- Date of Birth:
- June 19, 1963
Laura Ingraham (born June 19, 1963 in Glastonbury, Connecticut) is an American conservative radio talk show host and political commentator. In the late 1980s, Laura worked as a speechwriter in the Ronald Reagan administration for the Domestic Policy Advisor. She continued to law school before two stints as a cable TV host. Her talk show, The Laura Ingraham Show, airs nationally on Courtside Entertainment. She launched the show in April 2001. She is also the official guest host of The O’Reilly Factor on Fox. On July 20, 2016, Laura was highly criticized for doing what appeared to be the “Heil Hitler” salute at the end of her speech at the Republican National Convention.
Best Known For:
Laura is best known for her popular talk show, The Laura Ingraham Show.
Laura is a converted Roman Catholic. She was once engaged to conservative author Dinesh D’Souza. She also dated broadcaster Keith Olbermann and former NJ Democratic Senator Robert Torricelli. In April 2005, she announced her engagement to James V. Reyes. However, she cancelled the engagement after undergoing breast cancer surgery. Laura has three adopted children. A young girl from Guatemala, Maria Caroline, and two boys from Russia, Michael Dmitri and Nikolai Peter. She has often come under fire over her views on gay marriage, due to the fact her brother is gay. They were once estranged, but she says she has since changed her views on homosexuality, but still is not accepting of gay marriage.