Quick Info about Matthew John Dowd

  • Full NameMatthew John Dowd
  • First NameMatthew
  • Middle NameJohn
  • Last NameDowd
  • Born NameMatthew John Dowd
  • Birth date29/05/1961
  • Birth PlaceDetroit, Michigan
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionPolitician
  • Net Worth$1-$5 million
  • DatingMaria Shriver

Last updated on April 18th, 2020 at 08:54 am

Matthew Dowd is a popular American politician. Apart from being just a politician, he is best known as a political pundit as well as a political consultant. Currently, he has been providing his services for ABC News as their political analyst. Matthew Dowd has been well-known famous for his services for Bush Cheney’s Presidential Campaign in the year 2004. He was the chief strategist of that campaign.

Early Life:

Matthew Dowd was born as Matthew John Dowd on May 29, 1961, in Detroit, Michigan, USA. His parent’s names have not been revealed. However, he is the son of an auto executive and an elementary school teacher. Matthew was not the only child of his parents. He has 10 siblings and he was the third child. The names of his siblings are not known as well. Matthew Dowd completed his college studies from Cardinal Newman College.


While attending Cardinal Newman College, Matthew Dowd worked for the campaign of William Broomfield. Also, he was one of the volunteers for Joseph P. Teasdale’s governor campaign. He has worked for other personalities like Dick Gephardt, Lloyd Bentsen, Bob Bullock, etc. in their campaign as well. In the year 2002, Matthew Dowd worked as the senior advisor at Republican National Committee. He came into the limelight when he got appointed as the chief strategist for George W. Bush’s presidential campaign. He also played a vital role in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s reelection campaign in the year 2006. He served the Republican Political Party from the year 1999 until the year 2008. Before 1999, he used to serve the Democratic Political Party. Currently, Matthew Dowd has been providing his services for ViaNovo as their strategy consultant.

He has also provided lectures at various institutions like the University of Texas, University of Chicago Institute of Politics. He has also been well-known as the co-author of the New York Times. Matthew is a hugely vocal opponent of the current President of the USA, Donald Trump. He strongly believes that the tweets of Donald Trump are very dangerous. These counterproductive tweets seem to be very impulsive. Matthew Dows became really sad when he saw his tweets about Kim Jong-Un. Recently, he tweeted about Donald Trump’s impeachment. He spoke shamelessly about a congresswoman and was hugely criticized for his disgusting tweet. Later, he apologized and also removed the offending tweet.

Personal Life:

Matthew Dowd has been married as well as divorced twice in his lifetime. One of his wives was Tammy Edgerly. He shares three sons from his first wife. His eldest son’s name is Daniel who currently served for the American military. Matthew Dowd and his second wife Nicole Baines gave birth to twin daughters but they died when they were just infants. After that incident, he had to face another divorce. According to some reports of 2013, Matthew Dowd has been dating Maria Shriver.

Net Worth:

The estimated net worth of Matthew Dowd approximately ranges from $1 million to $5 million. His major source of income is from his current political position as well as from NBC News.


  • Matthew Dowd was interested in politics since he was just 12 years of age.
  • He is the co-author of the book named “Applebee’s America: How Successful Political, Business, and Religious Leaders Connect With the New American Community”.
  • Since 2008, he has not been serving any political party nor is seen active.
  • He believes that both republicans and democrats have one common goal which is to fight terrorism.
  • He is active on Twitter with 168.7 thousand followers and also active on Instagram with 200 followers.

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