Dana Perino: American political commentator and Author’s Biography

Dana Perino: American political commentator and author's Biography

If you have read And the Good News Is, Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side than you would probably know the author of the book who is Dana Perino. She is an American political commentator who has worked as the twenty-fourth White House Press Secretary, working under President George W. Bush. In the September 11 attacks, Perino was hired by Andy Card who is the White House chief. Also, Dana has served as a Deputy Press Secretary from the year 2005 to 2007.

47 years old, Dana has a high-end connection due to her professional life. Matter of fact, her real name by birth is Dana Marie Perino. She is a married woman. So who is her partner in crime, husband? Many of her admirers want to grab the information about her personal life with her spouse. Does she have any children so far? Dana has accumulated a huge sum of money. So what amount of net worth does she holds?

Let’s enrolled in the topic as we explore more about her personal life, professional life, net worth, career, salary, height, politics, and another amazing fact to date. Stay tuned and get updated reading the article to the end.

Childhood of Dana Perino: Parents, Siblings, & Education

As per biography, Dana Perino was born as a Dana Marie Perino on May 9, 1972, Evanston, Wyoming, U.S. She belongs to American nationality and holds white racial ethnicity. Moreover, she grew up with her Italian immigrant’s parents in Colorado in the Denver Area.

Dana Perino Biography, Politico
Dana Perino Biography, Politico

Dana was born to Leo Perino, father and Janice Perino, father. On the other hand, she has not revealed having any siblings yet.


Dana Perino went to ponderosa High School in parker which is located at the southeast of Denver. After that, she went to Colorado State University from where she graduated with a degree in Mass Communications. Also, she holds a degree in both political science and Spanish. Similarly, Perino attended the University of Illinois, Springfield where she got a master’s degree in public affairs.

Matter of fact, she worked on Colorado State University forensic team and also served at KTSC-TV, a Rocky Mountain PBS affiliate.

Height, & Weight

Dana Perino is an attractive and powerful woman, who stands at a decent height of 1.57m, 5 feet, and 1 inch. Similarly, her weight is 50kg which is 110.2 lbs.

Personal Life: Husband, Marriage, & Children

Dana Perino is a married woman. She tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend who turned out to be her husband, Peter McMahon. Her spouse, McMahon is an entrepreneur who sells medical products throughout the globe. As know, their marriage ceremony was held in 1998 in the presence of a couple of friends and family members. Matter of fact, her husband holds a British nationality and is a successful businessman.

Peter McMahon with her husband Peter McMahon
Peter McMahon with her husband Peter McMahon, Heavy

The duo dated each other for a long time before they decided to convert their boyfriend, girlfriend relationship to the conjugal bond. Moreover, as of now, they are living in a blissful mode in each other company. Further, there are no controversies and rumors regarding her personal life.

How Fox News’ Dana Perino met her husband by chance on an airplane

They have not welcomed any children so far as of 2020. Exploring her Instagram account, we came to know that she is a dog lover and the name of his pet is Jasper.

Dana Perino with her husband, and dog Jasper
Dana Perino with her husband Peter McMahon, and dog Jasper, Source Instagram@danaperino

She has gained a huge number of fan followers on her social media account like an Instagram account that has 428k fan followers. Similarly, her twitter profile has 1.83 followers. She often goes on several beautiful places with her brown color pet dog Jasper.

Rose To Fame

Dana Perino worked in Washington, DC. With Congressman Scott McInnis (R-CO) as an assistant before working as Press Secretary with Rep. Dan Schaefer (R-CO) for nearly four years, who then chaired the House Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

Moreover, Perino then joined the staff of the White House as Associate Communications Director for the White House Environmental Quality Council (CEQ), where she offered strategic guidance on message creation, community relations, and public outreach. Also, Perino served from 2005 to 2007 as Deputy Press Secretary.

On September 14, 2007, until the end of the Bush administration in January 2009, Perino worked as a counselor to the president and as White House Press Secretary.

Net Worth: $5 million

Dana Perino has an impressive whopping fortune and her estimated net worth is estimated to be around $5 Million. She has amassed all of her wealth from her political career as well as business. Matter of fact, as per some tabloids, a political commentator’s average salary is estimated to be $70,000. However, she has never mentioned her yearly income yet.


In addition, she has served at the Random House as an Editorial Director. As known, the median salary of Editorial Director in the United States of America falls between $45,000 to $65,000. Reportedly, Perion has also served in the Fox News as a Political Commentator.

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