Nicole Wallace is an American television host and author who is known for her work as the anchor of the MSNBC news and politics program “Deadline: White House”. Most of us might be familiar with her name as she is a renowned American political journalist and TV personality. She is also known for her work as a former co-host of the ABC daytime talk show “The View”.
She has hosted various programs under MSNBC and NBC News and is one of the respected political analysts for them. She has written the best seller book of all time, “Eighteen Acres”. Besides “Eighteen Acres” she has written other contemporary novels such as “It’s Classified”, and “Madam President”.
In the past, the popular anchor was involved in politics directly. During the presidency of George W.Bush in 2001 and George W.’s re-election campaign in 2004 till 2008, she was the White House Communications Director. As well as during John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign she has also participated as a senior advisor. Previously she was married to an American businessman, general counsel, and lawyer in 2005. However, the couple decided to walk on separate paths as they broke off their 14 years of marriage.
She was rumored to date an MSNBC contributor Michael Schmidt after her divorce. If you are interested in her dating life then you are in the right place as you will find everything you need to know in this article. But first, let get to know more about Nicolle Wallace.
Who is Nicolle Wallace?
Nicolle Wallace also known as Nicolle Devenish was born on 4th February 1972 in Orange County, Southern California, the United States. Grown-up in the Bay Area suburb of Orinda in Northern California, she is the eldest of four siblings. Her father was an antique dealer and her mother was a third-grade teacher’s assistant in public schools. Her political opinions differed very much from her parents as she mentioned in an interview. Her grandfather worked at “Devenish and Company” as an antique dealer.
She is well educated as she graduated from Miramonte High School in 1990. Later she enrolled in the University of California, Berkely in 1994 and received a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications. She also received a master’s in mass communication from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 1996.
Before she moved into politics she started her career as an on-air reporter in California. In 1999, she became the Governer’s Jeb Bush’s press secretary, and later in 2000, she became the Communications Director for the Florida State Technology Office. In 2004, she was a special assistant of President George W. Bush and director of media affairs at the White House. She gained massive experience as she learned a lot of regional press strategy and outreach from her position. In 2005, she became the White House Communications Director.
In an interview, she revealed that she was a Republican earlier but she revealed that her views on politics changed while working with John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign. After that, she began noticing the flaws of the Republican Party. She also referred to herself as a ‘non-practicing Republican and she openly criticized Trump as well.
On 15th September 2014, she made her first television debut as a host in “The View”. Later she joined NBC News and its cable network MSNBC after she left “The View” She is also a frequent contributor and guest host on MSNBC programs “The 11th Hour with Brian Williams and Morning Joe” as well as on NBC’s Today Show. She is also an analyst for MSNBC’s live coverage of election results in 2016. In 2017, she also anchored “Deadline: White House” an MSNBC afternoon news show that got over two million viewers in July 2020.
It is estimated that her net worth is USD 8 million. She lives quite a lavish and comfortable life. She earned most of her money from her career as an author, anchor, and television personality. She is quite a famous television personality and an author. As well as she has been in her career for several years which is why she is able to achieve such massive wealth.
Her past relationship
Previously she was in a relationship with Mark Wallace. The two met each other in 2000 when she served as the Florida recount in the presidential race. At that ti e Mark was the general counsel of President Bush’s campaign in Florida. The two got married in 2005 and gave birth to their son Liam. But after 14 years of marriage, the couple decided to walk on different paths and got divorced in 2019. Only their announcement was published on Page six but the reason for that divorce is still unknown and referred to it as a mutual decision. She started dating Michael Schmidt after her divorce. It was revealed to the public by New York Times reporter after they were spotted together in a hotel having a meal.
Current relationship status
In 2019, Nicolle and Michael disclosed their relationship to MSNBC as Michael is a regular guest in NIcolla’s show. Even though they haven’t made an official announcement in the public. Michael S. Schmidt is known as a recognized American journalist and an author who works for “The New York Times”.
Nicola’s current relationship status is yet to be known as there are no official announcements about the couple. However, it is believed that their relationship is still growing strong. Please feel free to express your opinion in the comment section.