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Dana Perino Net Worth

Dana Perino is an American political commentator who serves as a co-host of the Fox News show “The Five”. She served as the 24th White House Press Secretary in President George W. Bush’s administration. As of 2021, Dana Perino net worth is estimated to be $7 million.

Net Worth (as of 2021) $7 million
Date of Birth/ Age May 9, 1972/ 49 years old
Age 49 years old
Born Place Evanston, Wyoming, United States
Nationality American
Source of Wealth Political Commentator
Husband Peter McMahon

Early Life

Dana was born on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, and grew up in Denver, Colorado. She was born to Janice and Leo Perino. Perino went to Ponderosa High School and then graduated from the Colorado State University-Pueblo with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications. She then received her master’s degree in public affairs from the University of Illinois Springfield.

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After graduating from college, she worked at KCCY-FM on the 2 to 6 am shift. She then worked for WCIA, a CBS affiliate in the Illinois Capitol. Her next move was working for Congressman Scott McInnis as a staff assistant and then as a press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer.

For a short period of time, she moved to the United Kingdom and came back later to Washington to join the White House staff as the Associate director of communications for the White House CEQ. She was then hired by Andy Card two months after the September 11 attack to become the associate director of communications.

From 2005 to 2007, she served as a Deputy Press Secretary. On August 31, 2007, she was announced as the White House Press Secretary. She worked from September 14, 2007, until the end of the Bush administration in January 2009.

After leaving the White House, she became a regular contributor on Fox News. In November 2009, she was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Perino is now the regular co-host of the talk show “The Five”. She appears on the show with other commentators like Greg Gutfeld, Juan Williams, Emily Compagno, and Jesse Watters.

Regarding her personal life, Perino is married to English-born Peter McMahon. They got married in 1998.

Dana Perino Net Worth

As of 2021, Dana Perino’s personal wealth is estimated to be $7 million. She earned a vast chunk of that money as a political commentator on Fox News. Her annual salary is reported to be around $4 million.

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