Dan Bongino Profile
Dan Bongino is an American Politician/Political Commentator/Host/Author serving as a Host of The Dan Bongino show on Westwood One. He also works as a Host on Unfiltered with Dan Bongino on Fox News.
Dan Bongino Education
Bongino attended Queens College in the city where he was privileged to earn both a bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in psychology. He later joined Pennsylvania State University where he was privileged to earn a Master of Business Administration.
Dan Bongino Career
Bongino serves as a Host of The Dan Bongino show on Westwood One and Host on Unfiltered with Dan Bongino on Fox News. Previously, she was serving as a New York City Police Department(NYPD) officer between 1995 and 1999. He also served as a Secret Service Agent between 1999 and 2011.
Dan has also run for Congress unsuccessfully as a Republican three times. He publicly announced in the month of June 2020 that he had purchased an “ownership stake” of unspecified value in Parler. This was an alternative social media platform popular among Trump supporters, conservatives, and the far-right.
Dan Bongino Age
Bongino was born on December 4, 1974, in Queens, New York City, United States as Daniel John Bongino. He is therefore 48 years old as of 2022.
Dan Bongino Height
He stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 0 inches.
Dan Bongino Family
Bongino was born and raised in Queens, New York City, United States to his loving and caring parents. He is of half-Italian descent. Bongino, however, manages to keep more information regarding his family away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.
Dan Bongino Wife
Bongino is married to his wife, Paula Andrea, who happens to be a Colombian native. The duo are proud parents to their two daughters, Isabel Bongino who was born in the year 2004 and Amelia Bongino who was born in the year 2005. Back in the year 2012, he and his wife ran three businesses from their home: website design, security and risk management consulting, and martial arts apparel sales. During his time running for office in the year 2016, he avoided discussing his business claiming that he and his wife had closed it down.
Dan Bongino Salary
Through his career as a Political Commentator, he earns around $115,000.
Dan Bongino’s Net Worth
Bongino has an estimated net worth of around $2 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Politician/Political Commentator/Host/Author.
Dan Bongino Political Campaigns
Dan Bongino 2012 U.S. Senate election
Back in the year 2012, he ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. Then, his campaign chairman was former gubernatorial candidate, Brian Murphy. He won the Republican primary on the 3rd of April 2012 with about 33.8 percent of the vote. Then, he defeated nine other candidates. Later on, he finished second with 26.6% of the vote against incumbent Democrat Ben Cardin.
Dan Bongino 2014 House of Representatives election
Back in the year 2014, he ran for the U.S. House of Representatives seat from Maryland’s 6th Congressional District. This was in the 2014 election against incumbent Democrat John Delaney. He, unfortunately, lost to Delaney by 1.5 percentage points. When he carried four of the district’s five counties, he could not overcome a 20,500-vote deficit in the district’s share of Montgomery County in the outer suburbs of Washington.
Dan Bongino 2016 House of Representatives election
Later on, after moving to Florida in the year 2015, he contemplated running for the United States Senate and Florida’s 18th congressional district in 2016. In the month of June 2016, he declared that he would seek the Republican nomination for Florida’s 19th congressional district. Later on, he faced Chauncey Goss, a Sanibel City Councilman who sought the seat in the year 2012, and Francis Rooney, a businessman, and former United States Ambassador to the Holy See, in the primary.
During an August 2016 interview with a Politico reporter, he went on a profanity-laced rant against the reporter, who asked about a story in the Naples Daily News that Bongino said was dishonest. This recorded phone call was published by Politico. Bongino was placed third in the month of August 2016 primary, losing the nomination to Rooney.
Dan Bongino Podcast/Dan Bongino Podcast Westwood
Bongino serves as a Weekday Podcast Host. The show airs every weekday and he tackles the hottest political issues. This is debunking issues that are both literal and Republican establishment rhetoric. This show airs every weekday from 11 AM to 2 PM.
Dan Bongino Rumble
The Dan Bongino Show became Rumble’s largest channel in less than 18 months, and Rumble’s users consumed it. The Rumble Breaks Company’s Record for Video Consumption & Dan Bongino Show reached about 2,000,000 subscribers.
Dan Bongino Website
The FOX News Channel host, Dan Bongino, faced a major blow from Google after his website, Bongino.com was pulled out of the Google ad services. This action was taken after Youtube made a decision to ban Bongino from the video platform. It stated that he was going out of the Youtube COVID-19 misinformation policy. Both Google and YouTube are owned by Alphabet Company.
Later on, a Google spokesperson said in an emailed statement that they have strict publisher policies that explicitly prohibit misleading and harmful content around the COVID-19 pandemic and demonstrably false claims about their elections. In the email, he stated that when their publishers persistently breach their policies, they stop serving google ads on their sites. The email, however, stated that publishers could always appeal a decision once they have addressed any violating content.
Dan Bongino Political Views
Bongino is a strong supporter of former president Donald Trump. In accordance with Mother Jones, he is a member of Groundswell. This is a group of conservative activists working to advance conservative causes. Back in the year 2019, he published Exonerated: The Failed Takedown of President Donald Trump by the Swamp.
During the 2020 election, he promoted false and baseless claims of voter fraud. This was after Joe Biden won the 2020 election and Donald Trump refused to concede. On the other hand, Bongino supported Trump’s claims of election fraud They falsely claimed that the Democrats rigged the election. Dan has also been a strong criticizer of the face mask mandate during the COVID-19 pandemic. He falsely claimed that face masks are “largely ineffective.” He derided them as “face diapers” on several occasions.
Dan Bongino Cancer diagnosis
The 23rd of September 2020 saw him announce that a seven-centimeter tumor had been found in his throat. Later on, he added that he was unsure if the tumor was cancerous or benign. On the 25th of September, he flew to New York for further screening. On the 2nd of October, he stated that he had received a “bad phone call” from doctors and made an announcement that he would be undergoing surgery on the 7th of October.
Later on, after his surgery, he tweeted that the “entire tumor” was removed from his neck but there was a likelihood he had lymphoma. Bongino stated that he would have treatment in the future. The 16th of October saw him confirm that he received an official diagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma, adding that he would be continuing treatment in consultation with his doctors. During an interview in the month of July 2021, he made an announcement that he has beaten cancer.
Dan Bongino Books
Asides from his media and political career, he is also an established author. Dan is the author of Exonerated: The Failed Takedown of President Donald Trump by the Swamp. This book was on The New York Times Best Seller list with a dagger(The NYT Bestseller list of an asterisk). This was indicating the book benefitted from bulk sales. Back in the month of August 2020, he denied that his book benefited from bulk sales maintaining the only event at which books were bought in bulk took place over a month after his book appeared on the list.
He is also the author of Life Inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All. This book is about his career as a Secret Service Agent and was published in the year 2013. He has also authored Protecting the President: An Inside Account of the Troubled Secret Service in an Era of Evolving Threats. The book discusses his experiences protecting the presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
Asides from this, it covers his federal crimes investigations with his 2012 run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. He is also the author of The Fight: A Secret Service Agent’s Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine. This book was published in the month of January 2016.
This is in addition to writing the books: Spygate: The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J. Trump, and Follow the Money: The Shocking Deep State Connections of the Anti-Trump Cabal. Bongino has also co-authored the book titled, Debunk This!: Shattering Liberal Lies. He is also featured in The Dan Bongino Show book which is written and published by Cumulus Podcast Network | Dan Bongino.