Dana Perino Bio, Wiki
Dana Perino is an American political commentator and author. She is the former White House Press Secretary for the former U.S President George W. Bush. Dana was the twenty-fourth secretary having served from September 14, 2007, to January 20, 2009.
Dana Perino Age – Birthday
Perino was born Dana Marie Perino on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming in the United States. She is 48 years old as of 2020.
Dana Perino Height
Perino stands at a height of 1.57 meters (5’2″).
Dana Perino Husband
Perino is happily married to Peter McMahon an English-born businessman since September 30, 1998 . Her husband who was born on June 6, 1954 deals with international marketing and sales of medical products.
The couple first met in August 1997and started dating shortly after. They currently have no children yet. Perino loves dogs so much and owns one by the name Jasper.
Dana Perino Press Secretary
Perino worked as the Deputy Press Secretary between 2005 and 2007. She served as the Acting White House Press Secretary from March 27 through April 30, 2007,while Tony Snow who held the position underwent treatment for colon cancer.
President George W. Bush announced on August 31, 2007, that Snow would be resigning his post for health reasons and that Perino would become his replacement. From September 14, 2007, Perino served as Assistant to the President and as White House Press Secretary until the end of the Bush administration in January 2009.
Muntadhar al-Zaidi, a TV journalist threw two shoes at Bush on December 14, 2008,during a Baghdad press conference. President Bush was lucky to dodged both, but Perino’s eye was injured by a microphone stand during the commotion surrounding al-Zaidi’s arrest.
Dana has worked as the second female White House Press Secretary after Dee Dee Myers to serve during Clinton Administration.
Dana Perino Fox News
Dana joined Fox News, upon leaving the White House, where she works as a political commentator for Fox News Channel. She also co-hosts a talk show named “The Five” on Fox News.
She was nominated by President Barack Obama in November 2009, to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, an agency overseeing government-sponsored international broadcasting, and was confirmed on June 30, 2010 by the Senate .
Perino & Stirewalt: I’ll Tell You What a weekly limited series of Dana’s podcast premiered on September 18, 2016, on Fox News.
Dana Perino Books
Perino has authored two books by the tittles; And the Good News Is…: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side. published on Apr 21, 2015 and Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America’s Dog. Published on Oct 25, 2016.
Dana Perino Jeopardy
Perino appeared on Jeopardy! during its “Power Players” week, in May 2012, facing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and CNBC’s David Faber.
Dana Perino Breaks Down
Dana broke down in tears on Thursday 25th February 2021 following an interview with an Illinois woman whose 18-month-old son was shot dead by her estranged husband.
Dana Perino Salary
Dana is believed to earn an annual salary of $172, 200.
Dana Perino Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $6 million. Her income is mainly earned from her career as a television personality and author.