Dana Perino Biography and Wiki
Dana Perino is 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 has reported for the Department of Justice in the past as well as for networks such as KTSC-TV, WCIA, and KCCY-FM.
Dana Perino Age and Birthday
The media personality was born in 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, United States. She celebrates her birthday on May 9th every year. As of 2020, she is 47 years old. Her birth sign is Taurus.
Dana Perino Height
Perino stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57m) tall.
Dana Perino Education and Career
She did her high school studies at Ponderosa High School in Parker, Denver. She later joined Colorado State University-Pueblo, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and minors in both political science and Spanish.
Dana also graduated with a Master in Public Affairs at the University of Illinois Springfield. Dana Perino’s career began while she was still a college student since she worked at KTSC-TV and also KCCY-FM radio as a host on the 2 to 6:00 am shift.
She worked as a daily reporter for WCIA TV covering the Illinois Capitol while studying at the University of Illinois. 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.
Dana Perino Family
Perino is the proud daughter of Janice, and father Leo Perino. She was born in Wyoming and raised in Denver, Colorado.
Dana Perino Husband
The reporter is married to Peter McMahon, the CEO and the president of Shopko, a retail store in the USA. The duo got married in 1998. The two met on an airplane flight in 1997 and vibed instantly. Peter proposed to her outside Washington Cathedral which she later agreed to his proposal through a letter. The couple currently resides with their dog, Jasper in Manhattan.
Dana Perino Salary
As a co-host and commentator at Fox News, Dana earns an estimated salary of $250 k annually making her one of the highest-paid commentators at Fox News. She used to earn a salary of $172k annually while working at the White House.
Dana Perino Net Worth
Perino has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Her primary source of income is her career as a commentator and author.