Dan Bongino Net Worth 2021 | Wife (Paula Martinez), Books, Height

Dan Bongino is an American former NYPD officer, former Secret Service Agent, podcaster, radio host, and New York Times Best Selling author of ”Life Inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away From It All.”

Bongino also made three unsuccessful bids to serve in Congress.


Bongino was born on December 4, 1974, in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

Dan is of Italian ethnicity.

His mother married a heavyweight boxer who stood over six-feet-tall and weighed 300 pounds after she divorced his dad. Dan left home when he was 16.

Dan earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in psychology from Queens College.

Bongino earned a Master of Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University.

From 1995 to 1999, he was an NYPD officer.

In 1999, he started to work as a US Secret Service agent.

Bongino had become an instructor at the Secret Service Training Academy in Beltsville, Maryland, in 2002.

Dan was assigned to the U.S. Presidential Protection Division during George W. Bush’s second term. He also served Barack Obama until May 2011.

Bongino said about his time in the Secret Service:

”I didn’t just like being a Secret Service agent, I loved it.”

In 2012, he ran for the US Senate in Maryland. Bongino lost to Democrat Ben Cardin (55.3%).

In 2014, Dan ran for the US House of Representatives seat from Maryland’s 6th Congressional District. Bongino lost to Democrat John Delaney by two percentage points.

In 2016, he placed third while running for the United States Senate and Florida’s 18th congressional district.

In 2020, Bongino was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system.


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Bongino wrote the following books:

  • Life Inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All (2013) – in the book, Bongino talks about his experiences protecting presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush;
  • The Fight: A Secret Service Agent’s Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine (2016);
  • Protecting the President: An Inside Account of the Troubled Secret Service in an Era of Evolving Threats (2017);
  • Spygate: The Attempted Sabotage of Donald J. Trump (2018) – in the book, Dan talks about a conspiracy theory alleging illegal spying on the Donald Trump 2016 campaign for political purposes;
  • Exonerated: The Failed Takedown of President Donald Trump by the Swamp (2019).

Donald J. Trump said about ”Exonerated”:

”Dan hits all of the crooked points of the greatest Witch Hunt in political history. Nevertheless, the Scam continues!”


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Dan started his YouTube channel on October 7, 2013, on which he uploads his podcast.


Dan Bongino is married to Paula Martinez.

He tweeted in 2019:

”My wife and mother in law are immigrants from Colombia, and are die-hard Trump supporters.”


He has two daughters, named Isabel (b. in 2004) and Amelia (b. in 2012).


Bongino is 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) tall.


”China is not a race. It’s a country.”

”I don’t live like liberals in a 5,000 square foot mansion.”

”Our immigration policy is suicidal. And that is not hyperbolic.”

”Being a Secret Service agent, I have an obligation not to disclose personal conversations and security details.”

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”We live in the United States of America, the freest country in the history of humankind.” (CNS News)

”History picks interesting messengers.”


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He is a member of Saint John the Evangelist Church.

Dan has called the investigation of the Russian interference in the 2016 US elections a “total scam.”

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In 2019, he filed a $15 million defamation suit against The Daily Beast by reporting he was dropped by NRATV. Bongino said for Fox News:

”I gave them the opportunity multiple times, asked them on Twitter to correct it – they refused.”

Bongino also said:

”I was offered to stay, I was not dropped. I did not return by choice, I left… that story was false.”

In December 2018, Dan guest-hosted Hannity’s Fox News show.

Dan Bongino – Net Worth Dan Bongino Net Worth 2020 Wife (Paula Martinez), Books, Height

Bongino earned most of his wealth from working for NYPD, Secret Service, hosting his podcast, ads on his YouTube channels, providing expertise on political strategy and international security for news outlets such as CNN and Fox News, and selling merch.

In addition, Bongino makes money from selling his books, like – The Fight: A Secret Service Agent’s Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine and Life Inside the Bubble.

At some point, Dan and his wife operated three businesses from their home. Until December 2018, Bongino was a paid contributor to NRATV. Therefore, former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

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17 thoughts on “Dan Bongino Net Worth 2021 | Wife (Paula Martinez), Books, Height”

  1. I have been listening to your Podcasts daily, Dan. You are unbelievably meticulous, I love your attention to every detail. When you explain an issue I so get it! Mayb that comes from your experience as a Secret Service agent, your attention to detail. BUT I think that I like listening to your New York accent, (love that about Trump too), I can so relate, it’s like a comfort zone to me! I was born in Brooklyn, but have lived in CA for 40 years now! Beautiful place , but now like another planet!
    Tell Sean Hannity that he does not give you enough time when you are on, especially with Geraldo! I love to see you crush him😉. Anyway keep up the great work , I have been talking to my friends & family about you & hope to get them to start listening to your podcasts too!

    • I love to listen to Dan. I do not want to miss any of those programs…
      You family are awesome Dan. Keep up the good work

  2. Hi dan I think you are awesome
    I wish you would run for President one day. Thank you for loving trump god bless you ❤️

  3. Listen to podcast daily & appreciate your sincerity and your love of country. I agree with a previous comment about you going up against Geraldo
    ( a liberal at heart) … continue to crush him ! Thanks for all your insights.

  4. Dan; I was a Sergeant in the NYPD, I was in the Gang Unit. I respect your opinion and point of view. It is important for your voice to be heard. Thank you for expressing what most Americans believe and defending American values. Stay strong.

  5. Dan
    Have been following you for a while on the fox network. What you said on Watters world this weekend was superb.I totally agree with you on how you would take care of the rioting and looting. Have been waiting for someone to finally say the right thing I only wish that you could implement what you said.

    We desperately need law and order in this country.

  6. Dan, Heard you on Fox this morning explaining your recent concern about having a tumor on your neck. You’re a tough, good man and whatever the outcome you will beat this. I love listening to you and believe in what you say. Hang in there, Dan! You are loved by many

  7. Dan , I was watching Fox and Friends this morning before I left for work. so very sorry to hear about your health problem. My prayers are with you and your family that all goes well.
    There is defiantly power in prayer.

    Louisville KY

  8. Dan

    Hubby and I are fans of yours from Canada and thoroughly enjoy your commentary on Fox. So sorry to learn of your recent health news and are sending warm wishes, from the north country, for a speedy recovery. Take care, from one survivor (2003) to another.

    The Harveys’

  9. Dan you are one of the brightest spots in my day!! Bless you and your family. You will beat this and we will all be pulling for you. You speak the truth and its so refreshing to hear. Hugs to the wonderful Paula!!!!!

  10. Mr. Dan Bongino,

    I listen to your pod cast daily during my commute to work. Like always so on the spot with your commentary, truth will always prevail, god bless you

  11. Dan..Lots of luck on your new show, I couldn’t think of
    a better individual to replacer Rush. Also watch you
    on The Five at night. Keep up the fight.


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