Rachel Campos Duffy Biography
Rachel Campos Duffy born Rachel Campos is an American television personality, published author, and communications consultant. She specializes in political analysis, culture, and parenting.
She first gained fame in 1994 as a cast member on the MTV reality television series The Real World: San Francisco, before becoming a TV host, most notably as a recurring guest host on the ABC talk show The View. She is ranked as one of “Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential Latino Republicans.
She serves as a contributor for Fox News, appearing as a commentator on shows such as Outnumbered, on which she is a recurring guest host.
She attended Arizona State University where she graduated with a degree in economics in 1993. Campos was awarded Woodrow Wilson Graduate Fellowship, she had planned to use it to attend graduate school, with the goal of being a college professor.
She earned her master’s degree in international affairs from the University of California at San Diego.
Rachel Campos Duffy Age
She was born Rachel Campos on October 22, 1971 in Tempe, Arizona, United States. She is 47 years old as of 2018.
Rachel Campos Duffy Family
She was born to Miguel Campos and Maria del Pilar. Rachel has two brothers, Joe and Patrick and a sister Leah. Her sister Leah Campos Schandlbauer ran for congress in Arizona in 2012. The two sisters were raised in a strict catholic home. Her grandparents were emigrants from Mexico.
Rachel Campos Duffy Husband
Campos has been married to Sean Duffy since 10 April 1999. They lived in Ashland, Winconsin. Rachel says that they first saw each other on television but met on a train in 1997 since both their roles involved travel. Sean is now the congressman from Wisconsin’s 7th District. The couple has eight children. In 2008, Rachel stated that she had two miscarriages.
The couple and their family moved from Ashland to Weston, Wisconsin in late 2011. In 2013, they moved to Wausau, Wisconsin so that Sean would be closer to an airport for his weekly commute to Washington, D.C. where he spends three or four days in a week.
Rachel Campos Duffy Children – Rachel Campos Duffy Kids
Campos has five daughters and three sons. She gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Evita Pilar Duffy on October 1, 1999. In November 2001 she gave birth to her second child, a son named Xavier Jack Duffy. Her third child was born in April 2004, a daughter named Lucia-Belen Duffy. Her fourth child John-Paul Duffy was born in 2006.
Duffy’s third daughter Paloma Pilar Duffy was born on May 18, 2008. Her sixth child, a daughter named Maria Victoria Margarita Duffy was born on April 1, 2010. Her fourth daughter is named Margarita Duffy. She gave birth to her seventh child at the age of 44 on May 29, 2016, a son named Patrick Miguel Duffy.
Rachel Campos Duffy Pregnancy | Rachel Campos Duffy Baby Number Nine
On Tuesday 8th May 2019, Duffy shared the good news on her Instagram that she’s pregnant with her ninth child. She referenced Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s royal baby,writing “Buckingham Palace isn’t the only one with big baby news …we found out God isn’t done with our family yet. Baby #9 coming this fall! Don’t tell us we’re crazy. We prefer brave and full of hope for America’s future! 🇺🇸.”
Her Husband Sean Duffy wrote on Facebook, “God isn’t done with our family yet! Our entire family is excited to welcome baby number nine to the crew this fall! Rachel said it best – we aren’t crazy, we are just full of hope for America’s future! 🇺🇸.”
Though the Duffy’s doesn’t know the baby’s gender yet, but promises to announce it on a future episode of “FOX and Friends.”
Rachel Campos Duffy Real World
She was cast on The Real World: San Francisco in January 1994. She lived in the house on Russian Hill in San Francisco with her six housemates from February 12 to June 19. The season began on July 6, 1994.
The castmates were informed ahead of time that they would be living with someone who was HIV-positive but were not informed which housemate it would be. On their first night in the house, Campos’ housemate, AIDS educator Pedro Zamora, informed the other housemates that he had AIDS. He shown them his scrapbook of his career as an HIV educator.
Rachel felt uncomfortable and at first distanced herself from Zamora. She then stated that she wanted to know how his health status would affect her. She however said nothing to the other housemates for fear of appearing homophobic.
Although Pedro took this as an act of rejection on her part, the two eventually became good friends. Zamora travelled to Arizona with Campos to visit her family. During her time on the series, Campos had both a romantic relationship and tumultuous friendship with housemate David “Puck” Rainey.
Rachel’s friendship with Rainey eventually dissolved, as did Rainey’s friendship with the rest of the cast, this resulted in his eviction. Campos subsequently became best friends with Rainey’s replacement, Joanna Rhodes. The two of them were referred to by Winick as “high maintenance twins”.
On the show and in MTV’s promotional materials for the show, She was depicted as a passionate Republican, whose heroes included Jack Kemp, and as a Catholic.
Rachel Campos The View
Campos thrice vied for a role on the daytime television talk show The View. After Debbie Matenopoulos left the show in 1999, she competed in an on-air try-out with Lisa Ling and Lauren Sánchez. Ling was eventually hired.
After Ling’s departure in 2002, Campos who then held her own “coffee talk” show with other Wisconsin housewives competed again in a week-long on-air try-out. This time it was against Erin Hershey Presley and Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Hasselbeck was hired to replace Lisa Ling in November 2003. When Hasselbeck left The View to replace Gretchen Carlson as the female co-host of Fox & Friends in July 2013, Rachel once again tried out, but Jenny McCarthy was hired to fill the spot.
Rachel was also one of ten Real World alumni who starred in the 2003 film The Wedding Video, which was a Real World parody centered on the wedding of first season alumnus Norman Korpi.
Rachel Campos Duffy Trump
During an appearance on the Fox News program The Ingraham Angle on June 21, 2018, Campos-Duffy defended the Trump administration’s controversial practice of separating immigrant families who were arrested crossing the US border.
She spoke of the facilities where the children were housed, she said, “The detention centers are far safer than the journey that these children just came on. And I will say this…People aren’t stupid. I spoke to some African-Americans who say, ‘Gosh, the conditions of the detention centers are better than some of the projects that I grew up in.'” These comments drew immediate criticism, which included from African American Vox reporter Jane Coaston, New York Times Magazine writer Nicole Hannah Jones, Britni Danielle of Essence magazine, and filmmaker Ava DuVernay.
Rachel Campos Duffy Book
- Paloma Wants to be Lady Freedom
- Stay Home, Stay Happy: 10 Secrets to Loving At-Home Motherhood
Rachel Campos Duffy Measurements – Height – Feet
Her body measurements are not yet known.
Rachel Campos Duffy Car Accident
Rachel was aboard a train that crashed in January 2018, while carrying Republican lawmakers and their family members to a party retreat in West Virginia.
Only one person died when the train struck a dump truck on the tracks outside Charlottesville, Virginia. Though no one aboard the train suffered a serious injury, some of lawmakers were treated for minor injuries.
Rachel and her husband, Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), were heading to the gathering at West Virginia’s Greenbrier resort with their eight children.