Monica Crowley is a famous American journalist who has accumulated fame as a columnist, political commentator, talk radio personality and author. Furthermore, Crowley came to fame for her appearance on Fox News.
Monica Crowley has a Ph.D. degree in international affairs
On September 19, 1968, Monica Crowley was born at an Army base in Fort Huachuca, Arizona. She grew up in Warren Township, New Jersey.
She graduated with a B.A. degree majoring in political science from Colgate University and later completed her Ph.D. in international affairs from Columbia University. Her interest in politics developed from former president Ronald Reagan’s influential speech.
Monica started her career at an early age. Former President Richard Nixon hired her to serve him as a consultant and editorial adviser for his last two books published posthumously.
Monica Crowley withdraws from Donald Trump’s administration
Monica Crowley started as a columnist for various magazines like The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal, etc.
In mid-1990, Crowley came up as a commentator for National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. By 2002, she had her radio show, The Monica Crowley Show, available as a podcast on iTunes.
Crowley became foreign affairs and political analyst at Fox News Channel. Here, she joined as a substitute for Sean Hannity on the show Hannity. She also appeared as an occasional panelist on Fox News Channel’s late-night satire show, Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld, and in the Netflix series House of Cards.
In 2016 Monica would be joining the Trump administration as a deputy national security adviser. For this matter, Fox News Channel terminated her contract in mutual understanding.
But In January 2017, Crowley withdrew from her consideration for the role under Donald Trump’s administration. And recently, in March 2017, she joined the Douglas Schoen firm as a part-time consultant. She will be providing outreach services on behalf of Victor Pinchuk, a Ukrainian industrialist and political figure.
Monica Crowley’s plagiarism controversy
In 1999, Monica Crowley’s column about Richard Nixon was accused of having several similarities with a piece of Paul Johnson written a decade earlier. Monica explained that the accusations were not true and she has not and would never use materials from other sources without citing them.
The allegation was settled until January 7, 2017. Moreover, CNN claimed numerous instances of plagiarism in Crowley’s book, What the Beep Just Happened?. Two days later, Politico reported a dozen more cases of cribbing in her Ph.D. dissertation.
Her book, which was in its last stage of the sale cycle, was abandoned for sales by its publisher, Harper Collins, permitting the writer to revise the material. As for other consequences, The Washington Times, where she previously served as an online opinion writer, assured her that they would go through her works to avoid possible plagiarism.
Monica Crowley’s marriage rumors and her net worth
Monica Crowley isn’t married to anyone to date. But, rumors about her husband came to light. Moreover, at first, her romantic link was with Bill Siegel, a director and producer. Reportedly, the couple had been together for a long time, but neither Siegel nor Crowley commented on the subject of their relationship.
Rumors surfaced that Monica married an American radio and TV host, Alan Colmes. But, in actuality, Alan is her sister Jocelyn Elise Crowley‘s husband. Similarities in appearances of the two sisters must’ve led the media to this hoax. Monica remains single for now.
In her illustrious career, Crowley has accumulated an enormous success becoming one of the celebrated personalities in her field. Besides that, her career has also provided her with financial stability.
With an approximate salary of $170,500, Monica has accumulated a net worth of $4 million.