Dana Perino Bio, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Husband, Salary, and Fox News

By | April 25, 2021

Dana Perino Biography

Dana Perino an American political commentator and former White House Press Secretary for George W. Bush. She was the twenty-fourth secretary from Sep. 14th, 2007 to Jan. 20th, 2009, and the second female White House Press Secretary after Dee Dee Myers.

Dana Perino Age

Perino was born on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, United States.

Dana Perino Commentator

Dana Perino’s career began while she was still a college student. She has worked at KTSC-TV and also KCCY-FM radio as a host on the 2 to 6:00 am shift. While she was a student at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS), she worked as a daily reporter for WCIA Tv covering the Illinois Capitol.

After her graduation, Perino got a chance to work for Congressman Scott Mcinnis as a staff assistant in Washington, D.C. She then worked for Rep. Dan Schaefer for nearly four years as the press secretary until his retirement in 1998.

In 2001, Dana secured herself a position as a spokesperson for the Department of Justice. After two years of serving as a spokesperson, Dana joined the White House staff as the Associate director of communications for the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).

Dana Perino White House Press Secretary

From 2005 to 2007, Dana served as the Deputy Press Secretary and moved to work as the Acting White House Press Secretary to fill in for Tony Snow who underwent a colon cancer treatment. Later in 2007, August, George W.Bush appointed Perino as his assistant and White House Press Secretary from September 14, 2007.

Her tenure ended after Bush’s administration ended in January 2009. She traveled with her husband in South Africa one day after George Bush left office in January 2009. They went to volunteer in Fish Hoek South Africa at a faith-based organization that manages several programs for people affected by all aspects of HIV and AIDS called Living Hope.

Dana Perino Fox News

After her career at the white house, President Barack Obama nominated her to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors in November 2009. The United States Senate confirmed her nomination in June 2010. Perino appeared alongside Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, an NBA legend, and David Faber, a CNBC anchor on the hit TV quiz show, “Jeopardy” in May 2012.

Perino joined Fox News and became a political commentator. In 2011 July, she became the co-host of The Five, a talk show featuring a panel that discusses political issues and current stories happening around the world. She began hosting The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino on Fox News in October 2017. Perino co-hosts Fox’s podcast called Perino & Stirewalt: I’ll tell you what.

Dana Perino Salary

Perino earns an estimated salary of $250 k a year.

Dana Perino Net Worth

Perino has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino

The Daily Briefing is an hour-long show hosted by Perino. In the show, the host talks of major issues facing people in Washington and America at large. Perino began hosting the show on October 2, 2017, on Fox News. Since its inception, the show has been popular due to its transparency while talking about issues affecting Americans.

Dana Perino Religion

She has not spoken about her faith. The information on what she believes in is still under review, it will be updated as soon as we get to know.

Dana Perino Height and Weight

Perino stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm), she also has a body weight of 105 lbs (48 kg).

Dana Perino Education

Perino went to Ponderosa High School in Parker, Denver, and later enrolled at Colorado State University-Pueblo. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and minors in both political science and Spanish.

She wanted to further her ambitions and later enrolled at the University of Illinois Springfield and graduated with a master’s degree in public affairs.

Dana Perino Parents

Perino was born to her mother Janice, and father Leo Perino in Wyoming and raised in Denver, Colorado.

Dana Perino Husband

Perino got married to Peter McMahon in 1998. She met her husband on an airplane on her way to Chicago from Denver back in 1997. After a year of a long-distance relationship, Peter proposed to her outside Washington Cathedral which she later agreed to his proposal through a letter. McMahon is a businessman born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. The couple lives with their dog Jasper in Manhattan.

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