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Dan Bongino’s parents – Biography and Career

Dan Bongino

Dan Bongino (full name Daniel John Bongino) is a famous political commentator, author, and radio show host, affiliated with the conservative right wing. Here we present information on Dan Bongino’s parents.


He has previously served as an officer at the New York City Police Department. He is also a former Secret Service agent. Dan Bongino currently hosts The Dan Bongino Show on Fox Nation and Westwood One radio affiliates, and Unfiltered with Dan Bongino on Fox News.

Dan Bongino’s parents – How Dan escaped his abusive stepdad

Dan Bongino was born in Queens. His biological parents (names currently unknown) got divorced when Dan was a very young boy. He later went on to live with his biological mother and her husband, who was a boxer. His stepdad regularly abused him and his younger brother. As Bongino describes, his stepdad 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 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.

“What’s Putin’s plan here?”-Bongino questions if Putin can afford to destroy Ukraine

Radio host Dan Bongino asked last Saturday what exactly the Russian president has on his mind regarding the Ukrainian invasion and why he hasn’t used “all of his air assets”.


“What’s Putin’s plan here? -he asked. “First, the level of engagement by the Russian Air Force has been surprisingly minimal. … Military analysts are puzzled by Putin’s failure to use all of his air assets to create his desired dystopian hellscape on the ground in Ukraine. Why is that?”

Dan Bongino’s personal life

Dan proposed to his wife in the same restaurant they had their first date 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 has two daughters with her.

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.

Dan Bongino's parents

Bongino is an ardent supporter of former President Donald Trump and was one of the many who supported Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud.

Dan Bongino’s Career

Bongino served the New York City Police Department from 1995 to 1999, after which he joined the US Secret Service as a special agent. He left the field office in New York in 2002 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's parents

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 and has hosted several programs including Unfiltered With Dan Bongino, and Cancelled in the USA.

Bongino has also authored several books including 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.

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