Monica Crowley is a reputed American conservative political commentator and a columnist. She is also a political lobbyist, an author and a talk radio personality. Crowley gained recognition after she was employed by the Fox network in the capacity of a Fox News contributor, having been associated with the network from 1996 to 2017. Crowley also served in the capacity of an online editor formerly for the Washington Times. She is also a member of the Foreign Relations Council.
Upon the election of United States President from the Republican party, Donald J. Trump in December 2016, Crowley was to be appointed in the position of National Security Council’s deputy national security advisor. However, following disclosures of plagiarism incidents, in her professional and academic work, Crowley withdrew her candidature from the post.
Early Life and Education
Crowley was born on 19 September 1968 at the Army base of Fort Huachuca located outside Sierra Vista in Arizona, USA and raised by her parents in Warren Township, New Jersey. Not much is known about Crowley’s family life. Crowley has one sibling, a sister named Jocelyn Elise Crowley who completed her Ph.D and serves as a professor at Rutgers University.
Crowley completed her primary and high school education fro Warren Township, New Jersey and later moved to Colgate University from where she graduated with a Bahelor of Arts degree in political science. She later moved to Columbia University and earned her Ph.D Degree in international relations in 2000.
As a student, Crowley wrote several letters to the then President Richard Nixon, who was impressed by the 22-year-old and hired her in 1990 in the capacity of a research assistant. Crowley served as a consultant and editorial adviser to Nixon, working on his last two books and even went on to author two books on him following his death. During the mid-1990s Crowley worked with the New York Post, writing a regular column for them. She also contributed articles to The Washington Post, The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, and the Baltimore Sun. During this time, she also served as a radio commentator for the Morning Edition on National Public Radio. She has been hosting her own radio show titled The Monica Crowley Show since 2002.
Crowley began her career with Fox News Channel in 1996 where she served in the capacity of a political and foreign affairs analyst and was also named Sean Hannity’s substitute on his FNC show, ‘Hannity’. She joined MSNBC in 2004, hosting ‘Connected: Coast to Coast’ alongside Ron Reagan. She also served as a recurring guest on the radio show ‘Imus in the Morning’ and hosted MSNBC’s broadcast of ‘The Best of Imus in the Morning’. Crowley returned to FNC in 2007 as a contributor. From 2007-2011, she served as a regular participant on the program ‘The McLaughlin Group’. Crowley is also seen as a panellist on ‘Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld’ on FNC occasionally. She also appears as a guest host on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ hosted by Bill O’Reilly as well as on ‘The Five’.
Monica Crowley – Pics
Crowley is a very private person and has not divulged any details of her personal life to the media. There is no account of her relationship status nor any speculation of her dating anybody. Crowley chooses to focus on her professional life leaving no space for any sort of speculation of her personal life in the media.
Crowley’s sister Jocelyn was married to the late Alan Colmes, who was a liberal political commentator.
Monica Crowley – Salary and Net Worth
Crowley draws an annual salary of $170,500 and has an estimated net worth of approximately $4 milion.