Dana Perino is a prominent American author and political commentator who served as a press secretary in the White House under President Bush. She worked there from 2007 to 2009 and was named the second female press secretary. Presently working as a political commentator on Fox News, she also appeared in the television talk show The Five on the Fox News channel. Perino is also a professional author and has published books for Random House. She hosted the show Daily Briefing on Fox News channel, and in 2021, Perino joined America’s Newsroom and served as a co-anchor along with Bill Hemmer.
The Early Years of Dana Perino
Dana Perino was born in Evanston, Wyoming, the United States of America, on May 9, 1972, and she is 50 years old as of 2023. Her father’s name is Leo Perino, her mother’s name is Janice “Jan” Perino, and both of her parents occupations are unknown. Perino has a siblings sister named Angie Perino. She spent her early life in Evanston, and after that, she moved to Denver, Colorado, and was brought up there along with her family members. Dana’s great-grandparents were Italian Immigrants, and she is of Italian American descent. Perino has kept much more private information regarding her early life and her family details from the media.
The Educational Qualifications of Dana Perino
Dana Perino studied at Ponderosa High school, located in Parker, a Suburb Southeast of Denver. After graduating from high school, she joined Colorado State University-Pueblo and studied for her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and minors in Spanish and political science. While studying at university, she worked at KYSC-TV in the forensics team in the campus-based Rocky Mountain PBS affiliate. She also worked on the 2 to 6 a.m. shift at KCCY-FM. After completing her bachelor’s degree, Perino joined the University of Illinois Springfield and studied for her master’s degree in public affairs. While studying there, she worked as a CBS affiliate in WCIA as a daily reporter covering the Illinois Capital.
Personal details of Dana Perino
Real Name: Dana Marie Perino
Profession: Author and Political commentator
Celebrity name: Dana Perino
Place of Birth: Evanston, Wyoming, the United States of America
Birthday: May 9, 1972
Colour of Eyes: Blue
Colour of Hair: Blonde
Net Worth: $ 6 million
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Body measurements of Dana Perino
Height in cm: 157 cm
Height in Feet: 5 ft. 2 in.
Weight in Kg: 48 kg
Weight in Pound: 108 lbs
Body Measurements: 34-23-34 inches / 86-59-86 cm
Breast Size: 34 inches / 86 cm
Waist Size: 23 inches / 59 cm
Hip Size: 34 inches / 86 cm
Shoe Size (In U.S.): 5.5
Dress Size (In the U.S.): 2
Family details of Dana Perino
Mother’s Name: Janice “Jan” Perino
Father’s Name: Leo Perino
Number of Siblings: Angie Perino
Relationship Status: Married
Spouse Name: Peter McMahon
The Relationship details of Dana Perino
Dana Perino first met Peter McMahon on a flight to Chicago, and in first met, Dana was impressed with Peter. She was 18 years younger than him, and they both started being friends; after that, they started dating within a month. Then they both dated for a few months; after that, they married in a grand ceremony in 1988, and their actual marriage date and places are unknown. After the marriage, they went to the Greek tourist destination Santorini. Dana was Peter’s third wife, and he was married twice before her and had children and grandchildren. Dana is close with Peter’s children and supports them in many events. They did not have any children together, and she likes dogs very much, and they also have two pet dogs. They both will use to spend more of their time in their house located in Manhattan, New York City.
The Net Worth of Dana Perino
Dana Perino currently has a net worth of $ 6 million, and she has earned a major part of her net worth as a political commentator. Perino has not revealed any information regarding her salary and annual income. She is also enjoying her husband’s net worth of $ 8 million and living a lavish lifestyle with him.
Dana Perino on social media
Dana Perino is active on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and she has followers on social media. On Instagram, she has more than 1.8 million followers, and she will use to upload more pictures, videos, and updates in it. She has more than 2.6 million followers on Twitter. Dana’s Facebook account has more than 851 K followers.
The early professional life of Dana Perino
Dana Perino started her career while studying at university and worked at KTSC-TV and KCCY-FM. After that, she worked in WCIA as a reporter, then as a staff assistant for Congressman Scott McInnis, located in Washington, D.C. Dana worked as a press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer(R-CO). In 2001, Dana was appointed as a spokesperson for the Department of Justice and worked there for two years.
The successful professional life of Dana Perino
Dana worked as associate director of Communication in the White House and as a White House Council Environmental Quality. Then from 2005 to 07, she worked as a Deputy Press Secretary, and from March 27 to April 30, 2007, she worked as the replacement for Tony Snow, and she became the Acting White House Press Secretary when Tony went for his colon cancer treatment.
In September 2007, she was promoted to Assistant to the President and Press secretary, working there till January 2009. After leaving the White House, she joined Fox News and worked as a political commentator. She hosted the talk show The Five, and in 2010, she started to work on a Broadcasting Board of Governors. In 2011, Dana joined the Crown Publishing group named Random House and served as an Editorial Director. On September 18, 2016, Dana Perino podcasted the show named Perino & Stirewalt: I’ll Tell You What on Fox News Channel.
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