Dana Perino is an American political commentator, broadcaster, news contributor, media strategist, and author. Dana Perino is the co-host of Fox News Channel’s “The Five” and a former White House Press Secretary. She was a former anchor and presenter of “The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino.”
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Dana Perino’s Early Life
Dana Perino’s full name is Dana Marie Perino. She came to this planet on May 9, 1972. She was born in the United States, in the city of Evanston. She did, however, spend her childhood in Denver, Colorado. She was born under the sign of Taurus and is 49 years old.
Her parents are Leo Perino (father) and Janice “Jan” Perino (mother) (mother). Angie Mahock has a younger sister and a younger brother. Her alma school was Ponderosa High School in Parker.
She went on to Colorado State University-Pueblo to acquire a bachelor’s degree in mass communications with minors in political science and Spanish. She also graduated from the ‘University of Illinois Springfield (UIS)’ with a master’s degree in public affairs reporting.
Dana Perino’s Career
Dana was President George W. Bush’s 26th White House Press Secretary, serving from September 14, 2007, until January 20, 2009. Despite this, she was just the second woman to hold the position of White House Press Secretary. She currently works for Fox News as a political commentator and co-host of ‘The Five,’ the network’s discussion show.
She also works as a book publishing executive at Random House. As a consequence, her first novel, “And the Good News Is…”, was published by Twelve on April 21, 2015. On October 2, 2017, she started hosting ‘The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino’ on Fox News.
In early 2021, she also left The Daily Briefing to co-anchor America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer. She is a member of the election and political coverage teams of Fox News Channel. She also co-hosts “I’ll Tell You What,” a weekly political podcast with Chris Stirewalt.
She brought the Bush Administration together as a spokeswoman for the US Department of Justice following the September 11th terrorist attacks in 2001.
She and her husband also traveled to Africa in January 2009, one day after President Bush left office, to work at Living Hope in Fish Hoek, South Africa, a faith-based organization that offers a variety of programs for people affected by HIV and AIDS in various forms.
Upon her return, President Barack Obama nominated her to the Broadcasting Board of Governors. The United States Senate confirmed her in June 2010. She appeared on the famous TV quiz show “Jeopardy” in May 2012 with NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and CNBC host David Faber.
After graduating, she got her first taste of Washington working for Congressman Scott McInnis (R-CO). She later became the press secretary for Congressman Dan Schaefer (R-CO). She also worked for a while at a public relations firm in San Diego.
She worked as a country music disc jockey from 2 to 6 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays while attending school in Pueblo, Colorado. In 2010, she began teaching a part-time political communications course at the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University.
The ‘Crown Publishing Group’ announced in March 2011 that she had been named Editorial Director of its books imprint Crown Forum. She has, however, resigned from this position. According to Perino, climate scientists fabricated temperature data in 2015, and climate study is “fraud science.” Her claim was also given a “pants on fire” rating by Politifact.
Dana Perino’s Relationship
Dana met her future husband, Peter McMahon, in August 1997. They tied the knot in 1998. She’s been a resident in Bay Head, New Jersey, for a long time. There is no other information regarding her marriage or personal life accessible. She seemed to be leading a happy and prosperous life. She owns a dog named Jasper as a pet and is a dog lover.
Dana Perino’s Body Measurements
Dana is a beautiful and appealing young girl. Her height is 5 feet 1 inch, which is not very tall. She is also in good shape, weighing 55 kg. She has a lovely, slim, and lean figure as well. 34-36-35 inches are her chest, waist, and hip dimensions. She is also a size 6 shoe wearer (US). Her blue eyes are beautiful, and her blonde hair goes well with her skin tone.
Social Media and Net Worth
Dana Perino’s Twitter account has more than 1.9 million followers. ‘@danaperino,’ her Instagram account, currently has over 546K followers. Her Facebook page also has over 1.4 million followers. She earns a lot of money during the course of her working life. Her main source of income, on the other hand, maybe her political career.
As a consequence, she is expected to have a net worth of $6 million in 2021.