S.E. Cupp Wiki – S.E. Cupp Biography
S.E. Cupp is a political commentator known for her work on HLN, CNN’s Crossfire, TheBlaze’s Real News, MSNBC’s The Cycle, Fox News’s Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld, and Real Time with Bill Maher. She’s also written for publications like The Washington Post, New York Daily News, The American Spectator, Townhall, Newsmax, and more.
But most importantly? S.E. Cupp is one of Meghan McCain’s best friends. In the past, the commentator has opened up about McCain’s role on The View.
She is 42 years old.
Cupp was born in Oceanside, California. While growing up, she lived in Andover, Massachusetts, and attended the Academy of Notre Dame.
From age six until her late teens, she studied ballet. While attending ballet school, she suffered from eating disorders and experienced a relapse during her college years.
In 2000, Cupp graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history. While attending Cornell, she worked for The Cornell Daily Sun.
In 2010, she earned a Master of Arts degree from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University with a concentration in Religious Studies.““
In 2009, Cupp was hired as a columnist at the New York Daily News.
In 2011, she was hired as a writer and commentator for Mercury Radio Arts, owned and operated by Glenn Beck. Shortly after being hired by Beck, Cupp was given her show, “S.E. Cupp,” on the Insider Extreme broadcast found on Glennbeck.com. The show was moved to GBTV (now TheBlaze TV).
On June 25, 2012, she began co-hosting The Cycle on MSNBC with political strategist Krystal Ball, pop-culture commentator Touré, and senior Salon political writer Steve Kornacki. Although an atheist herself, on July 5, 2012, Cupp said on The Cycle that she “would never vote for an atheist president.” When asked to explain, Cupp noted that a president must not represent only 10 to 15 percent of the American populace and that faith served as a “check” on presidential power.
Cupp, who identifies as a Log Cabin Republican, said the Republican Party should support gay marriage. She describes herself as a “mainstream conservative” but voted for Joe Biden and criticized Ron Paul’s support for a non-interventionist foreign policy.
In March 2013, Cupp pulled out of a CPAC appearance because of its stance on homosexuality and gay marriage, saying that she “became increasingly uncomfortable [aligning] with an event, a great event in many ways, that had nonetheless attempted to marginalize a significant group of conservatives working on our behalf.” She has since joined Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry.
On June 26, 2013, CNN announced that Cupp would join a new version of Crossfire re-launching in the fall of 2013, with panelists Newt Gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, and Van Jones. Consequently, Cupp left MSNBC and The Cycle, following her final appearance on June 27, 2013.
On March 13, 2017, CNN’s sister network HLN announced that Cupp would host a new evening program, S.E. Cupp Unfiltered, in June. In August 2018, the program moved to CNN as a weekly program on Saturday evenings.
In 2018, Tribune Content Agency began syndicating her column, and her columns appeared in the New York Daily News.
On August 20, 2020, Cupp announced that she would be voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 United States presidential election.
Husband & Children
Cupp met John Goodwin, a former chief of staff to Representative Raúl Labrador, at the 2008 Republican Convention, and they began dating in 2011. She and Goodwin became engaged in September 2012 and were married in November 2013. She gave birth to a son, John Davies Goodwin III, in December 2014. Goodwin is currently Head of Communications for The Weather Channel.