Tara Setmayer is a woman who seems able to successfully balance her married life and her professional career, having been married since 2013, and at the same time she often appears on TV in the roles of a political commentator, journalist or an activist. Her sharp and often conservative comments regarding current political topics can be heard on CNN, Fox News, ABC and various other networks. Of course, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to Tara, and that is why you should continue reading to discover more about her bio, net worth, education, and so on.
Childhood and education
Tara Olivia Setmayer was born under the astrological sign of Virgo on 9th September 1975, in Queens, New York City USA, but grew-up in Paramus, New Jersey; her mother’s name was Jacquelyn, but the name of her father hasn’t disclosed. Tara matriculated from Paramus High School in 1993, after which she enrolled at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C, where she studied political science. It seems that she fell in love with politics at a very young age, and the 42-year old pundit is still highly active when it comes to commenting on daily political topics.
How did Tara start her professional career?
After graduating college, Tara worked for several years for the non-profit organization CURE, the Coalition on Urban Renewal & Education, concentrating on the effects of social policies on the poor in US inner cities, and for GOPAC, training potential Republican politicians. Eventually she became the Republican party’s Communications Director at Capitol Hill in Washington, and also worked for the Republican senator Dana Rohrabacher from California. Of course, this position presented Tara with a chance to gather considerable experience in the field, and make a lot of connections. Tara worked as the Communications Director until 2013, after which she moved on to become a well-known political commentator.
Tara’s career as a political commentator
During the 2014-2016 election cycle, Tara was a political commentator for CNN. She appeared in numerous news analysis shows, and was an outspoken critic of Donald Trump. During 2017, Tara frequently appeared on CNN as a guest, i.e. as a political panelist, and in January 2018 – she officially rejoined the TV station. Apart from CNN, Tara is also a news contributor for ABC, so she often appears in shows such as “CNN Tonight”, “The View”, “Good Morning America”, and so on. Of course, she is also the host of “Honestly Speaking With Tara”, which is her weekly podcast.
What are Tara’s other projects and interests?
Tara is well-known for being a conservative Republican, and she seems to enjoy having an opportunity to express her political views and opinions. Aside from being a pundit and a commentator on CNN and ABC, Tara has also appeared on Fox News Channel. Similarly, she was a guest on HBO in a show called “Real Time With Bill Maher”. As of 2017, Tara is the Board Director for “Stand Up Republic”.
Besides being knowledgeable about politics, Tara often expresses her opinions on women’s rights and feminism; over the years, she has written for “Cosmopolitan”, “The Daily Beast”, and “CNN.com”, and has also featured in specialized magazines, such as “The Wall Street Journal” and “The Hill”, and is also the editor of the magazine called “Voices”.
Even though Tara loves to talk to the media, she has never disclosed her net worth, but authoritative estimates are that it is over $3 million. Judging by her hard-working attitude and media presence, Tara can lead a comfortable lifestyle.
Marriage and love life
As of September 2013, Tara is a married woman, and her husband’s name is Marcelle Love, who is a law enforcement officer; the couple married in Sicily, Italy. Evidently, Tara is not only successful in her professional career, as it seems that her love life is not causing any rumors or controversies. The couple resides in the New York City area; they don’t have children.
— Tara Setmayer (@TaraSetmayer) February 4, 2019
Since her profession is closely related to current topics and fresh news, Tara is highly active on social media; she uses those channels of communication to share her opinions or to comment on political subjects. Her Twitter account is the one Tara uses the most, and around 50,000 people are reading her tweets and discussing her comments.
Similarly, her Facebook account has over 10,500 ‘likes’. On the other hand, her Instagram profile is a relatively new addition, and it only has around 6,000 fans. All of these social media networks can provide insight into Tara’s personal life as well, even though she mostly discusses ‘serious’ political topics and themes.