Founder of the Drudge Report, a popular news website best known for announcing the Monica Lewinsky scandal to the American public. He also hosted an evening radio talk show and a Fox News Channel program.
His memoir Drudge Manifesto discusses his poor high school academic performance and his telemarketing work in the 1980s.
Conservative journalist and editor Andrew Breitbart encouraged Drudge in his development of the Drudge Report.
His father was a social worker, and his mother was a staff attorney for United States Senator Ted Kennedy.
His Drudge Report opted to publish the breaking news story of President Bill Clinton's affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky after Newsweek opted out of printing the developing story.