Jackie Kucinich Biography and Wiki
Jacqueline Faith Kucinich (b. November 10, 1981) is an American reporter and commentator who works as Washington bureau chief for The Daily Beast. She has been the CNN commentator since the 2016 presidential elections. Jackie is the daughter of Dennis Kucinich, former mayor of Cleveland, Democratic congressman, and two-time presidential candidate.
She is also the niece of Gary Kucinich, former Cleveland City Councilman.
Jackie Kucinich Age and Birthday
Kucinich was born on November 10th, 1981 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. She is 40 years of age as of 2021. her birth sign is Scorpio.
Jackie Kucinich Height
Jackie stands at an estimated height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Jackie Kucinich Education
The journalist enrolled at the American University, a private research university in Washington, D.C. where she later graduated with a degree in journalism & political science.
Jackie Kucinich Family
Jackie is the proud daughter of Dennis Kucinich and Sandra Lee McCarthy. Her dad, Dennis was formerly the mayor of Cleveland and Democratic congressman from Ohio’s 10th congressional district while her mother was an English and broadcast journalism teacher. The CNN commentator’s dad is of Croat and Irish ancestry. Her parents divorced in 1986.
Her godmother is Shirley MacLaine, an American actress, singer, author, activist, and former dancer. Known for her portrayals of quirky, headstrong, eccentric women, MacLaine is the recipient of numerous accolades including an Academy Award, two British Academy Film Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award.
Jackie Kucinich Husband
Jackie is married to her loving husband, Jared Louis Allen is an assistant vice president for strategic communications at FTI Consulting, a public affairs firm based in Washington DC. The two got married in October 2011 after dating for some time.
Jackie Kucinich Salary
Kucinich earns an estimated annual salary of $62,300. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be made public.
Jackie Kucinich Net Worth
Jackie Kucinich has an estimated net worth ranging from $300k to $700k as of 2021. Her primary source of income is her career as a journalist.
Jackie Kucinich Daily Beast
Kucinich first became a reporter covering Congress for the political newspaper The Hill in 2005. While at the Hill, she was reportedly accused of “beating up” on conservatives by some members of the House Republican caucus. Kucinich was later hired as a reporter for Roll Call, starting in 2008.
Kucinich joined USA Today covering politics and the 2012 presidential elections. Jackie has been a frequent guest commentator on CNN and MSNBC and has appeared on Fox News and C-SPAN. She later moved to The Washington Post, covering politics where she served as co-anchor on the company’s new Web channel. Jackie joined The Daily Beast in 2015.