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OccupationPolitical commentator, authror
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
Place of birthEvanston, Wyoming, United States
Birthyear1972
BirthmonthMay

Dana Perino is an American political commentator and author who is well-known as the second female White House Press Secretary after Dee Dee Myers. Likewise, she is the twenty-fourth White House Press Secretary and served under President George W. Bush from 14th September 2007 to 20th January 2009. 

 

Perino currently serves for Fox News as a political commentator. Dana got married to Peter McMahona businessman involved in international marketing and sales of medical products. The couple first met each other on a flight to Denver in 1996.

What Is The Net worth Of Dana Perino In 2019? Salary, Income

Dana Perino, an American political commentator as well as an author earns a hefty sum of money from her career. She previously served as a White House Press Secretary through which Dana definitely earned a decent fortune. 

Currently, Perino works for the Fox News as a political commentator. She earns an average salary of $172,200 per year. Furthermore, her estimated net worth as of 2019 is reportedly around $6 million

 
 
 
 
 
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Besides her career as a political commentator, Perino further adds an extra sum from her career as an author. Moreover, she owns a dog of Vizsla breed named "Jasper" worth around $1,000 to $1,800

How Is The Married Life Of Dana Perino With Her Husband? Relationships, Wedding, Affairs, Children

Dana Perino not only has a successful career but also a successful married life. Well, she is married to Peter McMahon. On 30th September 1998, Dana got married to Peter McMahon. He is a businessman involved in international marketing and sales of medical products. 

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The couple first met each other on a flight to Denver in 1996 and began dating. They date for about 13 months and later got married. It was McMahon’s third marriage while Dana’s first. McMahon had children’s from his previous marriage.

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Although Perino and her spouse Peter are married for over two decades, they do not have children from their relationship. Further, none of them have mentioned the plans of welcoming kids to their family. Nevertheless, the couple is living a blissful life since their wedding with no signs and rumors of divorce and affairs. 

When Was Dana Perino Born? Early Life and Education

Dana Perino was born on 9th May 1972 in Evanston, Wyoming to parents Jan Perino and Leo Perino. Her birth name is Dana Marie Perino and she spent her childhood in Denver, Colorado. Her two great-grandparents were Italian immigrants.

Her mother belongs to Lutheran. Dana studied at Ponderosa High School in Parker, Colorado. She then attended Colorado State University-Pueblo and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and minors in Spanish and political science in 1993.

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She was also on the forensics team when she was studying at Colorado State University-Pueblo. She also studied at the University of Illinois Springfield to obtain a master’s degree in public affairs reporting.

Dana Perino Early Commentator Career

Dana worked as host of Capitol Journal at KTSC_TV. She also worked at KCCY-FM from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. shift while she was still in college. She worked as a daily reporter at WCIA which is a CBS affiliate and covered Illinois Capitol while she was studying at the University of Illinois Springfield.

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Perino then worked as a staff assistant in Washington, D.C. for Rep. Scott McInnis of Colorado before working as the press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer for about four years. In 1998 Rep. Schaefer announced his retirement, she with her husband moved to Britain. Later they again moved to the United States and lived in San Diego, California for three years.

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Dana worked in the field of high tech public affairs during that time. She later moved to Washington, D.C. in November 2001. She there got the position as a spokesperson for the Department of Justice for about two years. She also worked as the associate director of communications for White House Council on Environmental Quality.

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Further, while working there Perino provided strategic advice on message development, public outreach, and media relations. She also worked as Deputy Press Secretary as she was hired by Scott McClellan. Moreover, Dana also communicated many times a day with President Bush’s director of communications, his director of media affairs and also press secretary.

Dana Perino White House Career

Dana Perino also worked as coordinator of all agencies on natural resources issues, energy, and environment. While Tony Snow underwent treatment for colon cancer she acted as the White House Press Secretary from 27th March to 30th April 2007. Dana also got the position of Snow as he resigned because of health issues which were announced by Bush on 31st August 2007.

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From 14th September 2007, she was promoted as Assistant to the President and served as White House Press Secretary until end of Bush Administration. Perino also appeared on the radio quiz show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! as the week’s celebrity guest in 2007.

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Perino accidentally confessed that she once panicked during White House press briefing. A TV journalist named Muntadar al-Zeidi threw two shoes at Bush on 14th December 2008, during Baghdad press conference. Bush dodged both shoes but she got hurt in her eye. After White House, Dana worked on Fox News as a political commentator.

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Perino also regularly co-hosts The Five which is a talk show. She also started taking a class at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political management in political communications.

Dana while working there communicated many times a day with President Bush’s director of communications, his director of media affairs and also press secretary. She also worked as coordinator of all agencies on natural resources issues, energy, and environment.

While Tony Snow underwent treatment for colon cancer she acted as the White House Press Secretary from March 27th April to 30th April 2007.

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Likewise, Dana also got the position of Snow as he resigned because of health issues which were announced by Bush on 31st August 2007. From 14th September 2007, she was promoted as Assistant to the President and served as White House Press Secretary until end of Bush Administration.

YouTube: The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino 3/15/19 | Fox News

Moreover, Perino also appeared on the radio quiz show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! as the week’s celebrity guest in 2007. After White House, she worked on Fox News as a political commentator. She also regularly co-hosts The Five which is a talk show. Perino also started taking a class at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political management in political communications.

Dana Perino Height, Weight, Age, Body Figure, & Facts

Dana Perino once accidentally confessed that she once panicked during White House press briefing. A TV journalist named Muntadar al-Zeidi threw two shoes at Bush on 14th December 2008, during Baghdad press conference. Bush dodged both shoes but she got hurt in her eye. 

Perino is now 46 years old. She stands at a height of 5 feet and 2 inches tall. She has a perfect figure with the body measurements of 34-23-34 inches as she is also seen showing her hot body in two piece bikini. She was once rumored of doing her facelift but the news was not confirmed.

Updated On Fri Sep 28 2018 Published On Tue Jan 27 2015 By Biplov Barakoti

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