What is Dan Bongino ethnicity? Dan Bongino (full name Daniel John Bongino) is a famous political commentator, author and radio show host, affiliated with the conservative right-wing. He has previously served as an officer at the New York City Police Department. He is also a former Secret Service agent. Bongino currently hosts The Dan Bongino Show on Fox Nation and Westwood One radio affiliates, and Unfiltered with Dan Bongino on Fox News.
What is Dan Bongino ethnicity?
Dan Bongino is of half-Italian descent. His parents’ identities are currently unavailable, except that he grew up with an abusive step-father who regularly abused him and his younger brother. As Bongino describes, his step-dad was 6’5 and was 300 pounds. Later, with the help of his biological dad, Bongino and his brother escaped the abusive relationship.
Dan Bongino’s ethnicity turned into a major talking point after he was seen arguing with journalist Geraldo Rivera at a segment of Fox News’s Hannity, over the tragic death of a 20-year old black man during a police shooting in Minnesota in 2021.
Bongino accused Rivera of further “inflaming” racial divides and said, “You’re just further inflaming the situation, and the country will burn to the ground because of people like you who say dumb things like that with no evidence to back it up.”
Dan Bongino personal life
Dan Bongino was born on December 4, 1974, and is 47 years old. He is of half Italian descent. Bongino is married to Paula Martinez and they have two daughters together. He is a throat cancer survivor and has battled the disease for almost a year before announcing himself as ‘cancer-free’ in July 2021. Bongino is anti-vax and rallied in December 2019 against a Covid 19 mandate. He did get vaccinated though, on the advice of his doctors.
Bongino is an ardent supporter of former President Donald Trump. He was one of the many who supported Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud.
Dan Bongino Education and Career
Dan Bongino attended Archbishop Molly High School and later graduated from Queens College with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. Bongino also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Pennsylvania State University.
Bongino served the New York City Police Department from 1995 to 1999. After that, he joined the US Secret Service as a special agent. He left the field office in New York in 2002. He went on to serve as an instructor at the Secret Service Training Academy in Beltsville, Maryland. Bongino has also served former presidents George Bush and Barack Obama through the Presidential Protection Division.
Dan Bongino also has a career in the media, as a radio host and commentator on local and national radio programs. He has frequently made appearances on Fox News. He has also hosted several programs including Unfiltered With Dan Bongino, and Cancelled in the USA.
Bongino has also authored several books. A few famous ones are Life inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All, an account of his life as a Secret Service agent, and The Fight: A Secret Service Agent’s Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine. And Spygate: The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J.Trump is a New York Times