After two years working tenure at his self-titled MSNBC Political show, Dylan Ratigan is getting into politics. The Political Commentator is the 2018 candidate for the 21st Congressional District of New York.
New York Native, Dylan is the political commentator of an American News and commentary show on YouTube named The Young Turks. He is fondly remembered for his stint in MSNBC TV program The Dylan Ratigan Show.
Gay Equality Talks At The Dylan Ratigan Show
The anchorman has reported many news coverages on LGBTQ issues. In 2012, his MSNBC TV program The Dylan Ratigan Show covered the controversial news of the former US President, Barack Obama's support to gay marriage. Obama said that he believes that the same-sex couple should be able to get married.
Not only that, Dylan retweeted a Twitter account named Liberalchik on 10 May 2010 and said that Democrats don't think gay marriage is immoral.
Wedding Anniversary; Presents Artwork To Wife
The TV presenter and his wife, Carlota Ratigan shares more than one and half years of blissful marriage. The pair got hitched on 30 December 2016, and the reporter gifted a painted rose to his spouse on their one-year matrimony. He credited his better half to change him as a person and his life.
Dylan Ratigan’s one-year marriage post to wife on 27 December 2017 (Photo: Twitter)
The love between the duo is affectionate which can also be seen a couple of other tweets by Dylan. He expressed his feeling about his change in every decision after her arrival in his life. He also revealed that his better half Carlota encouraged him to compete in the Democratic primary in New York for a House seat in 2018. However, he lost to Tedra Cobb on 26 June 2018.
Besides his matrimony affair with Carlota, Dylan had a serious relationship with singer-songwriter Aprille Goodman. They started dating in 2008 and also attended the 4th Annual CNBC Executive Leadership Awards on 31 March 2008 in New York.
Dylan on his 2010 conversation with The Daily Beast revealed that Aprille was a calming influence and helped him to worry less. However, Dylan remains tight-lipped about his fallout with Andrea.
What Is Dylan Ratigan’s Net Worth
Dylan has garnered the net worth of $10 million from his business work and TV talk show. He summoned a remunerative paycheck as the host of CNBC show Fast Money in between 2006 to 2009.
After the departure from the CNBC, his new MSNBC program titled The Dylan Ratigan Show aired in 2009. Apart from his TV work stint, Dylan authored his first book titled Greedy Bastards in early 2012. As a debut author, he was named as the New York Times bestseller.
He also went to lead Bloomberg L.P. as the Global Managing Editor for Corporate Finance. After his journalism career, he has been founded hydroponic farming in different places.
Dylan’s Family; Raised By Single Mother
Dylan was the only child raised by his single mother, Adrienne Ratigan. His father John Ratigan abandoned the family to have a career as a bobsled racer in Alaska.
His mother was a social worker while Adrienne's father was a Hungarian Jewish and was the mayor of Ellis Island. Despite knowing adequate English, Dylan’s grandfather operated a carpet business manufacturer company and lost his life at a tragic workplace accident. His grandmother passed away after being diagnosed with cancer.
The businessman, age 46, was born on 19 April 1972 in Saranac Lake, New York as per wiki. Dylan stands at the height of 1.88 m (6’ 2”), and his birth sign is Aries.
Talking about his education, Dylan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political economy from Union College of Union University in Schenectady.