age)
The charming media personality was born as Meghan Marguerite McCain on the 23rd of October 1984. She was born to Arizona natives, John McCain and his wife, Cindy McCain. She spent her early years in Phoenix, Arizona where she graduated from Phoenix Country Day School. Afterward, she enrolled in an all-girl private Catholic high school, Xavier College Preparatory.
Although she initially had a dream of becoming a music journalist, Meghan went on to acquire a bachelor’s degree in Art History from Columbia University. Soon after her graduation, she enrolled for an internship at Newsweek as well as Saturday Night Live.
After her internship, Meghan McCain kicked off her professional career working as a columnist for a variety of media outlets. At the initial stages of her career, Meghan first started a personal blog tagged McCain Blogette, where she provides contents on politics, fashion, pop culture, and music. She garnered wide popularity in 2007, following her live documentary of her father’s campaign for his reelection in 2008.
The following year, she was recruited by The Daily Beast where she has been working as a contributing writer to date. Later on, she started appearing as a political pundit and analyst on mainstream networks such as MSNBC, FOX and ABC News. She served as one of the hosts of Fox’s Outnumbered from 2015 to 2017. Since 2017, she has been working as a political analyst as well as co-anchor of ABC shows – This Week and Good Morning America.
Family – Siblings
While Meghan McCain has become a prominent personality in America, it might interest you to know that she is not the only child born to her parents. Meghan is the eldest among the four children of late Senator John McCain and his second wife, Cindy McCain. She has two biological siblings, brothers named John McCain IV (b. 1986) and James (b. 1988). In addition to this, she also has an adopted sister named Bridget, who was three months old when she was adopted by the McCain family from an orphanage run by Mother Teresa in Bangladeshi.
From her father’s first marriage, John had a daughter named Sidney with his then-wife Carol Shepp. He also adopted Carol’s two sons – Douglas and Andrew.
Interestingly, the McCain family has a long history of a military career. Just like their father, Meghan’s brothers – James and John IV have also established themselves as US military officers. Similarly, Douglas and Andrew also served in the US military.
Is She Married, Who Is Her Husband?
Meghan McCain is a happily married woman and the better half of the conservative commentator and writer, Ben Domenech. Ben was born and raised in South Carolina. He is the son of Douglas Domenech, the current Assistant US Secretary for Insular Areas and his wife, Jeanne Schram. Ben has worked with several media outlets in the United States; he is equally the co-founder The Federalist, an American conservative online magazine.
The gorgeous couple began her relationship a few years ago, however, there is no information regarding when and how their relationship started. The news of their relationship saw the light of the day in July 2017 when the lovebirds announced their engagement. A few months later, they tied the knot in a lavish wedding held on the 21st of November 2017. Since then, they have been together and there is no sign of marital issues between them. Although they don’t have kids yet, they might have plans of having them in the near future.
Height And Body Measurements
The media star is undeniably pretty and also has an incredible personality. While she is not tall, standing at a height of 5 feet 1 inch, Meghan certainly won’t be lost in the crowd. With a body weight of 62 kg (137 lbs), her body measurements are 40-29-38 inches for her bust, waist, and hips respectively. In addition, her bra size is 36D, shoe size – 6 (US) and dress size 12 – (US). Her other distinctive features include her long blonde hair and pair of blue eyes.