Famous American political commentator and author, Dana Perino was the 24th White House Press Secretary under then-President George W. Bush. Dana Perino was only the second woman worked as the White House Press Secretary. Earlier, Dee Dee Myers who served during Clinton’s Administration was the first woman who was the White House Press Secretary.
Dana Perino is the political commentator for Fox News and co-hosts the talk show, ‘The Five.’ She is the executive publisher of Random House. Currently, Dana Perino hosts ‘The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino’ on Fox News. Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Dana Perino as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Dana Perino was born as Dana Marie Perino on 9th May 1972 in Evanston, Wyoming, the US, to Janice ‘Jan’ and Leo Perino. Both her paternal great-grandparents were immigrants from Italy.
Dana Perino was raised in Denver, Colorado. Dana studied at Ponderosa High School in Parker, a south-eastern suburb of Denver. Later, Dana Perino graduated with a Bachelor’s degree Major in Mass Communication and Minors in Political Science and Spanish from Colorado State University-Pueblo. As a student in college, Dana Perino worked for different college stations. She produced and hosted programs on public affairs and politics.
Dana Perino earned her Master’s degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS). While studying at UIS, Dana Perino worked for the CBS affiliate, WCIA, as the daily reporter and covered Illinois Capital. Dana married Peter McMahon, an entrepreneur selling medical products in the international market.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Dana Perino began her career in Washington, D.C. as a staff assistant for Congressman, Scott McInnis (R-CO). She served for almost 4-years as press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer (R-CO) who then chaired the House Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
In 1998, after Rep. Dan Schaefer retired, Dana Perino and her husband, Peter McMahon relocated to Great Britain. Also, she worked for 3-years in the field of public affairs while living in California with her husband.
From 2007 to 2009, Dana Perino served as the 24th White House Press Secretary under then-President George W. Bush. Dana Perino was the second woman who worked as the White House Press Secretary. Earlier, Dee Dee Myers who served during Clinton’s Administration was the first woman who worked as the White House Press Secretary.
Following, Dana Perino became the spokesperson for 2-years in the Department of Justice (2001). As an associate director of communication, Dana Perino joined the White House staff for the ‘White House Council on Environmental Quality.’
After her experience in the White House, Dana Perino worked as a political commentator for Fox News. Dana Perino co-hosted the television show ‘The Five’ that became popular amongst audiences. In 2011, Dana Perino became the editorial director of the “Crown Forum” that is a division of book publication, Random House.
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Dana Maria Perino is $7.5 Million. Most of her wealth was earned as the commentary for Fox News and co-hosting talk shows,’ The Five.’ Also, Dana Perino is the publishing executive of Random House. Previously, (2007-2009) Dana Perino served as the only second women White House Press Secretary under George W. Bush, then President of the US. Also, she worked for WCIA.
Currently, Dan Perino continues working as the political commentator for Fox News. Also, Dana Perino co-hosts Fox network’s talk show called ‘The Five.’ Dana Perino serves as the executive publisher of the Random House. Since 2nd October 2017, Dana Perino started hosting ‘The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino’ on Fox News.