Who is Susan Mikula?
Born in 1958 in New Jersey, USA, Susan is an artist and photographer, but perhaps best known to the world as the life partner of the famous television personality, Rachel Maddow. The two met in 1999, and have maintained a romantic relationship ever since.
Susan Mikula Background and Education
Susan spent early childhood years in New Jersey, after which she moved to Hampshire College, in Amherst, Massachusetts, focusing her studies on color theory.
Susan’s career started in 1998 with a group show at State of the Arts ’98 Oregon, while the same year she also had her debut solo exhibition, entitled Lux in Tenebris, at Northampton Center for the Arts. However, after two years and a few other exhibitions, Susan decided to leave her career as a photographer aside, and focus on other things. She met her girlfriend in 1999 at her own yard; Rachel, as a part of dissertation work, had to complete several odd jobs, including working in someone’s yard, and it was destiny that brought these two women together.
To get back on Susan’s career, she returned to photography in 2007 and continued to use the same equipment, despite the major advancement of the photography. Nevertheless, that didn’t stop her from becoming one of the most-praised of photographers.
Rise to Fame
With her 2007 career resurgence, Susan slowly started taking over the American scene, exhibiting her work at The Boston State House, Massachusetts, then at CHC Gallery, New York City, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, and at Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown both in Massachusetts, among many other prominent galleries across the US, which only helped her increase her popularity and net worth.
Aside from exhibitions, Susan has also published several photo books, including “Susan Mikula, Photographs, 2008” in 2009, then “Susan Mikula, American Bond” in 2011, “u.X, Susan Mikula” in 2013, and “Susan Mikula, Kilo” (2017), the sales of which have also added to her net worth.
Susan Mikula Net Worth and Assets
Thanks to her newfound fame, Susan has earned her a decent amount in the last few years. Aside from sharing a big Massachusetts villa with her girlfriend, Susan, according to authoritative sources, she has a total net worth of $5 million.
Susan Mikula Sexuality and Relationship
Susan is openly gay, and ever since meeting Rachel, she has been nothing but a support in her career on TV. The two haven’t married until the present day, but that hasn’t stopped them from enjoying their relationship.