Bridget Phetasy is a writer, podcast host, and political commentator who has gained popularity for her witty and insightful views on various topics. She is also known for her stories of overcoming addiction, trauma, and adversity. This article will explore some facts about her life, career, and net worth.
Early Life and Education
Bridget Phetasy was born Bridget Walsh on November 15, 1978, in Rhode Island. She is of Irish and Italian descent and was raised in a Catholic family. She is the oldest of five children and moved around frequently during her childhood. Her parents divorced when she was 12 years old.
Phetasy attended rehab for heroin addiction when she was 19 years old and managed to quit the drug. However, she struggled with other substances, such as cocaine, alcohol, ecstasy, and marijuana, until her mid-thirties. She also wrote about being drugged and raped at 18 while living in Minnesota.
Phetasy did not finish college and dropped out of several schools. She has said she was always interested in writing but only pursued it as a career later in life.
Career and Achievements
Phetasy started her career as an entrepreneur and founded a greeting card and t-shirt company called Phetasy in 2005. Phetasy was meant to describe “the sensation of when reality becomes parody and parody becomes reality.” The business ended, but Bridget adopted Phetasy as her surname.
Fantasy became a Playboy Advisor in Playboy Magazine and wrote the Sex and Dating Column. She also wrote for outlets such as The Federalist, The Atlantic, Tablet, Quillette, and The Spectator. She is currently a writer and contributing editor for The Spectator.
Phetasy is also a podcast host and has two shows: Weekly Dumpster Fire on YouTube and Walk-Ins Welcome on iTunes. She covers political polarization, addiction, religion, media fragmentation, comedy, culture, etc. She often features guests from different backgrounds and perspectives.
Phetasy has appeared on several popular podcasts such as The Joe Rogan Experience, The Rubin Report, The Ben Shapiro Show, The Glenn Beck Podcast, The Michael Knowles Show, and others. She has also been interviewed by various media outlets such as Fox News, CNN, BBC, and NPR.
Phetasy is known for her humorous and honest style of commentary. She describes herself as a “verified nobody” and a “tribeless” person who does not fit into any political or ideological group. She advocates for free speech, critical thinking, civil discourse, and individual responsibility.
Bridget Phetasy Personal Life and Relationships
Phetasy is married to Jeren Montgomery, a musician and producer. They got married in 2020 after dating for several years. They live in Texas with their dog, Maggie.
Phetasy has a daughter from a previous relationship who is in her twenties. She has said that she had her daughter when she was 21 and raised her as a single mother.
Phetasy is active on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Patreon, Substack, Locals, and Telegram. She has over 360 thousand followers on Twitter and over 100 thousand subscribers on YouTube.
Bridget Phetasy Net Worth and Income
Phetasy’s net worth is estimated at around $1 million as of 2023. She earns money from various sources, such as writing fees, podcast revenue, merchandise sales, fan donations, sponsorships, and endorsements.
Phetasy has said she does not care much about money or fame and values her freedom and creativity more. She has also said that she tries to be generous with her income and supports causes she believes in.
Height and Weight
Phetasy’s height is 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm), and her weight is 121 lbs (55 kg). She has blonde hair and blue eyes. She has several tattoos on her body.
Bridget Phetasy Fun Facts
- Phetasy’s zodiac sign is Scorpio.
- Phetasy’s favorite books are Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
- Phetasy’s favorite movies are The Princess Bride (1987) and Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975).
- Phetasy’s favorite TV shows are Seinfeld (1989-1998) and Breaking Bad (2008-2013).
- Phetasy’s favorite music genres are rock, indie, folk, blues, jazz, and hip-hop.
- Phetasy’s favorite hobbies are reading, writing, hiking, traveling, yoga, meditation, comedy, and photography.